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Tarasenko has goal, 2 assists as Blues beat Avalanche 3-1

Oct. 22, 2019 1:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko doesn't like talking about himself. Alex Pietrangelo, however, doesn't mind talking about his teammate. Tarasenko had a goal and two assists to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 Monday night, snapping a four-game losing streak. "When he gets going,...

Teenage rookies Hughes, Kakko struggling early in season

Oct. 16, 2019 3:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko were the clear favorites all along to be the top two picks in this year's NHL draft. So far, the 18-year-olds have struggled to generate a lot of offense in the opening weeks of the season. Kakko, selected second by the New York Rangers after New Jersey took...

Draisaitl scores in shootout, unbeaten Oilers top Devils 4-3

Oct. 10, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With each victory, the confidence builds for Leon Draisaitl and the undefeated Edmonton Oilers. Draisaitl scored the only goal in the shootout to give the Oilers a 4-3 victory over the winless New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Draisaitl, who also scored in regulation, connected in...

Bruins top Golden Knights 4-3, off to best start in 18 years

Oct. 9, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins won't play their first home game until Saturday. That hasn't stopped them from opening on a rampage in Western Conference cities, clearly putting last season's Game 7 loss in the Stanley Cup Final behind them. The Bruins (3-0-0)...

Correction: Capitals-Ovechkin story

Sep. 8, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — In a story Sept. 6 about Alex Ovechkin, The Associated Press erroneously reported what season the Washington Capitals captain is entering. He is entering his 15th, not 14th, season. A corrected version of the story is below: Caps' Ovechkin leaner if not lighter going into 15th season...