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Devils draw top pick in NHL draft lottery

Apr. 9, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent. The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction Tuesday. The Devils will pick first at June's NHL draft after the lottery balls fell in their favor — bumping the...

Panthers move fast, hire Joel Quenneville as next coach

Apr. 8, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic. Quenneville — who is second on the NHL's all-time victory list — was hired Monday to coach the Panthers, who started their offseason with a splash....

Blackhawks take optimistic tone after another lost season

Apr. 7, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane dazzled once again. Jonathan Toews put together one of his best seasons, and Alex DeBrincat took another step forward. And it didn't matter all that much. Not to them, anyway. The Chicago Blackhawks missed out on the playoffs for the second straight year, doomed by an awful...

Predators rally again, clinch Central beating Blackhawks 5-2

Apr. 7, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have proven they can finish a season almost as well as they start. Viktor Arvidsson scored the go-ahead goal at 3:33 of the third period, and the Predators won their second straight Central Division title by rallying from an 0-2 deficit to beat the Chicago...

Stars lose 6-1 to Kane, Blackhawks

Apr. 6, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — One more point could provide a big lift for the Dallas Stars. They get another chance on Saturday night. Dallas' playoff road remains muddled after it lost 6-1 to Chicago on Friday night. Patrick Kane scored twice in the Blackhawks' home finale, and Cam Ward made 25 saves in his 700th NHL...

Toews, Kane lead Blackhawks past Blues in shootout

Apr. 4, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Despite staging a late comeback against the Chicago Blackhawks, the St. Louis Blues are still a point shy as they tried to climb into a tie for first place in the Central Division. Jonathan Toews scored the lone goal in the shootout after connecting for his career-high 35th in regulation,...

Hayes scores in OT to lift Jets over Blackhawks, 4-3

Apr. 2, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kevin Hayes and the Winnipeg Jets eventually got the two points they desperately needed. Hayes scored at 3:38 of overtime as Winnipeg defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game slide and move into sole possession of first place in the Central Division. Hayes cut...

Kings beat Blackhawks 3-2 on Doughty's power-play goal in OT

Mar. 31, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the better part of five thrilling minutes in overtime, it was as if the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks were battling each other again in the 2013 and 2014 Western Conference Finals. But when Drew Doughty's shot hit the back of the net, the Kings were another team set to...

DeBrincat's 2 goals lead Blackhawks past Sharks 5-4

Mar. 29, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A fast start was just what the Chicago Blackhawks needed to get out of their recent rut even if it might be too late for them to make a playoff push. Alex DeBrincat scored on a two-man advantage to start a three-goal barrage in the opening 11 minutes and then added his 40th goal of...

Blackhawks announce 2-year extension for D Carl Dahlstrom

Mar. 27, 2019 2:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks and defenseman Carl Dahlstrom have agreed to a two-year contract extension. The team announced the deal on Wednesday. The average annual value is $850,000. The 24-year-old Dahlstrom was selected by Chicago in the second round of the 2013 draft. The Stockholm native has...