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Andrew Mangiapane scores twice, Flames beat Capitals 5-2

Dec. 04, 2022 02:57 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice, Adam Ruzicka had a goal and two assists and the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Saturday night. “Sometimes, pucks just don’t go in for whatever reason. Maybe you run into a hot goalie or something like...

Giroux's 3-point game leads Senators to 5-2 win over Sharks

Dec. 03, 2022 23:54 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Claude Giroux had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. “We were playing good hockey for a while and we weren’t getting the result … and when you don’t get the results, you...

Marner sets Maple Leafs points streak record in OT loss

Dec. 03, 2022 22:59 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitch Marner broke the Toronto points streak record at 19 games, scoring short-handed and power-play goals in the Maple Leafs' 4-3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Alex Killorn scored from the right circle 33 seconds in the extra...

Goggia wins downhill for 2nd straight day at Lake Louise

Dec. 03, 2022 18:17 PM EST

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Sofia Goggia of Italy captured a World Cup downhill race for a second straight day at Lake Louise. Goggia only got stronger Saturday, finishing with a time of 1 minute, 28.96 seconds. She withstood a late charge by Austria’s Nina Ortlieb, who started...

Catcher Luke Maile joins hometown Reds with 1-yr, $1.2M deal

Dec. 03, 2022 17:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Catcher Luke Maile has a $1,175,000 salary as part of a one-year contract with his hometown Cincinnati Reds. He would earn a $25,000 performance bonus for 80 games played. The 31-year-old went to Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky. He...

Kilde holds off Odermatt to win 2nd straight downhill race

Dec. 03, 2022 15:38 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Norway’s Aleksander Aamodt Kilde won his second straight World Cup downhill race to start the season, despite feeling under the weather. Although dealing with an illness all week in training, Kilde powered through the challenging Birds of Prey course...

Patrick Laine scores twice, Blue Jackets beat Jets 4-1

Dec. 03, 2022 00:27 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Former Winnipeg forward Patrik Laine scored twice, Johnny Gaudreau had three assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Jets 4-1 on Friday night. Laine was back in action after missing the past seven games with an ankle injury. He played his second...

Nets build huge lead, beat Raptors 114-105 for 4th straight

Dec. 02, 2022 23:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and the Brooklyn Nets built a huge lead before beating the Toronto Raptors 114-105 on Friday night. Kevin Durant had 17 points and Nic Claxton chipped in 15 for the Nets, who have won four consecutive games and seven of 10. ...

MLB, union resume blood testing after pandemic, lockout

Dec. 02, 2022 10:16 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the first acknowledgment that MLB and the players' association resumed blood testing for human growth hormone, the organizations said none of the 1,027 samples taken during the 2022 season tested positive. HGH testing stopped in 2021 because of the COVID-19...

Sam Bennett scores twice to help Panthers beat Canucks 5-1

Dec. 02, 2022 02:23 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sam Bennett scored twice and the Florida Panthers ended a three-game skid with a 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night. Matthew Tkachuk added a goal and two assists, Gustav Forsling, Ryan Lomberg and Sam Bennett also scored and...