Latest NHL Pacific Division News

Barkov lifts Panthers past Canucks 2-1 in SO

Jan. 22, 2022 03:05 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Aleksander Barkov scored the deciding goal in the shootout and the Florida Panthers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Friday night. Sam Reinhart scored in regulation for Florida, and Spencer Knight stopped 27 shots in the win. The Panthers are 10-1-1...

Grant's 2 goals lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 rout of Tampa Bay

Jan. 22, 2022 01:39 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Derek Grant scored two goals, John Gibson made 32 saves and the Anaheim Ducks emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night. Kevin Shattenkirk and Vinni Lettieri had a goal and an assist apiece,...

Sorokin, Nelson lead Islanders to 4-0 win over Coyotes

Jan. 21, 2022 23:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ilya Sorokin stopped 17 shots for his fourth shutout of the season, Brock Nelson scored twice and the New York Islanders beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-0 Friday night. Scott Mayfield had a goal and an assist, and Austin Czarnik also scored to help the Islanders get...

Sharks' minor leaguer suspended 30 games for racial gesture

Jan. 21, 2022 16:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The American Hockey League has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for 30 games for making a racial gesture toward Tucson Roadrunners forward Boko Imama during a recent game. Hrabik was suspended Friday for making the gesture during a Jan. 12...

Ducks coach Dallas Eakins tests positive for COVID-19

Jan. 21, 2022 14:48 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ducks coach Dallas Eakins will not be behind the bench for Friday night's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning after testing positive for COVID-19. Assistant coach Mike Stothers will run things in Eakins' absence. Eakins is the third member of Anaheim's...

Avalanche continue hot streak by beating Kings 4-1

Jan. 21, 2022 01:52 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playing the second game of a back-to-back set, the Colorado Avalanche looked tired. They weren't able to bombard the Los Angeles Kings with their typical offensive brilliance, finding themselves on the wrong side of a 14-shot disparity. And they still won. ...

Theodores scores in OT, Vegas beats Canadiens, 4-3

Jan. 21, 2022 01:51 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore scored in overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Thursday night. The Golden Knights salvaged the final game of an extended homestand after two road games were postponed due to COVID-19, closing out the stretch 3-3-2...

Win streak: Kraken take 2nd straight by beating Sharks 3-2

Jan. 21, 2022 01:37 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Carson Soucy and the Seattle Kraken didn't let a sluggish, uninspired start linger beyond 20 minutes. Thanks to their turnaround, the Kraken have a win streak for the first time in nearly two months. Soucy had the first two-goal game of his career, Calle Jarnkrok...

Bobrovsky, Panthers roll over struggling Oilers 6-0

Jan. 21, 2022 00:50 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky was once a shutout machine. It had been a while since the Florida Panthers goaltender last had a clean sheet. Bobrovsky made 40 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Panthers beat the ice-cold Edmonton Oilers 6-0 Thursday night....

Francouz gets 2nd shutout in Avalanche's 2-0 win over Ducks

Jan. 20, 2022 02:06 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pavel Francouz made 34 saves for his second career shutout, Nazem Kadri had a goal and an assist and the Colorado Avalanche earned a point in their 10th straight game, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night. Francouz missed the first two months...