Posts Tagged Hockey

MacKinnon helps Avs to 4-2 win over Wild

Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog (92), from Sweden, celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild with teammates Paul Stastny (26) and Nathan MacKinnon (29) in the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) — Teenager Nathan MacKinnon is growing up fast. Almost as fast as he skates.

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Dynamic Impact wins Illinois Derby

STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — Dynamic Impact ran down 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk in the stretch to win the $500,000 Illinois Derby by a nose at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday.

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Skating room at a premium in playoff opener

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) celebrates with Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton on top of him after Pavel Datsyuk scored on Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins’ rink is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide, just like all the others in the NHL.

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Kings, Sharks look to put Game 1 in past

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — About the only positive the Los Angeles Kings could take out of their lopsided loss in their playoff opener to the San Jose Sharks was no matter how poorly they played, it still only counted as one loss.

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Duchene not likely to play in Wild series

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche coach Patrick Roy says he doesn’t expect leading scorer Matt Duchene to play in the first-round playoff series against Minnesota.

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