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Skinner's hat trick leads Sabres over struggling Kings

Oct. 21, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Skinner scored three goals for his fifth career hat trick and the Buffalo Sabres' reconfigured top line keyed a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Jason Pominville had a goal and two assists for his 700th career point, and Jack Eichel added three assists after Sabres...

O'Reilly, Allen lead Blues past Maple Leafs 4-1

Oct. 20, 2018 11:44 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs scored in bunches through seven games. The St. Louis Blues showed that goals don't always come that easily. Ryan O'Reilly scored his first goal with St. Louis, and Jake Allen made 22 saves as the Blues beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night. Robert Bortuzzo, Zach...

Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

Oct. 20, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Celtics could laugh afterward, because none of Jayson Tatum's mistakes cost them. Not the missed dunk with 36 seconds left — thanks to Tatum rebounding it himself and making a tough jumper — and not his foolish foul with 1.9 seconds remaining. Tatum did far more good than...

With no Leonard, Lowry leads Raptors past Wizards 117-113

Oct. 20, 2018 11:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All's going well for Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors at the moment, off to a 3-0 start and even winning without new star Kawhi Leonard in the second half of a back-to-back. Nothing's going right for John Wall and the Washington Wizards, 0-2 after a pair of losses at home and unable to...

Stone sends Senators past Canadiens 4-3 in overtime

Oct. 20, 2018 11:10 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone scored his second goal of the game 2:30 into overtime and the Ottawa Senators rallied from a two-goal deficit and beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night. Stone's one-timer from the face-off circle beat Carey Price for the winner. Stone had a goal and an assist...

Backup goalie Brossoit, balanced Jets top Coyotes 5-3

Oct. 20, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jacob Trouba was glad to see some different names on the scoresheet. Tyler Myers, Josh Morrissey and Mathieu Perreault each recorded their first goals of the season as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Saturday. Trouba added a career-high three assists, while...

Hayward sitting out against Knicks to rest sore ankle

Oct. 20, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Celtics are giving Gordon Hayward a night off to rest his surgically repaired left ankle. Hayward is sitting out the Celtics' game Saturday against the New York Knicks on their second night of back-to-back games. Coach Brad Stevens says there wasn't a plan to sit Hayward out of...

Kawhi Leonard sits for Raptors on 2nd night of back-to-back

Oct. 20, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kawhi Leonard sat out the second game of a back-to-back set for the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night, giving him some rest early in the season after he missed most of the last one. Leonard did not travel with the Raptors to the nation's capital for their game at the Washington Wizards....

Toronto-to-Boston flight diverted to Albany, lands safely

Oct. 20, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian regional airline flight from Toronto to Boston has landed safely in Albany after reporting an air pressure problem in the cabin. The Federal Aviation Administration says Sky Regional Flight 7672 touched down around 1:35 p.m. Saturday at Albany International...

Rinaldo scores in 3rd, Predators beat Flames 5-3

Oct. 20, 2018 2:26 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Known more for his toughness, Zac Rinaldo showed he can score, too. Rinaldo scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night. After Noah Hanifin got caught pinching, Rinaldo broke out on a 2-on-1...