Defending champion Russia beat newcomer Slovenia 5-3 for its second straight victory at the ice hockey world championship on Sunday and 2014 bronze medalist Sweden also made it two wins from two after routing another newcomer Austria 6-1. Evgeni…KAREL JANICEK (Associated Press)
CHICAGO (AP) -- Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series against the Chicago Blackhawks because if a lower-body injury.
The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals. Chris Kreider didn't need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2 Saturday,…TOM CANAVAN (AP Sports Writer)
PRAGUE (AP) -- Russia's campaign at the ice hockey world championship has received a blow after forward Danis Zaripov was ruled out for the rest of the tournament.
Nikita Kucherov didn't complain about a disallowed goal in the first overtime period. The Tampa Bay forward scored 2:06 into the second overtime - on a play that replays clearly showed was offside - to give the Lightning a 2-1 victory over the…