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NHL takes skills showcase outside, McDavid shines inside

NHL takes skills showcase outside, McDavid shines inside

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sidney Crosby got dunked into a tank of water, Nick Suzuki holed a golf ball with a hockey stick and the NHL made hockey an outdoor sport for its skills showcase in South Florida.
Nurse's goal electrifies crowd during NHL skills challenge

Nurse's goal electrifies crowd during NHL skills challenge

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The cheers at FLA Live Arena were the loudest when Sarah Nurse of Canada’s women’s team scored during the NHL All-Star skills competition Friday night.
Ovechkin, and Ovi Jr., take the ice at All-Star skills night

Ovechkin, and Ovi Jr., take the ice at All-Star skills night

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — When you’ve got the second-most goals in NHL history, you’re evidently permitted to bring a guest onto the ice for the All-Star Skills competition. That’s why there were two No. 8 Washington jerseys out there Friday night.
Capitals sign Dylan Strome to $25 million, 5-year extension

Capitals sign Dylan Strome to $25 million, 5-year extension

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals signed forward Dylan Strome to a five-year extension worth $25 million.
Crosby, Ovechkin reunited at NHL all-star game: 'They've kind of grown up together'

Crosby, Ovechkin reunited at NHL all-star game: 'They've kind of grown up together'

SUNRISE, Fla. — Alex Ovechkin predicts he will sit down with Sidney Crosby to look back on their careers one day. His forever rival agrees.
'Hope is disappearing': Canucks fans frustrated over disappointing season

'Hope is disappearing': Canucks fans frustrated over disappointing season

VANCOUVER — Lopsided losses. A heavily critiqued coaching change. Jerseys on the ice.
Support growing in NHL for longer 3-on-3 OT, fewer shootouts

Support growing in NHL for longer 3-on-3 OT, fewer shootouts

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Troy Terry made his name in hockey with his shootout heroics for the U.S. in the 2017 world junior championship against Russia, much like T.J. Oshie did at the Olympics a few years earlier.
NHL continues diversity efforts during All-Star celebrations

NHL continues diversity efforts during All-Star celebrations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Kim Davis sees a change in hockey from when she was a girl growing up in Chicago. Back then, she said, the sport didn’t seem like a place for Black girls like her.
Bo Horvat, Elias Pettersson ready for 'last ride' together at NHL all-star game

Bo Horvat, Elias Pettersson ready for 'last ride' together at NHL all-star game

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Bo Horvat and Elias Pettersson ran the gamut of emotions starring for the Vancouver Canucks. Playoff highs. Crushing defeats. And a miserable 2022-23 season.
Defensemen are in very short supply at NHL All-Star Game

Defensemen are in very short supply at NHL All-Star Game

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — There have been 296 players listed as defensemen who have appeared in the NHL so far this season. Only six are All-Stars.