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Fans sign a banner sending well wishes to St. Louis Blues' Jay Bouwmeester prior to the start of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in St. Louis. Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac episode while on the bench during a game Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)

Bouwmeester on the road to recovery, Blues trade for D-man

Feb. 18, 2020 5:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is back in St. Louis after collapsing on the bench during a game in Anaheim last week and said in a statement Tuesday that he is “on the road to recovery.” Bouwmeester, 36, collapsed during the first period of a game Feb. 11 after going into...

Hurricanes acquire Keane from Rangers for Gauthier

Feb. 18, 2020 5:05 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have acquired defenseman Joey Keane from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Julian Gauthier. The teams announced the deal Tuesday. The 20-year-old Keane has 30 points (eight goals, 22 assists) in 49 games at the American Hockey League level with...

San Jose Sharks defenseman Brenden Dillon skates during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Capitals acquire defenseman Brenden Dillon from Sharks

Feb. 18, 2020 4:10 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals bolstered their blue line Tuesday by acquiring veteran defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks. Washington sent Colorado's 2020 second-round pick and a conditional 2021 third-rounder to San Jose for the pending unrestricted free agent. The Sharks are...

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2015, file photo former owner of the San Francisco 49ers Edward DeBartolo, Jr., is interviewed before the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. President Donald Trump pardoned DeBartolo, who is convicted in gambling fraud scandal. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Trump pardons ex-San Francisco 49ers owner DeBartolo Jr.

Feb. 18, 2020 1:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game's history. DeBartolo, who owned the San Francisco 49ers during their 1980s-1990s dynasty,...

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,...