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Tavares, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Sharks 4-1

Nov. 27, 2021 02:04 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Tavares and William Nylander each had a goal and assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night. Auston Matthews and Wayne Simmonds added goals, and backup goalie Joseph Woll stopped 34 shots as Toronto won...

Jarry, Pens keep Isles winless in new arena, 1-0

Nov. 26, 2021 23:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tristan Jarry made 25 saves, Kasperi Kapanen scored in the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins kept the depleted New York Islanders winless at their new arena with a 1-0 victory Friday night. Pittsburgh won its fifth straight, with Jarry driving...

Pavelski nets 2, reaches 400 career goals as Stars beat Avs

Nov. 26, 2021 23:11 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored twice in 20 seconds in the opening 1:31 to reach 400 career goals, and two goaltenders combined to shut down the NHL’s highest-scoring team Friday night, as the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1. Denis Gurianov added a...

Thompson scores 2, leads Sabres to 4-1 win over Canadiens

Nov. 26, 2021 23:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson scored twice, Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Friday night to snap a four-game skid. Buffalo also got a short-handed goal from Kyle Okposo and won for the third time in 13...

Vasilevskiy gets 200th win, Lightning top Kraken 3-0

Nov. 26, 2021 22:58 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 17 saves in his 200th victory and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Seattle Kraken 3-0 Friday night for their sixth win in seven games. Steven Stamkos, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Ross Colton scored for Tampa Bay, which...

Merzlikins stops 39 shots, Blue Jackets beat Canucks 4-2

Nov. 26, 2021 22:26 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins stopped 39 shots, Gustav Nyquist scored short-handed and had an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Friday night. Jack Roslovic scored the tiebreaking goal 6:06 into the third period for Columbus, and...

Josi's goal, assist lead Predators over Devils 4-2

Nov. 26, 2021 21:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi and Alexandre Carrier each scored and had an assist to lead the Nashville Predators over the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Friday night. Philip Tomasino and Mikael Granlund also scored and Juuse Saros made 23 saves for Nashville, winners of...

Ovechkin's hat trick gives Capitals a 4-3 win over Panthers

Nov. 26, 2021 21:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two of his three goals over 56 seconds in the second period and the Washington Capitals beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Friday. Ovechkin has 18 goals, most through 21 games in a season by a player in at least his 17th season....

Rakell, Stolarz help Ducks end skid in 4-0 win over Senators

Nov. 26, 2021 19:31 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rickard Rakell had a goal and an assist, Anthony Stolarz made 34 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 on Friday. Troy Terry had a power-play goal and Isac Lundestrom and Derek Grant also scored to help the Ducks end a...

Alex DeBrincat scores in OT, Blackhawks beat Blues 3-2

Nov. 26, 2021 19:25 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored 1:27 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Friday. DeBrincat beat Jordan Binnington for his 12th goal with a one-timer from the left side of the crease after...