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Golden Knights beat Hurricanes, have best record…

James Neal and Jonathan Marchessault scored to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1, giving the expansion franchise the best record in the NHL

Sizzling Avs win 8th straight by holding off…

Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night

Power play pushes Kings past Rangers 4-2 to end skid

Tanner Pearson, Michael Amadio and Jake Muzzin each scored on the power play and the Los Angeles Kings snapped their six-game skid with a 4-2 win over the New York Rangers

Couturier's goal lifts Flyers over Leafs on…

Flyers retire Lindros' No. 88, beat Maple Leafs 3-2 on Couturier's overtime goal

Fleury, Golden Knights beat Lightning 4-1

Marc-Andre Fleury makes 28 saves as Vegas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 in matchup of conference leaders

Boedker, Thornton lead Sharks in 6-2 rout of Ducks

Mikkel Boedker had two goals and an assist, Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2

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Ducks score 4 in second period, hold off Penguins…

Rickard Rakell and Adam Henrique scored 1:35 apart to Anaheim the lead during its four-goal second period, and the Ducks went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3

Injuries to key scorers thin out lines for Blue…

Four key Columbus Blue Jackets' forwards and a defensemen went down to injuries in recent weeks, leaving coach John Tortorella to patch together lines with help from minor-league Cleveland

Hellebuyck stops 29 shots, Jets beat Canucks 1-0

Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and the Winnipeg Jets extended their home winning streak to six games with a 1-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks

Golden Knights hope to sustain momentum in second…

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have the best record in the Western Conference, look to sustain that momentum in the second half of the season.

AP Source: Sharks place D Paul Martin on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the San Jose Sharks have placed veteran defenseman Paul Martin on waivers

Konecny's OT goal lifts Flyers past Capitals 2-1

Travis Konecny scores in overtime as Philadelphia Flyers top Washington Capitals 2-1

MacKinnon helps Avs beat Ducks 3-1 for 7th…

Nathan MacKinnon kept up his torrid home scoring with a goal, Jonathan Bernier stopped 33 shots and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 for their seventh straight win

Seguin scores in OT to lead Stars to 3-2 win over…

Former Bruins first-round draft pick Tyler Seguin scored on a delayed penalty in overtime to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory over Boston

Puljujarvi, Maroon lead Oilers to 5-2 win over Canucks

Jesse Puljujarvi had a goal and two assists, Patrick Maroon scored twice and the Edmonton Oilers had a strong showing in their return from a weeklong break, defeating the Vancouver Canucks 5-2

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Danault hit in head by Chara's slap shot; Bruins…

Boston Bruins post 4-3 shootout win over Montreal after Canadiens' Danault hit in head by Chara slap shot

Caps rally, beat Hurricanes on Beagle's goal with…

Jay Beagle scored with 1.3 seconds remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3

Carrick caps comeback in 3rd, Maple Leafs beat Senators 4-3

Connor Carrick snapped a tie midway through the third and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored three times in the final period to rally past the Ottawa Senators 4-3

US Army challenging nickname of NHL's Las Vegas…

The U.S. Army has filed a challenge opposing the application of the NHL's newest franchise to register the trademark "Vegas Golden Knights."

Young college try: Boeser, Keller impress as NHL…

College products Brock Boeser and Clayton Keller are impressing as NHL rookies

Parise scores 1st goal, Wild beat slumping Lightning 5-2

Zach Parise scored his first goal of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the suddenly slumping Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2

League-leading Lightning get 4 All-Stars as they…

Winger Nikita Kucherov, defenseman Victor Hedman and Andrei Vasilevskiy will join Lightning captain Steven Stamkos at NHL All-Star Weekend in Tampa, Florida

Blackhawks in last place halfway through season

Chicago Blackhawks in last place in Central halfway through season

Coyotes snap losing streak to Blues with 5-2 win

Christian Dvorak scored twice and Antti Raanta made 25 saves to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2

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Pulock helps Islanders rout slumping Blackhawks 7-3

Ryan Pulock, Anthony Beauvillier lead the way as New York Islanders pound slumping Chicago Blackhawks 7-3

Predators win 5th straight, beat Panthers 4-3

P.K. Subban scored to cap a three-goal second period for Nashville, and the Predators beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 for their fifth straight victory

Pastrnak has 2 goals, Bruins top Habs for 3rd time in 8 days

David Pastrnak scored twice and set up another goal to help the Boston Bruins beat Montreal 4-1, their third win in eight days against the Canadiens