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Oilers edge Kings 2-1 on early power-play goals

Dec. 7, 2019 1:28 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — With all their high-end talent, the Edmonton Oilers’ latest win was hardly the sort of flashy exhibition they’ve been putting on display lately. And that was just fine with them. Leon Draisaitl and Alex Chiasson each had a goal and an assist in the opening period as...

Jarry spoils Kessel's return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0

Dec. 7, 2019 1:01 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel's return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the...

Lucic scores 1st goal with Flames in 4-3 win over Sabres

Dec. 6, 2019 2:04 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It's always nice to get the...

Ennis has goal, 2 assists as Senators beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 5, 2019 1:46 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Ottawa Senators didn't have to wait long to make up for a tough loss one night earlier. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Artem Anisimov, Connor Brown, Anthony Duclair and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored to...

Roussel scores in return, Canucks beat Senators 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first period...

Kuemper, Coyotes hold off Blue Jackets 4-2

Dec. 3, 2019 10:46 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes got another great game from the NHL’s top-ranked goalie. Darcy Kuemper, who entered Tuesday night leading the league with a 1.97 goals-against average, had 33 saves in Arizona’s 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kuemper improved to 11-6-2, and...

Draisaitl nets 2 power-play goals, Oilers top Canucks 3-2

Dec. 2, 2019 2:44 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers didn’t care that their latest victory lacked artistic merit. Leon Draisaitl scored two power-play goals and the Oilers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night. "Obviously it’s not a...

Olympic champion Mayer edges Paris for World Cup super-G win

Dec. 1, 2019 5:19 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Olympic champion Matthias Mayer ended Dominik Paris’ victory streak to win the first World Cup super-G of the Alpine ski season on Sunday. Mayer raced down the sun-bathed Canadian course 0.40 seconds faster than Paris, who won the previous three super-G races last season,...

Pearson has 4-point game, Canucks beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 1, 2019 2:24 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tanner Pearson recorded the first four-point game of his career, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. Pearson had two goals and two assists, and Tyler Graovac, Loui Eriksson and Josh Leivo also scored for the Canucks. Bo Horvat...

Lindholm scores twice, Flames beat Senators 3-1

Nov. 30, 2019 11:28 PM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Make it two wins in as many games for Calgary Flames interim head coach Geoff Ward. Elias Lindholm scored the deciding goal late in the third period and added an empty-netter, leading the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Ward was also a winner on...