Jon Cooper says at this point it comes down to…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach says Game 7 against the Washington Capitals will come down to who wants it more.

Lou Lamoriello hired to run hockey operations for…

Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joins Islanders, with full authority on all hockey matters

Cup-seeking Wild unveil new GM Fenton: 'No…

Wild owner lays out Stanley Cup goal for new GM Fenton upon intro: 'No pressure, Paul, but that is where it starts'

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Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into…

The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games

Victor Hedman on Game 7: These are the games you…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman on the team's mentality going into Game 7 against the Washington Capitals.

George McPhee's strategic moves help Vegas reach Cup Final

Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee constructed the team last summer, but his tactical moves at the trade deadline proved just as beneficial toward their run to the Stanley Cup Final

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley…

Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final

Sweden beats Switzerland to retain world ice…

Sweden capped a victorious run through the ice hockey world championship by edging Switzerland 3-2 in the final after a penalty shootout to successfully defend its title

Anton Stralman on Game 7: Lightning are prepared…

Defenseman Anton Stralman says the Tampa Bay Lightning have been preparing for this moment all season.

St. Louis Blues' arena changing name to Enterprise Center

The home of the St. Louis Blues is getting a new name: Enterprise Center

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off…

Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5

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Ryan Callahan: Turnovers were a big problem for…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan says too many turnovers helped fuel the Washington Capitals attack Monday night in the Bolts' loss in Game 6 in D.C.

Column: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

Column: Viva Las Vegas! expansion Golden Knights close in on trip to Stanley Cup Final

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice…

Switzerland has stunned title favorite Canada 3-2 to reach only its third final of the world ice hockey championship in Copenhagen

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win…

Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night

Rick Bowness on Capitals: We didn't match their…

Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness says a good start for the Bolts was nullified by not matching the intensity of the Washington Capitals for the rest of Game 6 on Monday night.

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final…

Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East…

Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime

Steven Stamkos: Our desperation level needs to be…

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos says the Capitals played with more desperation in Game 6 on Monday night and that the Bolts didn't play well enough to win.

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Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

Column: Winnipeg's playoff run rips bandages off old wounds for Atlanta hockey fans

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets…

Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg

Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top…

Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals _ including an empty-netter in the closing seconds _ to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of the Western Conference final