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AP source: Gregorius, Phillies agree to $14M, 1-year deal

Dec. 11, 2019 3:23 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Free-agent shortstop Didi Gregorius is reuniting with manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia, agreeing with the Phillies on a $14 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement,...

Johnson hopeful of quick return at Presidents Cup

Dec. 11, 2019 3:02 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The No. 1 player in the world early in the year, Dustin Johnson didn't show up on the leaderboard the last three months of the PGA Tour and hasn't been seen at all since then. Both can be attributed to an ailing knee. It shouldn't take long to find out how quickly he recovers....

Tavares has 3-point game, Toronto beats Vancouver 4-1

Dec. 11, 2019 2:53 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — John Tavares provided the bulk of the offense, yet it was goaltender Frederik Andersen who was the difference for Toronto against Vancouver. Tavares had two goals and an assist and the Maple Leafs snapped Vancouver’s two-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over...

Fleury returns, leads Vegas to 5-1 win over Blackhawks

Dec. 11, 2019 2:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury has enjoyed many big moments during his decorated NHL career. This one might have been the most emotional. Fleury made 28 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Tuesday night in their goaltender’s first game since the death of his...

Stars win Bowness’ 1st game as coach, shut out Devils 2-0

Dec. 11, 2019 1:27 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Rick Bowness had quite a day. Bowness woke up as an assistant coach for the Dallas Stars and finished Tuesday with his first win as an interim head coach in 15 years, hours after coach Jim Montgomery was fired. Behind Ben Bishop’s first shutout this season and 32nd of his career,...

Ducks top Wild 3-2 in shootout

Dec. 11, 2019 12:48 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — During an awfully sluggish start by Minnesota, the Anaheim Ducks took full advantage. They capitalized on a finish by the Wild that left plenty to be desired, too. Rickard Rickell and Max Comtois scored in the shootout, and the Ducks fended off the Wild 3-2 on Tuesday night for their...

Flames' win streak at 6 games with 5-2 win over Coyotes

Dec. 11, 2019 12:31 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — An early-season coaching change could have derailed Calgary's entire season. Instead, it seems to have revitalized the Flames. Even on the second game of a back-to-back, there's no slowing them down. Sean Monahan scored for the fourth straight game, Cam Talbot stopped 46 shots and...

Embiid leads 76ers past Nuggets to stay perfect at home

Dec. 11, 2019 12:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid threw the ball over his shoulder into the basket and celebrated the no-look shot with a little shake and shimmy for the crowd. It was vintage Embiid — and something the fun-loving center wants to do more. Yes, the 76ers are winning. But their star big man wants to be...

Jets net 3 goals in 2-minute span, deal Detroit 12th loss

Dec. 11, 2019 12:17 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Laurent Brossoit was glad the Winnipeg Jets didn't ease up against the reeling Detroit Red Wings. Blake Wheeler, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in a two-minute span in the second period and the Jets dealt the Red Wings their 12th straight loss, 5-1 on Tuesday night....

Canadiens end Jarry's shutout streak, race past Penguins 4-1

Dec. 10, 2019 10:48 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for Tristan Jarry's brilliant play. Maybe the talk about Jarry pushing Matt Murray as Pittsburgh's top goaltender, too. At least for now. Jarry's three-week surge that peaked with a franchise-record scoreless streak came to a crashing halt on Tuesday, as the Montreal Canadiens...