Posts Tagged Hockey

Austria, Slovakia open ice hockey worlds with shootout wins

Austria's goalkeeper Bernhard Starkbaum lies on the ice during the Hockey World Championships Group A match against Switzerland in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — The United States made it two wins in two games by edging Norway 2-1 at the ice hockey world championship, and host the Czech Republic rebounded from a loss to Sweden with a 4-2 victory over Latvia on Saturday.

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Kreider’s early goal leads Rangers over Capitals in Game 2

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a diving save on a shot by Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin during the first period of Game 2 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs Saturday, May 2, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the New York Rangers bounced back from a tough, last-second loss and defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 Saturday.

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Russian injuries: Zaripov out, Datsyuk not joining team

PRAGUE (AP) — Russia’s campaign at the ice hockey world championship has received a blow after forward Danis Zaripov was ruled out for the rest of the tournament.

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Kucherov scores in 2OT, Lightning beat Canadiens

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) is hugged by Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) as he celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal during the second overtime against the Montreal Canadiens of Game 1 of second-round playoff NHL hockey action Friday, May 1, 2015, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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Babcock says he’s still uncertain about coaching future

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock says he’s not rushing into any decisions about his future.

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