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Ovechkin scores 742nd in Capitals' 4-3 win over Blue Jackets

Nov. 12, 2021 22:31 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Ovechkin got his 742nd career goal, Conor Sheary scored with 1:22 left and the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night. Garnet Hathaway scored twice to help Washington get its third straight win. Ilya Samsonov...

Ovechkin ties Hull for 4th all-time; Caps down Sabres 5-3

Nov. 08, 2021 22:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 741st career goal to tie Brett Hull for fourth on the NHL’s all-time list, and helped the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Monday night. “I just take it day by day," said the 36-year-old Ovechkin, who has...

Raanta wins Carolina debut, Hurricanes top winless Chicago

Oct. 29, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Antti Raanta made 23 saves and was a winner in his Carolina debut as the Hurricanes scored four goals in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the winless Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night, adding to their best start in franchise history. Tony...

Raymond gets hat trick as Red Wings beat Blackhawks 6-3

Oct. 24, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Raymond had plenty of energy in the second half of his first set of consecutive NHL games. It's good to be 19. Raymond had three goals and an assist, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the winless Chicago Blackhawks 6-3 on Sunday...

Ovechkin begins 5-year contract chasing Gretzky's goals mark

Oct. 11, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Wayne Gretzky's 894 career goals has for a long time been one of hockey's hallowed numbers, record that would never be broken with scoring in the NHL so different now. But great players will keep coming after the “Great One.” Alex Ovechkin is...

For the Florida Panthers, the time really might be now

Sep. 28, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Losing to Tampa Bay was bad enough for the Florida Panthers in last season’s playoffs. Watching the Lightning go on to win the Stanley Cup, oddly enough, didn’t make things worse. It only further convinced the Panthers that they can win it all....