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Penguins score 5 unanswered goals to rally past Vegas 5-3

Jan. 18, 2022 00:55 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jason Zucker scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Monday night. Pittsburgh scored five unanswered goals to improve to 13-2-0 since Dec. 4, including a 4-2-0 mark on its six-game...

Schenn, Barbashev score twice in Blues' 5-3 win over Preds

Jan. 18, 2022 00:18 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ryan O’Reilly added a goal and two assists in the first meeting between the teams since they played...

Nelson, Cizikas help Islanders hand Flyers 8th straight loss

Jan. 17, 2022 23:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brock Nelson and Casey Cizikas scored less than three minutes apart in the second period and the New York Islanders beat Philadelphia 4-1 on Monday night, handing the Flyers their eighth straight loss. Anthony Beauvillier and Matt Martin also scored, and Ilya...

NHL pioneer O'Ree says having Bruins retire jersey an honor

Jan. 17, 2022 21:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Willie O’Ree has experienced many honors during his lifetime, from becoming the NHL's first Black player in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. But the 86-year-old says having his No. 22 jersey retired in Boston on...

Kraken snap 9-game losing streak, beat Blackhawks 3-2 in SO

Jan. 17, 2022 20:50 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — After a month of increasing frustration, it seemed fitting that Joonas Donskoi, who had yet to score all season, was the one to finally snap the Seattle Kraken's losing streak. Ryan Donato scored the tying goal early in the third period, Donskoi scored the deciding...

Meier scores franchise-record 5 goals as Sharks rout Kings

Jan. 17, 2022 20:15 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier added a historic chapter to what’s already been a special season for him, setting San Jose's franchise record with five goals in a game. The Sharks used a huge first period — including Meier's hat trick — to beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-2...

Coyotes send Canadiens to 6th straight loss, 5-2

Jan. 17, 2022 19:45 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Schmaltz and Johan Larsson each had a goal and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes stretched the Montreal Canadiens' losing streak to six games with a 5-2 win on Monday. “We had a little something going tonight,” Schmaltz said. “We're just trying to...

Francouz steps in, Avs beat Wild in SO, 14th home win in row

Jan. 17, 2022 19:41 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A disputed goal, a questionable hit and a thrilling finish — the Wild-Avalanche rivalry is still going strong after 19 years. Colorado goaltender Pavel Francouz stopped 25 shots in relief of injured Darcy Kuemper and three more in the shootout, and the Avalanche...

Larkin scores 2 in Red Wings' 3-2 OT win over Sabres

Jan. 17, 2022 17:11 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored the tying goal in regulation and notched the game-winner 2:07 into overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday before a sparse crowd in snowbound western New York. “Very satisfying,” Larkin...

US women's hockey coach Joel Johnson deftly juggles 2 jobs

Jan. 17, 2022 01:59 AM EST

It’s not often someone gets to experience two chances of a lifetime. For Joel Johnson, opportunity came knocking a mere two months apart. In April, he was promoted to become the U.S. women’s national hockey team coach following Bob Corkum’s abrupt resignation over COVID-19...