Latest Stanley Cup Finals News

Oilers' Yamamoto scores in last minute in 5-4 win over Blues

Nov. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kailer Yamamoto scored in the final minute as the Edmonton Oilers beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 Sunday night. Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Leon Draisaitl and Ryan McLeod also scored for Edmonton, which won in St. Louis for the first time since...

Rangers score 3 in final 6 minutes, rally past Sens 3-2

Oct. 23, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Kreider, Ryan Lindgren and Barclay Goodrow all scored in the final six minutes to rally the New York Rangers past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 Saturday. The Rangers have won four straight, all on the road. Alexandar Georgiev made 26 saves. ...

Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

Oct. 12, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday night. Dominik Simon,...

ESPN, Turner Sports ready to drop the puck on NHL coverage

Oct. 12, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

One of Jimmy Pitaro's top objectives when he became ESPN president was to get the National Hockey League back on the network. On Tuesday night, Pitaro's goal will be realized. Besides the Seattle Kraken's first game, the return of hockey to ESPN and the addition of Turner...

Montreal star Carey Price steps away for mental health help

Oct. 08, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens goaltender Carey Price has voluntarily entered the NHL/NHL Players’ Association joint player assistance program, a stunning announcement Thursday less than a week before the start of the season and just three months after the former NHL MVP backstopped Montreal...

NHL Eastern Conference race still runs through `Champa Bay'

Oct. 05, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

It’s going on 40 years since the NHL last celebrated a three-peat Stanley Cup champion as part of the New York Islanders’ run of four straight titles from 1980-83. The Lightning have won two straight, and defenseman Victor Hedman doesn’t see why Tampa Bay can’t...

Cali slump: All 3 NHL teams in Golden State are rebuilding

Oct. 01, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — What just a few years ago was the most treacherous stretch of the NHL schedule for many teams has turned into a bit of breather of late. The days of being run by the physical, overpowering teams in San Jose, Anaheim and Los Angeles are long in...

Golden Knights enter new era with same high expectations

Sep. 29, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are no longer the NHL’s shiny new toy. That honor now belongs to the expansion Seattle Kraken. With only seven players left from the inaugural roster that reached the 2018 Stanley Cup Final and the...

Kraken look to write own story during inaugural campaign

Sep. 29, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The question will hang over the Seattle Kraken throughout their inaugural season, even if it’s probably unfair. Can they come close to matching what Vegas did in its first season in 2017-18? It seems preposterous to think Seattle...

Benn says Stars built to win in 2nd season since Cup final

Sep. 29, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars opened training camp this month exactly one year after they were still playing in the Stanley Cup Final in the NHL bubble in Canada. In between was another exhausting, condensed season that ended without a return to the playoffs. ...