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Kucherov, Lightning beat Canadiens 3-0

Feb. 16, 2019 11:59 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy passed an old friend for Tampa Bay's career shutout record. Vasilevskiy made 20 saves and Nikita Kucherov scored during Tampa Bay's three-goal third period, leading the Lightning to a 3-0 victory against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. The 24-year-old...

Ryan Dzingel scores in overtime, Senators beat Jets 4-3

Feb. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ryan Dzingel scored at 3:44 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Chris Tierney set up the goal. "I put Tierney in a bad spot on the blue line and he chips it in and then makes a great pass," Dzingel said. "I joke around...

Barzal, Lee score in 3rd period, Islanders beat Oilers 5-2

Feb. 16, 2019 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee energized the New York Islanders with a fight late in the second period, and then came through with a key goal late in the third after Edmonton pulled within one, helping his team get another win. Mathew Barzal and Lee scored in the Islanders' three-goal third period, and they...

Coyotes knock off Maple Leafs 2-0 in Matthews' return

Feb. 16, 2019 10:22 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The fans packed Gila River Arena to see hometown star Auston Matthews' lone trip to the desert this season. The Arizona Coyotes gave them a defensive show instead. Darcy Kuemper stopped 21 shots and the Coyotes shut down Matthews in his return to Arizona in a 2-0 victory over the...

Kripps wins a World Cup four-man bobsled race in Lake Placid

Feb. 16, 2019 6:10 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Kripps of Canada drove to the win in a four-man bobsled race Saturday, as Germany's Francesco Friedrich missed the podium for the first time all season. Latvia's Oskars Kibermanis drove to the silver medal, and Russia's Maxim Andrianov was third. Friedrich finished fourth,...

Flames snap 4-game skid, beating Penguins 5-4

Feb. 16, 2019 5:04 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A big second period ended up being just enough for the Calgary Flames. Michael Frolik had the first of four second-period goals for Calgary, and the Flames held on to snap a season-long four-game skid with a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Frolik, Austin Czarnik, Travis...

Halak helps Bruins blank Ducks 3-0

Feb. 16, 2019 1:08 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Noel Acciari and Jake DeBrusk scored for the Bruins, who have earned at least a point in nine consecutive games....

Niederreiter leads Carolina past Edmonton, 3-1

Feb. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter kept scoring goals for his new team. Curtis McElhinney kept up his mastery of the Edmonton Oilers. They pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to playoff position. Niederreiter scored two goals, McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Hurricanes beat...

Judge keeps most Keystone XL pipeline work on hold

Feb. 15, 2019 7:55 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge in Montana has largely kept in place an injunction that blocks a Canadian company from performing preliminary work on the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Friday denied a request by Calgary-based TransCanada to begin constructing...

Graham: US should be stronger on Canadians detained in China

Feb. 15, 2019 7:16 PM EST

MUNICH (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese Huawei executive has not been strong enough. Graham also told Munich Security Conference delegates the international reaction to China's...