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Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) beats Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden (22) for a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Krejci has goal, assist for Bruins in 3-2 win over Vegas

Jan. 21, 2020 11:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Down a goal entering the third period with a long layoff ahead, the Boston Bruins rallied their way to a win before the All-Star break. Jake DeBrusk tied it early in the third period and David Krejci got the go-ahead goal with 7:42 remaining, and the Bruins held on for a 3-2 victory over the...

Montreal Canadiens' Ilya Kovalchuk (17) celebrates with teammates Tomas Tatar (90), Shea Weber (6) and Phillip Danault (24) after scoring against the Vegas Golden Knights during first-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tatar scores in shootout, Canadiens beat Golden Knights 5-4

Jan. 18, 2020 11:54 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price went from dejection to jubilation in a matter of minutes. Price and the Montreal Canadiens squandered a two-goal lead late in the third period, but Tomas Tatar scored in the fourth round of a shootout for a 5-4 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night. Vegas...

Vegas Golden Knights new head coach Peter DeBoer talks to media after defeating the Ottawa Senators 4-2 in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Golden Knights beat Senators in DeBoer's debut with Vegas

Jan. 16, 2020 11:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone made his return to Ottawa memorable - for himself and his new coach. Stone scored a goal and picked up an assist, leading Vegas to a 4-2 victory over the Senators on Thursday night in Peter DeBoer's debut as the Golden Knights' coach. The win snapped a four-game losing...

Vegas Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant questions a call during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Vegas Golden Knights fire Gallant, name DeBoer new coach

Jan. 15, 2020 4:50 PM EST

Gerard Gallant was abruptly fired by the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday less than two years after leading them to the Stanley Cup Final in their first season of existence and winning NHL coach of the year honors along the way. Peter DeBoer, fired last month by the San Jose Sharks, takes over immediately and...

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock shouts from behind the bench during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks in Toronto. Babcock and Peter Laviolette are among the six coaches already fired this season. (Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Analysis: NHL season marked by coaching carousel, changes

Jan. 15, 2020 3:15 PM EST

Firing coaches during the season has been relatively common in the NHL for decades. The volume is nonetheless jaw-dropping in 2019-20 — and there is still half a season to go. Seven coaches have been either fired or forced out. Gerard Gallant of the Golden Knights became the latest casualty Wednesday when...

Vegas Golden Knights fire Gerard Gallant, name Peter DeBoer coach

Jan. 15, 2020 10:41 AM EST
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights fire Gerard Gallant, name Peter DeBoer coach.
Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel's end-to-end rush sparks Buffalo's 4-2 win over Vegas

Jan. 14, 2020 11:12 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel shrugged off a sloppy, turnover-filled second period to deliver a breathtaking goal in showing continued signs of how much he's maturing into the Sabres leader in his fifth NHL season. Rather than displaying tell-tale signs of frustration as he's done in the past, Buffalo's...

Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) blocks a shot by Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Merzlikins gets first shutout, Blue Jackets beat Vegas 3-0

Jan. 12, 2020 1:51 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s only fitting Elvis Merzlikins earned his first career shutout at T-Mobile Arena. After all, the Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender was named by his late father after the iconic entertainer who once starred on Las Vegas Boulevard. Merzlikins made 27 saves to lead the Blue Jackets...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

Jan. 10, 2020 2:34 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Hynes became the third coach in franchise history after Peter Laviolette was fired on Monday. Hynes dropped...

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell (36) blocks a shot by the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Kempe helps last-place Kings stun Golden Knights 5-2

Jan. 10, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It doesn't take much to get Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell fired up to play inside T-Mobile Arena. "You don’t have to get amped — you're in Vegas. It’s showtime," he said. Campbell stopped 44 of the 46 shots he faced, Adrian Kempe scored two goals and the...