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DeBrincat has 5 points, Blackhawks hold off Senators 8-7

Feb. 19, 2019 12:58 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had the best game of his career, and the Chicago Blackhawks needed all of his production. DeBrincat had three goals and two assists, and the Blackhawks held on to beat the Ottawa Senators 8-7 on Monday night for their ninth win in 11 games. The five points for the 21-year-old...

Giordano leads Flames to 5-2 win over Coyotes

Feb. 19, 2019 12:13 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Michael Frolik and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist in the third period to help the Calgary Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday. Mark Giordano also had a goal and an assist, and Derek Ryan and Austin Czarnik had the other goals for the Flames, who won their...

Trudeau's top adviser resigns while denying wrongdoing

Feb. 18, 2019 6:35 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top adviser resigned Monday while denying allegations that he pressured Canada's former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company. Principal Secretary Gerald Butts has been Trudeau's closest adviser and best friend since...

Guerrero Jr. could start in minors, delaying free agency

Feb. 18, 2019 4:43 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is not worrying about whether he will start the season with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 19-year-old son of Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero is considered the top prospect entering 2019. Yet, it would not be surprising if Toronto kept the third baseman in the minor...

Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won't be forgotten

Feb. 18, 2019 9:39 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Glen Libby looks back fondly on his days as a Maine shrimp trawler, but he's concerned about what seafood lovers will think if the shuttered fishery ever reopens. "Shrimp? What are those?" he said. "There will be a market. But it depends how big of a market you're talking about."...

Barkov's hat trick lifts Panthers over Canadiens, 6-3

Feb. 17, 2019 11:28 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov finally scored the goal he's been dreaming about. Barkov got his second career hat trick and the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 on Sunday night. Barkov's second goal gave the Panthers a 4-3 lead on a spectacular shot with 2:11 left in the second....

Canadian women beat US 2-0 to win inaugural Rivalry Series

Feb. 17, 2019 5:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The inaugural Rivalry Series was created to give Canada and the United States another opportunity to put the world's best female hockey teams on the ice together. It went so well, there likely will be a sequel. Brianne Jenner and Blayre Turnbull scored, Shannon Szabados made 38 saves, and...

Blue Jays' Stroman disheartened by unsigned veteran players

Feb. 17, 2019 5:04 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Marcus Stroman says it is "pretty disheartening" that veteran players like Adam Jones remain unsigned as full-squad spring training workouts are set to begin. "I'm someone who can speak on how much I have learned from these individuals, and I know how important they are to the game of...

Reliever Aaron Loup, Padres agree to $1.4M, 1-year deal

Feb. 17, 2019 12:58 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Aaron Loup and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a one-year contract that guarantees $1.4 million, a deal that includes a team option for 2020. Loup gets a $1.2 million salary this year under the agreement announced Sunday. San Diego's option is for $2 million with a...

Kucherov, Lightning beat Canadiens 3-0

Feb. 16, 2019 11:59 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy passed an old friend for Tampa Bay's career shutout record. Vasilevskiy made 20 saves and Nikita Kucherov scored during Tampa Bay's three-goal third period, leading the Lightning to a 3-0 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. The 24-year-old...