Two-time Olympic forward Phil Kessel failed to make the final cut for the United States' World Cup of Hockey roster Friday, a day after helping the Pittsburgh Penguins reach the Stanley Cup Final. In passing over the 10-year NHL veteran, Team USA…JOHN WAWROW (AP Hockey Writer)
Pittsburgh Penguins forward Phil Kessel won't be representing the United States in the World Cup of Hockey, while 18-year-old Auston Matthews was among Team North America's final selections Friday. The Czech Republic couldn't convince Jaromir Jagr…JOHN WAWROW and STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writers)
It will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins. San Jose got through the Western Conference the same way Pittsburgh got through the East: with plenty of depth and speed to kill. The final…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
Steven Stamkos hopes he hasn't played his last game for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The two-time Maurice Richard Trophy winner as the NHL's top goal scorer can become an unrestricted free agent July 1, however he reiterated Friday that he'd like to…FRED GOODALL (AP Sports Writer)
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Devils signed French defenseman Yohann Auvitu to a one-year, two-way, entry-level contract Friday.