The Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Stanley Cup finals with a stunning double-overtime 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday, with Patrick Kane scoring the winner to complete a hat trick.
The Boston Celtics regular season-ending home game on Tuesday against Indiana has been cancelled after deadly explosions rocked the Boston Marathon, the NBA announced Monday.
Jamie Benn, Ray Whitney and Cody Eakin each had a goal and an assist to help lead the Dallas Stars to a 5-3 victory to end the Minnesota Wild’s seven-game winning streak on Friday.
Cory Conacher had two goals and an assist to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Winnipeg Jets 8-3 on Friday night.
After rejoining his Buffalo Sabres teammates on the ice for the first time in some nine months, goalie Ryan Miller had a few lingering frustrations to get off his chest regarding the NHL lockout.
Flyers All-Star Claude Giroux received the wakeup call he waited to hear for 113 days. Locked out for months, the NHL was indeed ready to drop the puck.
By Ira Podell
The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, and if a deal with the players’ association isn’t reached soon the whole season could be lost.
By Ira Podell
The NHL seemed headed for another lockout as neither team owners nor players showed interest in getting back to contract negotiations on Friday, a day before the old labor deal was set to expire.