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Raanta stops 25 shots in Coyotes’ 2-1 win over Islanders

By JOHN MARSHALL | February 17, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A January funk sent the Arizona Coyotes tumbling from the top of the Pacific Division to fighting for a playoff spot.By getting back to their defensive roots, the Coyotes put together their first winning streak in more than a...

Devils selling with the NHL trade deadline approaching

By TOM CANAVAN | February 17, 2020

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With the NHL trade deadline a week away, the New Jersey Devils may as well have a giant “for sale” sign hanging outside the dressing room.Interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald gave a clear indication the Devils are ready to...

Beaulieu’s 1st goal of season lifts Jets over Blackhawks 3-2

February 16, 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nathan Beaulieu's first goal of the season early in the third period sent the Winnipeg Jets past the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night.Playing in his 27th game of an injury-riddled season, the defenseman fired a one-timer...

Sabres score 3 third-period goals in 5-2 win over Toronto

By JOHN WAWROW | February 16, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel has become familiar with “Go, Leafs Go”-chanting Maple Leafs fans taking over Buffalo's home rink.Sending them back across the border unhappy?“I enjoy it,” Eichel said.Buffalo scored three times...

Henrique scores twice, Ducks beat Canucks 5-1

February 16, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Adam Henrique scored twice, Derek Grant had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Sunday.Brendan Guhle and Sam Steel also scored for the Ducks, who have wins in two of their last...

Turris scores late, Predators beat Blues 2-1

By TERESA M. WALKER | February 16, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have their first three-game winning streak since October and appear to finally be finding their way under new coach John Hynes as they try to fight their way into the playoff picture.Kyle Turris scored...

Anisimov scores in OT to lift Senators past Stars 4-3

February 16, 2020

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Artem Anisimov scored at 3:48 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night.Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Brady Tkachuk and Tyler Ennis also scored for the Senators. Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots.John...

Blackwood makes 52 saves, Devils beat Blue Jackets 4-3 in SO

By TOM CANAVAN | February 16, 2020

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Mackenzie Blackwood made a career-high 52 saves and stopped six of seven attempts in the shootout to lead the New Jersey Devils over the scuffling Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Sunday night.Nikita Gusev and Jesper Bratt scored in the...

Archibald, Draisaitl lift Oilers over Hurricanes 4-3

February 16, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday.Draisaitl set up Archibald's goal 3:57 into...

Surging Bruins earn 3-1 win over Rangers

By SCOTT CHARLES | February 16, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A loss in the seventh game of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final could have carried over to the following season, except the Boston Bruins’ strong culture has helped them remain at the top of the Eastern Conference standings.Charlie McAvoy,...

Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

By DAN SCIFO | February 16, 2020

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday.Hornqvist has 14 goals this season. Sidney Crosby scored his 11th of the season, Kris Letang added his 14th on the...

Raanta stops 36 shots, Coyotes keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

By JOHN MARSHALL | February 16, 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin tested Antti Raanta early with a hard slap shot from his customary power-play spot in the left circle. He tried to slip a quick release past Arizona's goalie late and tried shots from all angles, 17 in all.One got...