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Capitals’ Hathaway faces potential suspension for spitting

Nov. 19, 2019 2:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting thrown out of the game probably won’t be the end of Garnet Hathaway’s punishment for spitting on an opponent. The Washington Capitals forward could be suspended, or at the very least fined, for spitting on Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson toward the end of a...

Garland, Raanta lead Coyotes to 3-0 win over Kings

Nov. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Antti Raanta got a surprise start in net for the Arizona Coyotes and made the most of it. One game after teammate Darcy Kuemper posted a shutout, Raanta earned one of his own with 31 saves as the Coyotes beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Monday night. "It was nice to get back out...

Hathaway ejected for spitting during brawl, Caps beat Ducks

Nov. 18, 2019 11:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as combatants were being separated in the aftermath of a heated brawl, Erik Gudbranson gave Garnet Hathaway another punch and received something he didn’t expect in return. Hathaway spit on him and was thrown out of a feisty matchup Monday night he and the Washington Capitals...

Capitals’ Hathaway ejected for spitting on Ducks’ Gudbranson

Nov. 18, 2019 9:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been ejected from a game for spitting on a player from the Anaheim Ducks. Hathaway spit on defenseman Erik Gudbranson during a brawl late in the second period Monday night with referee Peter MacDougall standing a few feet away. Officials...

Little-used veteran goalie Cory Schneider waived by Devils

Nov. 18, 2019 5:06 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Goaltender Cory Schneider, a one-time All-Star and one of the main faces of the New Jersey Devils, was placed on waivers Monday. The Devils said on Twitter Monday the 33-year-old veteran would be assigned to Binghamton of the AHL if not claimed. It seems unlikely a team would do so...

Sabres’ Okposo out with 4th concussion in less than 3 years

Nov. 18, 2019 1:07 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with his fourth concussion in a little more than 2 ½ years. The Sabres provided the update in posting their weekly injury report Monday, two days after Okposo was hurt in a 4-2 win over the Ottawa...

Vegas Krispy Kreme stores closed day after Knights’ shutout

Nov. 18, 2019 12:04 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ticketholders to the Las Vegas Golden Knights’ shutout victory against the Calgary Flames may have to wait or drive farther to get free doughnuts. Krispy Kreme, which offers fans with a game ticket a dozen free doughnuts the day after a shutout game, closed multiple Las Vegas-area...

Karlsson scores 2, Fleury and Vegas blanks Calgary, 6-0

Nov. 17, 2019 11:31 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights can finally be proud of a third period. They went into their game against Calgary having held leads in six of their previous eight games and led by two in three of them. However, they've struggled to finish and were mired in a five-game losing streak. The Golden...

Kane, Dach lead Blackhawks past Sabres 4-1

Nov. 17, 2019 10:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Before Kirby Dach showed off his backhand Sunday night, Patrick Kane was the last player to record a multigoal game for the Chicago Blackhawks at age 18. The lanky Dach and shifty Kane are two very different forwards, but there is something about Dach that Kane remembers from when he broke...

Kings snap Celtics' 10-game win streak with 100-99 Victory

Nov. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Boston Celtics were an unlucky bounce away from extending an historic start to their season. Instead, the Sacramento Kings walked away with a huge victory. Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points, Richaun Holmes hit two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining to give...