Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Dallas goal to help the Stars open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.…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 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)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Johan Larsson to a one-year contract.
The NHL fined Capitals forward Tom Wilson $2,404 on Friday for his knee-on-knee hit on Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary, sparing him a suspension that could have altered the second-round playoff series against the Penguins. Wilson sent Sheary to the ice…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)