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NY Rangers sign defenseman Ben Harpur to 2-year extension

Jan. 26, 2023 15:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with defenseman Ben Harpur on a two-year, $1.57 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season. General manager Chris Drury announced the deal on Thursday for the 28-year-old who started the season with Hartford...

Kraken finally topple Canucks with convincing 6-1 victory

Jan. 26, 2023 01:46 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand wasn't around for the struggles the Seattle Kraken endured during their disappointing inaugural season, but he understood the significance of their 6-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday night. Led by Bjorkstrand's first multigoal...

Blue Jackets snap Oilers’ six-game win streak, 3-2 in OT

Jan. 26, 2023 01:42 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kent Johnson scored the overtime winner as the Columbus Blue Jackets came away with a surprise 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night. Johnson’s shot from the top of the circle went in off Oilers’ goalie Stuart Skinner’s glove and...

Hurricanes top Stars in OT to win matchup of 1st-place teams

Jan. 26, 2023 00:26 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Martin Necas scored 1:34 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night. Sebastian Aho had a short-handed goal and Brent Burns also scored for the Hurricanes, who lead the Metropolitan...

Marner scores quickly in OT to lift Maple Leafs over Rangers

Jan. 26, 2023 00:16 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner scored 19 seconds into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference contenders. Pontus Holmberg scored early and Timothy Liljegren had a goal and an assist for the Maple...

Giroux lifts Senators to 2-1 win over struggling Islanders

Jan. 25, 2023 23:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Claude Giroux’s game-winning goal Wednesday night likely won’t stand out in his mind, but you can bet Ridly Greig will never forget it. The 20-year-old Greig was making his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators and Giroux picked up a Greig rebound to score...

Sharks trade forward Matt Nieto back to Avalanche

Jan. 25, 2023 22:07 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks sent forward Matt Nieto to Colorado for a second stint with the Avalanche in a four-player trade. Nieto and former first-round defenseman Ryan Merkley are headed to Colorado in the deal completed Wednesday for defenseman Jacob MacDonald...

Penguins goaltender Jarry out until after the All-Star break

Jan. 25, 2023 14:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry's on-again, off-again season is now off again. Coach Mike Sullivan said Wednesday that the two-time All-Star will miss at least two games with an upper-body injury. Jarry was scheduled to start Tuesday...

Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Tocchet's debut as coach

Jan. 25, 2023 02:48 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After a week of disruptions and distractions, the Vancouver Canucks were finally able to concentrate on playing hockey and they rewarded new coach Rick Tocchet with a win in his first game behind the bench. Dakota Joshua and Sheldon Dries scored...

Avs spoil Kuemper's return, top Caps 3-2 as Bednar sets mark

Jan. 25, 2023 00:43 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Artturi Lehkonen, Andrew Cogliano and Alex Newhook scored against former teammate Darcy Kuemper and the surging Colorado Avalanche held off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Jared Bednar his franchise-record 266th victory. Logan O'Connor...