ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild have signed Swiss center Christoph Bertschy (BAIRT'-chee) to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season.
Ask the Chicago Blackhawks, who overcame another big first-period deficit and then a goalie swap for the second time against the Nashville Predators. The result was another 4-3 win Saturday night that closed out their first-round playoff series in…JIM LITKE (AP Sports Writer)
Petr Mrazek's confidence is growing by the victory. One more win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Detroit Red Wings and their young goaltender will advance in the NHL playoffs. ''Calm, solid all the way through,'' veteran defenseman Niklas…FRED GOODALL (AP Sports Writer)
Islanders captain John Tavares was still attempting to gather his bearings after being leveled in the corner, when he heard the familiar - and welcome - roar go up inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for what could be the last time.…JOHN WAWROW (AP Hockey Writer)
''Usually you go through a span of injuries and you get through it and you kind of settle in,'' Crosby said. We went through the end of the year into the playoffs.'' The margin between the Penguins and the New York Rangers proved only lopsided in…WILL GRAVES (AP Sports Writer)