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Flip Saunders dies after short battle with cancer

...playoffs.Saunders and Garnett led the Wolves to eight consecutive playoff appearances, the last a trip to the Western Conference finals in 2004. He was fired the next season when the team disintegrated thanks in large part to contractual battles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-10-25/flip-saunders-dies-after-shor
Lynx claim another WNBA title, over Fever

...home in Indiana to dethrone the champions. The Lynx came back to win it in 2013 before losing to Phoenix in the Western Conference finals last year.The march to their third championship was harder than ever, with stars Lindsay Whalen and Augustus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-10-14/lynx-claim-another-w
Lynx win Western finals opener over Mercury

...playoff-record 19 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx to a 67-60 victory over the Phoenix Mercury in the opener of the Western Conference finals Thursday night.Seimone Augustus added 14 points for Minnesota, which trailed early, but used a big second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-09-24/lynx-win-western-fin
Edmonton Oilers fans buzzing over Connor McDavid

...stretch in which they're now on their sixth coach, fourth GM, and seven times finished no better than 12th in the Western Conference.Alberta's capital has been buzzing since April when the Oilers bucked the odds by winning the NHL draft...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-09-12/edmonton-oilers-fans-buzzi
Palmieri's overtime goal lifts Devils

...goals.Kari Lehtonen stopped 10 of 11 shots in the first two periods and finished with 21 saves for Dallas. The Western Conference-leading Stars have won three in a row and six of seven.Jimmy Howard stopped 20 shots for the Red Wings before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-11-08/palmieris-overtime-goal-li
Devils take down Blackhawks

...Demers also scored and Colton Sceviour had two assists for the Stars. Kari Lehtonen finished with 30 saves.The Western Conference-leading Stars have won six of their past seven games and are 6-2 on the road. Dallas has also won eight of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-11-06/devils-take-down-blackhawk
Coyotes manage to sneak past Maple Leafs

...into the extra period, Corey Crawford made 39 saves and the Blackhawks beat won in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.Crawford earned his second consecutive shutout and No. 14 for his career as the Blackhawks closed out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-10-26/coyotes-manage-sneak-past-
Gritty Fever top Lynx in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

...that ultimately prevented what could have been a run of three consecutive titles. After losing to Phoenix in the Western Conference finals last season, the Lynx avenged the defeat by sweeping the Mercury in the conference finals this year to set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-04/gritty-fever-top-lynx-game-1-wnba
2012 WNBA Finals teams meet again starting Sunday

...five years. They rebounded after the 2012 disappointment to win their second title, but lost to Phoenix in the Western Conference finals last season to miss out on their fourth consecutive finals trip.The Lynx swept the Mercury in the Western...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-03/2012-wnba-finals-teams-meet-again
Goalies must balance tough workload during regular season

...even before the Nashville Predators lost in the Western Conference quarterfinals last season, that goaltender Pekka...travel and the time change is a bigger issue for Western Conference teams, especially with goalies stuck on planes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-10-03/goalies-must-balance-tough