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10 best things about America
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NHL draft: Oilers take McDavid
Canadian ice hockey prodigy Connor McDavid was selected by the Edmonton Oilers with the first pick of the NHL draft on Friday.
'New Gretzky' ready for impact
Teenager Connor McDavid is ice hockey's hottest property and ahead of this weekend's NHL draft, Sky Sports Jon Saraceno has been to meet a player who is already being compared to Wayne Gretzky.
Hull Stingrays go bust
Elite League ice hockey club Hull Stingrays have folded after their failed attempt to find a new owner.
Chicago win Stanley Cup
Chicago Blackhawks won their third NHL Stanley Cup in six years by beating Tampa Bay 2-0 to take the series by four games to two.
Blackhawks close on Stanley win
Antoine Vermette struck a dramatic winner in the final period to earn Chicago a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Five, giving the Blackhawks the chance to clinch the Stanley Cup on home ice.
Crawford lifts Chicago to win
Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford withstood a furious Tampa Bay barrage in the closing minute as the Blackhawks beat the Lightning 2-1 on Wednesday to tie the NHL's Stanley Cup Final at 2-2.
Paquette goal gives Tampa edge
Cedric Paquette's goal with just over three minutes remaining gave Tampa Bay Lightning a crucial 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals as they won 3-2 at Chicago Blackhawks.
Tampa draw level in Stanley Cup
Jason Garrison scored a powerplay winner as Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 to level the Stanley Cup finals series after two games.
Blackhawks surge into Finals
The Chicago Blackhawks will play in the Stanley Cup Finals for the third time in six seasons after beating the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 in Game Seven of the Western Conference championship series.
Lightning bag Stanley Cup spot
The Tampa Bay Lightning booked a Stanley Cup Finals berth with a tense 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden to claim the Eastern Conference championship.
Buffalo Sabres hire Bylsma
Dan Bylsma has been appointed as the new head coach of the Buffalo Sabres.
NHL: Blackhawks set up decider
The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals during a four-minute stretch in the second period to power to a 5-2 victory over Anaheim Ducks to force a decider in their Western Conference Final series.
NHL: Rangers keep hopes alive
New York center Derick Brassard scored his first career hat-trick to lead the Rangers to a 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and stave off elimination in their Eastern Conference Final on Tuesday.
NHL: Ducks one game from finals
The Anaheim Ducks blew a two-goal lead in the final minutes of their Western Conference final against Chicago, but redeemed themselves in overtime to notch a 5-4 victory and come within one win of the Stanley Cup finals.
NHL: Tampa Bay edge ahead
Tampa Bay Lightning moved a step closer to the Stanley Cup final by beating New York Rangers 2-0 on Sunday, to edge 3-2 ahead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference play-off final.
NHL: Vermette ties series
Antoine Vermette scored in the second overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks swooped for a 5-4 victory over Anaheim to level the NHL Western Conference finals series.
NHL: Rangers square series
New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist produced a solid display as the Rangers beat Tampa Bay 5-1 on Friday to square the NHL Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.
Anaheim earn away victory
Anaheim handed Chicago their first home loss of the NHL play-offs after a 2-1 win in game three put the Ducks ahead by the same margin in the Western Conference final series.
NHL: Lightning take series lead
Nikita Kucherov scored in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 6-5 win over the New York Rangers and take a 2-1 lead in the NHL Eastern Conference finals series.