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Northeastern's Patrick Schule (25) celebrates his goal with teammates Grant Jozefek (15), Julian Kislin (8) and Tyler Madden (9) during the second period of the Beanpot Tournament championship NCAA college hockey game against Boston University in Boston, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tyler Madden signs 3-year contract with Los Angeles Kings

Mar. 30, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with LA. Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, but the Kings...

The Latest: Sparks guard Wiese tests positive for virus

Mar. 27, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Los Angeles Sparks guard Sydney Wiese posted on Twitter that she tested positive for COVID-19. Wiese said that she was “feeling well — fortunate to only show mild symptoms, but I am capable of spreading...

Boston University's Trevor Zegras (13) celebrates his tying goal against Northeastern's Craig Pantano, left, during the third period of the Beanpot Tournament championship NCAA college hockey game in Boston, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Ducks sign first-round pick Trevor Zegras to 3-year contract

Mar. 27, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

Trevor Zegras is in hockey limbo like everyone else, but he is hoping that signing with the Anaheim Ducks on Friday will serve as motivation until he can get back on the ice. “The past week has been pretty much sitting and waiting,” Zegras said during a conference call after inking a three-year...

Empty seats are seen at the start of an NHL hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Ottawa player is 1st in NHL to test positive for COVID-19

Mar. 18, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

The NHL has its first known case of the new coronavirus after an Ottawa Senators player tested positive. The team announced late Tuesday that an unidentified player had tested positive for COVID-19. The Senators said the player has mild symptoms and is in isolation, and that other players are being tested under...

The Latest: USA Swimming cancels meet, delays nationals

Mar. 16, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): USA Swimming has canceled next month's TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Southern California and postponed the combined open water national and junior national championships in Florida. The TYR meet was to be held April 16-19...

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum stands in Cooperstown, N.Y. On Saturday, March 14, 2020, the hall said it will close to the public beginning Sunday at 5 p.m. due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

The Latest: Kroenke to pay arena employees during shutdown

Mar. 15, 2020 12:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local): 12:30 a.m.. Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche ownership Kroenke Sports & Entertainment says it will pay its part-time and hourly employees impacted by the cancellations due to the coronavirus outbreak for the...

Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis, left, celebrates his goal as Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson kneels at right during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kings stay hot, beat Senators 3-2 for seventh straight win

Mar. 12, 2020 2:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Frk scored the go-ahead-goal in the third period, Gabriel Vilardi had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight victory. Trevor Lewis also scored and Calvin Petersen made 24 saves for the Kings, who...

St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo (27) celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Pietrangelo's two goals lifts Blues to 4-2 win over Ducks

Mar. 12, 2020 1:57 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo scored two goals, Jake Allen made 36 saves and the St. Louis Blues defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 on Wednesday night. This was the game that was rescheduled after Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode 12:10 into the first period on Feb. 11. It...

Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane (88) celebrates with teammate Dominick Kubalik (8) of the Czech Republic, after defeating the San Jose Sharks 6-2 in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Kane scores twice, Blackhawks skate past Sharks 6-2

Mar. 11, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored twice, Alex DeBrincat had three assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Wednesday night. Duncan Keith, Brandon Saad, Alex Nylander and rookie Dominik Kubalik also scored as the Blackhawks handed the Sharks their ninth loss in their last 12...

Fans celebrate behind Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Justin Schultz (4) as they greet Patrick Marleau (12) who scored against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

The Chase: Established NHL vets trade comfort for Cup shot

Mar. 11, 2020 3:08 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The evidence of Patrick Marleau's near miss is everywhere. In the rafters at PPG Paints Arena. In the lobby on the way to the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room, where a replica of the Stanley Cup the franchise won in 2016 at the expense of Marleau and the San Jose Sharks sits. In the...