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Jan 5, 2015

Sharks put Thornton on injured list

The San Jose Sharks have placed center Joe Thornton on the injured list with an upper-body injury. The Sharks made the move Sunday. Thornton will miss at least the next two games in Winnipeg and Minnesota the next two nights. Thornton had his streak ...

Sabres can't solve Luongo

Jan 3, 2015

Sabres can't solve Luongo

Told he had again moved up a notch in the record books with his latest shutout in Buffalo, Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo had just one question: “When do we come back?” Luongo made 30 saves for his 68th career shutout — and third-straight ...

Jan 3, 2015

Russia ousts US in world junior hockey quarters

Russia defeated the United States 3-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of hockey’s world junior championships, while Sweden knocked out defending champion Finland. Ivan Barbashev and Sergei Tolchinski had power-play goals and Alexander Sherov also scored for Russia. Igor Shestyorkin provided strong goaltending, ...

Caps capture Winter Classic

Jan 2, 2015

Caps capture Winter Classic

A bit too much sunshine filled the sky at the opening faceoff of the Winter Classic, and seat cushions rained down when the winning goal was scored just before the final whistle. The replica of the U.S. Capitol in center field was a nice ...

Oilers snap lengthy losing streak

Dec 31, 2014

Oilers snap lengthy losing streak

The Edmonton Oilers haven’t had enough wins this season to complain about the ones they get. David Perron’s shootout goal snapped the Oilers’ nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. The Oilers ...

Brodeur gets 125th shutout

Dec 30, 2014

Brodeur gets 125th shutout

Martin Brodeur isn’t sure what his future holds with the St. Louis Blues, but he is enjoying the ride. Brodeur stopped all 16 shots he faced and recorded his NHL-record 125th shutout and 691st victory as the Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on ...

Dec 30, 2014

Voynov pleads not guilty to assault

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov faces a March trial on a charge of beating his wife. Voynov, 24, pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury at his re-arraignment in Los Angeles County ...

Dec 30, 2014

U.S. tops Slovakia at world juniors

Thatcher Demko made 17 saves and Sonny Milano scored late in the second period, leading the United States to a 3-0 victory on Monday in the world junior championships. Dylan Larkin and John Hayden also scored as the United States remained unbeaten (2-0-1) in ...

Panthers sweep away Leafs in third

Dec 29, 2014

Panthers sweep away Leafs in third

Brad Boyes and the resilient Florida Panthers put together a big rally against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night. Boyes scored a tiebreaking power-play goal in Florida’s four-goal third period, sending the Panthers to a 6-4 victory over the Maple Leafs. Willie Mitchell, ...

Dec 29, 2014

Russia dismantles Switzerland

Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and two assists and Igor Shestyorkin made 32 saves to help Russia beat Switzerland 7-0 on Sunday in hockey’s World Junior Championship. Rushan Rafikov, Vyacheslav Leshenko, Alexander Sharov, Vladislav Kamenev, Sergei Tolchinski and Alexander Dergachyov also scored for Russia, ...

Rangers win eighth straight

Dec 28, 2014

Rangers win eighth straight

After a three-day break, the New York Rangers kept on winning, while the New Jersey Devils remained on the skids even with a brand new coaching staff behind the bench. Derek Stepan led the way for the surging Rangers, who were powered to their ...