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Lafreniere scores in return home, Rangers top Canadiens 3-1

Oct. 17, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere snapped a third-period tie with a power-play goal in his first NHL game back home, and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Saturday night for their first victory under new coach Gerard Gallant. Lafreniere, the top...

Araujo, Moreno scores in Atlanta's 2-0 win over Toronto

Oct. 16, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Luiz Araujo and Marcelino Moreno scored and Atlanta United beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday night to eliminate the Reds from playoff contention. Araujo scored in first-half-stoppage time to help Atlanta (11-9-9) win for the first time in five visits to BMO...

Mineral exploration company looks for gold in Black Hills

Oct. 15, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — A junior mineral exploration company is making a new push to find gold in the Black Hills. Solitario Zinc Corp. arrived in Spearfish in July. Todd Christensen, a geologist with Solitario, says the company was invited to evaluate some claims from...

Sabres, minus Eichel, open season with 5-1 rout of Canadiens

Oct. 14, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At 40 and opening his 19th NHL season, Sabres goalie Craig Anderson has been around long enough to realize it’s not about what star players a team might be missing, or how inexperienced the roster. “I think first and foremost, it's not what you...

Brady Tkachuk signs 7-year, $57.5 million deal with Senators

Oct. 14, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk and the Ottawa Senators agreed to a seven-year, $57.5 million contract Thursday. The Senators made the announcement in the morning, hours before Ottawa’s home opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tkachuk arrived at Canadian Tire...

Maple Leafs agree to helmet decal deal with TikTok

Oct. 13, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs sported TikTok decals on their helmets Wednesday night for the season opener against the Montreal Canadiens. The team’s parent company announced a deal with TikTok earlier Wednesday for the social media platform’s logo to...

Lakers debut their new 'Big 3' in 111-99 loss to Warriors

Oct. 13, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warriors coach Steve Kerr is a curious as any NBA observer to see how former league MVP Russell Westbrook blends with incumbent Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis as part of the latest “Big Three” to chase a championship together in Los Angeles. ...

With Lowry, Heat hoping for run back to NBA title contention

Oct. 12, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Lowry has been teammates with many of the best players in the world. He won an NBA championship in Toronto. He helped the U.S. capture an Olympic gold medal five years ago. He’s been to the All-Star Game six times. When he gets around such players,...

Dave Hakstol hopes for rebound success with expansion Kraken

Oct. 11, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Inside the conference room, Dave Hakstol was enjoying a quiet lunch with a small group on the cusp of getting started with the first Seattle Kraken training camp. Then came a knock on the window from two random fans who happened to realize Hakstol was in...

NHL Preview: What to know about the 2021-22 season

Oct. 11, 2021 02:24 AM EDT

There is more high-level hockey on tap over the next nine months than ever before. Thanks to the addition of the Seattle Kraken as the NHL's 32nd franchise and the return to a full schedule, 1,312 regular-season games are set to be played before the start of the playoffs...