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  • Finland confident as it prepares for Sochi Olympics hockey tournament

    SOCHI, Russia -- Who’s the favorite to win the Olympic men’s hockey tournament? “We are,” Finland forward Olli Jokinen said Monday after the team -- minus Ducks winger Teemu Selanne and defenseman Sami Vatanen -- skated at the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Finland names men's hockey team replacements

    Sochi Olympics: Finland names men's hockey team replacements
    SOCHI, Russia -- Finland’s men’s hockey team had a hard time finding replacements when standout NHL forwards Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild and Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning had to withdraw because of injuries. The team&...
  • Sochi Olympics: Finland hockey loses Valtteri Filppula, Mikko Koivu

    SOCHI, Russia -- Injuries continue to deplete the field for the Sochi Olympics men’s hockey tournament even before it starts. Team Finland took a double hit on Friday when it lost forward Valtteri Filppula of the Tampa Bay Lightning to a broken...
  • Sochi Olympics: Teemu Selanne's enthusiasm for hockey never gets old

    Sochi Olympics: Teemu Selanne's enthusiasm for hockey never gets old
    SOCHI, Russia — The problem in placing 43-year-old Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne alongside 18-year-old Aleksander Barkov and 21-year-old Mikael Granlund on Team Finland's top line isn't that Selanne won't be able to keep up with the two youngsters....
  • Big Ben strikes again; Kings make sure Lightning doesn't

    Big Ben strikes again; Kings make sure Lightning doesn't
    Ben Scrivens didn't mind that his shutout streak ended Tuesday, not with the way the Kings are surging. They dominated the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning, 5-2, at Staples Center, as five Kings scored goals. “I want to win more...
  • Resurgent Red Wings even series 1-1

    Resurgent Red Wings even series 1-1
    There were times during their first-round series against the Wild when the Blackhawks weren't at their best. Despite those moments, the Hawks cruised past their under-manned foe in five games. Memo to the Hawks: The Red Wings aren't the Wild....
  • Matt Every leads Greenbrier Classic; Phil Mickelson misses cut

    Matt Every shot an eight-under 62 on Friday for a one-stroke lead over five other players midway through the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Every is at nine under for the tournament, one stroke in front of Russell Henley (65), Bill...
  • Red Wings Shutout BlueJackets

    Red Wings Shutout BlueJackets
    Recently recalled Joey MacDonald made 37 saves for his second NHL shutout, and Drew Miller and Valtteri Filppula scored first-period goals to lift the Detroit Red Wings past the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Thursday night. After snapping Washington's...
  • Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout

    Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout
    One point is better than none.  That's what the Red Wings will have to settle for after falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in a shootout Monday night at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings spotted the Penguins a 4-0 lead in the second period before...
  • Red Wings Fall in OT on New Year's Eve

    Red Wings Fall in OT on New Year's Eve
    P.A. Parenteau scored on a power play at 3:57 of overtime to give the New York Islanders a 4-3 victory over the Western Conference-leading Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Parenteau put in a one-timer from the left faceoff dot for his ninth goal....
  • Flyers Beat Wings at Joe For First Time in Two Decades

    Flyers Beat Wings at Joe For First Time in Two Decades
    James van Riemsdyk, Daniel Carcillo and Scott Hartnell scored to help the Philadelphia Flyers win for the first time in Detroit in more than 22 years, 3-2 over the Red Wings on Sunday. Philadelphia was 0-14-2 at Joe Louis Arena since Nov. 4, 1988....
  • Banged Up Wings Beat Blue Jackets in Overtime

    Banged Up Wings Beat Blue Jackets in Overtime
    Johan Franzen scored 45 seconds into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 6-5 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in a seesaw game on Saturday night. Drew Miller had a goal and two assists, and Jonathan Ericsson and Kris Draper each added a goal...