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Brendan Gallagher scores twice, Canadiens beat Sabres 7-4

Mar. 23, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens refused to be satisfied — or comfortable — not with so much at stake. Brendan Gallagher had two goals and an assist, and the Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Saturday night for their third straight win. Max Domi and Tomas Tatar each had a goal...

Subban records 1st NHL shutout, Golden Knights beat Jets 5-0

Mar. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Subban stopped 20 shots for his first NHL shutout, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith each scored twice, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-0 on Thursday night. Tomas Nosek also scored for Vegas, which is 10-1 since losing to Winnipeg 6-3 in its final game before...

Price picks up 4th shutout, Canadiens beat Islanders 4-0

Mar. 21, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Jonathan Drouin picked the perfect time to break out of his lengthy scoring slump. Drouin had a goal and an assist and Carey Price made 28 saves as the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-0 Thursday night to remain in the hunt for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. Drouin had...

Canadiens beat listless Flyers 3-1

Mar. 19, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Montreal didn't need all 240 characters to express on Twitter the importance of beating the Flyers: "Les Canadiens remportent une grosse victoire !" In any language, this much was clear for a team making a desperate playoff push, the Canadiens won a big one. Brendan Gallagher, Shea...

Manziel confident as he begins his latest football comeback

Mar. 19, 2019 7:16 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he remains confident in his ability to play football "at any level" as the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner attempts another comeback, this time with the Alliance of American Football's Memphis Express. An introductory news conference was held Tuesday in Memphis for...

Manziel signs with new Alliance league, will join Memphis

Mar. 17, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

Johnny Football is heading to Memphis to resume his football career. Johnny Manziel signed with the Alliance of American Football on Saturday night and will join the Memphis Express. The quarterback's rights belonged to San Antonio of the spring league, but that team declined to sign him and Manziel then was free...

Crawford makes 48 saves in Blackhawks' 2-0 win vs. Canadiens

Mar. 17, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Corey Crawford came up big again in his hometown — and damaged the Canadiens' postseason hopes in the process. Crawford stopped all 48 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season and the surging Chicago Blackhawks won their fifth straight with a 2-0 victory over struggling...

Piatti leads Impact over Orlando City 3-1

Mar. 16, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored two goals on Saturday and the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 3-1. Oriji Okwonkwo gave the Impact (2-1-0) the lead in the 14th minute with his first MLS goal. Piatti added another Impact goal a minute later, capitalizing on a defensive miscue as Orlando's Shane...

Former Texas football standout and Olympian Jones dies at 60

Mar. 15, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former University of Texas wide receiver and track standout Johnny "Lam" Jones, who won an Olympic relay gold medal in 1976, has died after a long bout with cancer, the school announced Friday. He was 60. Jones was a two-time all-Southwest Conference football player in 1978-79 and...

Lee's late goal lifts Islanders to 2-1 win over Canadiens

Mar. 14, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have been winning this season thanks largely to stalwart defense and strong goaltending. A timely goal from their captain also proved huge for their playoff push in another close victory. Anders Lee scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period and...