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Eichel scores career-high 4 goals, Sabres top Senators 4-2

Nov. 16, 2019 11:39 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel got a text from former teammate Matt Moulson imploring the Buffalo Sabres captain to shoot more. He took that message seriously. Eichel shot early and often Saturday and had the first four-goal game of his career, leading the Sabres to a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators....

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also...

Hamilton scores in OT, ‘Canes hold off Sabres’ late rally

Nov. 14, 2019 11:40 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have put their losing streak behind them. The Buffalo Sabres can’t find a way out of theirs. Dougie Hamilton scored in overtime to lead the Hurricanes to a 5-4 win over the Sabres on Thursday night, capping a frenetic, back-and-forth game that featured...

NWHL buoyed over future after adding financial backers

Nov. 14, 2019 4:37 PM EST

The National Women’s Hockey League announced Thursday it had added enough financial backing after a two-month capital campaign to ensure its viability beyond its fifth season this year. The league declined to reveal specifics in noting its number of private investors has grown beyond 20 with the addition...

Jets-Redskins Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 12:26 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (2-7) at WASHINGTON (1-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Redskins by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jets 3-6, Redskins 3-6 SERIES RECORD — Redskins lead 8-3 LAST MEETING — Jets beat Redskins 34-20 on Oct. 18, 2015 LAST WEEK — Jets beat Giants 34-27; Redskins on bye,...

Deep ball still an issue for Bills strong-armed Josh Allen

Nov. 13, 2019 7:48 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For a strong-armed quarterback, Josh Allen isn't surprised by concerns being raised about his inability to hit a deep pass this season. Turns out, the Buffalo Bills’ second-year starter happens to be wondering the same thing. "That's the question, isn't it?" Allen said,...

Bishop who investigated sex abuse accused of sex abuse

Nov. 13, 2019 5:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a child, an attorney for the alleged victim notified the church this week. The attorney informed Catholic...

Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...

Arctic blast spreads shivers from Maine to Deep South

Nov. 13, 2019 5:34 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arctic blast that sent shivers across the Midwest spread to the eastern U.S. on Wednesday, with bitter weather breaking records from Mississippi to Maine. Cold temperatures that stretched to the Gulf Coast followed a snowstorm that the National Weather Service said contributed to...

NFL moves Green Bay-San Francisco into prime time on Nov. 24

Nov. 12, 2019 7:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has flexed the Green Bay Packers' trip to San Francisco to prime time on Nov. 24 along with announcing kickoff times for a handful of Week 16 games. With Tuesday's announcement, the Packers (8-2) and 49ers (8-1) replace Seattle at Philadelphia, which now will kick off at 1 p.m. ET...