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Carlson, Capitals down Kings 3-1 for fifth straight win

Dec. 5, 2019 2:50 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Johnny for Norris” is all the Washington Capitals can say inside their dressing room about the outstanding play of defenseman John Carlson. If Carlson can keep up the pace of his prolific point production, everyone will know that phrase by season’s end. Carlson...

Ennis has goal, 2 assists as Senators beat Oilers 5-2

Dec. 5, 2019 1:46 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Ottawa Senators didn't have to wait long to make up for a tough loss one night earlier. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Artem Anisimov, Connor Brown, Anthony Duclair and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored to...

Nichushkin lifts Avalanche past Maple Leafs 3-1

Dec. 5, 2019 1:41 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche kept Toronto at bay and got some timely scoring to beat the struggling Maple Leafs. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist, Valeri Nichushkin and Joonas Donskoi also scored, and Philipp Grubauer stopped 38 shots to help the Avalanche beat the Maple Leafs 3-1...

Jarry stops 28 shots, Penguins beat Blues 3-0

Dec. 4, 2019 11:46 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stefan Noesen called his first NHL goal in nearly nine months luck. Not really. The veteran forward spent an uncertain offseason following an uneven tenure in New Jersey looking for a job before signing a minor-league contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Yet rather than sulk about...

Minnesota judge finds 'Miracle on Ice' star is mentally ill

Dec. 4, 2019 10:39 PM EST

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota judge on Wednesday ordered that a former member of the “Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team should be committed to a secure treatment facility, saying the hockey star is mentally ill and dangerous. Mark Pavelich, 61, of Lutsen, was charged with felony...

Coyotes' Soderberg thriving despite blindness in left eye

Dec. 4, 2019 4:49 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The darkest time came right after the injury. Months in the hospital. Multiple surgeries. Pain, fear, little hope. Playing hockey again was not even a remote consideration. Carl Soderberg had bigger concerns. “I was more worried about my eye and would I get my vision...

Sharks forward Evander Kane fined $5,000 for elbowing

Dec. 4, 2019 2:48 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been fined $5,000 for elbowing Washington defenseman Radko Gudas. Kane was fined the maximum amount under the collective bargaining agreement Wednesday for his hit the previous night against Gudas. Kane was given a major penalty and game...

NHL fines Predators' Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing

Dec. 4, 2019 11:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning’s 3-2 overtime win. The league’s Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday, which is the maximum amount allowed under the...

Roussel scores in return, Canucks beat Senators 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first period...

Carlson’s 3 points in 1st lead Capitals past Sharks 5-2

Dec. 4, 2019 2:11 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Carlson is putting himself in some pretty elite company. The defenseman had a goal and two assists in the opening period to reach 40 points for the season, Nick Hathaway and Jakub Vrana each scored twice and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Tuesday night....