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Flames use 4-goal outburst in 1st period to beat Devils 5-3

Oct. 27, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Calgary Flames keep winning on the road, and Andrew Mangiapane's scoring is a major reason. Mangiapane had two of Calgary’s four goals in the first period, and the Flames extended their winning streak to four games with a 5-3 victory over the...

Time to panic? Vegas, Colorado, Toronto off to rough starts

Oct. 27, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

By the time the St. Louis Blues won their fifth consecutive game to open the season, the Florida Panthers had already become the first team since 2015 to open with six victories in a row. Along with the Carolina Hurricanes and Edmonton Oilers, they made NHL history with...

Kraken rout: Seattle topples Montreal 5-1 for first home win

Oct. 27, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Without the pressure of three years of anticipation hanging over them, the Seattle Kraken felt free and loose going into the second home game in franchise history. It showed and Tuesday night quickly turned into a Seattle rout. ...

Lightning finally get regulation lead, beat Penguins 5-1

Oct. 26, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning finally grabbed a lead and regained some of their swagger in the process. Ondrej Palat and Ryan McDonagh scored 10 seconds apart in the second period and the Lightning picked up their first regulation victory of the season with...

Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe

Oct. 26, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks mishandled allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010, according to an investigation commissioned by the franchise that cast a shadow over the NHL on Tuesday. Stan...

New York Islanders sign Ross Johnston to 4-year contract

Oct. 26, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have signed tough guy forward Ross Johnston to four-year contract extension. The team did not release contract terms in making the announcement on Tuesday. Johnston has seven goals and eight assists in...

Oshie's hat trick lifts Capitals over Senators, 7-5

Oct. 25, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — T.J. Oshie picked up his fifth career hat trick as the Washington Capitals beat the Ottawa Senators 7-5 on Monday night. Alex Ovechkin extended his point streak to six games with his sixth and seventh goals of the season for Washington. Nick...

Andersen stops former team, streaking Hurricanes beat Leafs

Oct. 25, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Frederik Andersen made 24 saves against his former team and the unbeaten Carolina Hurricanes matched the best five-game start in franchise history by defeating the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night. Sebastian Aho, Steven Lorentz and...

Olofsson scores twice to help Sabres beat Lightning 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Victor Olofsson scored two goals and Craig Anderson made 35 saves for the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night. Robert Hagg had a goal an an assist, Tage Thompson tallied two assists and the Sabres got goals...

Mangiapane scores 2 goals to help Flames beat Rangers 5-1

Oct. 25, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice and the Calgary Flames beat the New York Rangers 5-1 on Monday night for their third straight win. Blake Coleman and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist, and Christopher Tanev also scored for Calgary. Johnny...