Latest 53rd National Hockey League All-Star Game Stories

2009-04-11 21:14:48

Marian Gaborik had two goals and an assist Saturday and the Minnesota Wild beat Columbus 6-3 in the regular-season finale for both teams. The Blue Jackets -- who started the day with a two-point lead over Anaheim and St. Louis in a scramble for the final three spots in the Western Conference -- finished the regular season with 92 points and will appear in the post-season for the first time. The Wild, who were without Gaborik for most of the season because of hip surgery and groin injuries,...

2009-01-20 21:48:18

Brendan Bell scored with 1:22 left in regulation Tuesday to deliver the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals. Dany Heatley scored the other two goals for Ottawa, which has won three of its last four games. Brian Elliot made 29 saves for the Senators. Sergei Fedorov and David Steckel scored for the Capitals, who saw their three-game win streak end. Washington goes into the mid-season All-Star break with a 30-15-3 record and the lead in the Southeast Division. Jose...

2008-12-05 22:47:46

Mike Modano scored the game-winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout Friday, giving the Dallas Stars a 2-1 victory over Colorado. Modano put a wrist shot over the glove of Peter Budaj and Marty Turco then made a pad save for Dallas on a low backhand shot by Ryan Smith. It was a rare outstanding performance for Turco, whose struggles this year have helped push Dallas near the bottom of the Western Conference. He stopped 26 shots in regulation and overtime and then saved three out of...

2006-04-09 21:40:02

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Juraj Kolnik and Olli Jokinen both scored twice as the Florida Panthers rallied for five goals in the third period to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3 in National Hockey League play Sunday in Sunrise, Florida. Nathan Horton and Joe Nieuwendyk scored the other goals for the Panthers, who have been eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Lightning missed a chance to further solidify an East post-season appearance, as Tampa Bay remained tied with...

2006-03-14 00:44:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis showed no signs of sentiment in their return to Quebec on Monday, scoring the goals that gave Tampa Bay a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Lecavalier and St. Louis, who both grew up in the Montreal area and played junior hockey in the province, tallied in the second period to help the struggling Stanley Cup champions earn just their second win in seven games since the Olympic break. Mike Ribeiro had Montreal's lone...

2006-03-10 09:34:20

MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida Panthers' leading scorer Olli Jokinen has signed a four-year contract with the team, the Panthers announced at a news conference. The Finnish Olympian had agreed to a deal worth $21 million, the Palm Beach Post reported on Friday. "Both sides are happy," Jokinen told reporters at the news conference in Sunrise, Florida. "I feel confident this franchise is going in the right direction, and we can build a playoff team with the coaching staff and all the pieces...

2005-10-20 01:57:45

TORONTO (Reuters) - Miroslav Satan scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the New York Islanders to 3-2 victory over cross-town rivals the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Satan also scored on a powerplay during regulation, while Alexei Yashin chipped in with a goal and an assist as the Islanders claimed their first win in the Big Apple derby in 11 meetings. Jaromir Jagr, with his seventh of the season, and Petr Purcha both scored for the Rangers, who...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'