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Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Capitals to snap skid

Jan. 16, 2022 17:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elias Pettersson insisted he never worried throughout a monthlong drought about when his next goal would come. “Sometimes it just doesn't go your way,” he said. “I know what I’m capable of.” The gifted Swede showed Sunday what he's capable...

Stars rally past Penguins 3-2, snapping 10-game win streak

Jan. 08, 2022 17:47 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski scored 1:15 apart late in the third period and the Dallas Stars stopped Pittsburgh’s winning streak at 10 games, beating the Penguins 3-2 on Saturday. Hintz scored on a backhander with 3:46 left after Pavelski converted off a rebound...

Ten-Guins! Pens win 10th straight, 6-2 over Flyers

Jan. 06, 2022 22:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oh sure, leave it to Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel to carry Pittsburgh's top line. Try four goals and an assist between them to keep Pittsburgh perfect over the last 10 games. That third member of the line? Well, Sidney Crosby did at least chip in two assists. ...

Kings beat Flyers 6-3, McLellan gets 500th coaching win

Jan. 02, 2022 02:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson tied a career high with four points and accomplished something that hasn't happened for a Los Angeles Kings player in 31 years — a goal 12 seconds into a game. Arvidsson's prolific night propelled the Kings to a 6-3 victory over the...

Golden Knights beat Kings 6-3 for 6th straight road win

Dec. 29, 2021 02:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist in the Vegas Golden Knights' 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Reilly Smith and Chandler Stephenson each added a goal and an assist as Vegas returned from the extended Christmas break to...

Canadian hopes hockey call will help save his Cree language

Dec. 17, 2021 02:21 AM EST

Calling NHL games in Cree is more than a dream come true for broadcaster Clarence Iron. It's also a way to help preserve his language. The 60-year-old broadcaster from Canoe Lake Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan is set bring the sport he loves to his community in a whole new way...

Mathieu Joseph scores in overtime, Lightning beat Kings 3-2

Dec. 14, 2021 22:41 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mathieu Joseph scored with 1:35 left in overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Tampa Bay's Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves to win his 62nd game in 2021 regular-season and playoff games, tying Marc-Andre...

Andrew Whitworth's 40 time is only getting better for Rams

Dec. 09, 2021 18:42 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Whitworth needed two knee surgeries before his 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals. During several frustrating months of slow rehabilitation, the left tackle seriously began to contemplate life after football. “At one time in training camp...

Ovechkin beats Tarasov for 750th goal, Capitals top Columbus

Dec. 04, 2021 22:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin found a new goaltender to score on for another milestone goal, though this time the name rang a bell. Ovechkin beat Daniil Tarasov for his 20th goal of the season and 750th of his NHL career to help the Washington Capitals beat the...

Panthers score four goals in third to beat Capitals 5-4

Nov. 30, 2021 22:36 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the winning power-play goal with 14.4 seconds left, capping a furious comeback for the Florida Panthers to beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 on Tuesday night. Trailing 4-1, the Panthers scored four goals on a season-high 27 shots...