Canada pounded the United States 5-1 in their opening game of the world ice hockey championship on Friday. The U.S. held the lead for less than a minute in the first period thanks to Patrick Maroon's power-play goal, before Taylor Hall leveled for…JAMES ELLINGWORTH (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Rangers rookie forward Oscar Lindberg has had surgery to repair a hip labral injury.
Mike Fisher ended his own personal playoff drought with his first overtime goal in 12 years, giving the exhausted Nashville Predators plenty to celebrate. Fisher scored his second goal at 11:12 of the third overtime, and the Predators beat the San…TERESA M. WALKER (AP Sports Writer)
In short order, the Dallas Stars went from embarrassed to triumphant. Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and the Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back smartly from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the…R.B. FALLSTROM (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Washington's Barry Trotz, Dallas' Lindy Ruff and Florida's Gerard Gallant are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL coach who has ''contributed the most to his team's success.''