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Pacioretty scores twice, Golden Knights top Canucks 6-3

Dec. 16, 2019 12:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty has scored 67 points twice in his career. At the rate he's producing this season, the 12-year veteran is on pace to shatter that mark. Pacioretty had two goals and two assists to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 Sunday night. With 15 goals and 19...

Kane scores 3 times as Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

Dec. 15, 2019 10:59 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — While the Chicago Blackhawks have a whole bunch of issues at the moment, they also have Patrick Kane. Kane scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Blackhawks stopped a four-game slide by topping the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Sunday night. Brandon Saad and David Kampf...

Kopitar scores 2, Kings beat Red Wings 4-2

Dec. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Anze Kopitar passed Wayne Gretzky on the all-time scoring list -- for the Los Angeles Kings, that is. Kopitar scored twice to help the Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Sunday night. The goals gave Kopitar 919 career points, moving him past Gretzky and into fourth place on the franchise...

Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Flyers 7-3

Dec. 15, 2019 9:06 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele each had a power-play goal and added two assists in the Winnipeg Jets' 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, Nikolaj Ehlers, Luca Sbisa, Logan Shaw, Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to help...

Sabres demote under-performing center Mittelstadt to minors

Dec. 15, 2019 5:49 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned under-performing second-year center Casey Mittelstadt to the minors. The demotion to Rochester of the AHL was made Sunday, coming a day following a 3-2 overtime loss at the New York Islanders in which Mittelstadt was a healthy scratch for the third time...

Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Interim coach Bob Boughner talked about having an open competition at goaltender for the San Jose Sharks after taking over earlier this week. Aaron Dell more than made his case to get another start. Dell made 33 saves, including several tough stops while protecting a lead in the...

Palmieri, Devils beat Coyotes 2-1 to end 7-game skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:31 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Facing the second game of a back-to-back set on the road against a top team in the Western Conference and without their scoring leader, the struggling New Jersey Devils were poised for an eighth straight loss. So it was easy to understand the Devils' exuberant celebration of what...

De la Rose, Faulk rally Blues to 4-3 win over Blackhawks

Dec. 15, 2019 12:20 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jacob de la Rose reached deep into his bag of tricks to help the St. Louis Blues get a big comeback win from three goals down. Justin Faulk capped a four-goal, third-period rally with a late tally as the Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Saturday night. Acquired from Detroit in...

Bernier makes 42 saves, Red Wings beat Canadiens 2-1

Dec. 14, 2019 11:32 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Bernier knew he was locked in from the moment he stepped onto the Bell Centre ice for warm-up. In front of friends and family in Montreal, Bernier made a season-high 42 saves as the league-worst Detroit Red Wings downed the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. The Red Wings have won...

Ellers, Hathaway score 45 apart, Capitals beat Lightning 5-2

Dec. 14, 2019 11:17 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Capitals used a quick start during the final period for another win away from home. Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart early in the third period and the NHL-leading Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 on Saturday night. Ellers scored from the...