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Since losing ’18 final, Golden Knights look more like Caps

Nov. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Almost 18 months since the Vegas Golden Knights’ improbable inaugural season ended, they look much more like the team that vanquished them in the Stanley Cup Final. If you can’t beat ’em, be more like ’em. Once a ragtag group relying on more will than skill, Vegas is beginning to...

NHL-leading Capitals beat Knights for 6th consecutive win

Nov. 9, 2019 10:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bird is back, and the Capitals keep soaring. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his sixth goal of the season and unleashed his famous flapping bird celebration for the first time this season to help Washington beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 Saturday night in a meeting of the 2018 Stanley Cup...

Tkachuk's trickery sends Flames past Predators 6-5 in OT

Nov. 1, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk didn't think a comeback win was possible after Calgary's terrible start. Then, he scored a pair of improbable goals for a come-from-behind win. Tkachuk scored the tying goal with 40 seconds left in regulation and the winning goal with 1.4 seconds left in overtime on...

Svechnikov's lacrosse goal leads Carolina past Calgary 2-1

Oct. 29, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov spends a few minutes during most practices sharpening his lacrosse-style shot, scooping the puck on his stick blade and tucking it over an unsuspecting goalie's shoulder. With the Carolina Hurricanes in need of a goal Tuesday night, he broke it out — and tied...

Bruins blank Blues 3-0 in 1st meeting since losing Cup final

Oct. 26, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The stakes were drastically different for Boston's first meeting with St. Louis this season. Regardless, the Bruins made sure the Blues left town with a loss this time. David Pastrnak scored his team-leading 11th goal, Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots for his second shutout and the Bruins beat...

Cup champion Blues visit Trump at White House as full team

Oct. 15, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump honored the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, using the occasion to announce an envoy to Turkey, mention the economy and an agriculture deal with China and laugh off the possibility of impeachment. For the Blues, it was more of a last chance to...

Blue Jackets snap Hurricanes' season-opening 5-game streak

Oct. 13, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes' franchise history. Dubois overpowered Brock McGinn on a rush from the opposite blue line and lifted a...

Rask, Bruins blank Devils 3-0 in home opener

Oct. 12, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It didn't take very long for the Boston Bruins to wash away the sting of last season's disappointing finish on home ice. Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots in his 46th career shutout, leading the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils to win their home opener on Saturday night. Brad...

Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-2 to snap 3-game skid

Oct. 12, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On a night when their biggest stars were quiet offensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs still scored plenty. Ilya Mikheyev put the Maple Leafs ahead in the final minute of the second period when goalie Jimmy Howard's gamble backfired, and Toronto went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on...

Ellis, Forsberg help rally Predators past Wild 5-2

Oct. 3, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene was feeling a bit nervous before his debut with Nashville. A misstep in the pregame warmup helped the Predators’ new free agent feel more at ease. As the warmup came to an end, Duchene was the last Predators player on the ice. He caught an edge and fell in the...