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Oilers edge Golden Knights 5-4 in a shootout for third straight win

Nov. 29, 2023 01:17 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had a goal and two assists and added the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers got a measure of revenge for last year’s second-round playoff loss to Vegas, defeating the Golden Knights 5-4 on Tuesday night. “We’ll take wins any way we...

Puck drop to follow ball drop with pro women's hockey league opening inaugural schedule on Jan. 1

Nov. 28, 2023 13:53 PM EST

Puck drop will follow New Year’s Day's ball drop for the newly established Professional Women’s Hockey League in opening its inaugural schedule with Toronto hosting New York on Jan. 1. The long-awaited announcement came on Tuesday, when the PWHL released the time and dates of...

Blackhawks GM Kyle Davidson says Corey Perry will be away from the team for foreseeable future

Nov. 25, 2023 15:48 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Perry will be away from the Chicago Blackhawks for the foreseeable future, general manager Kyle Davidson said Saturday. The 38-year-old Perry hasn't played since he skated for almost 15 minutes during a 3-2 loss to Buffalo last Sunday. He was a healthy scratch...

Lightning left wing Cole Koepke wearing neck guard following the death of Adam Johnson

Nov. 20, 2023 14:13 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Cole Koepke was en route to a minor league game with Syracuse of the AHL when he heard from a friend that Adam Johnson had been cut by a skate blade during a game in Britain. After the game last month, the Tampa Bay Lightning left wing found out the fellow...

Jordan Eberle's 3-point night leads Kraken over Canucks 4-3

Nov. 19, 2023 03:02 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Jordan Eberle had a goal and two assists as the Seattle Kraken defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Oleksiak, Yanni Gourde and Matty Beniers also scored for Seattle (7-8-4), which won back-to-back games for the second time...

Adam Johnson's UK team retires his jersey number after the American player's skate-cut death

Nov. 18, 2023 19:10 PM EST

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — The Nottingham Panthers and their fans honored Adam Johnson. They healed a little, too. Players cracked smiles and fans chanted songs after goals at a memorial game for Johnson, the American who died after an opposing player’s skate cut his neck during...

USA Hockey names Brett Peterson general manager for the 2024 IIHF Men's World Championship

Nov. 16, 2023 13:29 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Hockey has named Brett Peterson as its general manager for next year's IIHF Men's World Championship. The organization announced the hire Thursday. Peterson, in his fourth season as an assistant GM with the NHL's Florida Panthers, is believed to...

A man arrested over death of a hockey player whose neck was cut with skate blade is released on bail

Nov. 15, 2023 17:40 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A man who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of American ice hockey player Adam Johnson, whose neck was cut by a skate during a game, was released on bail Wednesday. Johnson, 29, was playing for the Nottingham Panthers against the Sheffield...

Manslaughter arrest in death of hockey player whose neck was cut with skate blade during game

Nov. 14, 2023 19:19 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Police in England arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of American ice hockey player Adam Johnson, whose neck was cut by a skate during a game. Johnson, 29, was playing for the Nottingham Panthers against the Sheffield Steelers on Oct. 28...

Rantanen, Colton score 2 minutes apart in second period as Avalanche beat Kraken 5-1

Nov. 14, 2023 01:43 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Mikko Rantanen and Ross Colton scored two minutes apart midway through the second period and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Seattle Kraken 5-1 on Monday night. Cale Makar, Jonathan Drouin, and Valerie Nichuskin also scored for the Avalanche. Nathan MacKinnon had...