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Hossa sets tone in win

Feb 14, 2015

Hossa sets tone in win

Marian Hossa is smiling again. The swagger is back. While the Chicago Blackhawks are searching for successful line combinations, Hossa is rolling. The veteran winger scored his seventh goal in four games, and the Blackhawks rallied for a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey ...

Hitchcock gets milestone win

Feb 13, 2015

Hitchcock gets milestone win

St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock reached an impressive milestone, joining some heady company. Alexander Steen had a goal and two assists to help Hitchcock move into sole possession of fourth place on the NHL wins list in the Blues’ 6-3 victory over the ...

Canucks top Hawks in OT

Feb 12, 2015

Canucks top Hawks in OT

The Canucks had just blown a two-goal lead when the puck dropped for overtime. The Chicago Blackhawks had all the momentum, and were looking for an unlikely victory. That’s when the Sedin brothers connected for a big goal for Vancouver. Henrik Sedin got his ...

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Feb 11, 2015

Canadiens rally late to beat Flyers

Like many other times this season, the Montreal Canadiens rallied late for a win. Trailing by a goal for most of Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal tied it late in the third period before scoring the winner in a 2-1 overtime victory. ...

Feb 10, 2015

Former Canadiens coach Ruel, 76, dies

Claude Ruel, who coached the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup title in 1969, has died. He was 76. Ruel, a gifted hockey and baseball player in the 1950s before losing sight in his left eye, died Monday at his home in Longueuil, Quebec. ...

Resurgent Wild continue push for playoffs

Feb 10, 2015

Resurgent Wild continue push for playoffs

The resurgence by the Minnesota Wild has been fueled by the brilliance of goalie Devan Dubnyk, a tightened defense and a boost of confidence. For this win, they throttled up their attack. Jason Pominville and Ryan Suter scored power-play goals, Dubnyk earned another victory ...

Isles hang on to beat Sabres

Feb 9, 2015

Isles hang on to beat Sabres

This time, the New York Islanders made a 3-0 lead stick in Buffalo. Barely. Mikhail Grabovski’s snap shot from the slot midway through the second period stood up as the difference for the Islanders, who built a three-goal edge and then hung on for ...

Kings end Lightning's home winning streak

Feb 8, 2015

Kings end Lightning's home winning streak

The Los Angeles Kings didn’t appear to be a team that has played poorly on the road. Justin Williams had two goals and the Kings got a rare road win, beating the Lightning 4-2 on Saturday and snapping Tampa Bay’s franchise-record 10-game home winning ...

Blue Jackets crush Blues in seven-goal onslaught

Feb 7, 2015

Blue Jackets crush Blues in seven-goal onslaught

In a game matching teams going in different directions, everything got turned upside down. Nick Foligno set a career high with his 19th and 20th goals of the season and also had an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets had their most productive game ...

Ducks rough up Predators

Feb 6, 2015

Ducks rough up Predators

The Anaheim Ducks lost their captain Ryan Getzlaf to an injury just before faceoff in the NHL’s toughest building this season. They made sure not to lose the game as well. Jakob Silfverberg scored two goals, and the Ducks took the top of the ...

Fleury stymies Oilers in shutout

Feb 5, 2015

Fleury stymies Oilers in shutout

Though he wasn’t sorely tested for most of the game, Marc-Andre Fleury stepped up when the Pittsburgh Penguins needed him most. Fleury made 22 saves to get his seventh shutout of the season as Pittsburgh opened a three-game trip to western Canada with a ...

Sabres snap record skid

Feb 4, 2015

Sabres snap record skid

The long drought is over for the struggling Sabres. Buffalo scored three times in the first period and Jonas Enroth made 32 saves in a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens that ended a franchise-record, 14-game losing streak Tuesday night. Players raised their arms ...