NHL hockey

Ottawa Senators defenceman Cody Ceci (5) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Ottawa, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 11:52 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — After a week in which they lost three of four, the Toronto Maple Leafs know they need to turn things around with just 10 games remaining in the regular season. Magnus Paajarvi scored twice to lead the last-place Ottawa Senators to a 6-2 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on...
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Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) scores on Calgary Flames goaltender Mike Smith (41) during the second period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 11:33 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele scored his 34th goal of the season, Mathieu Perreault had the winner and the Winnipeg Jets beat Calgary 2-1 on Saturday night to end the Flames' winning streak at three games. "The 2-1 games, you know, this is playoff-type hockey," Perreault said. "That's...
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Florida Panthers' Mike Hoffman (68) collides with Los Angeles Kings' Kyle Clifford (13) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 16, 2019 - 11:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau pulled an imaginary monkey off the back of Evgenii Dadonov just before the Florida Panthers went out on the ice for warmups, hoping to help his teammate get in the right frame of mind to end a season-high goal drought of nine games. It worked. Huberdeau had the...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams (14) is congratulated by Nino Niederreiter (21), of the Czech Republic, following Williams' goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
March 16, 2019 - 10:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes climbed into playoff contention by stringing together victories and piling up points during two months. Nearly everyone took part in preventing their latest loss from turning into a losing streak. Andrei Svechnikov and Justin Williams each scored goals,...
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Boston Bruins celebrate after a goal by Brad Marchand (63) during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Boston, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
March 16, 2019 - 10:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The win snapped Boston's three-game losing streak that came after it earned at least a point in 19 straight games. Patrice Bergeron had a power-...
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Detroit Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou, from left, celebrates his goal with Tyler Bertuzzi and Luke Glendening in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 16, 2019 - 5:25 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou celebrated his second goal by leaping off the ice to bump chests and hug Tyler Bertuzzi. "He gets pretty excited when we score, so I thought I'd get excited with him," Athanasiou said after scoring twice to help the Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Islanders 2-1...
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St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) blocks a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin, left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 16, 2019 - 3:57 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vince Dunn scored twice and Pat Maroon had a goal and an assist as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Saturday. Maroon scored his sixth for the Blues, who ended a three-game losing streak, which matched their longest skid of the season. Dunn connected in...
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New Jersey Devils' Damon Severson, left, scores against Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, of Sweden, in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 15, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 2:49 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — After failing to score on his first three tries in a shootout, Damon Severson came finally broke through for the New Jersey Devils. Severson scored in the seventh round of the tiebreaker to give the Devils a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night. "I...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing Max Pacioretty (67) is congratulated by the bench after scoring against the Dallas Stars in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 16, 2019 - 1:38 am
DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Reaves was in the right place at the right time for his first goal in 26 games. Reaves scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 Friday night. Reaves put a wrist shot inside the left goal post at 2:37 of the...
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Calgary Flames' Matthew Tkachuk, left, celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, March 15, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 16, 2019 - 1:37 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk's playmaking skills were on full display for the Flames. And, the New York Rangers suffered the consequences. Tkachuk scored two goals — his 31st and 32nd of the season — and had a career-high five points to lead Calgary to a 5-1 victory Friday night. "...
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