Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals. Reunited on Washington's top line, Backstrom delivered a goal and two assists, and Ovechkin…HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
Alex Galchenyuk scored on a spin-around shot 3:40 into overtime, leading Montreal to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night that gave the Canadiens a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. Max Pacioretty, back from a…
MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal scoring leader Max Pacioretty returned to the Canadiens' lineup Friday night, and Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone also took the ice in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series.
After tying team records with 73 starts, 41 wins and nine shutouts this season, Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby missed Game 2 of the playoffs against the New York Islanders on Friday night because of illness, replaced by a rookie. The…HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas Stars have signed John Klingberg to a seven-year contract extension after he led NHL rookie defensemen in assists and points this season.