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Canadiens score 2 goals in 7 seconds, beat Kraken 4-2

Dec. 07, 2022 02:21 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Cole Caufield and Josh Anderson scored seven seconds apart in the second period and the Montreal Canadiens snapped a two-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. Canadiens rookie Johnathan Kovacevic and Seattle rookie Shane Wright scored...

Strome's OT goal lifts Ducks to 4-3 win over Hurricanes

Dec. 07, 2022 01:42 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Strome scored at 1:56 of overtime and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Tuesday night to stop a six-game losing streak. Strome put a snap shot past goaltender Pyotr Kochetkov after getting a pass from Cam Fowler. Six of the Ducks'...

Murray 44 saves, Marner extends streak, Leafs top Stars 4-0

Dec. 07, 2022 01:04 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Matt Murray made a season-high 44 saves and Mitch Marner extended his Toronto-record point streak to 20 games with an early assist as the Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Tuesday night. John Tavares, Auston Matthews, Rasmus Sandin and Alexander Kerfoot scored...

Jets top Panthers 5-2, spoil Maurice's return to Winnipeg

Dec. 07, 2022 00:53 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist as the Jets spoiled Paul Maurice’s return to Winnipeg with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Mark Scheifele had a pair of power-play goals and Adam Lowry added an empty-net goal for the...

Husso makes 44 saves, helps Red Wings beat Lightning 4-2

Dec. 07, 2022 00:12 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Ville Husso made 28 of his 44 saves in the third period and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Tuesday night. The Red Wings got goals from Michael Rasmussen, Jonatan Berggren, Adam Erne and David Perron. It was just their third win in the...

L.A. Kings trounce Ottawa Senators 5-2

Dec. 06, 2022 23:32 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk is as competitive as they come, and he could hardly stomach the lackluster effort his Ottawa Senators put together Tuesday night in a 5-2 loss to the Los Angeles Kings. “There’s no explanation, there’s no excuses,” said the visibly...

Blues hold off Islanders rally, win 7-4

Dec. 06, 2022 23:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Acciari and Colton Parayko scored 13 seconds apart in the third period and the St. Louis Blues defeated the New York Islanders 7-4 on Tuesday night. Josh Leivo had a goal and an assist and Thomas Greiss made 36 saves and the Blues snapped a four-game skid in...

NHL-leading Devils shut out struggling Chicago Blackhawks

Dec. 06, 2022 22:55 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While defenseman Dougie Hamilton had his first three-point game in three seasons, the New Jersey Devils didn't do anything different. They just kept on winning. Hamilton had a goal and two assists, Vitek Vanecek made 24 saves for his second shutout and the...

Crosby scores twice as surging Penguins roll by Columbus 4-1

Dec. 06, 2022 22:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A month ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins were a mess. Disorganized on special teams. Iffy in goal. Erratic in general. Now, not so much. The return of center Teddy Blueger has stabilized the penalty kill. Tristan Jarry is stopping nearly everything...

MacKinnon sidelined about a month with upper-body injury

Dec. 06, 2022 22:15 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Nathan MacKinnon for about a month after he suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night in a loss to Philadelphia. The team announced the news Tuesday night on social media. ...