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  • Waiting game excruciating for Ekblad, NHL draft prospects

    The Sports Xchange By Dylan Butler, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: final update Waiting game excruciating for Ekblad, NHL draft prospects PHILADELPHIA -- Aaron Ekblad waited his whole life for this, what's another few seconds, right? A dramatic pause...
  • Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach

    Capitals promote MacLellan to GM, name Trotz coach
    ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals promoted Brian MacLellan to senior vice president and general manager, and named Barry Trotz as the new head coach on Monday. MacLellan becomes the sixth general manager in team history, spending the past 13...
  • State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick

    State's Tight-Knit Hockey Community Focuses On Quick
    STAMFORD — Mike Backman said he wasn't sure how terrific his son-in-law was Monday night until he got home and saw the replays Tuesday morning. It was then that Backman saw the stick save that Jonathan Quick made on Mats Zuccarello in the first...
  • Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says

    Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau 'makes us believe,' Mathieu Perreault says
    With his sixth division champion, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau is one win from reaching his first conference final. He came close once, as coach of the Washington Capitals, losing Game 7 to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2009...
  • Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1

    Kings are denied a Game 4 clincher by Rangers, 2-1
    Symmetry took the night off. It could have been such a tidy completed hockey circle, two Stanley Cups clinched by the Kings exactly two years apart. But the Kings will have to wait two more days to get another shot at winning their second Stanley Cup....
  • The men who will decide Donald Sterling's fate: NBA's other owners

    As part of the NBA's sweeping sanctions against Clippers owner Donald Sterling over his controversial racial remarks, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is urging the league's other owners to push for the Clippers' sale. Silver said that if three-quarters...
  • With Robyn Regehr injured, Jeff Schultz could be in Kings' lineup

    With Robyn Regehr injured, Jeff Schultz could be in Kings' lineup
    Every so often, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter will veer off message and drop a bit of significant injury information. Sunday was not that day. After all, it is the playoffs and the Kings took the opening game against the Ducks in the second round on...
  • Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey

    Olympics: Amanda Kessel gets back up to speed for U.S. women's hockey
    SOCHI, Russia — It wasn’t an official game, just a spirited and quick-paced scrimmage Tuesday for the U.S. women’s hockey team against Germany on the Olympic practice rink. But it was as close as Amanda Kessel has come to playing a...
  • Ducks will try to maintain momentum after Olympic break

    NASHVILLE — By making their final impression before the Winter Olympics break another case of imposing their will at crunch time, the Ducks have nearly three weeks to savor their labor. "That was us," Ducks forward Corey Perry said of the three-...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...
  • Injury to keep U.S. hockey team's GM away from Sochi Olympics

    Injury to keep U.S. hockey team's GM away from Sochi Olympics
    SOCHI, Russia — Team USA General Manager David Poile will not travel to Russia for the Olympic men's hockey tournament because of injuries he suffered last week when he was hit in the face by an errant puck. Poile underwent surgery for facial...
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau not surprised by Washington Capitals moves

    DALLAS — Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau said Saturday he wasn’t surprised that the Washington Capitals — his previous employer — declined to renew the contract of general manager George McPhee and dismissed coach Adam Oates after the...