Islanders Catch A Huge Break: Tavares Will Not Require Surgery On Left KneeThe Islanders' franchise player will require eight to 12 weeks of rehab, but should be able to participate in offseason workouts leading up to training camp in September.
It Would Have Taken A Miracle: Canada Handles Team USA AgainFor the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics. One slick goal and 60 minutes of stifling defensive hockey kept the Canadians firmly on top of the U.S. and moved them to the brink of gold again.
Capellini: Garth Going To Bat For Islanders Season-Ticket Holders Is HystericalGarth Snow is angry, and understandably so. But the words that came out of his mouth on Thursday regarding the shocking injury that ended John Tavares' Olympics and, more importantly, his season with the Islanders, were misguided.
Silverman: U.S. Men's Hockey Had The Personnel, Just Not The DeterminationIf you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
U.S. Ladies No Match For Russian Darling, Shut Out Of MedalsRussia's cupboard was so bare of world-class female figure skaters that the sport's most dominant nation had to turn to the kids a few years ago. Among those youngsters was Adelina Sotnikova.
U.S. Women Let It Slip Away Late In Regulation, Dream Dies In OvertimeThe puck skittered the length of the ice on its way toward the empty Canadian net before clanging off the post and coming to rest in front of the crease. It was, for a few more seconds at least, still a one-goal game.
Capt. Callahan On WFAN: U.S. Ready For Epic Showdown With CanadaRyan Callahan is soaking up the Olympic experience, one that could possibly end golden for the Americans.
U.S. Rips Czech Republic To Set Up Dream Rematch With Canada In SemifinalsDustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.
Tavares Done For The Olympics After Suffering Apparent Knee InjuryTavares went down in a heap following a big hit along the boards by Latvia's Arturs Kulda during the second period of Canada's 2-1 victory in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday.
King Henrik, Hagelin Power Sweden Into Olympic Hockey SemifinalsWith Henrik Lundqvist in goal, Sweden never seems to be short-handed.
Big Blow For Rangers: Leading Scorer Zuccarello Suffers Broken Hand In SochiZuccarello, who has 15 goals and 43 points in 58 games this season for the Blueshirts, suffered a non-displaced fracture in his hand while playing for Norway in the preliminary round, the Rangers announced.
Friedman: Here's To Hoping Grabner Actually Learned Something In SochiWith a loss to Slovenia on Tuesday, his Austrian squad was eliminated from the Olympic tournament. But by all accounts, Michael Grabner had a phenomenal run.