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Mangiapane, Flames stay hot on road by holding off Kings 3-2

Dec. 03, 2021 02:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane and Milan Lucic scored on the power play as the Calgary Flames won their fourth straight road game, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Matthew Tkachuk had a goal, Jacob Markstrom made 40 saves and the Flames improved...

Backlund lifts Flames past Penguins in 7-round shootout

Nov. 30, 2021 02:08 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of a suspenseful shootout and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night after blowing a late lead. Backlund broke in off the right side and ripped a shot...

Red Sox owners reach agreement to buy Pittsburgh Penguins

Nov. 29, 2021 17:09 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle rescued the Pittsburgh Penguins out of bankruptcy more than 20 years ago, a decision that helped turn the team into one of the NHL's marquee franchises. The Penguins' spot in Pittsburgh secure for years to come and with...

Bruins score 4 goals in 1st period, beat Sabres 5-1

Nov. 24, 2021 23:17 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Charlie Coyle each had a goal and an assist to lead the Boston Bruins over the Buffalo Sabres 5-1 on Wednesday night. Mike Reilly and Taylor Hall also scored, Nick Foligno had two assists and rookie Jeremy...

Tkachuk lifts Flames over Blackhawks 5-2 for 4th straight

Nov. 24, 2021 02:11 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk broke a tie on a fortunate bounce with 5:35 left and the Calgary Flames beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. Tkachuk’s centering pass went off the skate of Chicago defenseman Seth...

Newhook scores tiebreaker late, Avalanche beat Senators 7-5

Nov. 23, 2021 00:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Alex Newhook scored the go-ahead goal with 1:33 left, sending the Colorado Avalanche past the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. Jared Bednar earned his 193rd win with Colorado, tying Bob Hartley for most by an Avalanche...

Former Bruin Vladar stops 27 shots, Flames beat Boston 4-0

Nov. 21, 2021 22:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Former Bruins goalie Dan Vladar stopped 27 shots for his second career shutout, Andrew Mangiapane scored a short-handed goal early in the third period, and the Calgary Flames beat Boston 4-0 on Sunday night. Johnny Gaudreau and Noah Hanifin, who both...

Flames spoil opening of Islanders' new arena with 5-2 win

Nov. 20, 2021 23:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored two power-play goals to help the Calgary Flames spoil the Islanders' debut of their new home arena next to Belmont Park, beating New York 5-2 on Saturday night. Brad Richardson, Trevor Lewis and Johnny Gaudreau also scored, and...

Flames beat Sabres 5-0 on Markstrom's NHL-best 5th shutout

Nov. 18, 2021 23:16 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves and Andrew Mangiapane and Johnny Gaudreau each had two goals and an assist for the Calgary Flames in a 5-0 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Markstrom’s five shutouts in 13 starts lead the NHL and is a...

Blackhawks hire Rob Cookson as assistant coach

Nov. 17, 2021 18:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Rob Cookson as an assistant coach and promoted Marc Crawford to associate coach. The Blackhawks announced the moves before Wednesday night's game at Seattle. The 60-year-old Cookson also has worked on NHL staffs with...