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Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2

Jan. 16, 2019 1:49 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl needed just three games to get his first NHL hat trick. It was more than a five-year wait for the second one, which came while he's playing perhaps the best hockey of his career. Hertl knocked down Evgeni Malkin with his backside to score his first goal, got the second...

Ball scores 19 as Lakers deal Bulls eighth straight loss

Jan. 16, 2019 1:06 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonzo Ball scored 19 points, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 17 and the Los Angeles Lakers won for just the fourth time since LeBron James' groin injury, beating the reeling Chicago Bulls 107-100 on Tuesday night. Ball, who also had eight rebounds and six assists, scored 13 points during...

Lightning top Stars 2-0 on Vasilevskiy's 2nd shutout in week

Jan. 16, 2019 12:53 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy's second shutout in a week came with a little help from his friends on the penalty kill. The goaltender stopped 35 shots while helping to stifle six Dallas Stars power plays, and Ondrej Palat and Mikhail Sergachev scored for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 2-0 victory Tuesday...

Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

Jan. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson is feeling healthier with each passing game, and the results are showing in the back of the net. Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid. He could've had...

Red Wings beat Ducks 3-1, extend record losing streak to 12

Jan. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks dropped their heads on the bench and looked down at their skates, another defeat seemingly imminent. Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 4:16 left and Darren Helm scored a little later, lifting the Detroit Red Wings over the Ducks 3-1 on Tuesday night to extend their...

Young wins point guard battle, Hawks top Thunder 142-126

Jan. 15, 2019 11:43 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Just when it seemed Dennis Schroder would enjoy a triumphant return to Atlanta, his successor as the Hawks' starting point guard had a winning answer. Trae Young had 24 points and 11 assists to win the showdown of current and past Atlanta point guards, leading the Hawks over the Oklahoma...

Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 6-2 win over Hurricanes

Jan. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — With players up and down the lineup producing multiple points, the New York Rangers broke through for a confidence-building victory they desperately needed. Mika Zibanejad had two goals and two assists to help the Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 on Tuesday night. Pavel Buchnevich...

76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42

Jan. 15, 2019 10:45 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler's final miserable months in Minnesota were blighted by trash talk toward his teammates and a sour demeanor that forced the Timberwolves to trade him. At home in Philadelphia, Butler is still working out the kinks with his new star teammates. But Butler had one final parting...

Panthers owner: Team needs backup plan if Newton can't play

Jan. 15, 2019 7:32 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are preparing for life without Cam Newton next season in case the team's franchise quarterback can't make it back from a lingering shoulder injury. Panthers owner David Tepper said Tuesday that while the team is exhausting all options to make sure Newton's throwing...

Washington State establishes Steve Gleason Institute

Jan. 15, 2019 7:17 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State is creating a neuroscience center named for former Cougars and New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason. The Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience is expected to open at the school's satellite campus in Spokane in the second half of the year. Daryll DeWald,...