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Several women's players spurn worlds inquiry from USA Hockey

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Amid wage dispute, several women's players reject overtures to be replacements at hockey worlds. More>>

Ovechkin hits 30 goals, Winnik scores as Caps beat Coyotes

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Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals including the game-winner late in the third period as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Saturday night. More>>

Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions if the NHL is going to send the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year. More>>

Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden

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The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011. More>>

USA Hockey begins contacting potential women's replacements

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USA Hockey says it will begin reaching out to potential replacement players in case the women's national team boycotts the upcoming world championships over an ongoing wage dispute. More>>

NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April

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The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be allowed to play in the Olympics next year in South Korea. More>>

USA Hockey postpones women's training camp amid wage dispute

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As expected, USA Hockey has postponed the start of the women's national team's world championship training camp amid an ongoing wage dispute. More>>

Serial numbers, game photos may help verify Brady jerseys

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How will authorities authenticate Brady's stolen jerseys? Customizations, game photos and serial numbers might be clues. More>>

'Stupid' NHL divisional playoff format is drawing criticism

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The NHL's divisional playoff format is drawing criticism because two of the top three teams in the league could meet in the first round. More>>

Crosby loses teeth, Penguins clinch playoff berth vs Sabres

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Sidney Crosby scored a highlight-reel goal and lost a pair of front teeth in helping the Pittsburgh Penguins clinch their 11th consecutive playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres. More>>

Ovechkin shines as Caps snap Elliott's streak, beat Flames

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Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists, T.J. Oshie scored his 30th of the season and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals beat the surging Calgary Flames 4-2. More>>

Women's players call negotiations with USA Hockey productive

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The U.S. women's national team says discussions with USA Hockey over an ongoing wage dispute were productive and will continue this week. More>>

Blackhawks strike fast in third, rally past Avs 6-3

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Jonathan Toews scored twice and Richard Panik and Artemi Panarin each had one in a span of 3:02 in the third period to erase Colorado's two-goal lead and rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Avalanche 6-3 for their fifth straight win. More>>

USA Hockey, women's players to meet Monday in Philadelphia

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USA Hockey and representatives of the women's national team will meet Monday to discuss a wage dispute that could lead to players boycotting the upcoming world championships. More>>

Capitals clinch playoff spot by beating Lightning 5-3

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T.J Oshie had three goals and an assist, Justin Williams and John Carlson had early third-period goals, and the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3. More>>

Women players dispute USA Hockey numbers on wages

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USA Hockey says it is contacting representatives of the women's team that threatened to boycott the upcoming world championships over a wage dispute. More>>

Late goal ends Minnesota's run in women's Frozen Four

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Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota in the women's Frozen Four. More>>

US women's hockey players stand firm in wage fight

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After U.S. women's hockey players threatened to boycott the world championships because of a wage dispute with USA Hockey, the question becomes who will defend the country's title. More>>

US women's hockey players threaten boycott over wages

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U.S. women's hockey players are threatening to boycott the world championship because of a wage dispute with USA Hockey. More>>

Many NHL teams struggle with aftermath of winning streaks

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NHL teams with long winning streaks have struggled in the aftermath of them this season. More>>

Winter storm in Northeast causes NHL, NIT postponements

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The winter storm wreaking havoc in the Northeast has forced postponement of a National Hockey League game and the cancellations of most flights in and out Buffalo before the start of the NCAA Tournament. More>>

Flames edge Pens in SO, tie team mark with 10th straight win

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Kris Versteeg scored the shootout winner and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 to tie their franchise record with their 10th straight victory. More>>

NHL-best Capitals 'slapped in the face' by 4 straight losses

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The Washington Capitals have lost four straight regulation games for the first time in 2½ seasons. More>>

Norwegian hockey teams play record 8 overtime periods

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More than 8 1/2 hours after the game started _ and after 217 minutes, 14 seconds of play _ Jensen broke through to give the Storhamar Dragons a 2-1 victory over the Sparta Warriors. More>>

AP Sources: Andrew Peters cleared to coach youth hockey team

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Two people with direct knowledge of the decision have told The Associated Press that former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been cleared to resume coaching his youth hockey team in Buffalo. More>>

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