Latest NHL Eastern Conference News

Dowd lifts Capitals to 3-2 win over Oilers

Dec. 06, 2022 00:50 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nic Dowd scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period and Washington Capitals beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 Monday night to snap a two-game skid. Lars Eller and T.J. Oshie also scored for the Capitals, who are 2-5-3 in their last 10 road games. Charlie...

Former B's coach Cassidy wins; Boston's home streak ends

Dec. 05, 2022 23:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights made former Boston coach Bruce Cassidy’s return a success on Reilly Smith’s score in the fifth round of the shootout, beating the Bruins 4-3 to end their NHL-record for home victories to open a season at 14 games on Monday night. The...

Rangers score 3 in third period to rally past Blues 6-4

Dec. 05, 2022 23:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — K’Andre Miller, Alexis Lafrenière and Chris Kreider scored in the third period as the New York Rangers rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 6-4 on Monday night. Vincent Trochek had a goal and an assist, and Braden Schneider and Adam Fox also scored for the...

DeAngelo, Tippett help Flyers beat Avalanche 5-3

Dec. 05, 2022 22:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tony DeAngelo and Owen Tippett scored power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Monday night. Tanner Laczynski, Travis Sanheim and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who won for just the second time in 14...

Varlamov makes 21 saves as Islanders blank Blackhawks 3-0

Dec. 04, 2022 23:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Martin, Zach Parise and Brock Nelson scored second-period goals and Semyon Varlamov made 21 saves as the New York Islanders downed the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on Sunday night. The Islanders fired 40 shots at Blackhawks netminder Arvid Soderblom in snapping a...

Power-play goals lift Red Wings over Blue Jackets, 4-2

Dec. 04, 2022 21:13 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dominik Kubalik and Lucas Raymond scored power-play goals and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Sunday night to end a three-game losing streak. Austin Czarnik and Andrew Copp also scored, Filip Hronek, David Perron and Olli Maatta...

Barron, Scheifele score in 3rd period, Jets beat Ducks

Dec. 04, 2022 19:53 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Morgan Barron and Mark Scheifele scored a pair of quick goals in the third period and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Sunday. Barron scored at 13:23 for a 3-2 lead. Scheifele followed up with his team-leading 13th goal of the season at...

Andrew Mangiapane scores twice, Flames beat Capitals 5-2

Dec. 04, 2022 02:57 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice, Adam Ruzicka had a goal and two assists and the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Saturday night. “Sometimes, pucks just don’t go in for whatever reason. Maybe you run into a hot goalie or something like...

Necas, Aho lead the way in Hurricanes' 4-2 win over Kings

Dec. 04, 2022 02:31 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin Necas had a goal and an assist and the Carolina Hurricanes extended their winning streak to four games, beating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Saturday night. Brady Skjei, Sebastian Aho and Andrei Svechnikov also scored for the Hurricanes, who got at least...

Panthers snap Kraken's seven-game win streak with 5-1 win

Dec. 04, 2022 01:23 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Carter Verhaeghe's first-period scoring flurry and a standout performance in goal from Spencer Knight brought the longest active win streak in the NHL to a halt. Verhaeghe scored twice 26 seconds apart in the first period, Matthew Tkachuk scored his 12th goal and...