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MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

Sharks top Red Wings 4-3 in shootout for sixth straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 3:00 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The surging San Jose Sharks weren’t at their best. Still, they did enough to keep their winning streak going. Kevin Labanc had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Logan Couture had...

Palmieri scores in OT, Devils beat Canadiens 4-3

Nov. 17, 2019 12:29 AM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Trailing by two late in the second period, the New Jersey Devils didn’t panic. They maintained their focus and rallied for the win. Kyle Palmieri scored a power-play goal 1:30 into overtime to complete the Devils’ comeback in a 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday...

Grant gets first hat trick, Ducks top Blues 4-1

Nov. 16, 2019 11:47 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Derek Grant doesn’t usually contribute so much on offense. Grant completed his first career hat trick, Ryan Getzlaf added a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 Saturday night. It was just the second multigoal game of Grant’s 229-game career...

Kane stars as Blackhawks pound Predators 7-2

Nov. 16, 2019 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This time, the Chicago Blackhawks made life difficult on Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators. Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Blackhawks pounded the Predators 7-2 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Robin Lehner made 39 saves for Chicago, and Alex...

Eichel scores career-high 4 goals, Sabres top Senators 4-2

Nov. 16, 2019 11:39 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel got a text from former teammate Matt Moulson imploring the Buffalo Sabres captain to shoot more. He took that message seriously. Eichel shot early and often Saturday and had the first four-goal game of his career, leading the Sabres to a 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators....

Beauvillier, Islanders rally past Flyers for shootout win

Nov. 16, 2019 11:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Islanders have played almost flawless hockey for over a month. On Saturday night, they had a perfect response in the third period to keep their dominant run going. Anthony Beauvillier scored twice during New York’s three-goal, third-period rally, and the Islanders...

Dadonov scores 2 as Panthers beat Rangers 4-3

Nov. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the New York Rangers’ struggles on special teams. Evgenii Dadonov scored twice to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Saturday night. Florida went 2-for-3 on the man advantage,...

Kahun scores twice, Penguins rout Maple Leafs 6-1

Nov. 16, 2019 11:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Kahun and the Pittsburgh Penguins are stepping up in the absence of injured captain Sidney Crosby and several other key stars. Kahun scored two goals and the Penguins routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night. “It’s always tough when guys like (Crosby)...

Oshie ties it, Caps beat Bruins 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 16, 2019 10:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana faked left, pulled the puck back toward his skates and then dragged it along the ice as he prepared to shoot. Goalie Jaroslav Halak kept sliding the wrong way. After T.J. Oshie scored with 59 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, Vrana faked Halak out in the fifth round of...