Hockey

United States' Meghan Duggan, from left, Hilary Knight, Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Maddie Rooney pose for photos with their gold medal in women's hockey at a news conference at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Twenty years after taking gold when the sport was added to the Olympics, the United States snapped Canada's streak of four straight golds on Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
February 23, 2018 - 4:05 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Americans Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, twin sister Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Hilary Knight, Meghan Duggan, Gigi Marvin and Kacey Bellamy have a luxury their predecessors lacked after finally capturing the nation's first Olympic gold in women's hockey in two decades...
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This chart obtained by The Associated Press shows the U.S. Olympic Committee's medal projections for the 2018 Winter Games in a slide presented last year to the USOC board. The USOC targeted 37 medals for Team USA in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo)
February 23, 2018 - 3:39 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was a sweeping goal, spelled out on a colorful, full-screen slide and presented to leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee in a meeting last year. Sports executives in America targeted athletes on Team USA to win 37 medals at the Pyeongchang Games. Heading into the...
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Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Ivanka will lead her country's delegation to the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Sunday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool)
February 23, 2018 - 3:17 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Ivanka Trump has landed in South Korea to attend this weekend's closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. South Korea is rolling out the red carpet for her first visit since her father...
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Alina Zagitova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia performs during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 23, 2018 - 2:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The Russians have come to dominate women's figure skating and they showed it by sweeping the top two medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Even their closest rivals acknowledge how much ground they...
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Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo (1) talks to fans about the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, prior to an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
February 23, 2018 - 2:09 am
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Luongo spoke eloquently on the ice and then played brilliantly in net. On a night when the Florida Panthers honored the victims of last week's shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, their veteran goalie delivered a stirring speech to the crowd during a...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) and Florida Panthers defenseman Aaron Ekblad (5) skate into the corner after the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
February 23, 2018 - 1:15 am
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Luongo spoke eloquently on the ice and then played brilliantly in net. On a night when the Florida Panthers honored the victims of last week's shooting at nearby Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, their veteran goalie delivered a stirring speech to the crowd during a...
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Gold medalist Alina Zagitova, right, of the Olympic Athletes of Russia poses for a photo with compatriot and silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva at the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 23, 2018 - 1:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: FIGHT TO THE FINISH: It was the "showdown everyone's been waiting for," analyst Tanith White said. "Brass knuckles under velvet gloves," Johnny Weir said. NBC practically panted in its effort to make the competition between...
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In this Feb. 21, 2018 photo, South Korea's women's curling team celebrate after beating Russian athletes during their match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. The team known as the "Garlic Girls" came into the Pyeongchang Games as the underdog who few believed would medal. Now they're No. 1 in the rankings. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 23, 2018 - 12:46 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:45 p.m. South Korea's women's curling team has become a global sensation. And they don't even know it. The team known as the "Garlic Girls" came into the Pyeongchang Games as the underdog who few believed...
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New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate left wing J.T. Miller (10) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 11:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have acquired speedy winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in the first trade between the cross-river rivals. New Jersey sends a 2018 second-round draft pick and 20-year-old defensive prospect Yegor Rykov to New York. The teams announced the deal...
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Mirai Nagasu of the United States performs during the women's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
February 22, 2018 - 11:14 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The Americans secured their worst showing in modern-era Olympic women's figure skating with Mirai Nagasu failing to get any lift on her triple axel and popping a triple lutz. The 24-year-old Nagasu...
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