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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, center, scores the winning goal on Colorado Avalanche goaltender Pavel Francouz, right, after driving past center Nathan MacKinnon, left, and in overtime of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Denver. The Lightning won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Lightning top Avs in OT for franchise-best 11th straight win

Feb. 18, 2020 1:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Things are going so well for the Tampa Bay Lightning that the they're starting to judge the quality of their wins. "I don't know. I don't think we played well today ... We have to improve a lot in our game because we have a lot of good teams ahead of us. I don't think we had a good effort...

Vegas Golden Knights left wing Max Pacioretty (67) celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Vegas beats Caps for 3rd straight win; Ovi stuck on 698

Feb. 17, 2020 10:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury looked out at Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, and the veteran goalie had just one thought regarding Ovie's bid for a historic goal. “Not today, not today,” Fleury said. Max Pacioretty scored his team-high 27th goal, Fleury made 24 saves and the...

Anaheim Ducks' Josh Manson, right, takes a hit from Calgary Flames' Andrew Mangiapane during second period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Mangiapane scores 3 times as Flames beat Ducks 6-4

Feb. 17, 2020 9:25 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane had three goals and an assist, and the Calgary Flames rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Matthew Tkachuk had a goal and an assist for Calgary, which trailed 3-1 early in the third period. Sam Bennett and Sean Monahan also scored. It was...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Canucks get F Toffoli from Kings in push for playoffs

Feb. 17, 2020 9:17 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Canucks have added a scoring forward to their lineup. Vancouver acquired Tyler Toffoli from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Tim Schaller, prospect Tyler Madden, a 2020 second-round pick and a conditional fourth-round selection in 2022 on Monday...

Florida Panthers' Mike Hoffman, right, celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Hoffman, Ekblad lead Panthers past Sharks 5-3

Feb. 17, 2020 8:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Evgenii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman scored, Aaron Ekblad had two assists and the slumping Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 Monday. Colton Sceviour, Anton Stralman and Vincent Trocheck also scored for Florida, which had lost six of seven. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots,...

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) and New York Islanders left wing Ross Johnston fight for the puck in the first period during an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Raanta stops 25 shots in Coyotes' 2-1 win over Islanders

Feb. 17, 2020 7:43 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A January funk sent the Arizona Coyotes tumbling from the top of the Pacific Division to fighting for a playoff spot. By getting back to their defensive roots, the Coyotes put together their first winning streak in more than a month — against two of the NHL's best road teams,...

New Jersey Devils defenseman Will Butcher (8) defends against Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Devils selling with the NHL trade deadline approaching

Feb. 17, 2020 6:15 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With the NHL trade deadline a week away, the New Jersey Devils may as well have a giant “for sale” sign hanging outside the dressing room. Interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald gave a clear indication the Devils are ready to unload when he shipped defenseman and captain...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres suspend Zach Bogosian for failing to report to minors

Feb. 17, 2020 6:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on Monday for failing to report to the minors. The team announced the suspension two days after the 12-year NHL veteran cleared waivers and was assigned to Buffalo's American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The...

In this Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, photo, boxer Tyson Fury poses for a portrait in Las Vegas. Fury is scheduled to fight a heavyweight rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder on Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Column: As big fight looms, poolside with the Gypsy King

Feb. 17, 2020 11:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The water was warming up, and so was the sun. On the kind of day that made it easy to forget about dreary weather back home, Tyson Fury was sitting poolside in the backyard of his home in the shadow of the Las Vegas Strip, watching as some of his housemates frolicked in the shallow end....

Winnipeg Jets' Mason Appleton (82) celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Beaulieu's 1st goal of season lifts Jets over Blackhawks 3-2

Feb. 17, 2020 1:31 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nathan Beaulieu's first goal of the season early in the third period sent the Winnipeg Jets past the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night. Playing in his 27th game of an injury-riddled campaign, the defenseman fired a one-timer from the point that hit a Chicago player and got by...