Posts Tagged Men’s hockey

Still scoring after all these years, Ovechkin gets 50th goal

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates with the puck against Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk (27) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is 29, and his hair is flecked with gray nowadays. His coaches and linemates keep changing, as have the ways opponents try to stop him.

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Canucks win 2nd straight, beat Predators 5-4 in shootout

Vancouver Canucks left wing Alex Burrows (14) is congratulated by Bo Horvat (53) and Yannick Weber (6), of Switzerland, after Burrows scored a goal against the Nashville Predators in the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. At right is Predators center Craig Smith (15). The Canucks won 5-4 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins didn’t really get an explanation why Kevin Bieksa and Alexandre Burrows were ejected late in regulation.

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Short-handed Miami rallies to beat Temple 60-57 in NIT semis

Miami's Ja'Quan Newton (0) and Davon Reed (5) react after a dunk by teammate Sheldon McClellan during the first half of a semifinal against Temple at the NIT college basketball tournament Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in New York, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Already short-handed, Miami lost its starting center to a concussion just over six minutes into its NIT semifinal.

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Kreider’s 3rd-period goal gives Rangers 3-2 win over Jets

New York Rangers' Derick Brassard (16) is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Chris Kreider scored with 3:46 left in the third period, and Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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Kadri has goal, assist in Maple Leafs’ win over Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri (43) hits Tampa Bay Lightning's Slater Koekkoek (29) during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs played the role of spoilers in a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lighting on Tuesday night.

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