ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- An overnight power outage in downtown St. Paul created a challenge for the maintenance crew at Xcel Energy Center before Game 3 between the Chicago Blackhawks and Minnesota Wild.
Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for comments he made to referee Brad Watson following Game 2. ''Brandon Prust's postgame comments were both baseless and demeaning of a referee whose 20-year career in the…
Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green thinks his team is better equipped now to handle tight, low-scoring games than it used to be. Which is a good thing, because their opponent in the Eastern Conference semifinals, the New York Rangers, have…HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
Slovakia struck late to overcome Slovenia 3-1 for its third victory at the ice hockey world championship and France ended a two-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over Austria on Tuesday. Earlier, Switzerland edged Germany 1-0 and Belarus beat…KAREL JANICEK (Associated Press)
After a 28-year run, Lou Lamoriello is stepping down as the New Jersey Devils general manager and handing the job to Ray Shero. The 72-year-old Lamoriello announced the change Monday, noting that he will remain as president of hockey operations.…TOM CANAVAN (AP Sports Writer)