Plucky Stars, leading Lightning confident going into Game 6

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — After a very un-Dallas Stars-like first overtime period in which they sat back and let the Tampa Bay Lightning take it to them, players and coaches in the locker room had a ve...

Perry gives Stars 1-0 lead after 1 in Game 5 of Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Corey Perry scored to give the Dallas Stars a 1-0 lead on the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night as they try to avoid elimination. ...

After 13 seasons, Rangers trade Staal to Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings acquired defenseman Marc Staal and a second-round draft pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations Saturday. The draft pick is in 2...

Almost no travel in NHL playoffs benefits Lightning, Stars

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Dallas Stars have been inside the NHL bubble in Edmonton for two months, staying in a hotel connected to the arena. Tampa Bay’s only trip since this unu...

'Black Aces' in bubble have toughest job in NHL playoffs

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — When Joel Kiviranta capped a hat trick by scoring the series-clinching goal in overtime in his playoff debut in the second round, the young Finn had one real desire. ...

Pavelski goals not enough for Stars, now in 3-1 Cup hole

No U.S. born-player has more playoff goals than Joe Pavelski. No player has scored in a single postseason more this late in his career. That may not be enough for Pavelski and the D...

Stars lead Lightning 2-1 after one in Cup Final Game 4

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — John Klingberg and Joe Pavelski scored and the Dallas Stars led the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 after the first period Friday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. ...

Lightning's Stamkos out for Game 4, not ruled out for series

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Steven Stamkos made a lasting mark on this Stanley Cup Final with an iconic goal, though that could be the last time he takes this ice in the series. Coach J...

Bias suit seeks to block Iowa from cutting women's swim team

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Members of the University of Iowa women's swimming and diving team filed a legal complaint against the school Friday, arguing that a decision to eliminate their program violates...

Brotherly love; Watts embracing unique family reunion

Growing up in Wisconsin, the sibling rivalry between the Watt brothers had no boundaries. Out front playing roller hockey. In the backyard playing football. Mini-baseball in the basement. Even the kit...

Neighbor calls 911 when hockey fans yell 'Shoot! Shoot!'

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A neighbor called sheriff's deputies on some rabid Tampa Bay Lightning fans who were screaming “shoot! shoot!" as they watched Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final on television Wednesda...

Cracking Khudobin: How Lightning have solved Stars goalie

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The goaltender known as “Dobby” has lost some of his magic in the Stanley Cup Final. After three rounds of dominant play put him in the playoff MVP mix, Anto...

Tampa Bay momentum over Dallas into back-to-back Cup games

The Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly. After consecutive games with three-goal periods, Tampa Bay has all of the momen...

Did I leave the stove on? Amazon's flying camera can check

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to be able to answer the nagging question: Did I leave the stove on? The company unveiled a flying home camera that you can ask to fly to check the stove...

Sabres sign Curtis Lazar to 2-year, $1.6 million contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres signed forward Curtis Lazar to a two-year, $1.6 million contract Thursday. Lazar was a restricted free agent, who split last season between th...