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Bruins look to stay healthy after mid-winter break

Jan. 22, 2019 12:11 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins almost made it into their mid-winter break completely healthy. Forward Joakim Nordstrom is recovering from a fractured lower leg and goaltender Tuukka Rask is dealing with a concussion sustained against the New York Rangers on Saturday. Otherwise, the Bruins' lineup from the...

Coyle's third-period goal sends Wild past Golden Knights 4-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:15 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' home arena has a reputation among some NHL players as being one of the toughest to play in and loudest in the league. The Minnesota Wild don't mind it a bit. Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining Monday to lift the...

Vatrano's 4-point game leads Panthers over Sharks 6-2

Jan. 21, 2019 11:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — For the Florida Panthers, the All-Star break arrives when they are in the middle of a win streak. Frank Vatrano had a goal and three assists for a career-high four points to lift the Panthers over the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Monday night, their third straight win after losing their...

Coyle scores, Wild beat Golden Knights 4-2

Jan. 21, 2019 10:38 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored his second game-winning goal of the season with 5:31 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild past the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 on Monday. With the win, the Wild moved past Colorado and Vancouver into the top wild-card slot in the Western Conference. Minnesota takes on...

LaDue scores go-ahead goal, Kings rally to beat Blues 4-3

Jan. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are going into their 11-day break with a bit of momentum. The Kings rallied for a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Monday and are 3-1-1 in their last five games. Quick stopped 33 shots to earn his 302nd NHL victory, which is fourth-best...

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Jan. 21, 2019 7:16 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Peter Laviolette and his goaltender had a lot in common — both were skillful in the art of deflecting. In Laviolette's case, it was too much of the credit after earning victory No. 600 as an NHL coach. "Tonight was a team win," the Predators coach said. On a milestone Monday for...

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Jan. 21, 2019 5:51 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career. Nick Bonino and Viktor Arvidsson scored 1:34 apart in the second period, while...

Carolina, Teravainen agree to terms on 5-year extension

Jan. 21, 2019 3:02 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and forward Teuvo Teravainen have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension worth $27 million. General manager Don Waddell said Monday that the deal begins next season, runs through the 2023-24 season and has an average annual value of $5.4 million. The...

Niederreiter, Wallmark score lead Hurricanes past Oilers 7-4

Jan. 21, 2019 1:32 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It didn't take long for Nino Niederreiter to fit in with the Carolina Hurricanes. Niederreiter and Lucas Wallmark each scored twice to lead the Hurricanes to a 7-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday night. Acquired from Minnesota on Friday, Niederreiter got his first goals...

Hinostroza scores winner, Coyotes beat slumping Maple Leafs

Jan. 21, 2019 12:01 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes are on a nice roll and just keep on winning in Toronto. Vinnie Hinostroza scored in the third period and the Coyotes beat the slumping Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday night for their fifth win in the last seven games. Clayton Keller, Mario Kempe and Lawson Crouse also scored...