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Vegas Golden Knights center Chandler Stephenson, left, embraces left wing Max Pacioretty (67) after Pacioretty scored against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Stickless Stephenson gets winner, Vegas beats Coyotes 4-2

Jan. 19, 2021 1:09 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stickless Chandler Stephenson was credited with the game-winning goal, Robin Lehner made 30 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night. Not too long after the first of Reilly Smith’s two goals tied it early in the third period, Vegas defenseman...

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson, center, stops a shot from Minnesota Wild center Joel Eriksson Ek during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Gibson posts shutout, Ducks hold off Wild 1-0 in home opener

Jan. 19, 2021 12:37 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — John Gibson made 33 saves in his 20th career shutout, and Nicolas Deslauriers scored early in the third period of the Anaheim Ducks' 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night. After two scoreless periods dominated by Gibson and Minnesota goalie Cam Talbot, Deslauriers...

San Jose Sharks' Erik Karlsson (65) passes around St. Louis Blues' Jordan Kyrou (25) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Kyrou's goal lifts Blues to 5-4 comeback win over Sharks

Jan. 18, 2021 11:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Kyrou got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, Justin Faulk scored twice and the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4 Monday night. Mike Hoffman scored his first goal as a Blue and Brayden Schenn also scored for St. Louis, which beat San Jose for...

Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer (47) celebrates defeating the Nashville Predators 4-2 with defenseman Haydn Fleury (4) after an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn., Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via AP)

Hurricanes score 3 in third to beat Predators 4-2

Jan. 18, 2021 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov, Sebastian Aho and Vincent Trocheck each had a goal and an assist as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 Monday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored and James Reimer made 31 saves for Carolina. Viktor Arvidsson had a goal and an assist and...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart, center, looks for the puck as Buffalo Sabres' Jack Eichel (9) is defended by Ivan Provorov (9) and Erik Gustafsson (56) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Reinhart, Lazar score twice in Sabres' 6-1 win over Flyers

Jan. 18, 2021 11:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Making a surprise start in net, Carter Hutton was backed by the scoring burst Buffalo needed to get in the win column. Sam Reinhart and Curtis Lazar each scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to their first win of the season, 6-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night....

New York Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov (40), of Russia, makes a glove-save against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Varlamov, Pageau lead Islanders to 1-0 win over Bruins

Jan. 18, 2021 8:53 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 29th career shutout, Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored with 4:09 remaining, and the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in their home opener Monday. Adam Pelech fired a shot from the left point and Boston's Patrice Bergeron deflected the...

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) stops a Columbus Blue Jackets' Seth Jones shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Blue Jackets hold on, defeat Red Wings 3-2 for their 1st win

Jan. 18, 2021 4:29 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Alexandre Texier and Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 1:16 apart early in the third period to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a two-goal lead and they held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Monday. Oliver Bjorkstrand scored late in the second period and Joonas Korpisalo finished with 35 saves...

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Collin Delia (60) knocks the puck over the goal as Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov (16) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Jim Rassol)

Yandle gets 100th NHL goal, Panthers beat Blackhawks 5-2

Jan. 17, 2021 10:54 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Keith Yandle got his 100th career goal, Chris Driedger made 23 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Sunday night. Eetu Luostarinen scored his first NHL goal, and Aaron Ekblad, Patric Hornqvist, and Jonathan Huberdeau also scored for Florida, which had three...

Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith (1) celebrates a shootout win over the Washington Capitals with Jason Zucker following an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Guentzel's winner lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3 in shootout

Jan. 17, 2021 4:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Casey DeSmith felt the puck at his feet, looked down to confirm it was indeed the case then exhaled as his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates poured over the bench in the middle of an empty arena to congratulate their backup goaltender, the one hardly playing like a backup. Starting in place...

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) skates with the puck down the ice during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Pacioretty lifts Golden Knights past Ducks in OT

Jan. 17, 2021 1:35 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored 7 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Vegas rallied for the win after William Karlsson tied it with 1:22 left in regulation. After winning the opening faceoff of overtime, Pacioretty raced up...