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    'You can't lose 'em all': 44-year-old prophecy finally coming true for Caps fans

    'You can't lose 'em all': 44-year-old prophecy finally coming true for Caps fans


    ​Jimmy Patterson was a fresh-faced 22-year-old in the stands at the old Capital Center in October 1974 when the expansion Washington Capitals won their first NHL...

    ​Jimmy Patterson was a fresh-faced 22-year-old in the stands at the old Capital Center in October 1974 when the expansion Washington Capitals won their first NHL game.

    As Knights' roots deepen, players discover there's more to Vegas than the Strip

    As Knights' roots deepen, players discover there's more to Vegas than the Strip


    Pierre-Edouard Bellemare didn't know what to do as he browsed in the grocery store. Fans were admiring the native Frenchman and centre for the Vegas Golden Knights, but he had become star-struck...

    Pierre-Edouard Bellemare didn't know what to do as he browsed in the grocery store. Fans were admiring the native Frenchman and centre for the Vegas Golden Knights, but he had become star-struck himself.

    Sharks ink Evander Kane to 7-year deal

    Sharks ink Evander Kane to 7-year deal


    The San Jose Sharks have signed pending free agent forward Evander Kane to a seven-year contract. The deal finalized on Thursday keeps the high-scoring winger off the open market and part of the Sharks long-term...

    The San Jose Sharks have signed pending free agent forward Evander Kane to a seven-year contract. The deal finalized on Thursday keeps the high-scoring winger off the open market and part of the Sharks long-term future.

    Maple Leafs hire Laurence Gilman as 2nd assistant GM

    Maple Leafs hire Laurence Gilman as 2nd assistant GM


    The Toronto Maple Leafs haven't wasted any time filling their executive offices. For the second time in as many days, the Leafs added an assistant general manager on Thursday, hiring Laurence Gilman from the National Hockey League's head...

    The Toronto Maple Leafs haven't wasted any time filling their executive offices. For the second time in as many days, the Leafs added an assistant general manager on Thursday, hiring Laurence Gilman from the National Hockey League's head office.

    Nick Henry's hat trick helps Pats eliminate Broncos from Memorial Cup

    Nick Henry's hat trick helps Pats eliminate Broncos from Memorial Cup


    Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday...

    Nick Henry scored a hat trick as the Regina Pats eliminated Western Hockey League rival the Swift Current Broncos from the Memorial Cup with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.

    Ovechkin and Capitals finally break through to reach Stanley Cup final

    Ovechkin and Capitals finally break through to reach Stanley Cup final


    The Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup final. Washington downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference...

    The Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup final. Washington downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

    Hosting fee causing high Memorial Cup ticket prices, low attendance

    Hosting fee causing high Memorial Cup ticket prices, low attendance


    The organizing committee chair for the 100th Memorial Cup says that a high fee to host the tournament has caused increased ticket prices and impacted...

    The organizing committee chair for the 100th Memorial Cup says that a high fee to host the tournament has caused increased ticket prices and impacted attendance.

    Bulldogs top Titan for back-to-back wins at Memorial Cup

    Bulldogs top Titan for back-to-back wins at Memorial Cup


    Robert Thomas scored the winner on the power play as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-2 on Tuesday in the Memorial Cup round-robin finale for both...

    Robert Thomas scored the winner on the power play as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged the Acadie-Bathurst Titan 3-2 on Tuesday in the Memorial Cup round-robin finale for both teams.

    Evander Kane closing in on 7-year deal with Sharks: report

    Evander Kane closing in on 7-year deal with Sharks: report


    The San Jose Sharks are closing in on a seven-year contract with Evander Kane that will keep the high-scoring forward off the free-agent...

    The San Jose Sharks are closing in on a seven-year contract with Evander Kane that will keep the high-scoring forward off the free-agent market.

    Alex Ovechkin ready for 'biggest game of my life'

    Alex Ovechkin ready for 'biggest game of my life'


    Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he's determined to make the most of the...

    Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he's determined to make the most of the opportunity.

    Caps, Lightning have love-hate relationship with Game 7s

    Caps, Lightning have love-hate relationship with Game 7s


    One team loves playing in Game 7, the other can't stand it. Rob Pizzo breaks down the Caps and Lightning ahead of their Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup...

    One team loves playing in Game 7, the other can't stand it. Rob Pizzo breaks down the Caps and Lightning ahead of their Game 7 with a trip to the Stanley Cup Final

    Shear the beard: Jets' Laine to shave off infamous playoff scruff

    Shear the beard: Jets' Laine to shave off infamous playoff scruff


    Patrik Laine will look like a new man by the weekend. The Winnipeg Jets top goal-scorer has an appointment booked with his hairdresser in Finland to cut his long locks and shave off his scruffy beard, ridding himself of a look that drew teasing from his...

    Patrik Laine will look like a new man by the weekend. The Winnipeg Jets top goal-scorer has an appointment booked with his hairdresser in Finland to cut his long locks and shave off his scruffy beard, ridding himself of a look that drew teasing from his teammates and jokes from fans.

    Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations

    Lou Lamoriello hired by Islanders as president of hockey operations


    Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey...

    Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello has joined the New York Islanders and will have full authority in all hockey matters. The team on Tuesday announced the hiring of the 75-year-old Lamoriello as president of hockey operations.

    Golden Knights authoring quite the remarkable story

    Golden Knights authoring quite the remarkable story


    Expansion teams are not supposed to conduct themselves the way the Vegas Golden Knights have this season. Yet the team from the state of Nevada is four wins away from changing...

    Expansion teams are not supposed to conduct themselves the way the Vegas Golden Knights have this season. Yet the team from the state of Nevada is four wins away from changing everything.

    Maple Leafs part ways with assistant GM Mark Hunter

    Maple Leafs part ways with assistant GM Mark Hunter


    The Leafs announced Tuesday that the club and assistant general manager Mark Hunter have mutually agreed to part ways. The move comes in the aftermath of news that Leafs senior adviser Lou Lamoriello, Toronto's GM the past three seasons, is expected to...

    The Leafs announced Tuesday that the club and assistant general manager Mark Hunter have mutually agreed to part ways. The move comes in the aftermath of news that Leafs senior adviser Lou Lamoriello, Toronto's GM the past three seasons, is expected to take the helm of the New York Islanders.

    Late winner gives Hamilton Bulldogs breathing room at Memorial Cup

    Late winner gives Hamilton Bulldogs breathing room at Memorial Cup


    Marian Studenic scored the winner as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 on Monday night to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout performance from Broncos goaltender Stuart...

    Marian Studenic scored the winner as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 on Monday night to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout performance from Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner.

    Capitals strike down Lightning to force Game 7

    Capitals strike down Lightning to force Game 7


    T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game...

    T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7.

    Jets goalie Hellebuyck consoles teammates who 'left their heart out there'

    Jets goalie Hellebuyck consoles teammates who 'left their heart out there'


    After the final buzzer, Connor Hellebuyck went up to his teammates still on the ice, many bent over their sticks their heads hanging dejectedly, and gave them a pat and said a few words in what he agreed was an emotional...

    After the final buzzer, Connor Hellebuyck went up to his teammates still on the ice, many bent over their sticks their heads hanging dejectedly, and gave them a pat and said a few words in what he agreed was an emotional moment.

    Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full schedule and TV guide

    Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full schedule and TV guide


    Hockey Night in Canada's coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs features action from the conference...

    Hockey Night in Canada's coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs features action from the conference finals.