Kings' Jarret Stoll held in Vegas drug case

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LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested on suspicion of drug possession Friday in Las Vegas, according to the police department's online records.

The news was first reported by the CBS TV affiliate in Las Vegas, saying he was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and Ecstasy at the Wet Republic pool club at ...Read more

Kings' Jarret Stoll reportedly arrested on suspicion of drug possession

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LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested Friday on suspicion of drug possession at a Las Vegas resort, according to the CBS TV affiliate in Las Vegas.

The report said he was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ecstasy at a pool complex at the MGM Grand hotel.

"We are aware of the reports tonight, and we ...Read more

Predators pull away from Blackhawks for 6-2 victory, even series

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- They arrived in Nashville looking for one victory and once they got it, the Blackhawks got greedy.

And why not? Taking a 2-0 lead on the road in a best-of-seven series goes a long way toward a short postseason round.

"We came here to try to grab at least one victory and we already have the first one, which was really, ...Read more

Red Wings know they must stay out of penalty box

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TAMPA, Fla. -- One of the benefits of winning is being able to smile over events that weren't exactly positive.

The Detroit Red Wings' preparation for Saturday's Game 2 of their first-round series against Tampa Bay zeroed in on better execution in the defensive zone and staying out of the penalty box. The Wings took seven penalties in Game 1, ...Read more

Warriors star Stephen Curry strikes up special friendship

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For once, the odds were against Steph Curry making a shot. Jeff Lorenz's mom cautioned the boys more than once that Curry might not show up at all.

She told the kids that the Warriors star might have better things to do than goof around with a bunch of teenagers 2,900 miles from home. But not long after her umpteenth warning, Jeff spotted a car...Read more

Perry leads Ducks to comeback 4-2 win over Jets in Game 1

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks' Corey Perry seemed to know it was in before anyone else in the building.

Goal scorers of his skill set have that special sense.

Eventually, Perry's feeling was confirmed. But not before more than a minute ticked off the clock and a lengthy video review of the play was conducted by the NHL's situation room....Read more

Wild fends off Blues to take Game 1 in St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS -- It's just one game, but paranoia may now set in all around the Gateway to the West.

In the five days since the Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues met in each team's regular-season finale, the Blues made clear it is "put up or shut up time."

The Blues, a perennial Stanley Cup favorite by many pundits, have been bounced in the first...Read more

Mrazek carries Wings to Game 1 win over Lightning 3-2

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TAMPA, Fla. -- The Detroit Red Wings felled Tampa Bay's Goliath.

Pavel Datsyuk scored twice and Petr Mrazek made 44 saves to help the Detroit Red Wings steal a 3-2 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning, delighting a faithful, vocal fan base that had infiltrated Amalie Arena. Just like that, the Wings have home-ice advantage against a team ...Read more

Patrick Kane's return a big boost for Blackhawks struggling power play

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Nowhere was Patrick Kane's return to the Blackhawks' lineup for Game 1 of the playoffs felt more than on their struggling power play.

During Kane's absence for the final 21 games of the regular season with a broken left collarbone, the Hawks had seven goals in 52 times with a man advantage. Wednesday night, they cashed in ...Read more

Blackhawks sticking with Corey Crawford as starting goaltender

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Twelve hours after Joel Quenneville described Scott Darling's effort during Game 1 of the Blackhawks' thrilling 4-3 double-overtime victory over the Predators as "one of the greatest relief performances you're going to see," the coach said Darling will be back on the bench for Game 2.

Corey Crawford, who was yanked from ...Read more