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Binnington rebounds, Blues rally to beat Lightning 4-3 in SO

Dec. 01, 2021 00:50 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington was looking for a place to hide. The St. Louis goalie gave up three goals on the first nine shots he faced Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning, including an embarrassing miscue on a shot that bounced off the glass and went...

Hintz records first hat trick as Stars defeat Hurricanes 4-1

Dec. 01, 2021 00:20 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Roope Hintz scored his first career hat trick on an empty netter in the closing minutes, and the Dallas Stars beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Linemates Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists and Jason...

Forsberg scores 4, leading Predators past Blue Jackets 6-0

Nov. 30, 2021 23:45 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored four goals and Juuse Saros made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season, leading the Nashville Predators to a 6-0 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Yakov Trenin and Nick Cousins also scored, and...

Red Wings beat Bruins 2-1 for franchise's 3,000th victory

Nov. 30, 2021 23:30 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Marc Staal’s first goal of the season was the tiebreaker with just over eight minutes remaining in the third period, and Alex Nedeljkovic made 41 saves, leading Detroit to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, the Red Wings’ 3,000th victory. ...

Devils sign center Jack Hughes to 8-year, $64M extension

Nov. 30, 2021 22:56 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have locked up their best player until the end of the decade, signing center Jack Hughes to an eight-year, $64 million contract extension. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Tuesday afternoon, hours before the...

Timo Meier scores twice in Sharks' 5-2 win over Devils

Nov. 30, 2021 22:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sharks' leading scorer Timo Meier scored twice, James Reimer made 32 saves and San Jose defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Tuesday night. Noah Gregor, Jacob Middleton and Erik Karlsson also scored for the Sharks, who have started their five-game...

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...

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy placed in COVID-19 protocol

Nov. 30, 2021 17:13 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has been placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. Cassidy is the first Bruins player or coach to be added to the protocol this season and will miss Boston's game Tuesday night against Detroit. General manager Don Sweeney...

Backlund lifts Flames past Penguins in 7-round shootout

Nov. 30, 2021 02:08 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Mikael Backlund scored the deciding goal in the seventh round of a suspenseful shootout and the Calgary Flames beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on Monday night after blowing a late lead. Backlund broke in off the right side and ripped a shot...

McCann, Appleton each score twice, Kraken beat Sabres 7-4

Nov. 29, 2021 23:06 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jared McCann and Mason Appleton each scored two goals, and the Seattle Kraken beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Monday night. Brandon Tanev had a goal and two assists, and Carson Soucy and Jaden Schwartz also scored for the expansion Kraken, who had...