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Giroux comes through for Flyers in overtime

Jan 23, 2017

Giroux comes through for Flyers in overtime

The Philadelphia Flyers desperately needed a victory, especially on the road, and they got it thanks to their captain. Claude Giroux scored at 3:20 of overtime as the Flyers rallied to beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night to end New York’s three-game winning streak. ...

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Jan 10, 2017

Ovechkin matches Richard on scoring chart

Alex Ovechkin knows Maurice “Rocket” Richard’s name, mainly from the six times he won the trophy named after the Montreal Canadiens’ great as the top NHL goal-scorer of the year. The name came up again Monday night when the Washington star scored career goal ...

Blue Jackets' bid for history ends with rout by Capitals

Jan 6, 2017

Blue Jackets' bid for history ends with rout by Capitals

John Tortorella broke from his usual routine after the Columbus Blue Jackets’ streak-breaking clunker on Thursday night. He felt he had to. Tortorella walked into the visiting locker room and told his players he was proud of them, even after the Jackets lost 5-0 ...

Maple Leafs edge Red Wings in Centennial Classic

Jan 2, 2017

Maple Leafs edge Red Wings in Centennial Classic

Auston Matthews put on a show for the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs in his first outdoor game. Matthews scored in regulation and overtime, leading the Maple Leafs to a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday in the Centennial Classic. In a ...

Blue Jackets extend win streak to 14

Dec 30, 2016

Blue Jackets extend win streak to 14

The Columbus Blue Jackets are among the hottest teams ever in the NHL. They’ll make history in their next game just by showing up. Alexander Wennberg had two goals and Brandon Saad also scored, helping Columbus beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Thursday night ...

Blue Jackets rout Pens for 11th straight win

Dec 23, 2016

Blue Jackets rout Pens for 11th straight win

Some of the high energy seemed to be sucked out of Nationwide Arena when Sidney Crosby scored for Pittsburgh less than 3 minutes into the game against Columbus. But the Penguins wouldn’t find the net again for the rest of the night as the ...

Returning stars Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Stars

Dec 16, 2016

Returning stars Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Stars

Rick Nash and Henrik Lundqvist returned to the New York Rangers’ lineup and were instrumental in their 2-0 shutout of the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. Nash, who had missed four games with a groin injury, scored an unassisted goal with his team short-handed ...

Dec 13, 2016

Penguins demolish Coyotes

Sidney Crosby left briefly after taking a stick to the face then returned and picked up his NHL-leading 21st goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the Arizona Coyotes 7-0 on Monday night. Bryan Rust, Scott Wilson, Trevor Daley, Phil Kessel, Nick Bonino and Justin ...

Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

Nov 26, 2016

Blackhawks win annual Black Friday rivalry game

When the Chicago Blackhawks make their usual visit to Anaheim on Black Friday, they always have a raucous cheering section of jersey-clad fans crowded against the glass from the pregame warmup onward. Although those fans didn’t get to see captain Jonathan Toews this time, ...

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

Nov 22, 2016

Resurgent Oilers thump Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers hope they are finally out of their funk. Leon Draisaitl scored twice and Cam Talbot made 31 saves for his third shutout of the season, helping Edmonton beat the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks 5-0 on Monday night. “They’ve been playing some ...

Capitals come out strong in rout

Nov 17, 2016

Capitals come out strong in rout

Determined to get out of their recent funk and motivated to measure up to the defending Stanley Cup champions, the Washington Capitals took out their frustrations in a 7-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night. The score was indicative of just how ...