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FILE - Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind'Amour watches against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit, in this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, file photo. Brind'Amour's Hurricanes have had four games postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and are due to play Thursday, Jan. 28 against Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Hurricanes set to return from COVID-19 pause, postponements

Jan. 27, 2021 5:22 PM EST

The Carolina Hurricanes played just three games this season before having to shut down workouts and postpone four games due to COVID-19 concerns. They returned to practice this week and are set to play Thursday against Tampa Bay in what amounts to a second try at starting the season, although coach Rod...

Former KC fire captain sentenced for illegal gun sales

Jan. 27, 2021 11:53 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former fire department captain in Kansas City, Missouri, has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for illegally selling guns, including to convicted felons. James Samuels, 55, was sentenced Monday. He will be required to serve three years of supervised released once he...

Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk (25) scores a goal as New Jersey Devils goaltender Scott Wedgewood (41) defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Patrick, Farabee score in third, Flyers beat Devils 5-3

Jan. 27, 2021 1:12 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nolan Patrick, Joel Farabee and Ivan Provorov scored third-period goals, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 Tuesday night for their first road win. James van Riemsdyk scored two power-play goals and Brian Elliott made 23 saves as the Flyers came back to win after...

St. Louis Blues' Torey Krug (47) and St. Louis Blues' Ville Husso (35) defends the net against Los Angeles Kings' Trevor Moore (12) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Joe Puetz)

Anze Kopitar has 3 points, Kings beat St. Louis 6-3

Jan. 24, 2021 11:39 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick made 28 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Sunday night. Alex Iafallo, Carl Gundstrom, Gabriel Vilardi, Lias Andersson and Drew Doughty each scored for the Kings as Los Angeles earned a split of its...

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) reacts after an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Washington. The Sabres won 4-3 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Linus Ullmark perfect in shootout, Sabres beat Capitals

Jan. 24, 2021 6:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linus Ullmark endured a wave of emotions in less than a week since learning of his father's death at the age of 63. After stopping all three shots he faced in the shootout Sunday to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 for his first victory of the season, the Swedish...

Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) gains control of the puck next to Dallas Stars right wing Denis Gurianov (34) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener

Jan. 23, 2021 12:32 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Anton Khudobin stared upward before Dallas' delayed season opener, watching as the Stars' Western Conference championship banner was unveiled high above the ice. The goalie then stopped 34 shots in his first season-opening start, and Dallas scored five power-play goals in a 7-0 win over the...

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo a member of the Aboriginal community takes part in a traditional smoking ceremony that is performed as part of Australia Day celebration in Sydney. Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country's prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan 26 plans

Jan. 21, 2021 12:53 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country’s prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee. Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Wizards-Bucks game postponed

Jan. 20, 2021 11:12 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington’s game Friday at the Milwaukee Bucks has been postponed by the NBA because the Wizards have too few players available due to coronavirus issues. It is the Wizards’ sixth consecutive game that was...

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)

Ovechkin on COVID list, Caps fined $100K; Canes games off

Jan. 20, 2021 8:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and three other Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL's COVID-19 list Wednesday and the team was fined $100,000 by the league for violating coronavirus protocols, including a gathering in a hotel room. In addition to three-time MVP Ovechkin — one of just...

Today in History

Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2021. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18, 1911, the first landing of an aircraft on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a safe landing on the deck of the armored...