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Rantanen's hat trick lifts Avalanche past Predators 6-2

Nov. 28, 2021 01:06 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen changed positions, but not his game. He’s still piling up the goals and assists. Rantanen had a hat trick and an assist, Bo Byram scored in his return to the lineup, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 6-2 on Saturday...

Tavares, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Sharks 4-1

Nov. 27, 2021 02:04 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Tavares and William Nylander each had a goal and assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night. Auston Matthews and Wayne Simmonds added goals, and backup goalie Joseph Woll stopped 34 shots as Toronto won...

Spurs best Celtics 96-88 after blowing 24-point advantage

Nov. 27, 2021 00:06 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio blew another big lead, but this time it led to a celebration for the Spurs. Dejounte Murray had 29 points and 11 rebounds and the Spurs rallied in the final minute after blowing a 24-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 96-88 on Friday...

Sabonis powers balanced Pacers past short-handed Raptors

Nov. 26, 2021 23:05 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the short-handed Toronto Raptors 114-97 on Friday night. Caris LeVert scored 19 points for the Pacers, who had seven double-digit scorers. Myles Turner had 17 points and 10...

Tavares, Engvall lead rolling Maple Leafs' 6-2 rout of Kings

Nov. 25, 2021 02:11 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Tavares and Pierre Engvall had a goal and an assist apiece while Toronto scored four consecutive times in the second period, and the Maple Leafs rolled to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Alexander Kerfoot, Auston...

Gary Trent Jr. keys late rally, Raptors beat Grizzlies

Nov. 24, 2021 23:56 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-113 on Wednesday night. Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, and Precious Achiuwa, Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes added...

Jarry solid again as Penguins beat Jets to end perfect trip

Nov. 23, 2021 00:51 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Danton Heinen scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Tristan Jarry allowed one goal after back-to-back shutouts, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night. Dominic Toninato scored on Jarry in the first...

Charlotte to play 1st MLS game on Feb 26 against DC United

Nov. 22, 2021 11:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte will plays its first Major League Soccer match on Feb. 26 at D.C. United and will host the LA Galaxy in its home opener on March 5. Nashville's new 30,000-seat stadium will open May 1 with a game against Philadelphia, the league said Monday. ...

Poole, Wiggins have 30-point outings, Warriors beat Raptors

Nov. 22, 2021 00:01 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Poole had his second straight 30-point performance with 33, Andrew Wiggins added 32 points and seven rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 119-104 on Sunday night with Stephen Curry's supporting cast taking pressure off the reigning...

Marner, Woll lead Maple Leafs to 3-0 win over Islanders

Nov. 21, 2021 23:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Marner scored twice and Joseph Woll stopped 20 shots for his first career shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-0 Sunday night. Ondrej Kase also had a goal to help Toronto improve to 11-2 in its last 13 games in the...