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Oilers top Ducks as season-opening win streak hits 3 games

Oct. 20, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and two assists and the Edmonton Oilers extended their season-opening winning streak to three games with a 6-5 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. “You don’t want to give up five goals, ever,”...

Drysdale scores in OT, leading Ducks past Flames 3-2

Oct. 19, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jamie Drysdale scored in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday night. Drysdale tapped in a pass from Troy Terry at 3:26 of overtime for the winner. “Troy kind of did all the...

Bennett notches hat trick, Florida easily tops Islanders 5-1

Oct. 16, 2021 21:47 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The only hat trick of Sam Bennett's career before Saturday wasn't exactly enjoyed by the Florida Panthers, since it happened against them nearly six years ago. They liked this one far more. Bennett scored three times, Sergei...

North Dakota oil executive pleads guilty in fraud scheme

Oct. 13, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota oilfield executive pleaded guilty Wednesday to fraud charges for misleading shareholders about his company's value, in a scheme that eventually forced it to go bankrupt and led to more than $886 million in losses. Joseph...

NHL Preview: What to know about the 2021-22 season

Oct. 11, 2021 02:24 AM EDT

There is more high-level hockey on tap over the next nine months than ever before. Thanks to the addition of the Seattle Kraken as the NHL's 32nd franchise and the return to a full schedule, 1,312 regular-season games are set to be played before the start of the playoffs...

Canadian women to play male junior teams in Olympic prep

Oct. 08, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

CALGARY. Alberta (AP) — The Canadian women’s hockey team will play four male Alberta Junior Hockey League teams as part of its preparation for the Winter Olympics in Beijing in February. Canada will play at the Drumheller Dragons on Oct. 18, the Olds Grizzlies on Oct....

Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap

Sep. 25, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies charged with fraud, potentially bringing closure to a 3-year feud that...

Huawei executive returns as China releases 2 Canadians

Sep. 25, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — An executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies returned from Canada Saturday night following a legal settlement that also saw the release of two Canadians held by China, potentially bringing closure to a nearly 3-year-long feud embroiling...

Jimmy Vesey among 3 vets signed by Devils to tryout deals

Sep. 14, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New York Rangers forward Jim Vesey is among three players the New Jersey Devils have signed to tryout contracts. The Devils also announced Tuesday the signings of center Mark Jankowski and defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon. They will join the team...

Calgary Flames sign Connor Mackey, Brad Richardson

Sep. 08, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames signed defenseman Connor Mackey and forward Brad Richardson on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Mackey agreed to a two-year deal with an average annual value of $912,500. He made his NHL debut for the Flames last season, finishing...