Hockey / Sports

Abdelkader helps Red Wings down Capitals, 4-2

WASHINGTON -- Wednesday's events began with well-wishes to Gordie Howe, whose picture graced the Verizon Center Jumbotron as fans responded with a standing ovation.

The Detroit Red Wings followed through with something else that would please Howe...

Sharks top Avalanche in shootout

DENVER -- For 65 minutes of high-speed hockey, Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov frustrated the San Jose Sharks by stopping 49 of the season-high 51 shots they fired at him.

Then, with one point still on the line Tuesday night, both ...