Men's hockey

Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) celebrates his goal during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 12, 2019 - 11:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins needed someone to replace David Pastrnak's production while their leading scorer recovers from thumb surgery. For one night, at least, they found the solution: just about everyone. David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 file photo, Anaheim Ducks coach Randy Carlyle, center, watches during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, in Anaheim, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks have fired coach Randy Carlyle amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
February 10, 2019 - 1:36 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Randy Carlyle on Sunday amid a seven-game losing streak. The Ducks announced that general manager Bob Murray would take over as interim coach for the remainder of the regular season. Anaheim will name a new coach following the season. "Difficult...
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Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving (11) drives past Los Angeles Clippers' Garrett Temple (17) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
February 09, 2019 - 11:32 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Montrezl Harrell forced two turnovers in the final two minutes and Patrick Beverley hit a pair of 3-pointers in front of the Boston bench Saturday night to help the retooled Los Angeles Clippers overcome a 28-point, first-half deficit and beat the Celtics 123-112. One game after the...
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New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) celebrates after scoring in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Howard Simmons)
February 09, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After rallying from two goals down early in the second period to take the lead in the third, the New York Islanders didn't get discouraged when Colorado tied the score late. They kept their focus and beat the struggling Avalanche in overtime. Ryan Pulock scored his second goal of...
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FILE - This April 26, 2018, file photo, shows the Hasbro logo at the TTPM 2018 Spring Showcase, in New York. Hasbro returned to a profit in its fourth quarter, but the toy company's performance still fell short of Wall Street's expectations as it continues to deal with the demise of Toys R Us. Shares tumbled more than 8 percent in Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 premarket trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 08, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Quarterly reports from Mattel and Hasbro show that while the demise of Toys R Us has shaken up the industry, the two dominant toymakers' paths are diverging less than a year later. Late Thursday, Mattel posted better-than-expected earnings per share and revenue for the key holiday...
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Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russia, and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Patrik Nemeth (12) collide along the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 07, 2019 - 9:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the winning goal, backup Pheonix Copley made 34 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Avalanche 4-3 in overtime Thursday night to hand struggling Colorado its fifth consecutive loss. The Avalanche have lost 10 of their past 12 games and are the NHL's...
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Columbus Blue Jackets' Josh Anderson (77) and Artemi Panarin (9) celebrate Anderson's goal as Winnipeg Jets' Tyler Myers (57) skates by during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 2:21 am
When the Maple Leafs sent a first-round pick and two prospects to the Kings for Jake Muzzin, it didn't exactly open the flood gates a month before the trade deadline. That is because the standings are slowing everything down. With less than three weeks until the Feb. 25 deadline, there are nine...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and Pittsburgh Penguins center Nick Bjugstad (27) battle during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 1:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed star center Auston Matthews to a five-year contract extension at an annual average of $11.6 million. The former first overall draft pick is in his third season with the Leafs. He was making the maximum $925,000 a year under his three-year rookie...
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Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask (40), of Finland, celebrates with right wing David Pastrnak (88), defenseman Kevan Miller (86), defenseman Charlie McAvoy (73), left wing Brad Marchand (63) and others after an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 03, 2019 - 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boston Bruins players could feel themselves making progress in recent games against the Washington Capitals even as the losses piled up. All it took was finishing one play, a commitment to team defense and a handful of timely saves by Tuukka Rask for the Bruins to end their 14-...
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Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly (10) scuffles with Calgary Flames left wing Matthew Tkachuk (19) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
February 01, 2019 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a power-play goal with 57 seconds left, and the Washington Capitals shook off the absence of suspended star Alex Ovechkin to end a seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. With Calgary's Mikael Backlund off for...
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