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Toronto Maple Leafs sign defenceman Timothy Liljegren to two-year contract extension

Toronto Maple Leafs sign defenceman Timothy Liljegren to two-year contract extension

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract extension with an average annual value of US$1.4 million.
Daly hands Stanley Cup to Avalanche in Bettman's absence

Daly hands Stanley Cup to Avalanche in Bettman's absence

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly presented the Stanley Cup to Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on Friday night because Commissioner Gary Bettman was sidelined by the coronavirus.
Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

Chase Elliott needs nearly 7 hours to win at Nashville

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Chase Elliott salvaged a crummy day for Hendrick Motorsports and interrupted a potential Toyota rout by winning the rain-drenched race at Nashville Superspeedway on Sunday night.
Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions.
Judge's 28th homer gives Yankees 4-game split with Astros

Judge's 28th homer gives Yankees 4-game split with Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge drove a three-run homer in the 10th inning for his second walk-off hit against the Astros in four days, and the New York Yankees recovered after nearly being no-hit for the second consecutive game to beat Houston 6-3 on Su
Whitecaps battle to 0-0 MLS draw with New England

Whitecaps battle to 0-0 MLS draw with New England

VANCOUVER — A win would have been better but for goalkeeper Cody Cropper helping the Vancouver Whitecaps battle to a 0-0 Major League Soccer draw with the New England Revolution Sunday afternoon was a personal victory.
Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

After years of playoff disappointments, the Colorado Avalanche are back atop hockey’s mountain after beating the two-time defending champions
Avalanche D-man Cale Makar wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Avalanche D-man Cale Makar wins Conn Smythe as playoff MVP

Cale Makar has won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP after leading the Colorado Avalanche to their first Stanley Cup title since 2001 and third in franchise history. Makar is the second defenseman to win the award over the past three years.
Defending champion Lightning's bid for 3-peat falls short

Defending champion Lightning's bid for 3-peat falls short

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t relinquish their grip on the Stanley Cup without a fight. Andrei Vasilevskiy rejected shot after shot, keeping the two-time defending champions’ quest for a threepeat alive.
Fastest 5 minutes in hockey: How speedy Avs won Stanley Cup

Fastest 5 minutes in hockey: How speedy Avs won Stanley Cup

Playing hockey on fast forward, the Colorado Avalanche blazed their way to the Stanley Cup championship with a mix of speed and high-end skill that needed only a defined focus to get over the top.