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Editorials from around New York

Oct. 16, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: Congress shouldn't be distracted by the impeachment hearings The Post-Journal Oct. 14 Are leaders in Congress unable to walk and chew gum at the same time? That is, are they capable of multitasking on major issues? Some are...

Teenage rookies Hughes, Kakko struggling early in season

Oct. 16, 2019 3:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko were the clear favorites all along to be the top two picks in this year's NHL draft. So far, the 18-year-olds have struggled to generate a lot of offense in the opening weeks of the season. Kakko, selected second by the New York Rangers after New Jersey took...

Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller says sometimes the key to an effective power play is simple — just shoot. Miller had two of Vancouver's three power-play goals in the Canucks' 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. "It doesn't always work how you plan...

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning to a 3-1 win over Canadiens

Oct. 16, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa...

Frolik scores in his 800th NHL game, Flames beat Flyers 3-1

Oct. 16, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik lost his helmet on his first shift and scored on his second. Frolik scored in his 800th NHL game and the Calgary Flames beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Tuesday night. Frolik scored the 154th goal of his 13-season career, fifth as a member of the Flames. The...

Canada beats US 2-0, ends 34-year, 17-game winless streak

Oct. 16, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. keeps coming up with underwhelming performances in its first year under Gregg Berhalter, whose tenure as American coach is starting to draw criticism. Canada beat the United States for the first time in 34 years, getting second-half goals from Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini in...

Coyotes beat Jets 4-2, get first win in Winnipeg

Oct. 16, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nick Schmaltz knew the Arizona Coyotes' power play was going to finally click. Schmaltz and linemate Christian Dvorak each scored with the man advantage just over two minutes apart and the Coyotes beat the Jets 4-2 for a rare victory in Winnipeg. The Coyotes had lost 10 straight...

Maple Leafs overcome slow start, beat Wild 4-2

Oct. 15, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a habit of falling behind early this season. That didn't matter much against a slow, tired opponent Tuesday. Mitch Marner had a goal and two assists and Toronto overcame a slow start and beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2. "We weren't as good as we'd like to be in...

Vasilevskiy solid in net as Lightning defeat Canadians 3-1

Oct. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Two breakdowns by the Montreal Canadiens was all Andrei Vasilevskiy and Tampa Bay needed to secure victory. The Lightning took advantage of two key mistakes — a long shift and a bad line change — to sink the Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road...

British family decries treatment by US after border crossing

Oct. 15, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

Seven members of an extended British family who made an unauthorized crossing into the United States from Canada are being held in federal custody at a Pennsylvania detention center nearly two weeks after their arrest, their lawyer said Tuesday, as U.S. border officials defended their handling of the case by...