Joel Ward scored his first goal of the National Hockey League playoffs in overtime to send the Washington Capitals into the second round at the expense of the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins.
Eric Fehr scored two goals as the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 during a rainy outdoor Winter Classic.
With his country’s foreign minister in tow, Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer walked the marble corridors of the U.S. Capitol yesterday pitching the prize his nation is seeking: the Keystone XL pipeline.
National Hockey League leading goal scorer Alex Ovechkin had to be helped off the ice after injuring his right knee during Russia’s win yesterday over Germany at ice hockey’s World Championships.
The New York Rangers are one win from their first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in 20 years after beating the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in overtime.
Canada became the first team to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic men’s ice hockey in 22 years by beating Sweden 3-0 at the Sochi Games, completing a national sweep of the hockey titles.