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Dec 29, 2015

Sabres' Kane says he's innocent of sex crime allegation

Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane was calm and brief in saying he looks forward to having his name cleared in connection with a sex crime allegation. “I just want to say I’ve done nothing wrong,” Kane said Monday morning following Buffalo’s pre-game skate before ...

Panthers roar into lead in Atlantic

Dec 28, 2015

Panthers roar into lead in Atlantic

The Florida Panthers made a giant leap to the top of the standings on Sunday. Aleksander Barkov scored a pair of goals as the streaking Panthers earned their sixth straight win to take over the top spot in the Atlantic Division, beating the Columbus ...

Streaking Capitals beat Canadiens

Dec 27, 2015

Streaking Capitals beat Canadiens

Coming out of the Christmas break, the Washington Capitals were determined to sustain the momentum they achieved before the four-day vacation. They were also intent on keeping Montreal from emerging from its December funk. The Capitals achieved both objectives Saturday night, jumping to an ...

Blues bounce back by shutting out Bruins

Dec 23, 2015

Blues bounce back by shutting out Bruins

The St. Louis Blues were still smarting when they got to Boston after blowing a three-goal lead a night earlier. They didn’t want to have to think about that during the extended holiday break. Jake Allen stopped 32 shots for his fifth shutout, Vladimir ...

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Dec 22, 2015

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Tyler Bozak made a triumphant return to Denver and led the surging Toronto Maple Leafs to a big win. Bozak scored three times in the third period and Toronto broke loose for four goals in the final 20 minutes to beat the Colorado Avalanche ...

Benn leads Stars past Canadiens

Dec 20, 2015

Benn leads Stars past Canadiens

Jamie Benn had two goals and an assist on Saturday night, and he was just as good without the puck. In a battle of division leaders, the Dallas Stars scored within the first 2 minutes of each period and beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2. ...

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Dec 19, 2015

Vatrano's hat trick fuels Bruins

Frank Vatrano shook off his slump and singlehandedly outscored the struggling Pittsburgh Penguins. Boston’s rookie center, playing in his 17th NHL game, had three goals for his first career hat trick to lead the Bruins to a 6-2 win over the Penguins on Friday ...

Blue Jackets outgun Coyotes in wild clash

Dec 18, 2015

Blue Jackets outgun Coyotes in wild clash

The Columbus Blue Jackets are in the bottom third of the league in goals scored per game. They’d be a lot lower if not for a couple of games against Arizona. Brandon Saad, Alexander Wennberg and Cam Atkinson each had a goal and two ...

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

Dec 17, 2015

Rask's fine play helps Bruins past Penguins

New coach or old, it didn’t matter for Pittsburgh Penguins the way Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask is playing. Rask stopped 34 shots for his fourth shutout, Jimmy Hayes ended a 15-game goal-scoring drought and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 3-0 Wednesday night, keeping new Penguins ...

Oilers continue tear with defeat of Bruins

Dec 15, 2015

Oilers continue tear with defeat of Bruins

The Edmonton Oilers weren’t trying to hide it. They knew they were lucky to get out of town with a victory. Andrej Sekera scored 41 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot stopped 47 shots to lift the Oilers to their sixth straight win, 3-2 ...