Men's hockey

New York Islanders left wing Anders Lee (27) tackles defenseman Ryan Pulock (6), who scored in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. Islanders right wings Jordan Eberle (7) and Josh Bailey (12) celebrate with raised sticks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 05, 2019 - 10:29 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Pulock scored a power-play goal 3:20 into overtime to give the New York Islanders a 3-2 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. Cal Clutterbuck and Brock Nelson also scored for the Islanders, who won their seventh straight at Nassau Coliseum and snapped...
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Minnesota Wild left wing Jason Zucker celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 05, 2019 - 9:49 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mats Zuccarello had a goal and two assists as the Minnesota Wild won their fifth consecutive game, 5-4 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Joel Eriksson Ek, Jason Zucker, Carson Soucy and Victor Rask also scored for the Wild, who have an 11-game point streak (8-0-3)...
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Washington Capitals' John Carlson (74) celebrates his goal with teammates on the bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 05, 2019 - 2:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Johnny for Norris” is all the Washington Capitals can say inside their dressing room about the outstanding play of defenseman John Carlson. If Carlson can keep up the pace of his prolific point production, everyone will know that phrase by season’s end. Carlson scored twice, and...
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Ottawa Senators celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 05, 2019 - 1:45 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Ottawa Senators didn't have to wait long to make up for a tough loss one night earlier. Tyler Ennis had a goal and two assists as the Senators beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Wednesday night. Artem Anisimov, Connor Brown, Anthony Duclair and Vladislav Namestnikov also...
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Colorado Avalanche right wing Valeri Nichushkin (13) gets a breakaway as Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly (44) dives to stop him during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 05, 2019 - 1:40 am
TORONTO (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche kept Toronto at bay and got some timely scoring to beat the struggling Maple Leafs. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist, Valeri Nichushkin and Joonas Donskoi also scored, and Philipp Grubauer stopped 38 shots to help the Avalanche beat the Maple Leafs 3-1...
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Brannstrom (26) goes into the boards with Vancouver Canucks center Adam Gaudette (88) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 04, 2019 - 3:01 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It took Antoine Roussel less than two minutes to make an impact. Roussel scored on his first shift after missing eight months following knee surgery, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Tuesday night. The goal came just 1:50 into the first...
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Washington Capitals' Jakub Vrana celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
December 04, 2019 - 2:11 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — John Carlson is putting himself in some pretty elite company. The defenseman had a goal and two assists in the opening period to reach 40 points for the season, Nick Hathaway and Jakub Vrana each scored twice and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on...
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Boston Bruins' David Krejci, second from left, celebrates his 200th career goal with teammates during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes in Boston, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
December 03, 2019 - 11:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored late in the third period, Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 shots for his second shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 Tuesday night for their eighth straight win. David Krejci also scored for Boston, just 1:08 after Coyle got the...
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Minnesota Wild center Eric Staal (12) reacts after center Luke Kunin scored an empty net goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 03, 2019 - 11:07 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild had to come from behind to get another win and keep their point streak going. Carson Soucy scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period to rally the Wild to a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Luke Kunin, Mats Zuccarello and Jason...
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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, of Russia, celebrates after scoring the winning goal during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Lightning won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 03, 2019 - 11:03 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:35 of overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Victor Hedman and Ondrej Palat also scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 shots as the Lightning snapped a three-game skid. Calle...
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