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NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over next week

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DETROIT (AP) -- Brendan Smith was planning to spend his bye week in Florida, trying to relax. It might be tough for him to truly get away....

Gardiner scores OT winner to lift Maple Leafs past Jets
TORONTO (AP) -- This time it was Auston Matthews' turn to get the win in his second matchup with fellow rookie sensation Patrik Laine....

Kings top Avs, Sutter ties Murray for most wins as LA coach

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DENVER (AP) -- Just like his goaltender, Darryl Sutter proved good at deflecting....

Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OT

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Calgary Flames are showing they have some offensive firepower along with resiliency. They needed every bit in their visit to Music City....

Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in 5-3 win over Wild

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The relatively slow start to the season for Jonathan Toews has been buried by his recent surge....

Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilers

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's "Triplets" line of Nikita Kucherov, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson is heating up....

Undermanned Senators sweep Devils, Anderson makes 29 saves

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The Ottawa Senators were without three top forwards Tuesday night, so they had to make up for it with defense and goaltending....

Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens....

Islanders open 9-game road trip with 3-1 win over Red Wings

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DETROIT (AP) -- Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the New York Islanders went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 Tuesday night....

Crosby's power-play goal lifts Penguins past Canes 3-1

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Tuesday night....


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