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There from the start for Nationals, Zimmerman in 1st Series

Oct. 16, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bottle of beer in hand, Ryan Zimmerman stood alone in the Nationals Park home clubhouse for a few moments, taking in the scene while his teammates celebrated reaching Washington's first World Series since 1933. Eventually, someone threw an arm around the 35-year-old Zimmerman's shoulders...

Vasilevskiy leads Lightning to a 3-1 win over Canadiens

Oct. 16, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road trip. Braydon Coburn, Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson scored for the Lightning (3-2-1), who were coming off a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa...

Vasilevskiy solid in net as Lightning defeat Canadians 3-1

Oct. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Two breakdowns by the Montreal Canadiens was all Andrei Vasilevskiy and Tampa Bay needed to secure victory. The Lightning took advantage of two key mistakes — a long shift and a bad line change — to sink the Canadiens 3-1 on Tuesday night in the fifth game of a six-game road...

Blue Jackets snap Hurricanes' season-opening 5-game streak

Oct. 13, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes' franchise history. Dubois overpowered Brock McGinn on a rush from the opposite blue line and lifted a...

Gallagher leads Canadiens past Blues 6-3

Oct. 12, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Despite playing their third game in four nights, the Montreal Canadiens were good enough to beat the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Brendan Gallagher had a goal and two assists and the Canadiens beat the Blues 6-3. Tomas Tatar, Jonathan Drouin, Philip...

Red Wing end 9-game skid against Montreal with 4-2 win

Oct. 10, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Claude Julien feels his Montreal Canadiens have simply not been sharp enough to start the season. The Canadiens lost 4-2 to the Detroit Red Wings in their home opener on Thursday night, Montreal's third defeat in a week. The Canadiens were coming off a 5-4 overtime loss in Buffalo on...

Guentzel's goal sends Penguins past unbeaten Ducks 2-1

Oct. 10, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the previously unbeaten Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Guentzel finished Sidney Crosby's backhand feed from the slot at 7:24 of the third. Guentzel has five goals in five...

Johansson scores in OT, Sabres top Canadiens 5-4

Oct. 10, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Johansson scored 1:30 into overtime, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night. Jack Eichel scored twice and added two assists, and the Sabres improved to 3-0-1, the team's best start since opening the 2009-10 season 4-0-1. Rookie...

Johansson scores 1:30 into OT; Sabres beat Canadiens 5-4

Oct. 9, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres newcomer Marcus Johansson has quickly gained an appreciation of how captain Jack Eichel can take over a game. The offseason free agent addition was wowed by Eichel's two second-period goals, including one on an individual rush against three Montreal defenders. And then Eichel...

Sabres rookie Olofsson ties NHL power-play goal record

Oct. 9, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has tied an NHL record in becoming the fourth player to score each of his first six career goals on the power play. Olofsson made it six in a row with a one-timer off Jack Eichel's pass into the right circle to open the scoring 5:04 into...