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Bennett nets four in win

Jan 14, 2016

Bennett nets four in win

Rookie Sam Bennett had a first-period hat trick and four goals total, Jonas Hiller made 15 saves and the Calgary Flames beat the Panthers 6-0 on Wednesday night to give Florida its first regulation loss in 14 games. Bennett is the first Flames player ...

Canucks cool off Panthers

Jan 12, 2016

Canucks cool off Panthers

Daniel Sedin scored his second goal of the night on a power play at 2:21 of overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks stopped the Florida Panthers’ 12-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Monday. Sedin snapped a shot past Roberto Luongo with Jaromir Jagr in ...

Ovechkin scores 500th career goal

Jan 11, 2016

Ovechkin scores 500th career goal

Alex Ovechkin scored his 500th and 501st goals to become the 43rd NHL player to reach the milestone and the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-1 on Sunday night. Ovechkin reached the mark in vintage fashion, scoring from just beyond the left hash ...

Ovechkin OT goal gives Caps victory

Jan 10, 2016

Ovechkin OT goal gives Caps victory

While goal No. 500 is going to be special for Alexander Ovechkin whenever it comes, No. 499 was pretty amazing by itself. The Russian superstar made a length of the ice rush and scored his second goal of the game at 1:25 of overtime ...

Bruins continue to own Devils

Jan 9, 2016

Bruins continue to own Devils

The Boston Bruins had everything they needed to get back on track — a road game against the banged-up New Jersey Devils, a team they have owned lately. Rookie Frank Vatrano scored early, Jonas Gustavsson made 19 saves and the Bruins continued to play ...

Jan 8, 2016

Panthers extend streak

The Florida Panthers needed 12 minutes to get their first shot on goal and had just 16 of them total Thursday night. Goalie Roberto Lunogo kept the NHL’s hottest team on track. Reilly Smith and Vincent Trocheck scored 8 seconds apart in the first ...

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Jan 7, 2016

Panarin stars again as Blackhawks win fifth straight game

Once Artemi Panarin stopped thinking about scoring, he started scoring again. The Russian rookie had two goals for the second straight night, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday for their second win against the Penguins in two days. “If (I) don’t ...

Panthers pick up 10th straight victory

Jan 6, 2016

Panthers pick up 10th straight victory

Jonathan Huberdeau set up Florida’s first goal and then put an exclamation point on the Panthers’ franchise-record 10th straight win with a fantastic breakaway goal. Jaromir Jagr scored his team-leading 14th goal, and Derek Mackenzie, Brandon Pirri and Corban Knight also scored as Florida ...

Iginla scores 600th goal as Avalanche beat Kings

Jan 5, 2016

Iginla scores 600th goal as Avalanche beat Kings

Jarome Iginla sent a wrist shot in the vicinity of the goal, maybe even more a pass than scoring chance. Then a strange thing happened: The puck clanged off a skate and caromed into the net for his 600th NHL goal. Sure, it was ...

Panthers top Wild to extend streak

Jan 4, 2016

Panthers top Wild to extend streak

Jaromir Jagr had two shots on goal Sunday night and that was enough to extend Florida’s record-setting run. Jagr scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the third period, and Al Montoya made 38 saves as the streaking Panthers beat the Minnesota ...

Jan 3, 2016

Fans make Scott unlikely All-Star

John Scott is known for intimidating opponents with his fists and massive size. Now the Arizona Coyotes tough guy can add a new title: NHL All-Star captain. Fans voted for the four captains to the Jan. 31 All-Star Game at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and ...

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

| Jan 3, 2016

Crosby, Fleury shine for Penguins

Sidney Crosby is looking like himself again, Marc-Andre Fleury is back from injury and the Pittsburgh Penguins are gaining momentum after a lackluster start. The resurgent Crosby scored two power-play goals, Fleury returned from a concussion and made 38 saves and the Penguins beat ...