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Balanced attack leads Wild over Sharks 5-2

Apr. 17, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist, and the Minnesota Wild stayed hot at home by downing the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Saturday. Joel Eriksson Ek, Zach Parise, Kirill Kaprizov and Nico Sturm also scored on a night when 12 different Wild players...

Stars use 4-goal second period to dominate Blue Jackets, 5-1

Apr. 17, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored his team-high 18th goal of the season as one of five Dallas players with a goal and an assist, and the Stars scored four times in 6½ minutes in the second period to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Saturday night. Denis Gurianov,...

Panthers beat Lightning 5-3 to move into 2nd in Central

Apr. 17, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Montour, Patric Hornqvist and Jonathan Huberdeau scored in the first period, and the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 Saturday night. Frank Vatrano and Anthony Duclair also scored, and Sam Bennett had two assists to help...

Hakanpaa scores to lead Hurricanes past Predators 3-1

Apr. 17, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jani Hakanpaa scored his first goal with Carolina to break a tie in the third period and the Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 3-1 Saturday night. Hakanpaa, a defenseman acquired Monday at the trade deadline from the Anaheim Ducks, was in his...

Subban makes 29 saves as Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-0

Apr. 17, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Malcolm Subban made 29 saves for his second shutout of the season, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 on Saturday night. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which was coming off a 4-1 loss to last-place Detroit on...

Kuemper sharp in return, Coyotes rally to beat Blues 3-2

Apr. 17, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes spent the minutes before their first game after a long road trip fighting back tears. The emotion of watching Leighton Accardo get inducted into the team's ring of honor seemed to take a toll on the ice during a sluggish first...

Sharks' Marleau ties Gordie Howe's NHL mark for games played

Apr. 17, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — San Jose forward Patrick Marleau tied Gordie Howe’s NHL record for career games played, appearing in his 1,767th on Saturday as the Sharks faced the Minnesota Wild. Marleau hopped over the boards for his first shift 40 seconds into the game. He...

US women's hockey coach steps down due to COVID-19 concerns

Apr. 17, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down while citing COVID-19 protocol concerns less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. “I was not comfortable with...

Penguins jump into 2nd in East with 3-2 win over Sabres

Apr. 17, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Evan Rodrigues was so focused on the Pittsburgh Penguins’ late-season push to win the East Division title the forward didn’t realize the implications that came with beating his former team, the Buffalo Sabres. While the Penguins jumped into...

Ovechkin scores 2, Capitals beat Flyers 6-3

Apr. 17, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice to move within one goal of Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the NHL’s career goals list as the Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Saturday. Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Conor Sheary and Anthony...