Tom Wilson's knee-on-knee hit on Conor Sheary knocked the diminutive Pittsburgh Penguins forward out of Game 1 temporarily but could cost the Washington Capitals bruiser much more time in the second-round series. Wilson sent Sheary helicoptering to…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
T.J. Oshie raised his arms in celebration and looked at referee Dan O'Rourke. Oshie was pretty sure he scored in overtime to complete a hat trick and one of the biggest games of his career. Oshie's third goal of the night stood up after video…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston's Patrice Bergeron, Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Los Angeles' Anze Kopitar are the finalists for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward.
The Anaheim Ducks began the season by falling far behind in the standings. The Ducks rallied splendidly all season long, but finally ran out of comebacks in their final loss to Nashville. Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf recognized the pattern in the…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)
Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is about to embark on another coaching search, the third of his tenure and a critical one for the immediate future of the team and Fletcher's own standing as the leader in the front office. A…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Sports Writer)