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Caufield wins Hobey Baker Award, scores twice in pro debut

Apr. 09, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Wisconsin forward Cole Caufield won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top college hockey player, then scored twice in his professional debut. Caufield edged North Dakota forward Shane Pinto and Minnesota State goaltender Dryden McKay. He also...

Predators beat Red Wings 3-2, improve to 4-0 in shootouts

Apr. 06, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ryan Johansen and Roman Josi scored in the shootout to lift the Nashville Predators over the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night. The Predators improved to 4-0 in shootouts and have won 10 of their last 12 games. “(Goaltender...

Mrazek has shutout in return, Hurricanes beat Stars 1-0

Apr. 04, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two months later, Petr Mrazek still has his edge. Mrazek made 28 saves in his first game back after a lengthy absence as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Dallas Stars 1-0 on Sunday night. “It felt good to be back,”...

Ovechkin scores game-winner as Capitals sweep Devils 3-2

Feb. 28, 2021 19:44 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin broke a second-period tie and the streaking Washington Capitals welcomed back top goaltender Ilya Samsonov from an extended absence because of COVID-19 with a 3-2 victory over the skidding New Jersey Devils on Sunday. Samsonov made 19...

The Latest: MLB's Reds cleared to welcome about 12,700 fans

Feb. 25, 2021 19:04 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Cincinnati Reds have been cleared to have around 12,700 fans at Great American Ball Park for games this year. The team made the announcement...

Palat, Stamkos, Hedman help Lightning beat Hurricanes 4-2

Feb. 22, 2021 22:58 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tampa Bay was shut down by Carolina for two games, and then found itself trailing the Hurricanes again after the first period despite putting plenty of pucks on the net. The good news for coach Jon Cooper? The Lightning stayed on the attack. ...

Maple Leafs acquire F Galchenyuk in trade with Hurricanes

Feb. 15, 2021 22:00 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Alex Galchenyuk has a new home for the second time in just over 48 hours. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired the winger in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday for forward Egor Korshkov and defenseman David Warsofsky. ...

The Latest: Ontario's 2 AHL teams cleared for home games

Feb. 12, 2021 14:17 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Ontario has given its two American Hockey League teams the green light to play home games in the province, clearing the way for the Belleville Senators and Toronto...

Minor leaguers begin planning for life after hockey

Feb. 05, 2021 11:32 AM EST

Jake Paterson skated and trained in the morning and studied real estate in the afternoon. Steve Johnson got his commercial pilot’s license. Ty Randell enjoyed firefighting so much he turned down a contract offer to play the sport he loves. When the pandemic put sports...

Ty Smith extends points streak to 5, Devils beat Islanders

Jan. 24, 2021 23:16 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ty Smith set up two first-period goals to become the sixth NHL rookie defenseman to get points in his first five games, leading the New Jersey Devils to an 2-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night. Scott Wedgewood, who spent last...