| Apr 13, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether.
And the consequences are daunting for their tardiness in securing the Eastern Conference's final spot on the last day of the...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 6:39 PM
DETROIT (AP) — With the Stanley Cup playoffs about a week away, Braden Holtby is rounding into form for the Washington Capitals.
Holtby stopped 35 shots, and Mike Green added a goal and an assist, as the Capitals beat Detroit 2-1 on Sunday,...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 1:30 PM
2 p.m.: Texas at Oklahoma State. ESPNU
8 p.m.: Cardinals at Cubs. ESPN2
1 p.m.: Rockets at Thunder. ABC
3:30 p.m.: Bulls at Cavaliers. ABC
6:30 p.m.: Women's NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame vs. South Carolina. ESPN
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:09 PM
6:30 p.m.: FIA Formula E Championship: Long Beach. FS1
1 p.m.: Reds at Blue Jays. MLB
1 p.m.: Red Sox at Twins. NESN
2 p.m.: Indiana State at Wichita State. ESPNU
4 p.m.: Giants at Athletics. MLB
7:30 p.m.: Texas at Oklahoma...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 7:45 PM
#1 New York Rangers vs. #4 Pittsburgh Penguins
The Rangers captured the Presidents' Trophy for most points in the NHL with 113. New York has a potent offense led by Rick Nash (42 goals and 27 assists), and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is back from injury...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 3:18 PM
WASHINGTON — The New York Rangers completed one of their finest regular seasons in their long history Saturday.
They're not dwelling on it.
Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 shots and the...
| Apr 11, 2015
Carey Price, Canadiens: Goaltenders have their own trophy, the Vezina, but Price's accomplishments this season deserve the Hart as the MVP. Price led the league in victories, shutouts, goals-against average and save percentage.
Alex Ovechkin, Capitals:...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 8:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:50 PM
For Kings right wing Justin Williams, visiting the White House to meet the president and accept congratulations for winning the Stanley Cup is becoming a habit.
"It's my third time now. I think I should maybe get a room in the White House, I'm not sure....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 2:25 PM
To paraphrase an old Paul Simon song, the Panthers playoff hopes seem to be "Slip, Slidin' Away,'' unless they relocate the form that had NHL pundits label them as one of the surprises of the first half.
On New Year's Eve the Panthers were run off the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:50 PM
The Panthers faced a different Devils' squad than the one that spoiled their home opener with a 5-1 loss back in October.
Former Panthers coach Peter DeBoer was canned last month and replaced by a triumvirate of General Manager Lou Lamoriello, former...