Men's hockey

Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) sprawls toward the puck as defenseman Shea Theodore (27) defends against Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle (83) during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 03, 2018 - 3:39 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Gerard Gallant made Shea Theodore skip a shift. He's not making him walk the plank for two rough games. Theodore's struggles are a major reason the Golden Knights trail the Capitals 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final going into Game 4 on Monday night in Washington. The talented,...
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Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly, center, celebrates his goal against the Vegas Golden Knights with Matt Niskanen, left, and Chandler Stephenson, during the third period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 03, 2018 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first home Stanley Cup Final game after 13 long years checkered with as many disappointments as milestones, Alex Ovechkin was not going to be denied the opportunity to do something special. He played with an edge. He played with joy. And he played with the leadership his...
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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury falls to the ice after Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly (25) collided with him during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. Smith-Pelly was called for a goaltender interference and there was no goal on the play. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
June 03, 2018 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout their first three playoff series, the Vegas Golden Knights were defined by smart decisions and dazzling plays. In the Stanley Cup Final, their mistakes have drawn most of the attention. Vegas made too many errors in its own end of the ice and scored just one gift-...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby turns away a puck during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 02, 2018 - 10:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The Vegas Golden Knights have taken advantage of a huge mistake by Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to get back into Game 3 of the...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, puts on his glove as he takes the ice for practice in Arlington, Va., Friday, June 1, 2018. Game 3 of the Stanley Cup NHL hockey finals between the Vegas Golden Knights and Capitals is scheduled for Saturday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 02, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov is a game-time decision to play for the Capitals in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights. Washington's leading scorer in the playoffs left Wednesday's Game 2 clutching his left arm after a big hit from Brayden McNabb and did not return...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, right, makes a stick save on shot by Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 01, 2018 - 4:08 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin covered his eyes with his gloved hands in disbelief. Barry Trotz hid his disbelief inside. Chandler Stephenson had the perfect view and didn't like the odds. The net was wide open and Braden Holtby reached his stick across and stopped Alex Tuch's shot in the...
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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 31, 2018 - 11:14 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The 3-pointers haven't been falling much in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but the Warriors got a couple to go to give them a six-point lead heading to the final stretch. Draymond Green, who had been...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 31, 2018 - 9:26 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during...
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Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, right, of Russia, winces as he is checked by Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals pm Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 31, 2018 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sight of Evgeny Kuznetsov clutching his left arm and leaving the ice after a hit from Brayden McNabb isn't as big a threat to the Washington Capitals' title hopes as it might seem. Not after the Capitals withstood three games without Nicklas Backstrom. Not after they missed...
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Fans dressed as Elvis Presley take selfies prior to Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 31, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — At home, the Vegas Golden Knights have a fortress to protect, a Knight to vanquish opponents and Michael Buffer to introduce the combatants. On the road, they have hockey. The Golden Knights are looking for a little road cookin' as the Stanley Cup Final against the Capitals goes...
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