Chris Johnston

Corey Perry beat out Daniel Sedin for the Hart Trophy at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas Wednesday night.

Canucks win Lindsay and Selke awards, miss on Hart and Vezina

The Vancouver Canucks may have missed out on the trophy they wanted most, but they didn’t walk away empty-handed from the best season in franchise history.

Corey Perry beat out Daniel Sedin for the Hart Trophy at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas Wednesday night.
Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby is held by Washington Capital Mike Green the Capitals 3-1 win in the Winter Classic in Pittsburgh

Capitals win soggy Winter Classic

Faced with conditions more suitable for a football game, the Washington Capitals dug in and gutted out a victory in a fashion that is pretty familiar to fans at Heinz Field.

Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby is held by Washington Capital Mike Green the Capitals 3-1 win in the Winter Classic in Pittsburgh
Ryan Kessler and Zach Parise celebrate as Canada’s Coery Perry kneels in the background during the American’s 5-3 win Sunday.

U.S. beats Canada in men’s hockey

Still without a top line and a clear-cut No. 1 goaltender, Team Canada is doing things the hard way at the Olympics.

Ryan Kessler and Zach Parise celebrate as Canada’s Coery Perry kneels in the background during the American’s 5-3 win Sunday.
Boston Bruin Marco Sturm and Philadelphia Flyers Arron Asham fight for a puck in the corner during the Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston

Fairytale finish at Fenway

As thousands of bundled-up fans started to go silent at Fenway Park, the Boston Bruins feared they were on the verge of spoiling a picture-perfect moment.

Boston Bruin Marco Sturm and Philadelphia Flyers Arron Asham fight for a puck in the corner during the Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston
Toronto Maple Leaf Colton Orr

Flames burn Leafs

Everything about Brent Sutter’s body language suggested he was discussing a Calgary Flames loss.

Toronto Maple Leaf Colton Orr
Suzann Pettersen has a five-shot lead heading into the final round of the CN Canadian Open at Priddis Greens.

Pettersen in control

uzann Pettersen has 18 holes to truly put two years worth of close calls behind her.

Suzann Pettersen has a five-shot lead heading into the final round of the CN Canadian Open at Priddis Greens.

Mind over matter

Maybe Anna Rawson will finally start to believe that she picked the right profession.

Anthony Kim is one shot off the lead at the Canadian Open. Rain has forced the final two rounds to finish today.

Monday finish for Canadian Open

As the unofficial host of the RBC Canadian Open, it only seems fitting that Mike Weir buy the rest of the field a drink. He might want one for himself, too.

Anthony Kim is one shot off the lead at the Canadian Open. Rain has forced the final two rounds to finish today.
The Edmonton Oilers signed Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khbibulin to a four-year deal Wednesday to replace Dwayne Roloson.

Free-agent blowout — everything must go!

When the doors to free agency finally opened, NHL general managers went charging into the marketplace like bargain-hunters on Boxing Day.

The Edmonton Oilers signed Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khbibulin to a four-year deal Wednesday to replace Dwayne Roloson.

HNHLPA meets with Bettman

After waiting 16 years to make an appearance at the NHLPA’s player meetings, Gary Bettman needed a little extra time to get his point across.

Washington Capital Alex Ovechkin takes a closer look at the Hart Memorial trophy after claiming it for a second year in a row. Earlier Thursday he was awarded the Lester B. Pearson award for the second time as well

Repeating Gr8ness

Even though the NHL awards changed venues, the same man remained in the spotlight.

Washington Capital Alex Ovechkin takes a closer look at the Hart Memorial trophy after claiming it for a second year in a row. Earlier Thursday he was awarded the Lester B. Pearson award for the second time as well
Six years ago with Anaheim Dan Bylsma had the game on his stick and couldn’t convert against Martin Brodeur and New Jersey in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. He is hoping to cash in this time.

Bylsma’s second chance

Dan Bylsma is hoping for a picture perfect ending to this Stanley Cup.

Six years ago with Anaheim Dan Bylsma had the game on his stick and couldn’t convert against Martin Brodeur and New Jersey in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. He is hoping to cash in this time.
Detroit Red Wing Chris Osgood stops Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby on Sunday as Detroit won 3-1 to take a 2-0 Stanley Cup Final lead.

Wings in control

The Detroit Red Wings just keep finding ways to win at the Stanley Cup. Outchanced for a second straight game and still battling injuries, the Red Wings managed to grab a commanding 2-0 series lead with a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday.

Detroit Red Wing Chris Osgood stops Pittsburgh Penguin Sidney Crosby on Sunday as Detroit won 3-1 to take a 2-0 Stanley Cup Final lead.
Canada goaltender Dwayne Roloson slumps as Russian Oleg Saprykin celebrates his goal as Russia beat Canada 2-1 to win the 2009 World Championship Sunday.

Stuck on silver

he rivalry has returned.

Canada goaltender Dwayne Roloson slumps as Russian Oleg Saprykin celebrates his goal as Russia beat Canada 2-1 to win the 2009 World Championship Sunday.
Former Red Deer Rebel Colby Armstrong gets tangled with Norway’s Morten Ask during Canada’s 5-1 win on Sunday.

Canada stocks up on D

Lindy Ruff thinks his Canadian team might have too much of a good thing at the IIHF World Hockey Championship.

Former Red Deer Rebel Colby Armstrong gets tangled with Norway’s Morten Ask during Canada’s 5-1 win on Sunday.
Red Deer goalie Chris Mason grabs a drink during practice with Team Canada on Saturday. Mason will get the start against Hungary today.

Mason starts for Canada

Even though Canadian goalie Chris Mason is attending the IIHF World Hockey Championship for the third time, you won’t find his name in any official tournament statistics.

Red Deer goalie Chris Mason grabs a drink during practice with Team Canada on Saturday. Mason will get the start against Hungary today.
Canada’s Drew Doughty checks Belarus’ Alexei Kaliuzhny during Canada’s 6-1 win on Friday in Kloten Switzerland.

Canada blows past Belarus

Steven Stamkos is a perfect example of just how much an invitation to the IIHF World Hockey Championship can mean to a player.

Canada’s Drew Doughty checks Belarus’ Alexei Kaliuzhny during Canada’s 6-1 win on Friday in Kloten Switzerland.