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Oshie's hat trick lifts Capitals over Senators, 7-5

Oct. 25, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — T.J. Oshie picked up his fifth career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night. Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak to six games with his sixth and seventh goals of the season for Washington. Nick...

Andersen stops former team, streaking Hurricanes beat Leafs

Oct. 25, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 24 saves against his former team and the unbeaten Carolina Hurricanes matched the best five-game start in franchise history by defeating the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night. Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz and...

Olofsson scores twice to help Sabres beat Lightning 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson scored two goals and Craig Anderson made 35 saves for the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Robert Hagg had a goal an an assist, Tage Thompson tallied two assists and the Sabres got goals...

Mangiapane scores 2 goals to help Flames beat Rangers 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday night for their third straight win. Blake Coleman and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist, and Christopher Tanev also scored for Calgary. Johnny...

Panthers stay unbeaten, beat Coyotes 5-3 to move to 6-0

Oct. 25, 2021 22:43 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla.- (AP) — Frank Vatrano and Joe Thornton each scored their first goals of the season and the Florida Panthers stretched their unbeaten streak to six games with a 5-3 victory over the winless Arizona Coyotes on Monday night. Anthony Duclair, Jonathan...

Hofmann nets 1st NHL goal, Blue Jackets defeat Dallas 4-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gregory Hofmann scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1 win over over Dallas Stars on Monday night. Oliver Bjorkstrand added a goal and his 100th career assist, and Zach Werenski had a goal and an...

Blackhawks searching for answers after rough start to season

Oct. 25, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Forget about winning for a moment. The Chicago Blackhawks are still looking for their first lead of the season. One of their best players is sidelined by the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol. The team’s long sellout streak — a source of pride for the...

Sorokin, Islanders beat Vegas 2-0 for 2nd straight shutout

Oct. 25, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ilya Sorokin made 42 saves, Josh Bailey and Matthew Barzal scored and the New York Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-0 Sunday night. The Islanders recorded consecutive road shutouts after blanking Arizona 3-0 on Saturday. The Islanders improved...

Raymond gets hat trick as Red Wings beat Blackhawks 6-3

Oct. 24, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Raymond had plenty of energy in the second half of his first set of consecutive NHL games. It's good to be 19. Raymond had three goals and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Sunday...

Senators acquire center Dylan Gambrell from Sharks for pick

Oct. 24, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators acquired center Dylan Gambrell from the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night for a 2022 seventh-round draft pick, adding some depth in the middle after a string of injuries. Gambrell, the 25-year-old former University of Denver...