Major League Baseball

Washington Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his empty net goal with Tom Wilson (43), John Carlson (74), and Lars Eller (20), during the third period in Game 2 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 01, 2018 - 2:36 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Having home ice is supposed to be an advantage in the NHL. So far in the 2018 playoffs, the only guarantee to playing at home is a monochrome backdrop provided by fans in team-specific T-shirts. Consider the following: — The Pittsburgh Penguins finished with the second-worst road...
Read More
Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson, center, from Sweden, celebrates with left wing James Neal (18) and center Jonathan Marchessault (81) after scoring the winning goal against the San Jose Sharks during overtime of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Monday, April 30, 2018. The Golden Knights won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2018 - 2:34 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — William Karlsson and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights proved they can handle some adversity just as well as they can thrive as front-runners like they did most of their inaugural season. The Golden Knights bounced back after allowing a late tying goal in regulation when...
Read More
Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series in San Jose, Calif., Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 01, 2018 - 1:29 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — William Karlsson scored 8:17 into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights bounced back from a blown lead late in the third period to beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 series lead. After Tomas Hertl tied the game with 1:57 left in regulation, the...
Read More
Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) gets lifted off the ice by left wing Ondrej Palat (18) after Johnson scored against the Boston Bruins during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 30, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 30, 2018 - 10:33 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point had an empty-net goal and three assists and Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to slow Boston's high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand to beat the Bruins 4-2 in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series Monday night. The victory...
Read More
Nashville Predators left wing Kevin Fiala, second from left, of Switzerland, celebrates with Craig Smith (15) as Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (33) skates by after Fiala scored the winning goal against goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the second overtime in Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 5-4 to tie the series 1-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 30, 2018 - 12:15 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets put on a fast-paced, thrilling playoff show that reminded everyone why they finished ahead of everybody else in the NHL's regular season. Thanks to Kevin Fiala, the Presidents' Trophy winners go to Winnipeg breathing a little easier...
Read More
Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (33), of Sweden, celebrates with Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland; Filip Forsberg (9), also of Sweden; and Ryan Ellis (4) after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 29, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Fiala scored 5:37 into double overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Sunday night in Game 2 to even the Western Conference semifinal series. The Presidents' Trophy winners had the NHL's best road record during the regular season, but the...
Read More
San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. Sharks' Brent Burns (88) and Tomas Hertl (48) celebrate with Couture. San Jose won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 29, 2018 - 1:50 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two days after opening the second round with their worst game of the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks responded with a gritty performance. Logan Couture's second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas...
Read More
FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin skates during the second period of an IIHF world junior hockey championships game against Russia in Buffalo, N.Y. Dahlin is regarded as the top-rated prospect in this year's NHL draft, and is listed first among European skaters in the final NHL Central Scouting Bureau's final rankings. This year's draft will be held at Dallas on June 22-23. Dahlin has the chance of becoming just the second Swedish-born player to be taken first after the Quebec Nordiques chose Mats Sundin with the No. 1 pick in 1989. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 29, 2018 - 12:53 am
The Buffalo Sabres finally won something on the heels of a season in which they endured mostly losing. A franchise which became the NHL's first to finish 31st in the standings following this year's addition of the expansion Vegas Golden Knights came away a winner in the draft lottery held in...
Read More
San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. Sharks' Brent Burns (88) and Tomas Hertl (48) celebrate with Couture. San Jose won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 29, 2018 - 12:45 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture's second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Moments after Vegas' Jon...
Read More
San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. Sharks' Brent Burns (88) and Tomas Hertl (48) celebrate with Couture. San Jose won 4-3. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 29, 2018 - 12:37 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture's second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. Moments after Vegas' Jon...
Read More

Pages