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Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals. more »
The first half of the NHL season brought us, among other delights, scoring sprees by Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid and stunning rookie performances by Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine. With the league settling into its second half, here are five storylines to follow the rest of the way. more »
There was no shortage of moments that caught the attention of hockey fans over the last seven days, including a pair of what could be the most odd penalties ever handed out, Brock Lesnar making the Jets feel superstitious, and Brad Marchand scoring without needing to shoot the puck. more »