- Are bungled VA claims systemic? Senators want agency review Updated: May-06-15 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Troubled by delays in handling veterans claims, a bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday urged a wide-scale, independent review of the Department of Veterans Affairs for mismanagement and changes to improve budgeting and speed up applications.
- Canadiens' Brandon Prust apologizes to ref, is fined $5,000 Updated: May-05-15 7:39 pm
TAMPA, Florida - Montreal Canadiens forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for comments he made to referee Brad Watson following Game 2.
- Less 'panic' helps Capitals in 1-goal games against Rangers Updated: May-05-15 7:20 pm
- Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead Updated: May-03-15 11:11 pm
MONTREAL - Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos ended his scoring drought and the Lightning's power-play came to life with four goals - at the expense of the reeling Montreal Canadiens.
- Canadiens' Desharnais misses Game 2 vs. Lightning with flu Updated: May-03-15 5:59 pm
MONTREAL - Montreal center David Desharnais was scratched from the lineup Sunday night for Game 2 of the Canadiens' playoff series against Tampa Bay because of the flu.
- Babcock says he's still uncertain about coaching future Updated: May-01-15 6:20 pm
DETROIT - Mike Babcock says he's not rushing into any decisions about his future.
- Buffalo Sabres fire AHL Rochester coach Cassidy Updated: May-01-15 4:42 pm
ROCHESTER, New York - The Buffalo Sabres are embarking on yet another coaching search after firing Chadd Cassidy, the coach of their minor-league affiliate in Rochester.
- Senators: We will interview both men, women for federal role Updated: May-01-15 1:20 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Following reports that Idaho's U.S. senators had narrowed a search for a federal judicial appointment down to four men, the senators insist that they are interviewing both men and women.
- Babcock's future the focus as Red Wings head into offseason Updated: Apr-30-15 8:17 pm
DETROIT - For the Detroit Red Wings, early exits from the postseason are becoming all too common.
- AP sources: McLellan on list of Sabres coaching candidates Updated: Apr-30-15 3:44 pm
- Police: Michigan woman tried to set Lightning flag on fire Updated: Apr-30-15 10:05 am
- Sidney Crosby to lead Canada at hockey worlds Updated: Apr-30-15 6:20 am
PRAGUE - Unlike previous editions, this year's hockey world championship is bringing out the best.
- Red Wings disagree with Kronwall suspension Updated: Apr-29-15 4:46 pm
- Red Wings' Niklas Kronwall suspended for Game 7 Updated: Apr-28-15 6:59 pm
NEW YORK - Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall was suspended by the NHL on Tuesday for Game 7 of the Red Wings' playoff series against Tampa Bay for charging Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.
- Thune, Rounds ask USDA to help bird flu-affected producers Updated: Apr-28-15 6:33 pm
- Johnson scores 2, Lightning beat Detroit 5-2 to force Game 7 Updated: Apr-27-15 11:45 pm
DETROIT - With two splendid passes and a shot, the Tampa Bay Lightning covered the length of the ice in about six seconds - and offered their response to the laborious nature of the playoff grind.
- Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost dies at age 84 Updated: Apr-27-15 6:14 pm
WINDSOR, Ontario - Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He was 84.
- Belarus hockey player Mikhail Stefanovich banned for doping Updated: Apr-27-15 6:08 am
MOSCOW - A Belarusian hockey player who was once part of the Toronto Maple Leafs organization has been banned for a doping violation.
- Canadiens move on in playoffs after beating Senators in 6 Updated: Apr-27-15 2:12 am
OTTAWA, Ontario - The Montreal Canadiens are moving on - after a few tense days in which a big series lead suddenly dwindled.
- Canadiens advance with 2-0 win over Senators Updated: Apr-26-15 11:11 pm
- Mrazek shuts down Lightning again, Red Wings win Game 5 Updated: Apr-25-15 10:49 pm
TAMPA, Florida - Petr Mrazek's confidence is growing by the victory.
- Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 to force Game 6 Updated: Apr-24-15 11:29 pm
MONTREAL - Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson brushed off a stick battle with Montreal forward Brandon Prust as easily as turned back the Canadiens on Friday night.
- Oilers overhaul front office after disappointing season Updated: Apr-24-15 4:35 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers made sweeping front-office changes Friday after another disappointing season.
- Dismal season takes toll on Maple Leafs' brand Updated: Apr-24-15 1:59 pm
TORONTO - The blue-chip Toronto Maple Leafs brand survived bad seasons in the past. But this season took its toll.
- Fluky bounce gives Red Wings goal in Game 4 Updated: Apr-23-15 8:54 pm
DETROIT - This bounce was unkind to Ben Bishop.