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  • Tom Lysiak, 3-time NHL All-Star, dies of leukemia at age 63

    Former NHL All-Star Tom Lysiak has died of leukemia at the age of 63. Lysiak's daughter, Jessie Lysiak Braun, confirmed on Twitter that he died Monday. In the process, Lysiak also made a fan for life out of Ed Olczyk, who idolized the center from High Prairie, Alberta, while growing up in Chicago.

    The Associated Press
  • Six Bruins prospects ready to break through next season

    Here are the top six Bruins prospects expected to contribute in Boston for the NHL parent club that’s developed them over the years
  • Ex-NHL player pleads not guilty to assaulting woman

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) -- A former NHL player has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a woman in Massachusetts over the weekend.

    The Associated Press
  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    Philadelphia Flyers legend Rick MacLeish has died after battling an illness, the team announced. MacLeish died Monday night after a two-month stay at a hospital. MacLeish played parts of 12 seasons with the Flyers and was the first player in franchise history to score 50 goals when he had 50 goals…

  • Sharks look to regroup in Game 2 against Penguins

    The San Jose Sharks insist they'll be better in Game 2 on Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins than they were in the opener, when the Western Conference champions wobbled out of the gate and never really had control in a 3-2 loss that spoiled the club's debut in the NHL's marquee event…

    The Associated Press
  • Monday's Sports in Brief

    Baylor has hired former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe to replace Art Briles and lead its football program through a tumultuous time. A little more than an hour after Grobe's hiring was made official, Baylor announced that athletic director Ian McCaw had resigned, severing another tie with the…

    The Associated Press
  • Sharks' Marleau doesn't expect punishment for hit on Rust

    PITTSBURGH -- The first controversial hit of the Stanley Cup Final came from of an unlikely source.

    CSN Bay Area
  • Haggerty's 2016 NHL Mock Draft 2.0

    The one thing we know from last summer’s NHL Draft: Anything can happen. See how the first round looks in Joe Haggerty's latest mock draft.
  • Maturing Crosby back on top of his game for Penguins

    Sidney Crosby does not have an off switch. If there was one, Patric Hornqvist believes he would have found it by now. Not once over the last two years while playing alongside one of the NHL's most popular players has Hornqvist seen an exasperated sigh, a roll of the eyes or so much as a smirk from…

    The Associated Press
  • Hurricanes hire Samuelsson to coach AHL team in Charlotte

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Hurricanes have hired veteran NHL defenseman Ulf Samuelsson to coach their AHL affiliate in Charlotte.

    The Associated Press
  • Blues sign Hitchcock to 1-year deal, will be his last

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ken Hitchcock has another one-year deal to coach the St. Louis Blues. The 64-year-old says this one will be his last.

    The Associated Press
  • NHL play-offs final result

    May 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the NHL Play-offs Final match between Pittsburgh and San Jose on Monday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 T PITTSBURGH 2 0 1 3 San Jose 0 2 0 2 (Pittsburgh lead the best-of-seven series by 1-0)

  • Stanley Cup Final preview: Commonalities between Penguins, Sharks

    The San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins don’t see each other much during the regular season but that doesn’t mean there can’t be a common bond. For each, the chance to end years of frustration – certainly more for the Sharks than the Penguins – is here. It’s the Stanley Cup Final, and for just…

    CSN Chicago
  • Lombardi wants US World Cup team to win like it's 1996

    When Dean Lombardi put together the United States roster for the return of the World Cup of Hockey, one model that attracted his attention was a team from 20 years ago. Lombardi and USA Hockey finalized the 23-man roster Friday, and the result was a gritty bunch that will very much fit coach John…

    The Associated Press
  • NHL-Late Bonino goal helps Pens win Stanley Cup opener

    Nick Bonino scored late in the third period to help the Pittsburgh Penguins recover from a mid-game meltdown and claim a 3-2 home victory in their Stanley Cup Finals opener against the San Jose Sharks on Monday. Locked at 2-2, the game appeared destined for overtime until Bonino took a pinpoint…

  • Even in retirement, Dupuis a factor for Penguins

    Pascal Dupuis headed home to Montreal last December, threw his hockey gear in the garage and waited for his retirement to become real. The longtime Pittsburgh Penguins forward knew the pangs of regret would come, even as he understood it was the right choice to step away from the game due to…

    The Associated Press
  • Stanley Cup Final notes: NHL expansion, Olympic issues

    PITTSBURGH NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman offered no clues on Monday during his annual Stanley Cup Final address as to the state of NHL expansion or the current odds that Las Vegas gets a franchise. If Vegas were added, it would have a direct impact on Pacific Division clubs such as the Sharks.…

    CSN Bay Area
  • Stanley Cup Final turns into reunion for Sharks' Paul Martin

    Back when the playoffs started nearly seven weeks ago, San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin wondered what it would be like to play his old teammates in Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Final. There were plenty of steps needed before that could happen considering the Sharks had never made it that far…

    The Associated Press
  • Bonino plays unlikely hero in Penguins' Game 1 win

    Nick Boninos best stick in the playoffs this spring has been as a dominant faceoff guy for the Penguins. Naturally, what Bonino did Tuesday night in the final 2:33 of play turned out to be something the 28-year-old centerman doesnt do all that often -- like scoring a goal. Boninos first-ever…

    CSN Bay Area
  • Commissioner says money key to NHL Olympic participation

    NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said reduced funding from the International Olympic Committee could spell the end of league participation in the Olympic Games. Speaking before game one of the Stanley Cup finals in Pittsburgh between the Penguins and the San Jose Sharks, Bettman dropped a strong hint…