NHL

Karlsson’s wife: Partner of teammate harassed couple

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The wife of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson has filed an order of protection against the girlfriend of one of Karlsson’s teammates, alleging harassment and cyberbullying. In an application for a peace bond filed May 4 in an Ottawa court, Melinda Karlsson alleges that Monika Caryk posted hundreds of derogatory online messages aimed at her and her ...

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Trotz drops hints of Capitals return amid uncertain future

WASHINGTON (AP) Barry Trotz professed his love for the D.C. area and dropped at least a couple of hints during the Stanley Cup celebration that suggest he’ll be back as Capitals coach next season. Trotz’s contract status is the biggest question facing Washington once the partying ends. General manager Brian MacLellan – who didn’t extend Trotz’s contract last summer and ...

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From the ice to the green, NHL ref makes US Open debut

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Garrett Rank is trading skates for spikes on a stage far larger than anything he has experienced. No one plays Shinnecock Hills on ice. This week is not about blue lines and high-sticking. It’s about green fairways and lag putting. Article continues below … Rank’s day job ended two months ago when he finished working the first ...

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Washington honors Stanley Cup-champion Capitals with parade

WASHINGTON (AP) The Stanley Cup-champion Capitals will celebrate the city’s first major four pro sports championship in 26 years with a parade down Constitution Avenue this morning. It’s the first sports parade in Washington since the NFL’s Redskins in 1992. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and his teammates will travel from 17th to 7th on Constitution to a rally on the ...

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From the ice to the green, NHL ref makes US Open debut

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) Garrett Rank is trading skates for spikes on a stage far larger than anything he has experienced. No one plays Shinnecock Hills on ice. This week is not about blue lines and high-sticking. It’s about green fairways and lag putting. Article continues below … Rank’s day job ended two months ago when he finished working the first ...

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Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time champion Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) Stanley Cup champions just want to have fun. They’re doing so right now. The Washington Capitals took the Stanley Cup through the MGM Grand and to a dance club on the Las Vegas Strip. They took it to a popular bar not far from their suburban practice facility. Then they took it to Nationals Park, where they kept ...

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Trump congratulates Capitals on Stanley Cup win

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is congratulating the Washington Capitals hockey team for winning the Stanley Cup. Trump is giving the team a shout out on his Twitter feed, singling out player Alex Ovechkin as “a true Superstar” and saying that the city is “popping.” It’s the first Stanley Cup championship for the Capitals, which beat the Vegas Golden ...

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Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

WASHINGTON (AP) It sure looked as if Alex Ovechkin was slowing down, at least by his standards. This time a year ago, Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals were limping away from another early playoff exit. His 16 even-strength goals in the regular season tied for the lowest of his career. Injuries limited him to five goals in 13 playoff games. ...

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