MOSCOW (AP) Russia’s Ak Bars Kazan won the Kontinental Hockey League’s Gagarin Cup for the third time in its history on Sunday with a surprise 4-1 series win over CSKA Moscow.
WASHINGTON — The best-of-seven is now a best-of-three.
DENVER (AP) Colorado defenseman Patrik Nemeth set career highs this season in goals, games and perhaps even grudges.
Give the Colorado Avalanche credit for putting up a gallant fight in their first-round Western Conference series with the Nashville Predators. In fact, Colorado came within a post of forcing overtime in Game 4 and possibly evening the series Wednesday night.
TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs are a better team than shown by the results of the first two games of the first-round playoff series with the Boston Bruins.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Blue Jackets find themselves moving deep into uncharted waters.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Philipp Grubauer was 18 and had only been in North America for a year and a half when he walked into the Windsor Spitfires locker room as the latest member of a stacked junior team.
SEATTLE (AP) The NHL expansion effort in Seattle took another step forward Wednesday, naming Tod Leiweke as the president and CEO for the prospective club.