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Bennett notches hat trick, Florida easily tops Islanders 5-1

Oct. 16, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Bennett got his second career hat trick, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 28 shots and the Florida Panthers topped the New York Islanders 5-1 on Saturday night. Jonathan Huberdeau got the 500th point of his career for Florida, while Anthony Duclair and...

Sabres score twice in shootout, beat Coyotes 2-1

Oct. 16, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tage Thompson and Artuu Ruotsalainen scored in a shootout to give the Buffalo Sabres a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Buffalo improved to 2-0 following a 5-1 win over Montreal on Thursday night. Cody Eakin scored in the second...

Injuries to top Golden Knights players testing resolve early

Oct. 16, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas lost two more players when forward Max Pacioretty and captain Mark Stone got hurt Thursday against Los Angeles, adding two key names to the Golden Knights' long list of injuries. Pacioretty is week to week after he broke a foot during the 6-2 loss...

Foligno's late goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Ducks

Oct. 16, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Foligno beat Anthony Stolarz between his legs from the slot off a rebound to give the Wild a win in their...

Hughes scores 2, lifts Devils past Blackhawks in OT

Oct. 15, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes had a game worthy of a No. 1 overall pick. Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime, the high-priced Hamilton...

Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Flyers 5-4

Oct. 15, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With a raucous Philly crowd against them, and a third-period collapse still raw, the Vancouver Canucks pulled themselves together and believed the best was still ahead. “It’s a rocking building, we’re on the road, anything could happen,”...

NHL suspends Red Wings C Dylan Larkin 1 game for punch

Oct. 15, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin for a game for roughing Tampa Bay forward Mathieu Joseph. The league announced the penalty Friday, adding Larkin will give up $30,500 in pay that will go toward the Players’ Emergency Assistance...

Bruins sign D McAvoy to 8-year, $76 million extension

Oct. 15, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy has big plans for his newfound money after signing an eight-year, $76 million contract extension. “I might go get my dog a handful of bones,” he said Friday after agreeing to the deal that could keep him in...

Kopitar's hat trick propels Kings to 6-2 victory over Vegas

Oct. 15, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings are hoping that some of their young players step to the forefront to help end a three-year postseason drought. But on opening night, it was the veteran standouts from the franchise's two Stanley Cup title runs that led the way. ...

Kraken post 1st NHL victory, spoiling Preds' opener 4-3

Oct. 15, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Seattle Kraken wound up having to wait longer to play their first regular-season game on home ice than they did their first victory. Brandon Tanev scored his second goal into an empty net with 1:21 left, and the Kraken beat the Nashville...