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Avalanche stay in playoff hunt with 3-1 win over Wild

Mar. 19, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have little margin for error as they chase a playoff spot with nine games remaining. They got a much-needed victory Tuesday night against the team just ahead of them in the standings. Philipp Grubauer made 36 saves to lift the Avalanche to a 3-1 win over the...

Radulov, Stars too much for Panthers 4-2

Mar. 19, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Alexander Radulov had two goals in the third period to lift the Dallas Stars to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Coach Jim Montgomery reunited the Stars' three top scorers on the first line during the first period. In addition to Radulov's two goals and an assist, Jamie...

Athanasiou scores twice, Red Wings top Rangers 3-2

Mar. 19, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Red Wings will miss the playoffs for the third consecutive year, but they're trying to develop a strong foundation for next season. Detroit got two goals from Andreas Athanasiou on Tuesday night for its second straight victory, 3-2 over the New York Rangers, who are on the brink of...

Kuraly, Rask lead Bruins to 5-0 win over Islanders

Mar. 19, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Boston Bruins showed their depth and kept up their domination of the New York Islanders. Sean Kuraly scored twice and Tuukka Rask earned his 45th career shutout as Boston beat the Islanders 5-0 on Tuesday night. Noel Acciari, Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk also had goals to...

Schwartz scores hat trick for Blues in 7-2 win over Oilers

Mar. 19, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz had three goals and an assist, David Perron added two goals and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues routed the Edmonton Oilers 7-2 on Tuesday night. Schwartz scored once in each period for his fourth career hat trick and first since Oct. 18, 2017, against Chicago. Alex...

Hurricanes beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Mar. 19, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and Pittsburgh Penguins traded hits — and, occasionally, goals — during an intense game with a decided playoff feel. Because the Hurricanes found a way to rally for a victory, they moved closer to finally earning some real playoff games. Dougie...

Stanley Cup champion Capitals to visit Trump at White House

Mar. 19, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. One player has already said he won't attend. Minutes after the Capitals beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Tuesday night,...

Canadiens beat listless Flyers 3-1

Mar. 19, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Montreal didn't need all 240 characters to express on Twitter the importance of beating the Flyers: "Les Canadiens remportent une grosse victoire !" In any language, this much was clear for a team making a desperate playoff push, the Canadiens won a big one. Brendan Gallagher, Shea...

Rinne, Preds blank reeling Maple Leafs 3-0

Mar. 19, 2019 10:43 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season and Brian Boyle, Wayne Simmonds and Filip Forsberg scored goals to give the Nashville Predators a 3-0 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Nashville won its third straight and Toronto lost for the fourth...

Connolly leads Caps into 1st place with 4-1 win over Devils

Mar. 19, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Brett Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Washington Capitals moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson also scored in the second as the defending Stanley Cup...