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Monahan's goal in OT gives Flames 5-4 win over Avalanche

Dec. 10, 2019 1:24 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Calgary Flames have traded controversy for good fortune and turned their season around. They even found a way to beat the Colorado Avalanche. Sean Monahan scored 2:09 into overtime and the Flames rebounded after losing a two-goal lead to beat the Avalanche 5-4 on Monday night. Matthew...

NHL Commissioner: We will not tolerate abusive behavior

Dec. 9, 2019 11:57 PM EST

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday the NHL will work swiftly to make changes to better deal with personnel conduct issues in the wake of incidents that surfaced in recent weeks. Speaking at the end of the first day of the Board of Governors meeting at the Inn at Spanish Bay...

Duclair has 3-point game, Senators beat Bruins 5-2

Dec. 9, 2019 11:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Wins haven’t come easily for Ottawa this season. On Monday night, the Senators found a way to beat one of the top teams in the NHL. Anthony Duclair had two goals and one assist, and Anders Nilsson made 38 saves as the Senators (13-17-1) beat the Boston Bruins 5-2 Monday night....

Varlamov, Nelson lead Islanders past Lightning 5-1

Dec. 9, 2019 11:15 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Islanders showed they have more than just a strong defense. Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 shots, Brock Nelson scored twice in the third period, and the Islanders beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night. "Our offense isn't maybe the focal point of the conversion but we...

Blue Jackets snap skid, end Capitals' winning streak at six

Dec. 9, 2019 10:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Because the Washington Capitals don't lose very often, they'll try to take something from a letdown game against the Columbus Blue Jackets rather than just burning the video. Fresh off sweeping a four-game road trip, the NHL-leading Capitals fell flat in a 5-2 loss Monday night that...

Miller lifts Sabres to 3-2 overtime win over Oilers

Dec. 9, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It was a win that the Buffalo Sabres really wanted to get for coach Ralph Kreuger. Colin Miller scored 1:13 into overtime to give the Sabres a 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Kyle Okposo and Johan Larsson also scored and Linus Ullmark stopped 26 shots for...

Coyotes rally for 4-3 shootout win over Blackhawks

Dec. 8, 2019 11:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — After falling behind early, the surprising Arizona Coyotes came back to pull out a win and grab a share of first place in the Pacific Division. Conor Garland and Nick Schmaltz scored on the Coyotes’ first two attempts against Robin Lehner in the shootout, and Arizona rallied from two...

Georgiev stifles Golden Knights in Rangers’ 5-0 win

Dec. 8, 2019 11:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Playing behind Henrik Lundqvist, the fifth-winningest goalie in NHL history, backup Alexandar Georgiev knows he has to be on his game as well. Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night....

Bobrovsky stops 30 shots, Panthers beat Sharks 5-1

Dec. 8, 2019 9:00 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Joel Quenneville turned to No. 1 goalie Sergei Bobrovsky for the second consecutive night, calling it a “real easy” decision. Bobrovsky didn’t let his coach down. He stopped 30 shots to win for the second straight game as the Florida Panthers beat the San Jose...

Mark Scheifele scores twice, Jets beat Ducks 3-2

Dec. 8, 2019 7:58 PM EST

WINNIPEG (AP) — Nikolaj Ehlers took on Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf in Winnipeg’s victory over the Ducks. The 6-foot, 172-pound Ehlers, known for his quick feet, clashed with Getzlaf, who is 6x-foot-3 and 225 pounds. Both threw a couple punches in the brief, second-period bout. "Out of character?...