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Bill Zito has a new title with the Florida Panthers. He's now president of hockey operations

Apr. 15, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bill Zito has been promoted by the Florida Panthers, with the team announcing Monday that its general manager will now also serve as the team's president of hockey operations. The promotion came with a multi-year contract extension, the terms of which were not...

Need a player to root for? Pavelski, Burns, Giordano among veterans who haven't won the Stanley Cup

Apr. 15, 2024 12:16 PM EDT

Joe Pavelski and Brent Burns made the playoffs seven times together as teammates in San Jose, reaching the conference finals and getting all the way to the Stanley Cup Final in 2016 under Peter DeBoer. Zach Parise captained New Jersey to the final in 2012. All those runs ended in...

Nazem Kadri scores twice in third period to rally Flames to 6-5 win over Coyotes

Apr. 15, 2024 00:45 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Nazem Kadri scored twice in the third period, and also had an assist, as the Calgary Flames rallied to beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-5 on Sunday. Andrei Kuzmenko, Matt Coronato, Connor Zary, and Yegor Sharangovich also scored for Calgary, which has won three of...

Seth Jarvis leads Hurricanes past Blackhawks 4-2 for 5th straight win

Apr. 14, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have one game left on their schedule, and their playoff position is still undecided. In the meantime, they are closing strong. Seth Jarvis collected two goals and an assist in the third period, and Carolina beat the Chicago...

Frank Nazar scores on first shot in NHL debut with Chicago Blackhawks

Apr. 14, 2024 22:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With one dash up the middle of the ice, Frank Nazar provided a glimmer of hope for the Chicago Blackhawks at the end of another losing season. Nazar scored on his first shot on goal in his NHL debut in Chicago's home finale against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday....

Tomas Hertl's power-play goal in OT rallies Golden Knights from 3 goals down to beat Avalanche 4-3

Apr. 14, 2024 20:12 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tomas Hertl, who earlier had a goal wiped out because of goaltender interference, scored on a power play 1:23 into overtime as the Vegas Golden Knights rallied from three goals down to defeat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Sunday. “Maybe it was karma," Hertl said....

Cutter Gauthier, the NCAA's leading scorer, signs 3-year, entry-level contract with Ducks

Apr. 14, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cutter Gauthier, who scored the most goals in the NCAA in the last 25 years during Boston College's run to the Frozen Four, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Gauthier is likely to make his NHL debut on Thursday when...

Kyrou, Schenn and Walker score in 3rd period, send Blues past Kraken 4-1

Apr. 14, 2024 16:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Kyrou, Brayden Schenn and Nathan Walker scored in the third period, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Kraken on Sunday. Kasperi Kapanen also scored for St. Louis. Joel Hofer made 19 saves and hiked his record to 15-12-1. ...

A Manic Monday in the NHL features 7 of 8 games that could affect the playoff picture

Apr. 14, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

Washington Capitals players run the gamut from being plugged into all the NHL playoff scenarios to having no clue what else is going on. “It’s a really big game for us and them,” rookie defenseman Vincent Iorio said Sunday ahead of facing the Boston Bruins on Monday night....

Dubois, Roy end long goal droughts to propel Kings to 3-1 victory over Ducks

Apr. 14, 2024 02:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois and Matt Roy ended long goal droughts and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 on Saturday night to remain in third place in the Pacific Division. Kevin Fiala also scored for the Kings, who have won five of their last six, and David...