• Russia beats Finland 5-3 to finish 3rd at ice hockey worlds

    COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday.

  • Canada stuns Russia for ice hockey worlds final vs. Sweden

    COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Two-time defending champion Canada and Sweden will contest the final of the ice hockey world championship after winning their semifinals in contrasting style on Saturday.

  • Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen’s injury

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are still stunned by the loss of top scorer Ryan Johansen to a season-ending thigh injury after Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

  • Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

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

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.

  • Predators face Ducks in Game 5 without star C Ryan Johansen

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Nashville Predators already face a daunting challenge when they attempt to take control of the Western Conference finals in a pivotal Game 5 on the road.

  • Sharks F Joel Ward has surgery on injured shoulder

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward had surgery on his injured right shoulder and is expected to be completely healed for the start of next season.

  • Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will give Matt Murray his first start of the playoffs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final Friday night in Ottawa.

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

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — 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 Thursday night that evened the Western Conference finals at 2-2.

  • 2018 Games head says NHL not being greedy, will cooperate

    LONDON (AP) — The head of the Pyeongchang Olympics organizing committee said Thursday that the NHL isn’t being “greedy” preventing hockey stars going to the 2018 Games and he was willing to be flexible to meet their demands.