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MacKinnon clears COVID protocols, could play for Avs at Caps

Oct. 19, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and could make his season debut Tuesday night against the Washington Capitals. MacKinnon tested positive for the coronavirus last week and had been in the league’s...

Kyrou, Kostin score 2 apiece in 2nd as Blues top Coyotes 7-4

Oct. 19, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jordan Kyrou had two goals and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues scored five times in a 5:07 span of the second period for a 7-4 victory over Arizona in the Coyotes’ home opener Monday night. “I want to be an impact player,” Kyrou said....

Drysdale scores in OT, leading Ducks past Flames 3-2

Oct. 19, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jamie Drysdale scored in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday night. Drysdale tapped in a pass from Troy Terry at 3:26 of overtime for the winner. “Troy kind of did all the...

Flyers spoil Hakstol's return in 6-1 win over Kraken

Oct. 18, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The final months of Dave Hakstol's time coaching the Flyers came with angry fans chanting “Fire Hakstol! Fire Hakstol!" With this kind of lopsided score in his return, Philly fans might just throw out a welcome mat. Claude Giroux and Travis Konecny...

NHL suspends Evander Kane 21 games for COVID violations

Oct. 18, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card. The league on Monday announced the suspension without pay and said Kane will not be eligible to play until Nov. 30 at New...

Blue Jackets C Domi will miss 2 to 4 weeks with rib fracture

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Max Domi will miss two to four weeks with a rib fracture, the team said Monday. The 26-year-old center was injured in the Blue Jackets’ 2-1 win over Seattle on Saturday. Domi was playing well after recovering from...

The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card.

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL has suspended San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card.

Lightning's Kucherov out indefinitely with lower-body injury

Oct. 18, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star Nikita Kucherov will be out indefinitely with a lower-body injury he suffered late in the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions' overtime win over the Washington Capitals last weekend. “It’s definitely not a day-to-day...

Chris Tierney scores twice, Senators beat Stars 3-2

Oct. 17, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Chris Tierney scored on two second-period power plays and Filip Gustavsson made 32 saves in the Ottawa Senators' 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. “I’m just trying to do whatever I can to help the team win,” Tierney said....

Talbot, Wild beat Kings 3-2, for 2-game sweep to open season

Oct. 17, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Frederick Gaudreau, Victor Rask and Ryan Hartman scored in the second period and the Minnesota Wild held on for a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night. Cam Talbot started for the second straight night and made 29 saves. He stopped 57...