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Capitals’ Hathaway suspended 3 games for spitting

Nov. 20, 2019 1:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway has been suspended three games for spitting on an opponent. The NHL announced Hathaway’s suspension Wednesday after a hearing with him. He will forfeit $24,194 in salary. Toward the end of a heated brawl between the Capitals and Ducks on...

Senators’ Bobby Ryan enters NHL/NHLPA assistance program

Nov. 20, 2019 12:51 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan will be away from the team indefinitely while taking part in the NHL/National Hockey League Players' Association assistance program. The NHL and NHLPA made the announcement Wednesday. The Senators issued a statement from general manager Pierre...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 20, 2019 6:09 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ‘I NOW DO RECALL’ Ambassador Gordon Sondland is likely to be unpredictable when he faces questions in the impeachment inquiry about his evolving accounts of the Trump administration’s...

Fleury makes amazing save to hold off Leafs for 450th win

Nov. 20, 2019 2:41 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The only thing missing for Marc-Andre Fleury was a magic wand. Fleury made 31 saves for his 450th win, including an incredible diving stop late in the game, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Tuesday night. While his clutch save against the Detroit Red...

Stamkos focused on team success, not personal milestones

Nov. 20, 2019 2:17 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos celebrated another milestone in a stellar career with grace and humility. The long-time captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning scored his 400th goal last weekend, joining an elite group that includes eight other active players — Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Marian...

McDavid’s 3 points lead Oilers past Sharks 5-2

Nov. 20, 2019 2:16 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Connor McDavid dominated the way he usually does and got plenty of help from his Edmonton teammates. McDavid had a goal and two assists for his third straight game with at least three points, Leon Draisaitl extended his point streak to 13 games and the Oilers snapped the San Jose...

Burakovsky scores twice, Avalanche beat Flames 3-2

Nov. 20, 2019 1:55 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Andre Burakovsky got promoted to Colorado’s top line Tuesday night and took full advantage. Playing with Nathan MacKinnon and Joonas Donskoi, the Austrian forward scored twice to lead the Avalanche to a 3-2 victory over the slumping Calgary Flames. “Sometimes that just...

Benn scores twice, streaking Stars beat Canucks 6-1

Nov. 20, 2019 12:58 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn knows why the Dallas Stars have emerged as one of the NHL’s hottest teams following a dismal start. “Guys are coming out of their shells,” he said. Benn scored the first two goals Tuesday night, and some unsung Stars added four more to beat the Vancouver...

Blues beat Lightning 3-1 to spoil Maroon’s homecoming

Nov. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — There was no storybook ending for St. Louis native Pat Maroon in his return home Tuesday night. Oskar Sundqvist and David Perron scored to lead the Blues to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, spoiling Maroon’s much-anticipated return after helping his hometown team to a...

Hurricanes top Blackhawks 4-2 for 4th straight win

Nov. 20, 2019 12:25 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Carolina coach Rod Brind’Amour thinks it’s going to be another tough playoff race in the Metropolitan Division this season. So yeah, a little win streak on the road is a big deal. Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist, and the Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 on...