Jon Cooper on how Lightning have won 3 straight…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper breaks down Saturday's Game 5 win over the Washington Capitals and what has changed for the Bolts as they have reeled off three straight wins in the Eastern Conference Final.

Sweden beats Switzerland to retain world ice…

Sweden capped a victorious run through the ice hockey world championship by edging Switzerland 3-2 in the final after a penalty shootout to successfully defend its title

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning

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Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off…

Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5

Braydon Coburn on trying to slow down Alex…

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn talks about the fast start in Game 5 and the keys to trying to slow down Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals.

Column: Viva Las Vegas! Knights a win from Stanley Cup Final

Column: Viva Las Vegas! expansion Golden Knights close in on trip to Stanley Cup Final

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice…

Switzerland has stunned title favorite Canada 3-2 to reach only its third final of the world ice hockey championship in Copenhagen

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win…

Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night

Rick Bowness: We liked our start; our finish, not…

Tampa Bay Lightning associate coach Rick Bowness says the team had one of its best periods Saturday night in the first but that their play to close out Game 5 left something to be desired.

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final…

Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East…

Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime

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Ryan Callahan: When it comes to the playoffs…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan on the team's strong start to Game 5 and digging deep to weather the storm when the Washington Capitals made their push late in the game.

Column: Atlanta hockey fans cheering Anybody But The Jets

Column: Winnipeg's playoff run rips bandages off old wounds for Atlanta hockey fans

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets…

Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg

Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top…

Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals _ including an empty-netter in the closing seconds _ to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of the Western Conference final

Tyler Johnson on Game 5: We need to avoid mental…

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Tyler Johnson discusses tonight's Game 5 against the Washington Capitals.

Hellebuyck confident in net, despite 2 straight losses

After the Winnipeg Jets lost Game 3 of the Western Conference final, goaltender Connor Hellebuyck didn't seem fazed and spoke like a confident veteran rather than a third-year player whose team appears to be unraveling

Powering the Flower: Vegas' Prior teaches Fleury…

The Vegas Golden Knights figured they might get something special by crossing a respected goaltending coach with an accomplished goaltender

Capitals' Wilson thinks hit from TB's Stralman…

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson thinks Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman could be in trouble for a hit that drew a boarding penalty in Game 3 of their teams' Eastern Conference final

Jon Cooper on battling back from being down 2-0…

Tampa Bay Lightning coach on getting back in to the series after being down 2-0 to the Washington Capitals.

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Qatar helps keep US capital city subway open for NHL fans

Qatar is helping hockey fans in the U.S. capital get an extra hour of subway service on the night of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning

Gallant, Maurice took long road to lead Golden…

Gerard Gallant and Paul Maurice followed winding paths to playoff success with Vegas, Winnipeg

Finland tops US, Canada shuts out Germany at…

Finland has handed the United States its first defeat at the ice hockey world championship in a 6-2 thumping