At 42, Chara is 14 years older than Boston’s next oldest defenseman, and he will be seeking his second title with the Bruins when the Stanley Cup finals start on Monday.
Women’s hockey players want a league molded in the image of the W.N.B.A. But will the N.H.L. follow a model the N.B.A. concedes isn’t working?
As a goalie, Davidson came up just short of winning a Stanley Cup in New York. Now, he will try to bring a championship as team president.
St. Louis, in the finals for the first time since 1970, will face the Boston Bruins for its first title.
Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as they play for their national teams.
Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 21 shots against the Sharks. Vladimir Tarasenko added a goal on St. Louis’s first playoff penalty shot in 51 years.
Ranked 22nd in the world, the British have yet to win a game in this year’s world hockey championships. But ice hockey has grown in Britain.
The rookie goalie stopped 29 shots to set a franchise record for postseason wins, making two first-period goals by St. Louis stand up.
A former goaltender and television analyst for decades in New York helped turn around the Blue Jackets the past seven seasons.
With their seventh win in a row, Boston return to the Cup finals after winning them in 2011 and losing to Chicago two years later.
On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major.
Erik Karlsson scored 5 minutes 23 seconds into overtime after the officials missed a hand pass by Timo Meier.
After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma.
Logan Couture scored two goals in a span of 1 minute 59 seconds for San Jose, giving him an N.H.L.-leading 13 this postseason, but that wasn’t enough.
Matt Grzelcyk scored twice — his first career multigoal game — and Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for Boston, which scored the first six goals of the game.
President Vladimir V. Putin’s image of control slipped, just briefly, during a friendly game at the Bolshoi Ice Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.