Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy, right, blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Sanheim during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 11, 2020 - 9:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...
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Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) works for the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 08, 2020 - 10:55 am
It's still no man's land in front of NHL goaltenders, a forbidden place for offensive players who risk hard shoves, cross-checks — or worse — when they settle in. But it isn't nearly as rough and tumble as it used to be. The league has cracked down on the over-the-top physical play in general and...
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Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) works for the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 08, 2020 - 2:39 am
NHL games are often won and lost in front of the net. Players, especially on the power play, park themselves in front of goaltenders to tip pucks past them or to simply obstruct their view by getting in their line of sight. Defensemen, meanwhile, have the tough task of moving opponents out of the...
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New Nashville Predators NHL hockey team head coach John Hynes, second from right, walks to a news conference with Predators general manager David Poile, right, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators hired Hynes, the former New Jersey Devils coach, as the third coach in franchise history after firing Peter Laviolette. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
January 07, 2020 - 6:40 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's David Poile did something he has rarely done in nearly 40 years as a general manager: He made a mid-season coaching change after being fed up with the Predators underachieving. Poile hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise...
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FILE - This March 13, 2007 file photo shows Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle in Pittsburgh. Burkle's adult son Andrew has been found dead at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Burkle family says in a statement to People magazine that Andrew Burkle died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Ronald Burkle’s adult son Andrew was found dead, his family and the Los Angeles County coroner's office said Tuesday. “It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we announce the death of Andrew C. Burkle on January 6, 2020 in Beverly Hills,...
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FILE - This March 13, 2007 file photo shows Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle in Pittsburgh. Burkle's adult son Andrew has been found dead at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Burkle family says in a statement to People magazine that Andrew Burkle died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 07, 2020 - 1:17 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Ronald Burkle’s adult son Andrew was found dead, his family told People magazine. “It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we announce the death of Andrew C. Burkle on January 6, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California,” his family said in a...
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January 07, 2020 - 12:55 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Ronald Burkle’s adult son Andrew was found dead, his family told People magazine. “It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we announce the death of Andrew C. Burkle on January 6, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California,” his family said in a...
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January 07, 2020 - 12:54 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — California billionaire Ronald Burkle’s adult son Andrew was found dead, his family told People magazine. “It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we announce the death of Andrew C. Burkle on January 6, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California,” his family said in a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils head coach John Hynes talks to reporters after an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Newark, N.J. The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history hours after firing Peter Laviolette. The Predators announced the hiring Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2020, before a morning skate. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 07, 2020 - 11:54 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history after firing Peter Laviolette. The Predators announced the hiring Tuesday before a morning skate. Nashville hosts Boston on Tuesday night. “John Hynes is a...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Devils head coach John Hynes talks to reporters after an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Newark, N.J. The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history hours after firing Peter Laviolette. The Predators announced the hiring Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 2020, before a morning skate. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 07, 2020 - 11:29 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired former New Jersey Devils coach John Hynes as the third coach in franchise history after firing Peter Laviolette. The Predators announced the hiring Tuesday morning before a morning skate. Nashville hosts Boston on Tuesday night. General...
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