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Marner ties team-record point streak, Leafs beat Sharks 3-1

Nov. 30, 2022 22:38 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pierre Engvall scored with 2:27 left in regulation, Mitch Marner had a goal to stretch his point streak to a franchise record-tying 18 games, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and...

LA Kings put goaltender Cal Petersen on waivers

Nov. 30, 2022 16:55 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings put goaltender Cal Petersen on waivers Wednesday, a surprising move for a player once considered the successor in net to two-time Stanley Cup winner Jonathan Quick. Petersen, 28, went on waivers the day after allowing four goals on 16 shots...

Tempe council approves Arizona Coyotes' new arena proposal

Nov. 30, 2022 12:55 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Tempe City Council has unanimously approved a proposal for a new Arizona Coyotes arena and entertainment district, clearing the way for a public vote on the project next year. The City Council approved the proposal 7-0 late Tuesday night after a lengthy...

Burakovsky's OT goal gives Kraken wild 9-8 win over Kings

Nov. 30, 2022 02:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Burakovsky had two goals, including the winner in overtime, and the Seattle Kraken defeated the Los Angeles Kings 9-8 on Tuesday night in the highest-scoring NHL game this season. Burakovsky scored on a power play at 2:08 of the extra session to give...

Ovechkin tops Gretzky for most road goals, Caps beat Canucks

Nov. 30, 2022 02:32 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice, passing Wayne Gretzky for the most road goals in NHL history, and the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 on Tuesday night. Ovechkin has scored 403 of his 793 career goals away from home. Gretzky holds...

Flames spoil Tkachuk's return to Calgary, beat Panthers 6-2

Nov. 30, 2022 01:36 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dillon Dube scored short-handed and had two assists, and the Flames spoiled Matthew Tkachuk's return to Calgary by beating the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Tuesday night. Rasmus Andersson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Tyler Toffoli and Andrew Mangiapane each had a goal...

Wheeler nets hat trick, Hellebuyck and Jets blank Avs 5-0

Nov. 29, 2022 23:34 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler had three goals and an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 40 saves and the Winnipeg Jets routed the reigning Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche 5-0 on Tuesday night. Mark Scheifele added a goal and two assists, and Josh Morrissey had a goal...

Josi scores in overtime as Predators beat Ducks 2-1

Nov. 29, 2022 22:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi scored at 3:50 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Juuse Saros made 34 saves and Colton Sissons also scored for the Predators, who have won two of their last three games. Matt Duchene...

Kahkonen stops 28 shots, Sharks blank Canadiens 4-0

Nov. 29, 2022 23:33 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 28 shots for his first shutout for San Jose and the Sharks beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Tuesday night. “It’s great, but it also tells how we’ve played as a team,” Kahkonen said. “Huge blocks, huge (penalty) kills, good sticks...

Stars sign Hintz to $67.6M, 8-year extension through 2030-31

Nov. 29, 2022 15:55 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have signed center Roope Hintz, a nearly point-a-game player in the prime of his career, to a $67.6 million, eight-year contract extension. “He brings so much to us,” Stars general manager Jim Nill said Tuesday. “He realizes now who he...