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Montreal Canadiens' Ilya Kovalchuk (17) celebrates with teammates Tomas Tatar (90), Shea Weber (6) and Phillip Danault (24) after scoring against the Vegas Golden Knights during first-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tatar scores in shootout, Canadiens beat Golden Knights 5-4

Jan. 18, 2020 11:54 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price went from dejection to jubilation in a matter of minutes. Price and the Montreal Canadiens squandered a two-goal lead late in the third period, but Tomas Tatar scored in the fourth round of a shootout for a 5-4 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night. Vegas...

Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price, left, blocks a shot past Philadelphia Flyers' Claude Giroux during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Kovalchuk, Price lead Canadiens past Flyers 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 10:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A few quick strikes and a rock-solid performance between the pipes by Carey Price is exactly what the Montreal Canadiens needed to remain within shouting distance in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Ilya Kovalchuk scored twice while Price recorded 40 saves as the Montreal Canadiens...

Utility raises $2.3M for Maine transmission line campaign

Jan. 16, 2020 3:00 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine utility spent more than $2.3 million in the most recent quarter to rally against a potential statewide vote about whether it can build a transmission line to bring hydropower from Canada. The utility, Central Maine Power, wants to build a 145-mile line to bring power to the...

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford celebrates with teammate Duncan Keith after the Blackhawks defeated the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Smith scores twice, Blackhawks beat Canadiens 4-1

Jan. 16, 2020 12:21 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford doesn’t know why he plays well against his hometown team. The veteran goalie stopped 32 shots to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Crawford, from suburban Chateauguay, Quebec, improved to 11-2-2 against the Canadiens....

Minor earthquake in Canada rattles northern New York

Jan. 13, 2020 4:00 PM EST

MASSENA, N.Y. (AP) — Some northern New York residents were shaken by a small earthquake just north of the Canadian border early Monday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 3.3 magnitude quake happened shortly after 5:30 a.m., 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of Ormstown, Quebec. Quakes of that magnitude are...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

Jan. 10, 2020 2:34 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Hynes became the third coach in franchise history after Peter Laviolette was fired on Monday. Hynes dropped...

Detroit Red Wings right wing Filip Zadina (11) celebrates his goal with Adam Erne (73) in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Detroit. Detroit won 4-3. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Zadina's late goal lifts Red Wings to 4-3 win over Canadiens

Jan. 7, 2020 11:32 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are the worst team in the NHL. They just happen to be very successful against the Montreal Canadiens. Filip Zadina scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:52 left in the third period, giving Detroit a 4-3 victory over Montreal on Tuesday night. “We needed this win...

Tampa Bay Lightning center Mitchell Stephens (67) celebrates his goal agaonst Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Lightning beat Hurricanes 3-1 for seventh straight win

Jan. 5, 2020 9:00 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Not even a brutal schedule is slowing the Tampa Bay Lightning. Steven Stamkos had a goal and an assist, Nikita Kucherov had two assists and Tampa Bay beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 Sunday for their seventh straight victory. The Lightning, who played a 5 p.m. game at Carolina after...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Brandon Tanev (13) celebrates with teammate Teddy Blueger after scoring during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tanev’s OT goal lifts Penguins over Canadiens 3-2

Jan. 5, 2020 12:00 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Teddy Blueger set up Brandon Tanev’s overtime goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins with a shot that turned into a juicy rebound. The Montreal Canadiens were stunned that officials let it stand. Tanev scored a disputed goal in overtime, lifting the Penguins over the Canadiens 3-2 Saturday...