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Devils keep postseason hopes alive

The New Jersey Devils remain hopeful of making a charge to the playoffs. Thank Cory Schneider for that faith. Schneider made 33 saves and the Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their fourth straight loss. Adam Larsson and Eric Gelinas scored first-period goals in ...

Jagr debuts as Panthers win

Mar 1, 2015

Jagr debuts as Panthers win

Jaromir Jagr added some spark to the Florida Panthers offense, even though he didn’t get on the score sheet. Jagr made his Panthers debut, and Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal with 5:58 left in the Panthers’ 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on ...

Halak sets mark as Isles extinguish Flames

Feb 28, 2015

Halak sets mark as Isles extinguish Flames

Jaroslav Halak had a chance at a shutout and an empty-net goal in the final minute against the Calgary Flames. He had to settle for a prominent place in the New York Islanders’ record book. Halak set the team mark with his 33rd win ...

Hawks skate past Panthers

Feb 27, 2015

Hawks skate past Panthers

Teuvo Teravainen got off to a quick start in his first game since being recalled from the minor leagues. Teravainen, taking the roster spot of the injured Patrick Kane, scored on his first shift and Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season ...

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

Feb 26, 2015

Crosby, Malkin steer Pens past Caps

After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival. Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Penguins held on to beat the ...

Feb 26, 2015

Kings give Clifford big extension

The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Kyle Clifford to a five-year contract extension on Wednesday. He has three goals and seven assists to go with a team-leading 66 penalty minutes. The 24-year-old forward has played his entire NHL career with the Kings, with ...

Feb 26, 2015

Lindros sues former NHL referee

Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer. In an amended statement of claim ...

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Feb 25, 2015

Lack stops 40 for Canucks

Eddie Lack has hardly looked like a backup goalie since Vancouver starter Ryan Miller was injured in a collision with a teammate. On Tuesday, Lack had 40 saves as the Canucks beat the struggling Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night. “It was a busy ...

Ducks battle past Wings

Feb 24, 2015

Ducks battle past Wings

Until a third-period scoring burst, the Anaheim Ducks had no answers for Pavel Datsyuk’s domination. Datsyuk controlled the stat sheet for the Detroit Red Wings until the Ducks’ line of Ryan Kesler, Jakob Silfverberg and Andrew Cogliano finally got Anaheim going Monday night. The ...

Bruins snap out of funk by beating Blackhawks

Feb 23, 2015

Bruins snap out of funk by beating Blackhawks

Patrice Bergeron was happier that the Boston Bruins ended their losing streak than he was about a personal milestone. Bergeron opened the scoring with his 200th goal, then added two assists in Boston’s four-goal second period and the Bruins snapped a season-high six-game losing ...

Kings spoil Sharks' party

Feb 22, 2015

Kings spoil Sharks' party

The Los Angeles Kings delivered plenty of disappointment to the San Jose Sharks with two straight playoff series victories. They never sent as many Sharks fans home unhappy as they did Saturday night. Marian Gaborik scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, ...

'Miracle on Ice' feted 35 years later

Feb 22, 2015

'Miracle on Ice' feted 35 years later

All these years later, Dave Christian is still quick with a smile when asked about the signature moment of his hockey life — the amazing Miracle on Ice triumph over the Soviet Union. “In sports in general, everyone roots for the underdog, which we ...