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Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl (29) reacts to his goal as he skates past Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74), Trevor van Riemsdyk (57) and goaltender James Reimer (47) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Archibald, Draisaitl lift Oilers over Hurricanes 4-3

Feb. 16, 2020 7:29 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Josh Archibald scored his second goal of the game in overtime, NHL points leader Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 Sunday. Draisaitl set up Archibald's goal 3:57 into overtime for his 95th point of the season. Kailer...

New York Rangers goaltender Alexandar Georgiev (40) makes a save against Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

Surging Bruins earn 3-1 win over Rangers

Feb. 16, 2020 7:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A loss in the seventh game of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final could have carried over to the following season, except the Boston Bruins’ strong culture has helped them remain at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Charlie McAvoy, Charlie Coyle and Patrice Bergeron each scored,...

Members of the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks gather on the ice as Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who suffered a medical emergency, is worked on by medical personnel during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Postponed Blues-Ducks game rescheduled for March 11

Feb. 16, 2020 6:11 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks' postponed game against the St. Louis Blues will be played March 11. The NHL announced the new date Sunday for the game that was postponed after Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the bench during the first period last Tuesday. The game will begin with a...

New Jersey Devils defenseman Andy Greene (6) watches a replay on a giant video screen above the ice after scoring a game-tying goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Devils trade captain Andy Greene to New York Islanders

Feb. 16, 2020 5:59 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Islanders solidified their defense for the playoff push Sunday, acquiring New Jersey Devils captain Andy Greene. The Devils got young defenseman David Quenneville and the Islanders' second-round pick in the 2021 draft in return for Greene. The deal came eight days before...

CORRECTS TO SECOND GOAL NOT THIRD GOAL AS A SCORING CHANGE TOOK AWAY HORNQVIST’S FIRST-PERIOD GOAL AND THAT SCORE WAS LATER CREDITED TO SAM LAFFERTY - Pittsburgh Penguins' Patric Hornqvist, center, celebrates his second goal of the team's NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings during the second period in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Hornqvist has 2 goals, assist and Pens top Red Wings 5-1

Feb. 16, 2020 5:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patric Hornqvist and the fourth line set the tone in another big win for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. “Sometimes you get lucky out there and you keep shooting and keep finding the back...

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alex Nylander (92) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nylander nets 2, Blackhawks beat Flames 8-4 to snap skid

Feb. 16, 2020 2:58 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Alex Nylander had two goals and the Chicago Blackhawks snapped a five-game losing streak with an 8-4 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Jonathan Toews, Dominik Kubalik, Alex DeBrincat, Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane and rookie Kirby Dach also scored for Chicago. Robin...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) celebrates after scoring against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Fleury gets 60th career shutout, Vegas blanks Islanders 1-0

Feb. 16, 2020 2:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt said he missed the gold goalie pads Marc-Andre Fleury was set to sign and let the team auction off for charity. For the past couple of weeks, he had been pushing the veteran goaltender to dust them off. "Schmidty talked to me about it, so I...

Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen (3) and Arizona Coyotes right wing Clayton Keller, right, battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Raanta stops 36 shots, Coyotes keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

Feb. 16, 2020 1:49 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin tested Antti Raanta early with a hard slap shot from his customary power-play spot in the left circle. He tried to slip a quick release past Arizona's goalie late and tried shots from all angles, 17 in all. One got through — and hit the post. Raanta stopped...

Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Mitchell Marner (16) celebrates his empty-net goal against the Ottawa Senators with center Auston Matthews (34) and left wing Zach Hyman (11) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

Matthews, Campbell lead Maple Leafs past Senators 4-2

Feb. 16, 2020 12:42 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Auston Matthews scored and Jack Campbell made 24 saves for his third win in four games with Toronto, sending the Maple Leafs to a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Jake Muzzin, William Nylander and Mitch Marner also scored for the Maple Leafs (31-20-8), who...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Tyler Toffoli celebrates after scoring the go-ahead goal against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Air Force Academy, Colo. The Kings won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Toffoli scores NHL's first outdoor hat trick, Kings beat Avs

Feb. 16, 2020 12:08 AM EST

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Col. (AP) — Tyler Toffoli will remember the Los Angeles Kings' 3-1 win over Colorado on Saturday night at the Air Force Academy for so many reasons. The thundering jets' flyover. The cadets high-fiving players as they came off the ice. The long clouds of breath, the short shifts. Oh, and...