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Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alex Nylander (92) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nylander nets 2, Blackhawks beat Flames 8-4 to snap skid

Feb. 16, 2020 2:58 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Nylander had two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Jonathan Toews, Dominik Kubalik, Alex DeBrincat, Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane and rookie Kirby Dach also scored for Chicago. Robin...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) celebrates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0

Feb. 16, 2020 2:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt said he missed the gold goalie pads Marc-Andre Fleury was set to sign and let the team auction off for charity. For the past couple of weeks, he had been pushing the veteran goaltender to dust them off. "Schmidty talked to me about it, so I...

Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson is congratulated after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Larsson scores 1st goal in a year, Oilers beat Panthers 4-1

Feb. 15, 2020 8:05 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Adam Larsson scored his first goal since last February, Leon Draisaitl added an insurance goal seconds into the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night. Darnell Nurse and Kailer Yamamoto had empty-net goals in the final two minutes for the...

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, of Russia, makes a save against Edmonton Oilers' Zack Kassian during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Zack Kassian suspended 7 games for kicking opponent

Feb. 14, 2020 8:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian was suspended seven games by the NHL on Friday for kicking an opponent in the chest. Kassian swung his right leg and kicked Tampa Bay forward Erik Cernak in the chest during a game Thursday night. He was offered an in-person hearing that allowed the...

Ex-Blue Jackets GM Scott Howson picked as next AHL president

Feb. 14, 2020 5:59 PM EST

Former Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson will be the American Hockey League's next president and CEO. The AHL's board of governors Friday unanimously elected Howson as Dave Andrews' successor. Andrews served in that role for the past 26 years. “It's a completely different challenge for...

Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Talbot makes 44 saves, Calgary Flames rout Anaheim Ducks 6-0

Feb. 14, 2020 1:32 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mikael Backlund and Mark Jankowski scored two goals apiece, and Cam Talbot made a career-high 44 saves for his 21st career shutout in the Flames' 6-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. The Ducks gave up four goals in the first period of their first game since since...

Ottawa Senators left wing Vladislav Namestnikov (90) shoots against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (Chris Wattie/The Canadian Press via AP)

Senators snap 6-game winless skid, beat Coyotes 3-2

Feb. 13, 2020 11:37 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Marcus Hogberg made 32 saves and the Ottawa Senators snapped a six-game winless streak with a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Vladislav Namestnikov, Brady Tkachuk and Nick Paul each scored for the Senators, who opened a season-high six-game homestand by ending...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Yanni Gourde scores past Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Lightning win 9th straight, top Oilers 3-1

Feb. 13, 2020 11:26 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Yanni Gourde scored a short-handed goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy finished with 29 saves to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Tampa Bay also won its 10th in a row at home. Vasilevskiy improved to 18-0-2 in his past...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli, rear, celebrates with center Anze Kopitar, right, after Toffoli scored on Calgary Flames goaltender David Rittich during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Toffoli, Wagner score in 2nd period, Kings beat Flames 5-3

Feb. 13, 2020 1:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Toffoli and Austin Wagner scored 39 seconds apart in the second period to give Los Angeles the lead, and the Kings went on to beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Wednesday night. Kurtis MacDermid, Jeff Carter and Sean Walker also scored to help the Kings end a five-game losing streak....

Jaguars hire former Giants coach Ben McAdoo as QBs coach

Feb. 12, 2020 11:26 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo as quarterbacks coach. McAdoo replaces Scott Milanovich, who left at the end of last season to take the head coaching job with the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos. The 42-year-old McAdoo is the second...