TAMPA, Fla. -- The Washington Capitals know they have a lot of work to do.
The Tampa Bay Lightning know their work is far from done.
Both teams expect to be at their best on Monday for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Capital One Arena with Tampa Bay holding a 3-2 series advantage and the chance to advance to the Stanley Cup Final.
ST. LOUIS (AP) The home of the St. Louis Blues is getting a new name: Enterprise Center.
The NHL team on Monday announced a 15-year arena naming rights agreement with suburban St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings, which operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent a Car and National Car Rental. Terms were not disclosed.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Sweden capped a victorious run through the ice hockey world championship by edging Switzerland 3-2 on Sunday in the final after a penalty shootout to successfully defend its title.
Filip Forsberg scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give Sweden a third world title in six years, and 11th overall.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Hours before his Swedish countrymen were to play for their second straight world championship, Daniel Alfredsson reflected on how his life has changed since he has become a hockey dad. Alfredsson headlined the group of eight 2018 inductees to the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame on the final day of competition in Copenhagen.
"You're never going to get the highs of playing in a world championship or especially the world championship final again," he said. "But I'm happy where I'm at."
After Bill Foley agreed to pay a whopping $500 million for the right to put a hockey team in the middle of the Mojave Desert, the NHL decided his Vegas Golden Knights deserved a chance for a swift return on that investment.
If the other NHL owners had known just how huge Foley's reward would be - and how incredibly quickly he would get it - they probably wouldn't have been quite so nice to the new guy.