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Free prostate cancer screening offered at Preds game

Mar. 19, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are joining with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Fans for the Cure to offer fans and employees a free prostate cancer screening. A statement from the team says prior to and during the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday ticketed fans,...

Jets extend lead in Central with 3-2 win over Kings

Mar. 19, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winnipeg is tied for the most goals scored in March, but the Jets are also proving that they are just as tough in close games. The Jets won their third straight one-goal game, edging the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night. The win gives them 90 points and a three-point lead over...

Smith, Marchessault lead Golden Knights past Sharks 7-3

Mar. 19, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After an up-and-down second season together, the top line for the Vegas Golden Knights is starting to click again when it really counts. Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and two assists, Reilly Smith had a goal and three assists and the Golden Knights won for the ninth time in 10...

Horvat scores in overtime as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2

Mar. 19, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — All it took was 16 extra seconds and one fancy passing sequence with Bo Horvat and Alexander Edler. Vancouver is headed home with a little momentum after a pair of solid performances on the road. Horvat scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Canucks stopped Chicago's five-game win streak...

Lightning top Coyotes 4-1 to clinch Presidents' Trophy

Mar. 19, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning earned one trophy on Monday night. Starting next month, they'll be one of the favorites in the chase for the Stanley Cup. The Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy for the top regular-season mark in the league with a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes. The...

Predators' Austin Watson gains reinstatement from NHL

Mar. 18, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has earned reinstatement from the NHL as he enters the follow-up phase of the league's substance abuse program. The league announced Monday that Watson had been returned to available status. Watson began the season on suspension and was...

Capitals' signing of Snively is evidence of Ovechkin effect

Mar. 18, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Joe Snively cheered for the Washington Capitals growing up and played his youth hockey at their practice facility as part of the Little Caps program. Soon, he could be playing for the big Capitals. Snively on Monday signed a two-year, entry-level deal with his hometown team that...

Blaine's Bryce Brodzinski is AP boys hockey player of year

Mar. 18, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blaine forward Bryce Brodzinski is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for high school boys hockey. The award, voted on by a statewide panel of preps reporters and broadcasters, was announced Monday. Joining Brodzinski on the AP's all-state team are Eden Prairie forward...

Past AP Players of the Year for Minnesota prep boys hockey

Mar. 18, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

A list of the players of the year for Minnesota boys high school hockey since The Associated Press started the award: 2019_Bryce Brodzinski, F, Blaine 2018_Sammy Walker, F, Edina 2017_Casey Mittelstadt, F, Eden Prairie 2016_Casey Mittelstadt, F, Eden Prairie 2015_Dylan Malmquist, F, Edina 2014_Avery Peterson, F,...

2019 Minnesota Associated Press All-State Boys Hockey Team

Mar. 18, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

The 2019 Associated Press All-State team for Minnesota boys hockey, as voted on by statewide media. The AP all-state team is in partnership with the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association and the State of Hockey, the Minnesota Wild-backed booster organization. PLAYER OF THE YEAR Bryce Brodzinski, Blaine FIRST TEAM...