Rangers option outfield prospect Willie Calhoun to minors

The Texas Rangers have optioned prospect Willie Calhoun to the minors, ending his bid to be their Opening Day starter in left field. Calhoun, 23, had been a second baseman before being traded to Texas in the deal that sent Yu Darvish to the Los Angeles Dodgers last year. Rangers manager Jeff Banister told reporters Tuesday that the organization wants

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Emotion shouldn’t be a problem for the Dallas Stars when they visit the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.

The Stars (28-25-6) should be fired up as they fight for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. They are holding the first wild-card position with 82 points, two more than the Colorado Avalanche, who hold the second wild card, and three more than the Los Angeles Kings, who are on the outside looking in. Ekman-Larsson said Kuemper has been

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Hall extends scoring-streak to 19, Devils beat Canadiens 6-4

There's no stopping Taylor Hall, unquestionably the New Jersey Devils' most valuable player in their quest to end a five-year playoff drought. Jacob de la Rose scored twice for the Canadiens, who had picked up at least one point in their previous seven games (3-0-4). Brendan Gallagher and Byron Froese had the other goals. The Devils dominated the opening period,

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