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USA Hockey snub leads Alex Carpenter on Chinese adventure

Nov. 21, 2019 2:32 AM EST

Once Bobby Carpenter's flight from Beijing touched down in Boston, he raced to the Lawrence Larsen Rink in nearby Winthrop, Massachusetts, to catch his daughter's Canadian Women's Hockey League game. Time was of the essence because, immediately following the game, Alex Carpenter was boarding a flight for China,...

Panarin, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Capitals

Nov. 21, 2019 12:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The young New York Rangers showed just how well they can do when they play smart and limit mistakes. Artemi Panarin scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots and the Rangers beat the short-handed Washington Capitals 4-1 Wednesday night. “I think that was one of our better...

Tkachuk scores in OT, Senators beat Canadiens 2-1

Nov. 20, 2019 11:46 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Brady Tkachuk finished what Jean-Gabriel Pageau started, and the Ottawa Senators feel like they have the struggling franchise moving in the right direction. Tkachuk went five-hole on Carey Price 38 seconds into overtime, Pageau scored for the second straight game and the Senators beat the...

Underperforming Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock

Nov. 20, 2019 6:42 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired head coach Mike Babcock and replaced him with Sheldon Keefe. Babcock had a record of 9-10-4 in 2019-20 for the struggling Leafs, who are 0-5-1 in their last six games, including five straight losses in regulation. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan flew...

Islanders are rolling: 14-0-1 stretch harkens to 1982 glory

Nov. 20, 2019 4:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders insist they don’t think about how well they are playing. They are too busy preparing for their next opponent. However, win after win after win has added up to a point streak the franchise hasn’t seen since its Stanley Cup dynasty days, Since opening the...

Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock

Nov. 20, 2019 4:37 PM EST
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs fire coach Mike Babcock.

Capitals’ Hathaway suspended 3 games for spitting

Nov. 20, 2019 1:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been suspended three games for spitting on an opponent. The NHL announced Hathaway’s suspension Wednesday after a hearing with him. He will forfeit $24,194 in salary. Toward the end of a heated brawl between the Capitals and Ducks on...

Senators’ Bobby Ryan enters NHL/NHLPA assistance program

Nov. 20, 2019 12:51 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will be away from the team indefinitely while taking part in the NHL/National Hockey League Players' Association assistance program. The NHL and NHLPA made the announcement Wednesday. The Senators issued a statement from general manager Pierre...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 20, 2019 6:09 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘I NOW DO RECALL’ Ambassador Gordon Sondland is likely to be unpredictable when he faces questions in the impeachment inquiry about his evolving accounts of the Trump administration’s...

Fleury makes amazing save to hold off Leafs for 450th win

Nov. 20, 2019 2:41 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit Red...