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US hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home

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Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, dies unexpectedly. More>>

Not all South Koreans are happy about unified hockey team

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South Koreans seem generally happy to see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but not on their own team. More>>

Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extension

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The five biggest conferences in the NCAA have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after student-athletes leave campus. More>>

IOC: More initiatives coming to promote Korean unity

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Olympics organizers have promised that "much more exciting initiatives" promoting Korean unity will emerge this weekend. More>>

IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

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Olympic and government officials from North Korea and South Korea have begun a meeting at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Switzerland to confirm how they will unite for the Pyeongchang Winter Games next month. More>>

Canada women shooting for 5th straight Olympic hockey gold

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The American women's hockey team has not won an Olympic gold medal since 1998 while Canada is seeking a fifth straight Olympic title. More>>

Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is 'wide open'

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The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open. More>>

Medals unlikely as 22 North Koreans head to Winter Olympics

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A look at the 22 North Korean athletes invited by the IOC to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics next month in five different sports. More>>

Fleury, Golden Knights beat Lightning 4-1

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Marc-Andre Fleury makes 28 saves as Vegas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 in matchup of conference leaders. More>>

Sizzling Avs win 8th straight by holding off Sharks 5-3

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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night. More>>

Couturier's goal lifts Flyers over Leafs on Lindros' night

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Flyers retire Lindros' No. 88, beat Maple Leafs 3-2 on Couturier's overtime goal. More>>

Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games

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Uniting athletes from South Korea and North Korea at the Pyeongchang Games next month offers hope of an Olympic victory for all parties. More>>

Canada's female coach chasing 5th straight Olympic gold

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Laura Schuler always wanted to coach hockey. Now she's the first former player to coach the Canadian women, trying to extend Canada's hold on Olympic gold to five straight at the 2018 Winter Games. More>>

Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins 5-3

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Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique scored 1:35 apart to Anaheim the lead during its four-goal second period, and the Ducks went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3. More>>

Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineup

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Even without many medal prospects, North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea. More>>

The Latest: Tillerson says NK responsible for suffering

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South Korea says the rival Koreas have agreed to form their first joint Olympic team and have their athletes march together during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in the South. More>>

Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

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The two Koreas are meeting again to discuss North Korean participation in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. More>>

Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue Jackets

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Four key Columbus Blue Jackets' forwards and a defensemen went down to injuries in recent weeks, leaving coach John Tortorella to patch together lines with help from minor-league Cleveland. More>>

Seguin scores in OT to lead Stars to 3-2 win over Bruins

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Former Bruins first-round draft pick Tyler Seguin scored on a delayed penalty in overtime to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory over Boston. More>>

Golden Knights hope to sustain momentum in second half

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The expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have the best record in the Western Conference, look to sustain that momentum in the second half of the season. More>>

AP Source: Sharks place D Paul Martin on waivers

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A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the San Jose Sharks have placed veteran defenseman Paul Martin on waivers. More>>

MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks 3-1 for 7th straight win

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Nathan MacKinnon kept up his torrid home scoring with a goal, Jonathan Bernier stopped 33 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 for their seventh straight win. More>>

Penn State is growing into 'Hockey Valley'

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After creating Division I men's and women's programs, Penn State is becoming 'Hockey Valley'. More>>

North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics

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North and South Korea have begun talks about North Korea's plan to send an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics. More>>

Koreas may field a joint women's hockey team at Olympics

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North and South Korea have agreed in principle to field a joint women's ice hockey team during next month's Olympics in South Korea and relayed their position to the International Olympic Committee. More>>

Danault hit in head by Chara's slap shot; Bruins top Habs

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Boston Bruins post 4-3 shootout win over Montreal after Canadiens' Danault hit in head by Chara slap shot. More>>

Caps rally, beat Hurricanes on Beagle's goal with 1.3 left

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Jay Beagle scored with 1.3 seconds remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3. More>>

Column: What's the worst sports city in America?

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Column: Atlanta gets a lot of credit for being the worst sports city in America, but Cleveland, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and San Diego are also very much in the mix. More>>

US Army challenging nickname of NHL's Las Vegas franchise

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The U.S. Army has filed a challenge opposing the application of the NHL's newest franchise to register the trademark "Las Vegas Golden Knights.". More>>

Young college try: Boeser, Keller impress as NHL rookies

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College products Brock Boeser and Clayton Keller are impressing as NHL rookies. More>>

Brule, Raymond, Roy among ex-NHL vets on Canada Olympic team

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Brule, Raymond, Roy among former NHL veterans on Canada men's Olympic team. More>>

League-leading Lightning get 4 All-Stars as they play host

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Winger Nikita Kucherov, defenseman Victor Hedman and Andrei Vasilevskiy will join Lightning captain Steven Stamkos at NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa, Florida. More>>

Blackhawks in last place halfway through season

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Chicago Blackhawks in last place in Central halfway through season. More>>

Dzingel scores 2, Senators beat league-best Lightning 6-3

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Ryan Dzingel scored twice and Mark Stone had a goal and two assists to help the Ottawa Senators beat the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3. More>>

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