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Blackhawks F Tyler Johnson sidelined by neck surgery

Dec. 03, 2021 13:57 PM EST

Chicago Blackhawks forward Tyler Johnson became the second NHL player to have an unusual neck surgery on Friday. Johnson’s operation was the same artificial disk replacement surgery that Jack Eichel underwent last month, according to a person with knowledge of the...

Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road by holding off Kings 3-2

Dec. 03, 2021 02:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane and Milan Lucic scored on the power play as the Calgary Flames won their fourth straight road game, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Matthew Tkachuk had a goal, Jacob Markstrom made 40 saves and the Flames improved...

Robertson scores twice, streaking Stars top Blue Jackets 3-2

Dec. 03, 2021 01:20 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jason Robertson scored 68 seconds in and added the go-ahead goal late in the second period as the streaking Dallas Stars beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Thursday night. It was the Stars' sixth consecutive win and seventh straight at home. They have...

Makar, Avalanche bounce back, beat Canadiens 4-1

Dec. 03, 2021 00:47 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Cale Makar scored to put Colorado ahead to stay late in the second period, Valeri Nichushkin had a goal and an assist, and the Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night. Andre Borkovsky and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the...

Kaprizov scores twice, Wild roll to 5-2 win against Devils

Dec. 03, 2021 00:09 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and an assist as the Minnesota Wild kept rolling with a 5-2 win against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman had a goal and two assists, and Rem Pitlick and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for Minnesota,...

Swayman's 42 saves leads Bruins over Predators 2-0

Dec. 02, 2021 23:47 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremy Swayman made 42 saves, Jake DeBrusk and Brandon Carlo scored, and the Boston Bruins beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 Thursday night. Swayman’s shutout was his first of the season and third of the rookie’s NHL career. After stopping 26...

Karlsson scores in OT to give Sharks 2-1 win over Islanders

Dec. 02, 2021 22:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson scored 39 seconds into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over the Islanders on Thursday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss. Nick Bonino also scored and Timo Meier had two assists for the Sharks, who have won...

Panthers come back from 3 down again to beat Sabres 7-4

Dec. 02, 2021 23:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anton Lundell scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers came back from three down for the second straight game to beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Thursday night. Aaron Ekblad had two goals and an assist, Lucas Carlsson...

Norris scores late, Senators beat Canes for NHL-low 5th win

Dec. 02, 2021 23:07 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Formenton scored twice and Josh Norris broke a tie 19 seconds after the Ottawa Senators lost the lead in their 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night. Norris scored the go-ahead goal with 5:54 left and the Senators hung on for...

Hedman has 2 goals, 1 assist as Lightning beat Blues 4-2

Dec. 02, 2021 22:50 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Victor Hedman had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay also got goals from Ondrej Palat and Anthony Cirelli, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves. Hedman,...