NHL picks, bets today: Latest lines for Penguins vs. Rangers, Predators vs. Avs and more

How do you think the Penguins and Rangers will feel on Thursday night after playing three overtime games on Tuesday? The Penguins and backup Louis Domingue must be feeling a lot better than Rangers after winning and leading the series. The Capitals shocked the Panthers with a rally in the third period and will be … Read more

Sidney Crosby Has Turned Back the Clock

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Let’s get something straight right away: Sidney Crosby never left. Sure, a couple of shiny new toys named Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews burst onto the scene dramatically in recent years, tearing up the record books and absorbing all the media attention for their nightly displays of magic on ice. But … Read more

NHL closing in on seeing its first female coach

Kori Cheverie fondly recalls the conversations she had with her grandfather, who was growing up in Nova Scotia, where he encouraged her to believe that anything was attainable in sport. First woman to play for the Toronto Blue Jays? For sure. Hoist the Stanley Cup over your head while representing the Toronto Maple Leafs? Do … Read more

3 Keys: Rangers at Penguins, Game 3 of Eastern First Round

(2M) Ranger at (3M) Penguins 7 p.m. ET; TNT, CBC, SN, TVAS, ATTSN-PT, MSG Best of 7 series with 1:1 The New York Rangers will look to regain the Pittsburgh Penguins’ home field advantage in the first round of the Eastern Conference when they play Game 3 at the PPG Paints Arena on Saturday. The … Read more

Domingue boosts Penguins off bench in Game 1 win against Rangers

NEW YORK — Louis Domingue was hungry between the first and second overtime on Tuesday, so the Pittsburgh Penguins backup goaltender found some food in the locker room originally set aside for injury time. “Spicy pork and broccoli,” Domingue said. “Not good.” It certainly doesn’t seem like the best meal for a goaltender who, minutes … Read more