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Tropical Storm Melissa moving into open Atlantic Ocean

Oct. 13, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Melissa is moving away from the U.S. East Coast into the open Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane center in Miami says Melissa was still causing dangerous swells along much of the coast Sunday. The storm was about 360 miles (580 kilometers) south-southeast of Halifax, nova...

Pearson scores in shootout, Canucks beat Flyers 3-2

Oct. 13, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Tanner Pearson was just looking for some empty space when he sent the puck flying in the shootout Saturday night. Pearson beat Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart between the pads in the third round of the shootout, leading the Canucks to a 3-2...

Golden Knights snap two-game skid, top Flames 6-2

Oct. 13, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights came into the season with one of the best top-six forward units in the NHL. In their latest win, they proved they have the potential to be a threat with all four lines. Mark Stone and William Carrier each had a goal and an assist and Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves...

Blue Jackets snap Hurricanes' season-opening 5-game streak

Oct. 13, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes' franchise history. Dubois overpowered Brock McGinn on a rush from the opposite blue line and lifted a...

Trudeau wears protective vest after unspecified threat

Oct. 13, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned an armored vest and appeared with a heavy security detail at a major election rally on Saturday. Officials would not reveal the nature of the threat. It resulted in a 90-minute delay before Trudeau appeared before about 2,000...

Gallagher leads Canadiens past Blues 6-3

Oct. 12, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Despite playing their third game in four nights, the Montreal Canadiens were good enough to beat the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Brendan Gallagher had a goal and two assists and the Canadiens beat the Blues 6-3. Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin, Philip...

Maple Leafs beat Red Wings 5-2 to snap 3-game skid

Oct. 12, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On a night when their biggest stars were quiet offensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs still scored plenty. Ilya Mikheyev put the Maple Leafs ahead in the final minute of the second period when goalie Jimmy Howard's gamble backfired, and Toronto went on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on...

Namestnikov scores 2, Senators beat Lightning 4-2

Oct. 12, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Vladislav Namestnikov got his first two goals for the Ottawa Senators, and helped them get their first win of the season. Namestnikov scored twice late in the third period to lift the Senators to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday. It also gave D.J. Smith his first...

McDavid, Draisaitl help unbeaten Oilers defeat Rangers 4-1

Oct. 12, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers aren't satisfied with their strong start. They know they can improve. McDavid scored the tiebreaking goal and Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, all in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Rangers 4-1 Saturday for their...

US defender Miles Robinson hurt, will miss Canada game

Oct. 12, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Miles Robinson will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League match against Canada on Tuesday night because of a strained left hamstring. Robinson did not play in Friday's 7-0 win over Cuba, then got hurt in a post-match training session. The U.S. Soccer Federation said the...