NHL hockey

Calgary Flames' Derek Ryan (10) celebrates after teammate Andrew Mangiapane put a shot behind Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) for a goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 16, 2019 - 5:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A big second period ended up being just enough for the Calgary Flames. Michael Frolik had the first of four second-period goals for Calgary, and the Flames held on to snap a season-long four-game skid with a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Frolik, Austin Czarnik...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny (11) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal during overtime of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Flyers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 16, 2019 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers were able to exhale after almost improbably coughing up two points. Konecny scored his second goal of the game 1:27 into overtime and Philadelphia bounced back from squandering a big lead to beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-5 on Saturday. "...
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Boston Bruins right wing Chris Wagner, center, and Anaheim Ducks center Adam Henrique scuffle as a linesman tries to break them apart during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 16, 2019 - 2:02 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Boston Bruins have been trending in the right direction for a while. Jaroslav Halak is starting to round into form again. Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive...
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New Jersey Devils' Nico Hischier, right, of Switzerland, watches his overtime goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
February 16, 2019 - 1:06 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A goaltender who was winless in his previous 21 decisions outplayed an All-Star down the stretch Friday night. Cory Schneider got his first win in nearly 14 months when Nico Hischier scored 3:19 into overtime, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a wild 5-4 victory over the...
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New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev (40) makes a save in traffic during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
February 16, 2019 - 12:03 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Rangers were locked up in another tight game before pulling away at the very end. It was quite a relief for coach David Quinn. Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots and Vladislav Namestnikov scored two of New York's three goals in the final four minutes of a 6...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin (74) and Ty Rattie (8) vie for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
February 15, 2019 - 10:56 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nino Niederreiter kept scoring goals for his new team. Curtis McElhinney kept up his mastery of the Edmonton Oilers. They pushed the Carolina Hurricanes closer to playoff position. Niederreiter scored two goals, McElhinney stopped the final 40 shots he faced, and the Hurricanes...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Mike Tirico attends the NBC Universal mid-season press day at the Four Seasons in New York. NBC Sports will use Tirico as the host of its inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage in May, network executives announced Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC Sports announced Friday that Mike Tirico will anchor the network's inaugural Indianapolis 500 coverage on May 26, giving him his first glimpse at the largest single-day crowd to attend a sporting event anywhere in the world. "I am thrilled to join our team as we cover one...
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Vancouver Canucks center Elias Pettersson, left, celebrates his goals with center Bo Horvat during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 15, 2019 - 3:26 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Battered, bruised and playing on the second night of a back-to-back, it would have been understandable if the youthful Vancouver Canucks gave up ground in their surprising playoff push. Instead, the Canucks found a way to beat the Los Angeles Kings. Elias Pettersson and Brock...
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) moves the puck past San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 15, 2019 - 1:06 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night. Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson each had a goal and an assist, and Nicklas Backstrom had two assists for Washington...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, right, celebrates after scoring against the Vegas Golden Knights during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 15, 2019 - 12:57 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Auston Matthews scored two goals, including the 100th of his career, to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. The Maple Leafs, who improved to 36-18-3 this season and 19-7-2 on the road, are 15-7-0 against the Western...
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