NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Hockey fans have come to the rescue of a girl who apparently forgot the words while singing the national anthem at a New Jersey Devils game.
DETROIT (AP) — Alex Ovechkin's first significant play of the night led to a goal for the other team. His pass was intercepted, and Detroit scored short-handed.
The NHL said Friday that a video review had incorrectly nullified a late-game goal by the Colorado Avalanche during a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues, the first mistake of its kind since coach's challenges were added before the 2015-16 season.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award on Wednesday night at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the Women's Sports Foundation.
USA Hockey revealed its roster for the upcoming Deutschland Cup on Wednesday, the best indication so far of what the American Olympic team will look like without NHL players.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos isn't making any brash predictions about how long it might take to regain the form that's made him one of the most prolific goal scorers in the NHL over the past decade.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Auston Matthews is drawing comparisons to Mario Lemieux and getting noticed by Bryce Harper amid a hot start to his second NHL season.
NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise.
DETROIT (AP) — Nikita Kucherov is in the middle of one of those stretches when the puck seems to do whatever he wants.
VIENNA (AP) — Innsbruck no longer plans to bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics after its promise to organize low-cost and sustainable games failed to convince residents.
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Nobody is keeping track of the score or exactly how much time is left in the game. Then again, the Colts and Cougars have been playing in the rain for about an hour and a coach still has to remind the official that a fumble is a dead ball.
The college football weekend started with a freaky Friday that had two top-10 teams being upset, including the defending national champions, and pretty much ended with another top-five team going down to a big underdog.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again.
When Phil Kessel got over the initial shock of being diagnosed with cancer and had surgery, he asked doctors, "When can I play?"
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One by one under the spotlights, the Vegas Golden Knights skated up to take their place behind a first responder to the shooting massacre.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hockey fans arrived on the Las Vegas Strip in the crisp desert afternoon, gathering in jovial groups outside the rink. Many wore the striking, multicolored jerseys of the Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL expansion team playing its historic first regular-season home game Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Islanders owner Jon Ledecky said the team will play at Barclays Center through the end of next season, and the 'singular focus' beyond that is for a new arena at Belmont Park.
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college's newest varsity athlete is a 10-year-old chronically ill boy recruited more for his spirit than his slap shot.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After adding to the uproar over NFL players who protest during the national anthem, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honoring the Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, calling them "true champions and incredible patriots."
BOSTON (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are heading into their home opener feeling pretty good.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Vladimir Tarasenko scored shootout goals to lift the St. Louis Blues over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Monday, the third straight win to start the season for the Blues.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It was supposed to be a celebration of all the things this city is about, a night many thought would never come.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had a historic night, and now he could use a travel agent.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After a rocky start to their Stanley Cup title defense, the Pittsburgh Penguins are just happy to be back on track.
DALLAS (AP) — James Neal simply wanted to give the people of Las Vegas a reason to smile.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars formed a line next to players from the Vegas Golden Knights to honor victims of last weekend's mass shooting before the debut of the first major pro sports franchise in Las Vegas.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Nathan Walker will become the first Australian player to dress in an NHL game when he makes his debut Saturday night against the Montreal Canadiens.
The hats were flying at a historic pace on the first two nights of the NHL season.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are the first NHL franchise to partner with a National Women's Hockey League team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins insist they're well aware of the bumpy road ahead as the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions chase history.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jaromir Jagr has signed with the Calgary Flames.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials have dismissed two complaints against the University of North Dakota over intercollegiate sports programs.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel joined his Buffalo Sabres teammates in forming a circle around center ice to begin a pre-practice stretching routine Wednesday, when he suddenly felt Jason Pominville give him a nudge.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has scored 50 goals so regularly that finishing with 30-something was a disappointment.
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms on a $42 million, seven-year contract extension with forward Nikolaj Ehlers on Wednesday.
The 101st NHL season opens Wednesday night and there are endless story lines to follow. The Associated Press asked a handful of its writers to suggest some of the top things to watch as play gets underway:
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Motivated to be better, Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel called his first two NHL seasons as being "mediocre" upon arriving at training camp last month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire executive Laurene Powell Jobs has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in Ted Leonsis' Monumental Sports & Entertainment.
The NHL became entwined with the Olympics before young stars like Connor McDavid, Jack Eichel or Auston Matthews even pulled on a pair of skates.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hockey is woven into the fabric of life in Canada and parts of the northern United States. When it gets cold, players young and old hit the ice, whenever and wherever they can find it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parade celebrating the Pittsburgh Penguins' second straight Stanley Cup was still raging on that hot afternoon in mid-June when Mike Sullivan decided it was time to up the ante.
Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as "The Voice," has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62.
The NHL's two most dynamic stars under 21 play there, and it's the home of five playoff teams from last season and potentially more this year.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fans going nuts at the biggest party in Nashville, catfish flying onto the ice and then a stirring postseason run coming to a screeching halt in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final against Pittsburgh.
Going to the Olympics was a life-changing experience for T.J. Oshie, a shootout star for the United States against Russia in Sochi.
Dawn Staley and her champion South Carolina Gamecocks are still waiting for their invite to the White House.
NEW YORK (AP) — Billie Jean King discovered tennis at 11 and noticed it was nearly all white — the dresses, the balls and the people.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston area's five professional sports teams are telling their fans to take a stand against racism and discrimination.
NEW YORK (AP) — The helmet that performed best in NFL testing this year is being used by 50 players spread across only half of the NFL teams.
When Connor McDavid stepped on the ice for his first NHL training camp, Taylor Hall already knew hockey's "Next One" was the best player out there.