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Boudreau's 1st game coaching Canucks is 4-0 win over Kings

Dec. 07, 2021 02:48 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Thatcher Demko made 30 saves and Bruce Boudreau won his first game as coach of the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. The win came less than 24 hours after the Canucks cleaned house, firing general...

Guentzel scores twice, Crosby once as Pens top Kraken 6-1

Dec. 07, 2021 01:36 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Sidney Crosby, Jake Guentzel and the Pittsburgh Penguins didn't take long to stagger the NHL's newest franchise with an early onslaught. Crosby and Danton Heinen scored 25 seconds apart early in the first period, Guentzel extended his point streak to 13 games with...

Peterson helps Stars tie franchise record with 7 wins in row

Dec. 07, 2021 00:23 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jacob Peterson made good on a second chance at the go-ahead goal, and the Dallas Stars tied a franchise record with their seventh consecutive win, beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Monday night. “(Peterson) likes to make plays. He likes to hang on to the puck. We...

Flyers fire Vigneault amid skid; Yeo named interim coach

Dec. 06, 2021 23:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Alain Vigneault on Monday with the team spiraling toward a franchise-worst losing streak, turning to yet another coach to try and end a Stanley Cup drought pushing 47 years. The Flyers have been one of NHL’s biggest flops...

After firing coach, Flyers drop 9th straight, 7-5 to Avs

Dec. 06, 2021 23:10 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Philadelphia 7-5 on Monday night to hand the Flyers their ninth straight loss just hours after they fired coach Alain Vigneault. Mike Yeo took over as interim coach of the Flyers, but they...

Carlson comes up big in Caps' 4-3 shootout win over Ducks

Dec. 06, 2021 23:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Carlson tied the game late in the second period and then scored Washington's third and final shootout goal to give the Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. Tom Wilson scored his 100th career goal and Carl Hagelin added his first of...

Norris' shootout goal puts Senators over Devils, 3-2

Dec. 06, 2021 22:38 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Josh Norris scored the decisive goal in a shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators over the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Monday night, extending the Senators’ winning streak to three games. “I did my best and it was lucky enough to go in,″ said Norris, who leads...

Jets' Pionk suspended; Leafs' Spezza offered hearing for hit

Dec. 06, 2021 18:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg defenseman Neal Pionk was suspended two games Monday for a knee-on-knee hit on Toronto's Rasmus Sandin in the third period Sunday. After the hit on Sandin, Maple Leafs center Jason Spezza drove his left knee into the face of Pionk, who was stickless and on...

AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses

Dec. 06, 2021 10:28 AM EST
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses.

Vegas G Robin Lehner to skip Olympics, cites health reasons

Dec. 06, 2021 04:16 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner said Sunday he is skipping the 2022 Winter Olympics, where he had been expected to play for Sweden. The 30-year-old Lehner, from Gothenburg, Sweden, cited health reasons for skipping the Winter Games in...