Since early in his career in Nashville, the playoffs have brought out the best in Joel Ward. Ward set up the tying goal and then put San Jose in the lead for good with a tiebreaker with 8:11 remaining in regulation to help the Sharks rally past the…JOSH DUBOW (AP Sports Writer)
The kid is all right for the Dallas Stars. Radek Faksa, the rookie center who split his season between the AHL and the NHL, scored the winning goal off a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the Stars' other goal in a 2-1 victory over the…STEPHEN HAWKINS (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Los Angeles' Drew Doughty, Ottawa's Erik Karlsson and San Jose's Brent Burns are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.
The New York Islanders were once again Ben Bishop's nemesis in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but they remain humble entering their next matchup with the Vezina Trophy finalist. The Islanders will seek to cause more woes for…ALAN FERGUSON (STATS Writer)
The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs. While announcing the move, Ducks general manager Bob Murray expressed much more anger at his…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)