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New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev (40) blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes (13) as Jacob Trouba (8) and Travis Sanheim (6) battle during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Giroux scores 2, Flyers beat Rangers 5-2 for 5th straight

Feb. 29, 2020 3:03 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Voracek wore a T-shirt in the locker room for a beer named in honor of teammate Kevin Hayes. The occasion seemed appropriate, a win streak is brewing in Philly, and a playoff push is on tap for a franchise whose recent playoff history has been dry. Claude Giroux scored twice and...

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt, left, defenseman Brayden McNabb (3) and Robin Lehner (90) celebrate after defeating the Buffalo Sabres in an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Smith scores twice, Golden Knights beat Sabres 4-2

Feb. 29, 2020 2:14 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored twice, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Friday night. William Karlsson and Nicolas Roy also scored to help Vegas get its franchise-record eighth straight win and open a six-point lead ahead of Vancouver and...

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson blocks a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Gibson makes 28 saves as Anaheim defeats Pittsburgh 3-2

Feb. 29, 2020 1:46 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson made 28 saves, Brendan Guhle scored the winning goal in the second period and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Friday night. Danton Heinen and Ryan Getzlaf also scored for the Ducks, who have won two straight for the first time in over three...

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, right, of Finland, watches a shot by Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba, left, as Blue Jackets forward Kevin Stenlund, of Sweden, defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

Alex Stalock makes 24 saves, Wild rout Blue Jackets 5-0

Feb. 28, 2020 11:46 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Stalock stopped 24 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second time this week, 5-0 on Friday night. Zach Parise and Kevin Fiala each had a goal and an assist to help the Wild win their third straight and improve...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Anton Forsberg (31), of Sweden, eyes the puck as Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon (29) skates with it during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Girard's late goal lifts Avalanche over Hurricanes 3-2

Feb. 28, 2020 10:41 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Samuel Girard scored a tie-breaking goal with 2:37 left in the third period and Tyson Jost scored twice as the Colorado Avalanche extended their winning streak to five games with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night. Girard took a cross-ice pass from Gabriel Landeskog...

New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) embraces New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) after scoring the winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Rangers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Ranger F Kreider suffers broken foot against Flyers

Feb. 28, 2020 8:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider could miss significant time after suffering a fractured foot in the first period against the Flyers on Friday night. He appeared to get hurt when he blocked a shot by Phillipe Myers early in the first period. The Rangers later tweeted about the...

San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture (39) celebrates with Evander Kane (9) after scoring in overtime against the New Jersey Devils in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Couture scores in OT as Sharks top Devils 3-2

Feb. 28, 2020 1:57 AM EST

SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Logan Couture scored 38 seconds into overtime, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 comeback win over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night that snapped a five-game skid. Rookie Mario Ferraro and Marcus Sorensen each scored in regulation for San Jose. Martin Jones made 22 saves. ...

St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko (55) scores the winning goal against New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss (1), of Germany, during overtime of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Dilip Vishwanat)

Parayko lifts Blues to 3-2 win over Islanders in OT

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colton Parayko scored on an unassisted wraparound at 3:23 of overtime, sending the St. Louis Blues to their sixth consecutive victory with a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Thursday night. “I don't really get that close to the net all the time,” Parayko said. “I...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck celebrates a 3-0 shutout against the Washington Capitals in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27. 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck makes 34 saves to lead Jets past Capitals 3-0

Feb. 28, 2020 12:28 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck stopped 34 shots for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night. Dmitry Kulikov, Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele scored for Winnipeg, which killed off three penalties and is 16 of 16...

New York Rangers' Ryan Strome, center, celebrates his goal against the Montreal Canadiens with teammates Artemi Panarin, left, and Chris Kreider during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Rangers rally past Canadiens 5-2 for 5th straight win

Feb. 28, 2020 12:07 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — After trailing most of the night, the New York Rangers took over in the third period and showed exactly why they might be the hottest team in the NHL right now. Ryan Strome scored twice and added an assist as the surging Rangers rallied past the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Thursday for their...