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Karlsson’s hat trick, Theodore’s OT goal lift Knights in OT

By JOE REEDY | February 24, 2020

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — William Karlsson and the Vegas Golden Knights have the NHL's longest current winning streak, and they've built it in all sorts of ways.Blowing a two-goal lead in the third period wasn't what they had in mind. No matter — no...

Flames start road trip with 4-2 win over Red Wings

By NOAH TRISTER | February 24, 2020

DETROIT (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan scored in the first period, and the Calgary Flames started their road trip with a win, beating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 on Sunday night.Andrew Mangiapane scored Calgary's last two goals, one of which...

Blues win fourth straight, dominate Wild 4-1

By PATRICK DONNELLY | February 23, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington made 32 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Sunday.Jordan Kyrou, Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev also scored for the Blues, who have won four...

Kyle Okposo scores 2 in Sabres’ 2-1 win over Winnipeg Jets

By JOHN WAWROW | February 23, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo hopes he and the Buffalo Sabres provided general manager Jason Botterill a reason to rethink his approach a day before the NHL's trade deadline.For a team that looked like it was in need of major roster overhaul as recently...

Anders Lee scores twice, Islanders beat Sharks 4-1

By ALLAN KREDA | February 23, 2020

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders needed a boost at home after a rough four-game trip last week. Semylon Varlamov's strong netminding again proved key — as did a scoring injection from captain Anders Lee.Lee scored twice and added an assist,...

Seguin scores winning goal in 2nd, Stars beat Blackhawks 2-1

By LARY BUMP | February 23, 2020

DALLAS (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday.The Stars’ Joe Pavelski opened the scoring in the first period.Blackhawks rookie Dominik Kubalik tied the game...

Capitals snap skid, beat Penguins to vault into first place

By STEPHEN WHYNO | February 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing another deficit and the prospect of their losing streak dragging on, Capitals players returned to the locker room at the second intermission with some things to say.“We were just saying we've got to show some character,”...

Zamboni driver, 42, gets win as emergency goalie for ‘Canes

February 23, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — David Ayres was sitting in the stands with his wife at Scotiabank Arena when Carolina Hurricanes goalie James Reimer went down with an injury.The on-call emergency netminder in Toronto, Ayers left his seat and got half-dressed into his...

Toffoli has 3-point game, Canucks rout Bruins 9-3

February 23, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored his first two goals with his new team and added an assist as the Vancouver Canucks routed the Boston Bruins 9-3 on Saturday night.“It feels good,” Toffoli said. “Obviously, scoring a goal...

Golden Knights win 5th straight with 5-3 win over Florida

By W.G. RAMIREZ | February 23, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored two goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Florida Panthers 5-3 on Saturday night.The Golden Knights completed a five-game homestand 5-0-0 and catapulted to the top of the...

Keller, Garland each score 2, power Coyotes past Lightning

By JOSE M. ROMERO | February 22, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) —The Arizona Coyotes had good reason to be lacking energy Saturday night, playing their fourth game in six days and their league-high 65th game of the season against one of the NHL's hottest teams.They responded with their highest...

Grimaldi scores in shootout as Preds edge Blue Jackets 4-3

By TERESA M. WALKER | February 22, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are trying to stay close enough in the playoff chase to be where they need to be when the season ends.Rocco Grimaldi scored in the eighth round of the shootout, and the Predators beat the Columbus Blue...