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Los Angeles Kings right wing Adrian Kempe, second from right, celebrates with center Anze Kopitar (11) after scoring a goal during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Kempe helps Kings rally past Avs for first win of season

Jan. 22, 2021 1:45 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first couple weeks of the Los Angeles Kings' season has been defined by blown leads. On Thursday night, they showed that they are able to come back after falling behind early. Adrian Kempe broke a tie with 3:50 left and Los Angeles Kings overcame a two-goal deficit to beat Colorado...

Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) scores against Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) during a shootout in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Boston. The Bruins won 5-4 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bruins rally past Flyers for 5-4 shootout win in home opener

Jan. 21, 2021 11:17 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jake DeBrusk scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Boston Bruins won their home opener with a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. In a wild game, the Flyers (3-1-1) led 2-0 and 3-2 but the Bruins (2-1-1) scored four times in the third period on goals by rookie...

Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones, front left, knocks the puck away from Tampa Bay Lightning's Brayden Point, as Blue Jackets' Joonas Korpisalo, of Finland, protects the net during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Point scores in OT to push Lightning over Blue Jackets 3-2

Jan. 21, 2021 10:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brayden Point scored 1:56 into overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win to begin the season. Tampa Bay's Andrei Vasilevskiy and Joonas Korpisalo traded great saves in extra time before Point tapped in a...

New York Islanders' Andy Greene (4) is defended by New Jersey Devils' Andreas Johnsson (11) and Nikita Gusev (97) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Islanders deal Devils first loss in regulation, 4-1

Jan. 21, 2021 10:44 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders improved to 3-1-0, while the Devils lost for the first time in regulation, falling to...

New York Islanders' Andy Greene (4) is defended by New Jersey Devils' Andreas Johnsson (11) and Nikita Gusev (97) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Islanders deal Devils first loss in regulation, 4-1

Jan. 21, 2021 9:54 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night. The Islanders improved to 3-1-0, while the Devils lost for the first time in regulation, falling to fall...

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) scores against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Northern Colorado not playing Big Sky football

Jan. 21, 2021 7:42 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The University of Northern Colorado football program won’t participate in the Big Sky Conference and FCS spring championship season. Instead, the Golden Bears, led by rookie head coach Ed McCaffrey, will pursue a modified...

Dallas Stars goalies Jake Oettinger, left, and Anton Khudobin, right, listen to goaltending coach Jeff Reese, center, during NHL hockey practice in Dallas, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Stars finally set for delayed opener after COVID positives

Jan. 21, 2021 6:09 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars are finally set to open their season, more than 10 months after playing their last home game, nearly four months after losing the deciding Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final and a week after every other NHL team got back on the ice. The Stars' return comes after 17 players...

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, right, celebrates his goal with forward Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Canes' season paused, while Caps play on without 4 regulars

Jan. 21, 2021 4:25 PM EST

Rod Brind'Amour lamented Carolina's season coming to a screeching halt despite doing “a great job” adhering to pandemic protocols. For Peter Laviolette, his Washington Capitals will keep playing for the next week without four prominent players who broke the rules. Each team is getting punished in a...

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore (27) embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) after defeating the Arizona Coyotes in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Theodore scores twice, Golden Knights beat Coyotes 5-2

Jan. 21, 2021 1:46 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore scored two goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Wednesday night. It marks the first time the Golden Knights have started 4-0-0 in their four-year existence. They’re the first team in the NHL to reach...

Anaheim Ducks left wing Nicolas Deslauriers celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Eriksson Ek helps Wild cap road trip with 3-2 win over Ducks

Jan. 21, 2021 1:26 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek had a goal and an assist, including the game-winning score early in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild capped a successful season-opening road trip with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Eriksson Ek ripped a quick wrist shot past Ryan...