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Players hope US-Canada rivalry game helps spawn pro league

Dec. 14, 2019 3:19 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Canada and the United States renew their rivalry on the ice Saturday night, with players hoping the first in a series of five games between the national teams will help kindle the public’s interest in both their sport and their fight off the ice for better professional...

Ivanova wins World Cup luge race, Taubitz leads standings

Dec. 13, 2019 10:47 PM EST

WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Russia’s Tatiana Ivanova had the fastest time in both heats and was an easy winner Friday in a women’s World Cup luge race. Germany’s Anna Berreiter was second and Russia’s Viktoriia Demchenko took third. Germany’s Julia Taubitz was...

Adam Sandler on plunging into the Safdies' 'Uncut Gems'

Dec. 13, 2019 4:29 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Adam Sandler was waiting to be thrown into a midtown fountain on Sixth Avenue for a scene in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncut Gems” when he noticed a familiar face on the sidewalk. The Safdies like to capture as much authentic New York energy as possible in their films and...

Red Wings recall Bowey from Grand Rapids of AHL

Dec. 13, 2019 3:57 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings have recalled defenseman Madison Bowey from Grand Rapids of the AHL. The team announced the move Friday. Bowey had been sent down to Grand Rapids earlier in the week. He has one goal and seven assists in 22 games this season for the Red Wings. Detroit acquired Bowey in...

Having approved trade accord, Mexico expects US to do same

Dec. 13, 2019 10:38 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he expects the U.S. Congress to approve the new regional trade agreement with his country and Canada by Dec. 20. “It appears there is agreement between Republicans and Democrats,” López Obrador said....

Pettersson scores in OT, Canucks beat Hurricanes 1-0

Dec. 13, 2019 2:31 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson can be a tough critic. Pettersson was asked how good goaltender Jacob Markstrom was in the Vancouver Canucks’ 1-0 overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night. “He can always be better,” said Pettersson, managing to...

Gaudreau scores twice, Flames rally past Maple Leafs 4-2

Dec. 13, 2019 1:54 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Gaudreau delivered two big goals when the Calgary Flames needed it the most. Gaudreau had his first two-goal game of the season and the Flames scored three goals in the first three minutes of the third period, rallying to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Thursday night....

Doncic's triple-double lifts Mavs past Pistons in Mexico

Dec. 13, 2019 12:13 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Luka Doncic’s Spanish was flawless. His game was pretty good, too. Doncic scored 41 points and posted his eighth triple-double of the season, Seth Curry added a season-high 30 points off the bench and the Dallas Mavericks topped the Detroit Pistons 122-111 on Thursday night in the...

Sundqvist has goal, assist as Blues beat Golden Knights 4-2

Dec. 12, 2019 11:58 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist picked up right where he left off. After missing the previous six games with a lower-body injury, Sundqvist had a goal and an assist as the St. Louis Blues beat the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Thursday night. The 25-year-old center kept up his offensive surge, assisting on...

Staal, Kunin help Wild recover to beat Oilers 6-5

Dec. 12, 2019 11:49 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Eric Staal was a gametime decision for the Minnesota Wild, two days after he was injured while colliding with a linesman. Staal made it through the morning workout without any issues and Minnesota was happy to have its top-line center back in the lineup against the Edmonton Oilers....