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NHL PLAYOFFS: 'It's wide open' is the theme as the race to the Stanley Cup begins

NHL PLAYOFFS: 'It's wide open' is the theme as the race to the Stanley Cup begins

General manager Don Waddell likes how his Carolina Hurricanes finished the season, winning 16 of their final 21 games. He knows it means nothing now. “Your points get erased and you all start with zeros,” Waddell said. “Playoffs are a different time.
New York Rangers captain Jacob Trouba may be the most interesting man in hockey

New York Rangers captain Jacob Trouba may be the most interesting man in hockey

Jacob Trouba is captain of the best team in the NHL this season, the New York Rangers, one of the oldest franchises in hockey in one of the world's greatest sports towns.
NHL team moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City will have a name starting with Utah

NHL team moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City will have a name starting with Utah

The NHL team moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City will be known as Utah, at least initially, until a long-term name is determined.
Playoff-less Penguins want to sign up Sidney Crosby long-term. Might be easy part of busy offseason

Playoff-less Penguins want to sign up Sidney Crosby long-term. Might be easy part of busy offseason

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins eventually became the team Kyle Dubas envisioned in his first season as the club's general manager/director of hockey operations.
Streaking Jets prepare for playoff clash with star-studded Avalanche

Streaking Jets prepare for playoff clash with star-studded Avalanche

WINNIPEG — Sean Monahan was walking his dog when a car drove past him, braked, backed up and stopped. A mother and her son hopped out and approached the Winnipeg Jets forward, who was acquired in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on Feb. 2.
'Brave is unbeatable' is the theme for Canada's Olympic team in Paris

'Brave is unbeatable' is the theme for Canada's Olympic team in Paris

TORONTO — Brave is unbeatable is the theme for Canada's Olympic team competing in Paris this summer. The Canadian Olympic Committee and broadcast rightsholder CBC unveiled the marketing campaign on Friday.
How to watch and what to expect in the 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs

How to watch and what to expect in the 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs

The chase for the Stanley Cup is back underway, with the NHL's top 16 teams left to duke it out through four gruelling rounds. It's also arguably the most wide open the post-season has been in years, if not decades.
Olympic sports bodies criticize track and field's move to pay $50,000 for Paris gold medalists

Olympic sports bodies criticize track and field's move to pay $50,000 for Paris gold medalists

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic sports bodies criticized World Athletics on Friday for promising to pay $50,000 for each track and field gold medal won at the Paris Olympics.
Flames earn 5-1 season-ending victory over league-worst Sharks

Flames earn 5-1 season-ending victory over league-worst Sharks

CALGARY — Despite a disappointing season for the Calgary Flames, it was a huge year individually for MacKenzie Weegar, who wrapped it up in style on Thursday.
Jets take down Canucks 4-2 as both teams wrap up regular season

Jets take down Canucks 4-2 as both teams wrap up regular season

WINNIPEG — Nikita Chibrikov had a memorable NHL debut. The Winnipeg Jets forward scored the game-winner and Cole Perfetti tallied a pair of goals as the Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 to close out their regular seasons on Thursday.
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