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Game 7 offers chance at history for Penguins and Senators

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The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators meet in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals with a spot in the Stanley Cup final on the line. More>>

Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

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Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. More>>

Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final

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The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history. They insist they are not satisfied with simply making franchise history, not with hockey's ultimate prize four wins away. More>>

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

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Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators' magical postseason now includes the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-3 win. More>>

Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly have three lines operating at full power and are one win away from returning to the Stanley Cup Final. More>>

Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. More>>

Preds win from ousting Ducks to reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

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The Nashville Predators don't have their top center, and their captain remains day to day with an upper-body injury. More>>

Sweden beats Canada in shootout to win ice hockey worlds

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Nikita Kucherov sealed a 5-3 win for Russia in the bronze medal match against Finland at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday. More>>

Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

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Pontus Aberg scored his first career playoff goal with 8:59 to play, and the Nashville Predators moved to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final with a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

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Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has been fined for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

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Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is declining to give any details about star center Ryan Johansen's season-ending thigh injury in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Resilient Penguins head home with momentum as Game 5 looms

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have the momentum heading into Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa. More>>

Canada stuns Russia for ice hockey worlds final vs. Sweden

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Canada stuns Russia by coming from two goals down in the third period to win 4-2 and advance to the ice hockey world championship final; Sweden awaits. More>>

Predators face Ducks in Game 5 without star C Ryan Johansen

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Nashville center Ryan Johansen will miss the rest of the postseason after emergency surgery on a left thigh injury, leaving the Predators without their top playoff scorer heading into Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. More>>

Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

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Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. More>>

Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

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The Pittsburgh Penguins will go with Matt Murray in goal in Game 4 against Ottawa on Friday night. More>>

Iowa to pay $6.5M to settle landmark sports bias lawsuits

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The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum. More>>

Ducks even Western finals at 2, beating Predators 3-2 in OT

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Corey Perry's shot deflected in off Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban's stick 10:25 into overtime, and the Ducks snapped the Predators' 10-game home playoff winning streak with a 3-2 victory that evened the Western Conference finals at 2-2. More>>

2018 Games head says NHL not being greedy, will cooperate

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The head of the Pyeongchang Olympics says the NHL isn't being "greedy" preventing hockey stars going to the 2018 Games and he's willing to be flexible to meet their demands. More>>

US out of ice hockey worlds after 2-0 QF defeat to Finland

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US out of ice hockey worlds after 2-0 quarterfinal defeat to Finland, Russia through to semifinals. More>>

Fleury or Murray? Sullivan keeps quiet on goalie situation

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Mike Sullivan isn't any hurry to decide who will start in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins heading into Friday's critical Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa. More>>

NHL's 20 greatest teams filled with Stanley Cup dynasties

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The 1970s Canadiens and 1980s Islanders and Oilers lead the list of the NHL's top 20 teams as voted by fans during league's 100th anniversary. More>>

Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3

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Marc Methot, Derick Brassard and Zack Smith scored in a 2:18 span midway through the first period to chase goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Ducks resting up for aggressive Preds down 2-1 in West

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The postseason can be exhausting, and it's beginning to take a toll on the Anaheim Ducks. Playing the Nashville Predators inside the NHL's toughest arena in nearly 20 years sure isn't helping in the Western Conference finals. More>>

Preds rally, beat Ducks 2-1 to take 2-1 Western finals lead

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Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 in their first ever home game in the Western Conference finals. More>>

Ducks' Ryan Kesler now knows he's rattled Preds' Johansen

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Ryan Kesler now knows exactly how much he's rattled Predators center Ryan Johansen, and the veteran Anaheim Ducks center doesn't plan on easing up. More>>

Banged-up Penguins march on vs Senators as injuries mount

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have learned to play without some of their most important players during the season and may have to again against Ottawa in Game 3. More>>

Penguins knot series with 1-0 Game 2 victory over Senators

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Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2. More>>

Senators look to build off Game 1 win against Penguins

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The Ottawa Senators can seize full control of their Eastern Conference final against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a victory in Game 2. More>>

Pens, Sens, Preds, Ducks traded their way to NHL's final 4

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Draft and develop is still the way to win in the salary-cap NHL, but the Penguins, Senators, Predators and Ducks have made some big trades to reach the conference finals. More>>

Energized Ducks even Western finals, beat Predators 5-3

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Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks roared back from an early two-goal deficit to even the Western Conference finals with a 5-3 victory over the Nashville Predators. More>>

US makes quarterfinals at ice hockey worlds with 5th win

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The United States defeated Slovakia 6-1 to stretch its winning run at the ice hockey world championship to five games Sunday before its showdown with Russia. More>>

Bobby Ryan lifts Senators past Penguins in OT in Game 1

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Bobby Ryan beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a breakaway 4:59 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Neal's OT goal puts Preds past Ducks 3-2 to open West final

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James Neal scored 9:24 into overtime, and the Nashville Predators kicked off their first appearance in the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. More>>

Swiss defeat defending champ Canada 3-2 at ice hockey worlds

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US fights back to beat Latvia 5-3 at ice hockey worlds; Canada plays Switzerland. More>>

Ovechkin played through hamstring, knee injuries in playoffs

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Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin played through hamstring and knee injuries that hampered him in the playoffs. More>>

It's a trap! Cup champion Penguins wary of stingy Senators

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The Pittsburgh Penguins begin the next step in their quest for a second straight Stanley Cup in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa. More>>

Another early exit plunges Capitals into offseason of change

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Another early playoff exit has sent the Capitals into an uncertain offseason that's bound to feature plenty of changes. More>>

Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal

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The Dallas Stars have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a six-year, $29.5 million deal. More>>

Draisaitl's dominance part of big spring for German hockey

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Leon Draisaitl's dominant playoff performance for the Oilers is one part of a big spring for German hockey as Cologne co-hosts the world championships. More>>

Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

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The Anaheim Ducks and the Nashville Predators met in the playoffs twice in the previous six seasons, and Nashville came out on top both times. More>>

Caps' Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

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Capitals star Alex Ovechkin finished the playoffs playing through a lower-body injury that required pain-numbing injections. More>>

Jason Botterill leaves Penguins to take over as Sabres' GM

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The Buffalo Sabres have hired Pittsburgh Penguins associate general manager Jason Botterill to oversee a franchise that owner Terry Pegula criticized for lacking structure and discipline. More>>

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

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The Anaheim Ducks finally cleared a major psychological hurdle with their gritty Game 7 victory over Edmonton on Wednesday night. More>>

Penguins just now finding their groove going into East final

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The defending Stanley Cup-champion Penguins are just now finding their groove going into the Eastern Conference final against the Senators. More>>

Ducks end Game 7 woes, beat Oilers 2-1 to reach West finals

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Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended their streak of four consecutive Game 7 losses with a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers. More>>

Penguins shut out Capitals in Game 7, advance to East final

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Marc-Andre Fleury, Penguins shut out Capitals in Game 7, advance to East final. More>>

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