NHL hockey

Dallas Stars' Tyler Seguin (91) celebrates after scoring against St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 09, 2019 - 12:03 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a couple of scoring droughts this season, Tyler Seguin has hit his stride. Seguin scored twice and Ben Bishop made several key saves to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. "I didn't want to talk about it, pucks hitting crossbars...
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Washington Capitals left wing Jakub Vrana (13), of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Washington. This was Vrana's second goal of the game. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 08, 2019 - 11:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana keeps finding another gear with his speed and another level to his game. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Flyers keep finding new lows in what's turning into a lost season. Vrana scored twice and had an assist for his first career three-point game to help the Washington...
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Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher (11) celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
January 08, 2019 - 11:39 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Jeff Petry finally scored a goal against the Red Wings in Detroit, and it turned out to be decisive. Petry scored 19 seconds into the third period, and the Montreal Canadiens held on for a 3-2 victory over the Red Wings on Tuesday night. Petry, a Michigan native, is the son of former...
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Boston Bruins center Ryan Donato, left, goes airborne after being hit by Minnesota Wild defenseman Nick Seeler during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 08, 2019 - 11:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask was happy to share the credit after his first shutout of the season. The veteran goalie stopped 24 shots for his 250th career win as the Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 on Tuesday night. "Our team defense the past few games has been very good and I think it shows...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Lucas Wallmark (71) celebrates with teammates after a shot by Jaccob Slavin got past New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss (1) for a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in New York. The Hurricanes won 4-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
January 08, 2019 - 11:33 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Williams, a three-time Stanley Cup winner, has scored many big goals. The puck found his stick after he left the penalty box in the third period Tuesday night, and the veteran forward scored another to lift Carolina to a fifth-straight win. Williams got his 299th...
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Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) celebrates his goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
January 08, 2019 - 11:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — With star forward Jack Eichel missing his third straight game due to injury, the Buffalo Sabres got the secondary scoring they were searching for. Jeff Skinner provided his 29th goal of the season and the Sabres scored five times in the second period on their way to a 5-1 win...
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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save on a shot by Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois (18) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 08, 2019 - 11:12 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy played like an All-Star after becoming one. Vasilevskiy made 31 saves, Brayden Point had two goals and an assist, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-0 on Tuesday night. The Vezina Trophy finalist last season was named...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) reaches for the puck as goaltender Matt Murray (30) makes a save on Florida Panthers' Colton Sceviour, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 08, 2019 - 10:49 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray tries to keep it simple. Show up for work. Try to improve a little bit each day. Don't get too high or too low. Yes, it's boring. It's also highly effective for a player who has regained his confidence and swagger just in time to re-establish...
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Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban reacts after his team's win over the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 5:56 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Nashville Predators star P.K. Subban has reached out to a teenage hockey player facing racial abuse. The defenseman recorded a video and texted it to Ty Cornett, a 13-year-old Detroit-area hockey player last week. His father, Matthew Cornett, shared the video , which was recorded in...
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San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane (9) celebrates with Joonas Donskoi (27) who scored goal against the Los Angeles Kings in the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
January 08, 2019 - 2:48 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The blockbuster trade that sent Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks during the offseason didn't pay immediate dividends. But the two-time Norris Trophy winner has emerged as one of the team's most impactful players lately. Karlsson had three assists, Tomas Hertl scored the...
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