Major League Baseball

December 31, 2017 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Pominville can appreciate how much everything around the Winter Classic has changed over the years. He was with the Sabres when they played in the first one 10 years ago in suburban Buffalo, in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Now, after four seasons in...
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December 30, 2017 - 6:54 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames acquired defenseman Dalton Prout from the New Jersey Devils on Saturday in exchange for goalie Eddie Lack. Prout has played 242 career NHL games with the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Devils. He has appeared in four games with the Devils this season,...
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Players for the United States celebrate following their shootout period of a preliminary round game against Canada in the IIHF world junior championship in Orchard Park, N.Y., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. U.S. won, 4-3, in overtime shootout. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 1:52 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Out of the way, Canada. Brady Tkachuk and the Americans are just fine when it comes to handling snow and ice. Tkachuk and Kieffer Bellows found plenty enough traction on a snow-covered rink to score shootout goals and cap the United States' 4-3 victory over Canada on...
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December 30, 2017 - 7:59 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WBEN/AP) — A coach's challenge by Phil Housley saved the game for the Buffalo Sabres. Rasmus Ristolainen scored 2:37 into overtime to give the Sabres a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday night, snapping the Devils' winning streak at five games. The game probably wouldn't have...
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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Jeff Glass (30) makes a save on Edmonton Oilers' Patrick Maroon (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 1:26 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jeff Glass worked a long time for his NHL debut, playing 575 games for 11 teams ranging from the Western Hockey League to a stint in Russia. "It's something I've always dreamed of," the 32-year-old said, "but never thought it would actually come true." Now, he's an NHL...
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Chicago Blackhawks' Alex DeBrincat (12), Nick Schmaltz (8) and Duncan Keith (2) celebrate a goal as Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) skates past during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 12:16 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Patrick Kane scored 50 seconds into overtime to give 32-year-old goaltender Jeff Glass a win in his NHL debut and lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Friday night. Kane deked around a defender then shoved in the rebound of his own shot past Cam...
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Buffalo Sabres players celebrate a goal by Jack Eichel (15) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 29, 2017 - 11:12 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A coach's challenge by Phil Housley saved the game for the Buffalo Sabres. Rasmus Ristolainen scored 2:37 into overtime to give the Sabres a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday night, snapping the Devils' winning streak at five games. The game probably wouldn't have gotten...
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Winnipeg Jets' Bryan Little (18) and New York Islanders' Andrew Ladd (16) collide during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 11:05 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist on Winnipeg's patchwork top line and the Jets beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Friday night. Wheeler played center in place of the injured Mark Scheifele, with Connor on left wing and Patrik Laine on the right...
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Detroit Red Wings left wing Justin Abdelkader (8) shoots the puck towards New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 29, 2017 - 10:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Frans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the New York Rangers 3-2 on Friday night. Nielsen beat Henrik Lundqvist through the pads for his 47th career shootout goal and 21st winner, both NHL records. Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard stopped...
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Buffalo Sabres players celebrate a goal by Jack Eichel (15) during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 29, 2017 - 10:07 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rasmus Ristolainen scored 2:37 into overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 4-3 victory over New Jersey on Friday night, snapping the Devils' winning streak at five games. Ristolainen bulled his way out of the corner in the New Jersey zone to beat Cory Schneider for his first goal...
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