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Ovechkin scores 27th goal, Capitals beat Jets in overtime

Jan. 18, 2022 22:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin fumed after he thought the referees missed a penalty call and screamed obscenities from the bench after watching the replay. On his very next shift, he scored his NHL-leading 27th goal of the season to spark a comeback and help the Washington...

Tampa Bay's Stamkos one of 4 voted to NHL All-Star squads

Jan. 18, 2022 18:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Centers Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nazem Kadri of the Colorado Avalanche and Mika Zibanejad of the New York Rangers, and Anaheim winger Troy Terry won the final roster spots for All-Star Weekend as a result of fan voting, the NHL announced Monday. ...

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

Jan. 16, 2022 17:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elias Pettersson insisted he never worried throughout a monthlong drought about when his next goal would come. “Sometimes it just doesn't go your way,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of.” The gifted Swede showed Sunday what he's capable...

Ovechkin, McDavid, Draisaitl headline NHL All-Star roster

Jan. 13, 2022 19:16 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington star Alexander Ovechkin and high-scoring Edmonton teammates Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl headline the rosters for the NHL All-Star Weekend announced Thursday. Selected for the eighth time, Ovechkin led voting in the Metropolitan Division to earn the...

Marchand bloodied, scores twice in Bruins' 7-3 win over Caps

Jan. 10, 2022 22:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trainers repaired the giant gash on Brad Marchand's nose, stuffed gauze up his nostrils and then he stepped back on to the ice minutes after taking a violent high stick to the face. Bloody nose and all, Marchand looked like the epitome of an old-school hockey...

Rangers sit atop NHL after Kreider, Strome help beat Oilers

Jan. 03, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was looking for a strong group effort against the Edmonton Oilers. He got that on Monday night, and now his team is sitting atop the NHL standings. Chris Kreider scored his 20th goal, Ryan Strome had a goal and two assists, and...

Dobson scores in OT to give Islanders 3-2 win over Oilers

Jan. 01, 2022 17:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Dobson scored 3:52 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the slumping Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Anders Lee and Anthony Beauvillier scored for the Islanders, who got their first win beyond regulation this season after losing the...

Tarasenko leads Blues past Oilers in 1st game since layoff

Dec. 30, 2021 00:15 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko had a goal and two assists as the St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 on Wednesday night. Brandon Saad, Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou also scored in St. Louis’ first game since a 4-2 loss at Winnipeg on Dec. 19. Jordan Binnington...

NHL players vent frustration over being barred from Olympics

Dec. 29, 2021 11:36 AM EST

Brad Marchand is not happy. Neither is Vladimir Tarasenko. And they are not alone. A handful of NHL players are voicing their frustration over the league's decision barring them from participating in the Beijing Olympics. Even though the agreement between the league and NHL Players'...

Foegele scores 2 to lift Oilers to 5-3 win over Kraken

Dec. 19, 2021 01:38 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Warren Foegele scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Seattle Kraken 5-3 on Saturday night. Evan Bouchard and Connor McDavid each had a goal and an assist, and Colton Sceviour also scored for the Oilers, who...