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Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save on Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nashville beats Montreal 4-2 as Habs honor Henri Richard

Mar. 10, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored twice and the Nashville Predators withstood a late comeback try by Montreal and beat the Canadiens 4-2 on Tuesday night. Ryan Johansen and Calle Jarnkrok also scored in the second period as Nashville built a 4-goal lead. Artturi Lehkonen and Lukas Vejdemo had goals in...

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, March 9, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jets jump into playoff position with 4-2 win over Coyotes

Mar. 10, 2020 12:57 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nikolaj Ehlers is feeling more and more comfortable with his new linemates. Ehlers had a goal and two assists to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night in a matchup critical to the crowded Western Conference playoff race. “We’ve been able...

Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) fails to get a shot past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, March 8, 2020. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Merzlikins solid in return, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 2-1

Mar. 9, 2020 2:48 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made 26 saves in his return after missing four games with a concussion, and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Vancouver Canucks for a 2-1 victory Sunday night. “It was hard to get back in the game,” said the 25-year-old rookie, who...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save as Dmitry Kulikov (7) and Neal Pionk (4) defend against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck gets 6th shutout, Jets top Golden Knights 4-0

Mar. 7, 2020 12:16 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves for his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday night. Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers each had a goal and an assist, Kyle Connor got his team-leading 36th goal...

Winnipeg Jets' Kyle Connor (81) scores on Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Connor registers 3-point game, Jets beat Sabres 3-1

Mar. 4, 2020 12:26 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Forward Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Connor scored on the power play and at even strength, and he set up a short-handed goal. He reached a career high 35 regular-season goals when he...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck celebrates a 3-0 shutout against the Washington Capitals in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27. 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Dmitry Kulikov, Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, which killed off three penalties and is 16 of 16...

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo (21) puts the puck past Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Kyle Okposo scores 2 in Sabres' 2-1 win over Winnipeg Jets

Feb. 23, 2020 9:45 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo hopes he and the Buffalo Sabres provided general manager Jason Botterill a reason to rethink his approach a day before the NHL's trade deadline. For a team that looked like it was in need of major roster overhaul as recently as two weeks ago, the Sabres have suddenly begun...

Cody Eakin traded from Knights to hometown Jets

Feb. 21, 2020 7:05 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Cody Eakin is going home to Winnipeg. The Jets acquired the Winnipeg-born center from the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2021. If Winnipeg qualifies for the playoffs this year or re-sign Eakin to a new contract by July 5, the Jets will...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) tries to control the puck in front of Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) and defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Justin Tang/the Canadian Press via AP)

Anisimov, Pageau score 2 each as Senators beat Sabres 7-4

Feb. 19, 2020 1:46 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Artem Anisimov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau had two goals each as the Ottawa Senators beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Tuesday night. Vladislav Namestnikov, Drake Batherson and Anthony Duclair also scored for Ottawa on a night the Senators retired Chris Phillips’ jersey in a pregame...

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) scores on Los Angeles Kings goaltender Calvin Petersen (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wheeler scores 2, Jets beat Kings 6-3

Feb. 19, 2020 12:19 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler was glad to be back playing on a line with Mark Scheifele, and it showed. Wheeler had two goals and an assist in his 700th game in franchise history, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-3 on Tuesday night. Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and two assists and...