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Anthony Duclair scores twice, Senators beat Red Wings 5-2

Oct. 23, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Anthony Duclair scored twice and the Ottawa Senators beat Detroit 5-2 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game skid and extend the Red Wings' losing streak to six. Chris Tierney, Mark Borowiecki and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored to help the Senators improve to 2-6-1. Anders Nilsson...

Bills CB Tre'Davious White keeps coming up with big saves

Oct. 23, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Cornerback Tre'Davious White occasionally enjoys parading around the Buffalo Bills facility in goaltending gear while claiming to have been the best hockey player in his native Louisiana history. It's all fiction, including The Tre'Davious White Goalie Academy, where he supposedly...

Blackhawks place D Connor Murphy on long-term IR

Oct. 23, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Connor Murphy on long-term injured reserve. Murphy hurt his groin Tuesday night in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. He has no points in six games this season. The Blackhawks also recalled defenseman Dennis Gilbert from the minors...

Avs' Rantanen listed as week to week with lower-body injury

Oct. 23, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche say forward Mikko Rantanen is week to week with a lower-body injury. The 2019 All-Star caught an edge in the ice and awkwardly twisted his left skate during the second period of Monday night's loss in St. Louis. He didn't return. Avalanche coach Jared Bednar...

Ron Francis diving right in as NHL GM in Seattle

Oct. 23, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Now that he is a couple months into the job, Ron Francis has gained a little more appreciation for the task he signed up for. The easy decision for the 56-year-old Hockey Hall of Famer would have been to take a consulting or scouting gig, keep his family settled in North Carolina and avoided...

Kopitar scores in 3rd, Kings beat Jets 3-2

Oct. 23, 2019 1:52 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Los Angeles coach Todd McLellan was all praises for goalie Jonathan Quick after the Kings' latest win. Quick finished with 26 saves and helped the Kings shut down all five Winnipeg power plays in a 3-2 win over the Jets on Tuesday night. "We saw what we expect to see from him on a...

Carlson scores 2 to help Capitals beat Flames 5-3

Oct. 23, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is starting an early-season campaign for teammate John Carlson to win this season's Norris Trophy as the league's top defenseman. "Johnny for Norris. That's a hashtag right now," the Capitals captain said after Carlson's two goals helped the Washington Capitals to a...

Fleury helps Golden Knights beat Blackhawks 2-1 in shootout

Oct. 23, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Vegas played its ace, and it beat all the hands for Chicago. Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves through overtime and two more stops in the shootout, leading the Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Tuesday. Playing for the second straight night for the last stop of a...

Staal scores 2, Dubnyk hurt in Wild's 3-0 win over Oilers

Oct. 23, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau called it the team's most complete game of the season. It was done short-handed. Eric Staal broke out of an early slump with two goals and an assist and Brad Hunt also scored for the Wild, who lost forward Jordan Greenway in the first period and goalie Devan...

Wild G Dubnyk leaves game after collision

Oct. 23, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk left Tuesday night's 3-0 win against Edmonton after being injured early in the second period. Dubnyk was upended after Minnesota's Ryan Donato fell to the ice while battling the Oilers' Brandon Manning. Dubnyk tried to leap over both sliding...