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Fleury makes amazing save to hold off Leafs for 450th win

Nov. 20, 2019 2:41 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit Red...

US baseball’s prospects struggle to reach Olympics

Nov. 20, 2019 2:12 AM EST

Brandon Dickson, the U.S. closer who blew a ninth-inning lead, threw his last major league pitch in 2012. Caleb Thielbar, who gave up the game-winning hit in the 10th, threw his last big league pitch in 2015. The entire 28-man American roster at the Olympic qualifying tournament that ended Sunday combined for a...

Burakovsky scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 20, 2019 1:55 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andre Burakovsky got promoted to Colorado’s top line Tuesday night and took full advantage. Playing with Nathan MacKinnon and Joonas Donskoi, the Austrian forward scored twice to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames. “Sometimes that just...

Pelicans spoil Anthony’s debut, beat Blazers 115-104

Nov. 20, 2019 12:23 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carmelo Anthony smiled easily in a hallway outside the Trail Blazers’ locker room and asserted that he “felt great” after the first game of his 17th NBA season, even if his new team couldn’t keep pace with Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram and a largely revamped...

Burks scores 29 as Warriors end skid with win over Grizzlies

Nov. 20, 2019 12:11 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With Alec Burks leading the offense, the Golden State Warriors finally put together a team effort to end their seven-game slide. Burks scored a season-high 29 points, Glenn Robinson III added 20 and the Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 114-95 on Tuesday night. “We’ve...

Duclair scores twice, leads Senators over Red Wings 4-3

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Duclair and his teammates wanted to make sure D.J. Smith got a win in his first game as a head coach in the area where he grew up. Duclair had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Tuesday night. Smith grew up in Windsor, Ontario,...

Dubois scores twice as Blue Jackets beat Canadiens 5-2

Nov. 19, 2019 11:33 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first seven wins for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season were by one goal. This time, they finally had some breathing room. Pierre-Luc Dubois had two goals and an assist, rookie Emil Bemstrom added a goal and an assist, and the Blue Jackets beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-2...

Parise scores 2 goals, Wild beat Sabres 4-1

Nov. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild have been striving for stronger starts during an opening stretch in which they’ve played more road games than any team in the NHL. They did just that Tuesday night. Parise scored twice in the first period, Alex Stalock made 30 saves, and the...

Pastrnak, Grzelcyk score 2 each, Bruins beat Devils 5-1

Nov. 19, 2019 11:22 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — After blowing a couple of late leads, the Boston Bruins got back to playing the right way with the game on the line. They got stingy on defense, turned to old reliable David Pastrnak for offense, and got a little help from a couple of unexpected sources — defensemen Matt Grzekcyk...

Nelson’s OT goal lifts streaking Islanders over Penguins 5-4

Nov. 19, 2019 11:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz insists his team isn’t keeping track of its torrid start, even as the weeks pass and the victories pile up. Probably time to start. Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game 2:55 into overtime capped another frantic comeback to lift the...