Posts Tagged Hockey

Crosby to join Canada for world championship

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks at the scoreboard after the New York Rangers scored in overtime to win Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, April 24, 2015, in New York. The Rangers advanced to the second round after winning 2-1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby has been added to Canada’s roster for the upcoming world hockey championship.

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Wild sign Swiss center Bertschy to 3-year contract

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy (BAIRT’-chee) to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.

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Embarrassed early, Blackhawks hit their stride just in time

Chicago Blackhawks players shake hands with Nashville Predators after the Blackhawks defeated the Predators 4-3 in Game 6 of an NHL Western Conference hockey playoff series Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — It smacks of desperation. And it’s more a hunch than a real strategy.

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Calgary Flames advance to 2nd round for 1st time in a decade

Calgary Flames fans cheer during the third period of Game 6 between the Flames and the Vancouver Canucks in a first-round NHL hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Calgary, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — With a chance to clinch in their grasp, the Calgary Flames stayed determined.

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Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

Minnesota Wild's Charlie Coyle, left, is congratulated by teammates Thomas Vanek, of Austria, and Matt Dumba, right, after scoring during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, April 24, 2015, in St. Louis. The Wild won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — NHL teams play all season for home-ice advantage. Only to give it away.

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