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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:27:48 PST
Connor McDavid earned his 100th career NHL point - but his 102nd was an even bigger deal. McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. Florida's James Reimer made the glove save, but the puck was ruled to be across the line via video review.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:39:23 PST
Every game in the San Jose Sharks' rivalry series with Los Angeles takes a bit extra out of both teams. After 11 meetings with the Kings in the past 10 months, the Sharks were thrilled to get the final word in this argument for now. Brent Burns, Tommy Wingels and captain Joe Pavelski scored in the Sharks' seventh win at Staples Center in their last eight trips, 3-2 over the Kings on Wednesday night.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:00:19 PST
Matt Murray got back into form, and that's good news for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Murray made 19 saves, and Eric Fehr and Jake Guentzel scored in the second period to lead the Penguins past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Defensemen Ian Cole and Olli Maatta also scored for Pittsburgh, which won its second game in a row after a three-game skid.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:04:32 PST
Thomas Vanek and the Detroit Red Wings have been perfect in shootouts this season. Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a comeback 6-5 win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. In 1-on-1 duels after regulation and overtime, Vanek has scored on all four of his shots and Detroit is an NHL-best 6-0.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:07:43 PST
Ondrej Pavelec was glad his long wait to get back to the NHL ended with a victory - even if it wasn't his best game. The veteran goalie made 30 saves as the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak Wednesday night, helped by goals from six players in a 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Pavelec, 29, was sent to the American Hockey League's Manitoba Moose at the end of training camp, but Winnipeg recalled him Tuesday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:13:15 PST
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Wild defenseman Jonas Brodin will miss at least the next month because of a broken finger.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:17:29 PST
New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for ripping off Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin's helmet and hitting him in the head with it during a fight. The NHL announced the fine Wednesday, saying it was the maximum amount allowed for the offense under the collective bargaining agreement. Eakin had been suspended for four games for charging Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist in a Dec. 15 game.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:11:10 PST
Shut up and play has been a mantra lately for the Washington Capitals. Too often early in the season players would harp on officials for missing a penalty or getting a call wrong. ''You don't want to be known as the whiny team that the refs don't want to go by the bench because they're always going to get whined at from the players,'' right winger Justin Williams said.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:36:24 PST
Doug Weight knows it won't be easy for the New York Islanders to get back in the playoff race, but the interim coach is preaching a simple approach in taking it one game at a time with half the season remaining. Coming off their second straight 100-point season and the franchise's first playoff series win in 23 years, the Islanders stumbled from the start of this season. Despite some brief stretches of good play, they sit last in the Eastern Conference at 17-17-8 and the inconsistency cost coach Jack Capuano his job on Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:35:47 PST
The Dallas Stars gave up an early goal for the third straight game. Patrick Sharp scored twice, Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had a goal and two assists each and the Stars got a wild 7-6 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. Dallas fell behind just 27 seconds in as Derek Stepan scored on the Rangers' first shot.