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Oshie's OT goal for Caps beats Wild 5-4 after Ovi…

T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into overtime to bookend Alex Ovechkin's hat trick, and Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 for their fifth straight victory

'Canes: Lack strained neck in scary game-ending…

The Carolina Hurricanes say Eddie Lack is out of the hospital with a strained neck after the goalie was crashed into on the final play of an overtime loss to Detroit

USA Hockey Strikes Deal with Women’s National…

The U.S. national women’s hockey team has signed a new four-year deal with USA Hockey to end its boycott of the upcoming world championships, USA Hockey announced.

Blackhawks overwhelm short-handed Penguins 5-1

Artemi Panarin and Richard Panik started a four-goal first period for Chicago, and the Blackhawks moved closer to locking up the Central Division title with a 5-1 victory over the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins

Ducks soar in 6-3 win over Rangers, returning…

Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers 6-3

Hurricanes Goalie Eddie Lack Taken from Ice on…

Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack exited the ice on a stretcher after being injured on the game’s final play Monday. Lack was hurt when Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou collided with him in the process of scoring the game-winning goal in overtime.

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Sharks, Wild stumble toward NHL playoffs

The San Jose Sharks and Minnesota Wild came into March with hopes of earning the best record in the Western Conference

Perry, Eaves score early as Ducks down Canucks 4-1

Corey Perry and Patrick Eaves scored 74 seconds apart early in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks cruised past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 to extend their season-high winning streak to five games

Playoff-bound Sharks snap skid with 5-4 win over Rangers

Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 3:10 into overtime and the San Jose Sharks snapped a six-game losing streak on the night they clinched a playoff berth, rallying past the New York Rangers 5-4

Talbot helps Oilers beat Kings 2-1 to clinch playoff spot

Cam Talbot made 34 saves as the Edmonton Oilers officially earned a playoff spot for the first time in 11 years with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings

Gallagher puts Canadiens ahead in 4-1 win over Stars

Brendan Gallagher put Montreal ahead early in the third period and the Canadiens went on to a 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars

Bobrovsky stops 41 shots as Blue Jackets beat Sabres 3-1

Cam Atkinson got his team-leading 34th goal and Sergei Bobrovsky had 41 saves to power the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Buffalo Sabres 3-1

Weal leads Flyers past Senators 3-2 in shootout

Jordan Weal scored the only shootout goal after tying the game late in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators

Patrik Laine scores in shootout, Jets rally to beat Devils

Patrik Laine scored in a shootout and the Winnipeg Jets rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 in the makeup of a game that was postponed by a snowstorm earlier this month

Rask backstops Bruins to 4-1 win over Predators

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves in his return from a one-game absence and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 4-1, boosting their playoff chances

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Stempniak, Nordstrom lead Hurricanes past Red Wings, 4-1

Lee Stempniak and Joakim Nordstrom scored about five minutes apart in the first period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the teams' second meeting in two nights

Matthews sets rookie scoring mark in Leafs' 3-2 win

Auston Matthews broke Wendel Clark's 31-year-old franchise rookie record with his 35th goal of the season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers

Hobbled Penguins hoping to get healthy by playoffs

The Pittsburgh Penguins are hoping to get some familiar faces back by the playoffs

Monahan has goal, 3 assists in Flames' 4-2 win

Sean Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists and the Calgary Flames inched closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche

Schwartz has 2 goals, Blues get 10th straight win vs Coyotes

Jaden Schwartz scored twice and Jake Allen made 21 saves to help the St. Louis Blues continue their mastery over the Arizona Coyotes with a 4-1 win

Gionta scores in 1,000th game, Sabres beat Panthers 4-2

Sabres captain Brian Gionta scored while playing his 1,000th career game and Buffalo beat the Florida Panthers 4-2

Arvidsson, Saros lead Predators to 3-1 win over Islanders

Viktor Arvidsson scored early in the second period, Jusse Saros stopped 24 shots and the Nashville Predators held on to beat the New York Islanders 3-1 for their fourth straight win

Gourde scores in OT, Lightning beat Blackhawks 5-4

Yanni Gourde had a breakaway goal 4:25 into overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning rallied from a three-goal deficit to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4

NHL poised to skate into China, hockey's next frontier

The NHL is poised to skate into China, hockey's next frontier

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