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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...

Subban keeps up home domination, Vegas beats Oilers 6-3

Mar. 18, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Subban has been nearly unbeatable at home in two seasons with the Vegas Golden Knights. With starter Marc-Andre Fleury listed as day-to-day with a lower body injury, the Golden Knights should be just fine with two of their next three games in Vegas. Jonathan Marchessault scored two...

Silfverberg scores late to gives Ducks 3-2 win over Panthers

Mar. 18, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg hasn't slowed down since signing his contract extension two weeks ago. Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night. It was his team-leading 22nd goal of the season and his sixth...

Leivo scores in shootout, Canucks beat Stars 3-2

Mar. 18, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Tim Schaller got Vancouver going, Jacob Markstrom kept the Canucks in the game and Josh Leivo finally ended it. Josh Leivo scored in the fourth round of the shootout for the only goal of the tiebreaker to lift the Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Leivo's shot went...