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Nashville Predators center Matt Duchene (95) gains control of the puck next to Dallas Stars right wing Denis Gurianov (34) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener

Jan. 23, 2021 12:32 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Anton Khudobin stared upward before Dallas' delayed season opener, watching as the Stars' Western Conference championship banner was unveiled high above the ice. The goalie then stopped 34 shots in his first season-opening start, and Dallas scored five power-play goals in a 7-0 win over the...

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo a member of the Aboriginal community takes part in a traditional smoking ceremony that is performed as part of Australia Day celebration in Sydney. Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country's prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan 26 plans

Jan. 21, 2021 12:53 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country’s prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee. Australia Day is held annually on Jan. 26, the...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) gets a shot past Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Wizards-Bucks game postponed

Jan. 20, 2021 11:12 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Washington’s game Friday at the Milwaukee Bucks has been postponed by the NBA because the Wizards have too few players available due to coronavirus issues. It is the Wizards’ sixth consecutive game that was...

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, right, celebrates his goal with forward Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Ovechkin on COVID list, Caps fined $100K; Canes games off

Jan. 20, 2021 8:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and three other Washington Capitals players were added to the NHL's COVID-19 list Wednesday and the team was fined $100,000 by the league for violating coronavirus protocols, including a gathering in a hotel room. In addition to three-time MVP Ovechkin — one of just...

Today in History

Jan. 18, 2021 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2021. There are 347 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 18, 1911, the first landing of an aircraft on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a safe landing on the deck of the armored...

St. Louis Blues center Oskar Sundqvist, back, drives past Colorado Avalanche defenseman Conor Timmins, left, to score a goal against goaltender Philipp Grubauer in the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Denver. The Blues won 4-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sundqvist, Binnington help Blues open with 4-1 win over Avs

Jan. 14, 2021 2:45 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Elevated to the second line on short notice, Oskar Sundqvist just wanted to do his part. He certainly did that and more — with a bruise to show for it. Sundqvist scored twice and blocked four shots, Jordan Binnington made 26 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1...

In this image taken from video provided by WRAL-TV, Capt. Emily Rainey speaks during an interview with WRAL-TV, in Southern Pines, N.C., in May 2020. The Army is investigating Rainey, a psychological operations officer, who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. (Courtesy of WRAL-TV via AP)

Army investigating officer who led group to Washington rally

Jan. 11, 2021 3:48 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Army is investigating a psychological operations officer who led a group of people from North Carolina to the rally in Washington that led up to the deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump. Commanders at Fort Bragg are reviewing Capt. Emily...

St. Louis Blues center Ryan O'Reilly (90) and Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (41) joke around after NHL hockey practice at the Centene Community Ice Center in Maryland Heights, Mo., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.  (Colter Peterson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Blues eager to restart another run after '20 disappointment

Jan. 5, 2021 6:30 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New St. Louis Blues captain Ryan O’Reilly would like to rid himself of the bitter taste in his mouth. So would his teammates. The Blues’ defense of their first Stanley Cup championship came to an unceremonious end, losing in the first round of the NHL playoff bubble to the...

Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand looks for a pass while goaltender Tuukka Rask minds the net at NHL hockey training camp, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

From A to Z: Bergeron in line to replace Chara as captain

Jan. 5, 2021 4:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The pillars in the TD Garden train station last week were still sporting life-sized pictures of longtime Bruins captain Zdeno Chara — all 6-foot-9 of him. On the ice, the 43-year-old future Hall of Famer won't be around to prop up the Boston defense anymore. The Bruins have moved on...

FILE - Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf (15) skates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, in this Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, file photo. Captain Ryan Getzlaf is back along with goalie John Gibson and much of the same veteran core that struggled last season.(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

GM Murray believes it's time Anaheim Ducks 'start to climb'

Jan. 5, 2021 4:37 PM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks spent nearly two decades in regular playoff contention, so it's only natural for even such a successful franchise to hit tough times eventually. But after two consecutive seasons out of the playoffs for the first time since 2002, general manager Bob Murray believes...