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Sharks get 4-1 win while Canucks battle mumps
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- The big-name San Jose Sharks can push the strongest NHL team off its game. Ravaged by an apparent outbreak of the mumps, the Vancouver Canucks could only do so much....

Jeremy Smith gets first NHL win as Avalanche beat Sabres 5-3
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DENVER (AP) -- As the clock ticked down, Colorado Avalanche goalie Jeremy Smith sweated out his first NHL win Saturday night....

Shaw's OT goal gives Canadiens 14th straight win over Leafs
TORONTO (AP) -- "Desperate hockey" helped the teetering Montreal Canadiens earn two big points Saturday night....

Crosby scores 34th, Penguins top Flyers 4-2 at Heinz Field
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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Sidney Crosby scored his NHL-leading 34th goal, Matt Murray made 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 at blustery Heinz Field on Saturday night....

Back from break, Blue Jackets sharp in routing Islanders 7-0
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Unlike some other NHL teams coming off their bye week, there wasn't a spot of rust on the sleek Columbus Blue Jackets....

Nashville Predators score 3 in 2nd period, beat Capitals 5-2
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg has scored so well coming off back-to-back hat tricks, the Nashville forward had the Washington Capitals watching closely every time the Swede touched the puck....

Jonathan Quick returns to spark Kings to 4-1 win over Ducks
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Kings were desperate for a spark, staring down their second shutout loss to the rival Anaheim Ducks in less than a week and third of the season, just 20 minutes away from ceding more ground in their desperate chase for a wild card in the Western Conference....

Zibanejad scores in OT to help Rangers beat Devils again
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Mika Zibanejad scored 1:16 into overtime and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Saturday....

Benn's goal breaks tie in 3rd, Stars beat Coyotes 5-2
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DALLAS (AP) -- Jamie Benn was hardly willing to concede that Dallas is out of playoff contention, even after the Stars made a trade earlier in the day that seemed to indicate they were looking to the future....

Johnson leads Flames past Panthers 4-2 for 3rd straight
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- The Calgary Flames are having a successful road trip, while the Florida Panthers are struggling at home....

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