WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen U.S. senators wrote a letter to USA Hockey's executive director Monday over their concerns about the treatment of the women's national team.
When Andong Song started playing hockey in China at age 6, he wore figure skates on his feet and had to use the straight parts of short-track speedskating rinks for practice.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks spent months hoping to find more consistency on offense, and Ryan Getzlaf is finally rewarding that faith.
The U.S. women's hockey team remains hopeful it can resolve its ongoing dispute with USA Hockey in time to participate in the world championships.
As sports organizations and notable hockey figures express support of the U.S. women's team, several players say they rejected overtures from USA Hockey to serve as replacements for the upcoming world championships.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A milestone goal by Alex Ovechkin and a timely score by Daniel Winnik helped the Washington Capitals survive a scare against one of the NHL's worst teams.
CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.
The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011.
USA Hockey is beginning to reach out to potential replacement players in case the women's national team boycotts the upcoming world championships over an ongoing wage dispute.
The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world's best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression he may not turn out to be much of a trendsetter.
BOSTON (AP) — Now that authorities believe they have recovered the jersey stolen from Tom Brady's locker following the Patriots' Super Bowl win last month, the next step will be determining whether it is in fact the MVP quarterback's missing grass-stained garment.
When four consecutive losses had the Calgary Flames floundering back in January, coach Glen Gulutzan saw a train ride as the perfect opportunity for a happy hour in motion that was anything but celebratory.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — After losing a pair of front teeth, Sidney Crosby wasn't available to discuss the highlight-reel, one-handed goal he scored in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth.
USA Hockey and the women's national team say their marathon meeting Monday was productive and they hope to have an agreement this week that will end their ongoing wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the upcoming world championships.
CHICAGO (AP) — After a sluggish start, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks stormed back late with a rapid-fire rally to strengthen their grip on first place in the Central Division — and the Western Conference.
Top executives from USA Hockey will meet representatives of the women's national team to discuss a wage dispute that could lead to players boycotting the upcoming world championships.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have their third consecutive 100-point season and are postseason-bound for the ninth time in 10 years.
Women players are calling USA Hockey's characterization of their wage demands "patently false" after the organization stated it would exceed $8 million in an Olympic year and $5.7 million in a non-Olympic year.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota on Friday night in the women's Frozen Four.
U.S. women's hockey players let a deadline to decide on whether they'll boycott the world championships pass Thursday without any indication they've changed their minds in a standoff with USA Hockey over wages.
Members of the U.S. women's hockey team are willing to give up the chance to defend their world championship gold medal on home ice unless there is significant progress in settling a wage dispute that has dragged on for months.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The winter storm wreaking havoc in the Northeast forced postponement of an NHL and an NIT game on Tuesday and the cancellation of most flights in and out of Buffalo as several college basketball teams headed in for the start of the NCAA Tournament.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — University of North Dakota officials still smarting from a nickname controversy and reeling from budget cuts that put some athletic programs on the chopping block have found a team to sell its new brand on the national stage.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Kris Versteeg and the Calgary Flames tied a team record Monday night that was set long before any of their current players were born.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch had a gash on his forehead and blood running down his nose when he promised payback to Joey Logano. The two had a brief post-race pit road brawl that can be seen on TMZ, the "Today Show" and, really, just about anywhere.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have four straight regulation losses for the first time in 2½ seasons. Their defense has been shredded for 17 goals during that skid, and superstar Alex Ovechkin is mired in the longest goal-scoring drought of his career.
HAMAR, Norway (AP) — Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the Norwegian League playoffs.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two people with direct knowledge of the decision have told The Associated Press that former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been cleared to resume coaching his youth hockey team in Buffalo following his involvement in an on-ice brawl last month.
Victor Martinez was just starting spring training in Florida last month, and already he was feeling the pressure over the World Baseball Classic.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Former NHL goalie Robb Stauber will coach the U.S. women's hockey team at the world championships, which start March 31 in Plymouth, Michigan.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The game between the Portland Trail Blazers and Minnesota Timberwolves scheduled for Monday night was done in by something no one could have seen coming: warm weather in the Twin Cities in early March.
When a collision knocked Mike Smith's mask off, the Arizona Coyotes goaltender was less than pleased when he was told a few minutes later he had no choice but to leave the game.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise and Jason Pominville have rejoined the Minnesota Wild after sitting out three games because of the mumps.
BOSTON (AP) — Longtime NHL defenseman Ken Klee is out as the coach of the U.S. women's hockey team after leading the Americans to gold medals at the last two world championships.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The UFC has become an anchor tenant of new T-Mobile Arena, committing to bringing several years of Las Vegas fight cards exclusively to the new entertainment venue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby only needed to make 15 saves for a shutout on a drab evening of relatively little action, so even he was willing to acknowledge what plenty of others were thinking.