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Markstrom shuts out Red Wings in Calgary's 3-0 win

Oct. 21, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mich. (AP) — Jacob Markstrom stopped all 33 shots Detroit took Thursday night in the Calgary Flames’ 3-0 victory over the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena. Markstrom recorded his ninth career shutout in his 12th season in the NHL. He’d allowed seven goals...

Kotkaniemi scores in Montreal return, Hurricanes win 4-1

Oct. 21, 2021 22:13 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Jesperi Kotkaniemi scored his first goal for Carolina in his return to Montreal, helping the Hurricanes beat the winless Canadiens 4-1 on Thursday night. The 21-year-old Kotkaniemi left the Canadiens for the Hurricanes over the summer after signing a...

Laine's overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets over Islanders 3-2

Oct. 21, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Laine's wrist shot from the left circle sent him tumbling to the ice and beat goalie Ilya Sorokin. ...

Young, Hawks open season with 113-87 rout of Mavericks

Oct. 21, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Cam Reddish scored 20 points, Trae Young added 19 and the Atlanta Hawks began a season of high expectations with a 113-87 rout of Luka Doncic and the Mavericks on Thursday night, ruining the debut of Dallas coach Jason Kidd. Coming off a surprising run to...

Capitals' Sprong has goal, assist in 4-1 win over Devils

Oct. 21, 2021 21:55 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Sprong set up the Capitals' first goal and scored on a second-period breakaway to lead Washington to a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Anthony Mantha, Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored as the Capitals...

Dodgers opener Kelly gives up HR, injured in NLCS Game 5

Oct. 21, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers opener Joe Kelly gave up a two-run homer to Atlanta's Freddie Freeman in the first inning and soon exited with tightness in his right biceps Thursday night as Los Angeles tried to avoid elimination in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series. The...

LSU adjusting to roster overhaul, key injury in 2021-22

Oct. 21, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade aggressively jumped into the college basketball transfer market to address the losses of four starters, including top scorer Cam Thomas. The result is a group of veterans who should keep the Tigers competitive in the SEC, even...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox face ALCS elimination vs Astros

Oct. 21, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: ___ BACK ON THE HILL Astros rookie Luis García will start against the Red Sox in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series with a trip to the World Series on the line. ...

OL Brandon Knight says he's taking a break from football

Oct. 21, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Brandon Knight says he's taking a break from football to address his mental health. Knight went from the Cowboys to Baltimore via waivers this week, but he did not report to the Ravens. In a message on Twitter on...

The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

Oct. 21, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

For the NBA’s 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren’t enough. The league needed 76 instead. The top 75 players in NBA history — and one more because of a tie in the voting — have been revealed, a group that has combined to win 158 NBA...