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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...

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...

Duclair scores twice, leads Senators over Red Wings 4-3

Nov. 19, 2019 11:34 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Anthony Duclair and his teammates wanted to make sure D.J. Smith got a win in his first game as a head coach in the area where he grew up. Duclair had two goals and an assist, and the Ottawa Senators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Tuesday night. Smith grew up in Windsor, Ontario,...

Nilsson makes 26 saves as Senators beat Flyers 2-1

Nov. 15, 2019 11:44 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators made up for a bad start with a solid ending. Filip Chlapik scored in the second period, Anders Nilsson made 26 saves and the Senators killed off a late four-minute power play to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Friday night. Ottawa’s Colin White took a...

Nilsson makes 38 saves, Senators beat Hurricanes 4-1

Nov. 9, 2019 11:10 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators are enjoying their success, even while in the midst of a rebuild. Anders Nilsson made 38 saves and the Senators scored three first-period goals and beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Saturday night. Filip Chlapik, Vladislav Namestnikov and Jean-Gabriel Pageau...

Pageau lifts Senators past Kings in OT

Nov. 7, 2019 11:27 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators overcame a late tying goal for an encouraging victory. Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored 3:12 into overtime to give Ottawa a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. After Tyler Toffoli tied it for Los Angeles with 8 seconds left in regulation, Pageau...

Bardreau helps Islanders beat Senators for 10th straight win

Nov. 5, 2019 10:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders don't spend much time discussing their winning streak. Their focus is always on the next game. Cole Bardreau scored his first NHL goal on a penalty shot in the second period, and the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight win....

China resume pork imports from Canada amid dispute

Nov. 5, 2019 4:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — China will resume imports of pork and beef from Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday, following a major rift between Ottawa and Beijing and amid a serious pork shortage in China as it combats African swine fever. The move comes almost five months after Beijing suspended...

Brad Marchand scores twice, Bruins beats Penguins 6-4

Nov. 5, 2019 12:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored his second goal of the game with 1:57 left in the third period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 Monday night after blowing a three-goal lead. David Pastrnak, Jake DeBrusk and Torey Krug also scored for Boston (11-1-2), which has won six straight....