Veteran goalie Craig Anderson will start over Andrew Hammond for the Ottawa Senators in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against Montreal on Sunday. Coach Dave Cameron called it a ''coach's decision'' to put in Anderson as the…
KAZAN, Russia (AP) -- Ilya Kovalchuk led SKA St. Petersburg to its first Kontinental Hockey League title on Sunday as the team clinched a 4-1 series victory over Ak Bars Kazan.
Although Jakob Silfverberg and the Anaheim Ducks realize they probably should stop waiting to win games in the third period, they've thrived on dramatic escapes and last-minute heroics all season. In each of their first two playoff games, they fell…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)
Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins. Crosby scored twice and the Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night. The Rangers won Game 1 by making Crosby virtually…BARRY WILNER (AP Sports Writer)
The Edmonton Oilers won the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. The Oilers bucked the odds Saturday night in Toronto by winning the NHL draft lottery for the No. 1 pick. The former World Hockey Association franchise, which introduced Wayne Gretzky to the…JOHN WAWROW (AP Hockey Writer)