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Senators snap 7-game road skid with 5-2 win over Sabres

By JOHN WAWROW | January 28, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mike Reilly scored the go-ahead goal 8:48 into the third period, and the Ottawa Senators snapped a seven-game road skid with a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.Tyler Ennis had a goal and assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau...

Miller leads Canucks past Blues 3-1 for 9th straight at home

January 28, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — J.T. Miller scored twice in the second period to help the Vancouver Canucks rally from an early deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night.Bo Horvat also scored as the Canucks won their ninth straight at...

Marleau, Noesen each score 2 as Sharks top Ducks 4-2

By GIDEON RUBIN | January 28, 2020

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Marleau and Stefan Noesen each scored twice, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 Monday night.Marleau moved past Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur and into a tie with Mike Modano for 25th place on the NHL's career...

Hughes seals SO win, Devils beat Senators 4-3

January 28, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jack Hughes helped bail out the New Jersey Devils after they gave up a lead in the third period.Kyle Palmieri tied it late in the third period, and Nikita Gusev and Hughes scored in the shootout to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win...

Benn’s 2nd goal in OT pushes Dallas Stars past Lightning 3-2

By STEPHEN HAWKINS | January 28, 2020

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn knocked down the puck, quickly turned and didn't have to go far to score the winning goal for the Dallas Stars in overtime.Benn scored 2:07 into the extra period after first deflecting a pass by Brayden Point, who then appeared...

Vrana has goal, assist as Capitals beat Canadiens 4-2

January 27, 2020

MONTREAL (AP) — The Washington Capitals proved they can score a lot of goals even without Alex Ovechkin.Jakub Vrana had a goal and an assist as the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Monday night for their fourth straight...

Nylander scores in fourth straight, Leafs beat Predators 5-2

By JIM DIAMOND | January 27, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — William Nylander, Zach Hyman and Rasmus Sandin each scored and had an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Nashville Predators 5-2 Monday night.Jason Spezza and Auston Matthews also scored and Frederik Andersen made...

Hockey’s young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

By STEPHEN WHYNO | January 26, 2020

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Young Laila Anderson delivered one of the most poignant moments of the weekend when she introduced the Blues' four All-Stars. The players who stood out on the ice later weren't all that much older.Hockey's youth was on grand display...

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Ferris State wallops men’s hockey

By Ed Rietveld | February 13, 2012

The NIU D-II men's hockey team were unable to snap its four-game losing streak, as it dropped a pair of games to Ferris State its season series finale.The Huskies (11-19-2-1) had only two forward lines and five defensemen dressed for the game against...

Northern Star file photo-Sophomore forward Mark Greenberg takes
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NIU men’s hockey defeats Northern Michigan

By Ed Rietveld | October 30, 2011

NIU men's hockey D II defeated Northern Michigan Friday 6-4. "I thought we played the body, which in turn gave us the puck on some key turnovers," said Greg Chromy, NIU head men's hockey coach. One unit that stood out in the coach's mind was the one that...