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Kane's 3 goals in 1st lead Sharks past Hurricanes 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — While the Carolina Hurricanes dominated play in the first period, it was Evander Kane who put the puck in the net. Kane became the first San Jose player to score three goals in the opening period and the Sharks beat the Hurricanes 5-2 on Wednesday night for their third straight...

Henrique scores twice as Anaheim rallies to beat Buffalo 5-2

Oct. 17, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf and Anaheim's power-play unit put plenty of work in leading up to Wednesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres in trying to jump start the unit that had gone scoreless in the first six games. Getzlaf and the Ducks ended up getting their first power-play goal at the most...

McDavid (5 points) and Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flyers 6-3

Oct. 17, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had a goal and four assists, Leon Draisaitl added two goals and one assist, and the Edmonton Oilers' dynamic duo continued their sizzling start to the season Wednesday night in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. It was McDavid's third career five-point game....

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Oct. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect. John Carlson had a goal and two assists, giving the defenseman 14 points, and the Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of...

Tanev scores OT winner, Penguins deal Avalanche first loss

Oct. 16, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan believes his undermanned Penguins can beat any team right now, despite missing five of their top nine forwards. The Penguins proved it on Wednesday night by knocking off the Colorado Avalanche, the league's last unbeaten team. Brandon Tanev scored a...

Columbus beats Dallas 3-2, as Stars drop fourth straight

Oct. 16, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets knew to be successful this season they needed scoring production from their younger players and strong goaltending. On Wednesday night, they got both. Sonny Milano and Alexander Wennberg each scored for the first time this season to lift the Columbus Blue...

Seattle's NHL team releases initial club ticket prices

Oct. 16, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's expansion NHL franchise released initial pricing for club seats with details on general ticket prices coming in 2020. The team says club seats will each cost between $285 and $355 based on a 44-game season ticket package. The club seats will be on three-, five- or seven-year terms....

Teenage rookies Hughes, Kakko struggling early in season

Oct. 16, 2019 3:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko were the clear favorites all along to be the top two picks in this year's NHL draft. So far, the 18-year-olds have struggled to generate a lot of offense in the opening weeks of the season. Kakko, selected second by the New York Rangers after New Jersey took...

Petr Mrazek makes 31 saves, Hurricanes blank LA Kings 2-0

Oct. 16, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes already have shown they can win in plenty of ways during the best start to a season in franchise history. When the high-scoring Los Angeles Kings unexpectedly engaged them in a defensive grind, the Canes showed they can succeed there as well. Petr Mrazek made 31...

Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller says sometimes the key to an effective power play is simple — just shoot. Miller had two of Vancouver's three power-play goals in the Canucks' 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. "It doesn't always work how you plan...