Bubble Hockey Champions: Tampa Bay Lightning Win Stanley Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta — The joyful yells from the bench could be heard in the empty arena in the final seconds and the roar from players when Commissioner Gary Bettman called for Steven Stamkos to accept the Stanley Cup echoed even louder. The triumph of winnin...
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Sharks Head Into Uncertain Offseason With Key Free Agents

SAN JOSE — If Joe Thornton comes back for a 22nd season in the NHL, it would only be with the San Jose Sharks. Captain Joe Pavelski is confident he will get a deal done to stay with the franchise he joined as a draft pick back in 2003. "I've been treated wi...
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Flyers Remove Statue of Late Singer Kate Smith

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular rec...