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Brad Wilkerson becomes Yankees assistant hitting coach

Jan. 30, 2023 21:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big leaguer Brad Wilkerson was hired as the New York Yankees' assistant hitting coach on Monday. He replaced Hensley Meulens, who left in November to become Colorado's hitting coach. Wilkerson and Casey Dykes will both be assistants to Yankees hitting coach...

Penguins activate defenseman Kris Letang off injured reserve

Jan. 24, 2023 17:16 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins activated veteran defenseman Kris Letang off injured reserve, clearing the way for him to play Tuesday night against Florida. The 35-year-old Letang has been out since sustaining a lower-body injury during an overtime loss to Detroit on...

Malkin's 4-point game fuels rally as Pens top Canucks 5-4

Jan. 10, 2023 22:30 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins watched the Vancouver Canucks score three times in the opening minutes on Tuesday night and essentially yawned. No panic. No timeout to collect themselves. No scathing reminder from head coach Mike Sullivan to get going. The...

Jones gets 27th career shutout, Kraken beat Canadiens 4-0

Jan. 09, 2023 23:51 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Vince Dunn and Eeli Tolvanen each had a goal and an assist, Martin Jones stopped 21 shots for his second shutout of the season as the Seattle Kraken beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win. Daniel Sprong and Matty Beniers also...

Saad goal streak reaches 4 as Greiss, Blues blank Wild 3-0

Jan. 08, 2023 21:48 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Brandon Saad extended his goal streak to a career-best four straight games, Brayden Schenn scored twice, and Thomas Greiss made 36 saves for his first shutout of the season to lead the St. Louis Blues past the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Sunday night. Saad also set...

Kraken win fourth straight by squashing Senators 8-4

Jan. 07, 2023 22:59 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jordan Eberle and Andre Burakovsky led the way with a goal and two assists each for the Kraken, who picked up their fourth consecutive win as they defeated the Senators 8-4 on Saturday night. Seattle got goals from eight different players and 13 had at least...

Andrei Vasilevskiy earns 11th straight win over Canadiens

Dec. 28, 2022 22:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves to beat Montreal for the 11th consecutive time, Brayden Point had two goals, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Vasilevskiy is the third goaltender in NHL history to earn a victory in 11...

Historic biodiversity pact inspires, but past failures loom

Dec. 20, 2022 16:37 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — A day after negotiators reached a landmark biodiversity agreement, the pressure was already growing on countries, business leaders and the environmental community to deliver on its ambitious promises to protect the planet — and not repeat the failures of past deals. ...

Historic biodiversity agreement reached at U.N. conference to protect nearly a third of the planet by 2030

Dec. 19, 2022 03:38 AM EST
MONTREAL (AP) — Historic biodiversity agreement reached at U.N. conference to protect nearly a third of the planet by 2030.

Point starts 3-goal third, Lightning beat Blue Jackets 4-1

Dec. 15, 2022 22:42 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brayden Point extended his goal streak to five games, backup Brian Elliott made 24 saves in his seventh straight win, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Thursday night. Brandon Hagel had two goals for Tampa Bay, and Pierre-Edouard...