NHL hockey

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) and Marcus Sorensen (20) celebrate with teammate Joe Thornton, third from left, who scored his 400th career goal in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators, in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
November 14, 2018 - 3:01 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — On a night when he reached an impressive personal milestone, Joe Thornton wasn't taking stock of his career accomplishments. The veteran San Jose Sharks center even bristled when asked about it. "I'm just trying to improve my game, to be honest with you," he said. All that...
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Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, right, of Finland, stops a shot by Anaheim Ducks' Andrew Cogliano during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 14, 2018 - 2:36 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne is off to an even better start than last season when he finally won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goalie, and backup Juuse Saros ranks among the league's top 10 for victories. With both goalies now signed to contract extensions, the Nashville Predators may...
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Montreal Canadiens' Charles Hudon (54) skates past as Edmonton Oilers' Drake Caggiula (91) celebrates a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 2:05 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tinkering with their top line paid dividends for the Edmonton Oilers. Reunited as linemates, Leon Draisaitl had a goal and two assists and Connor McDavid added three assists to lead Edmonton past the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Tuesday night. Matt Benning, Drake Caggiula,...
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Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares, right, celebrates his goal with defenseman Morgan Rielly, center, and defenseman Travis Dermott during the first period of an NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 14, 2018 - 1:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the fastest teams in hockey. The Los Angeles Kings do not. And when the Leafs hit the Staples Center ice in full flight, the Kings were caught a bit flat-footed. Nazem Kadri scored two power-play goals and John Tavares had a goal and two...
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Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) stops a Detroit Red Wings center Andreas Athanasiou (72) shot in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 14, 2018 - 12:18 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings are playing inspired hockey after a sluggish start to the season. Defenseman Mike Green had a goal and two assists and the Red Wings extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-1 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Detroit has won seven...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson, top left, looks back on his goal against Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk, right, crashing into him in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. Wilson returned to the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator. After the goal Wilson received a two-minute penalty for goaltender interference. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 14, 2018 - 12:00 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Washington Capitals woke up in Minnesota for the start of a four-game road trip with a pleasant surprise: Tom Wilson was back. So was the vigor for the Stanley Cup champions, who've started their title-defense season rather slowly. Wilson returned early from his player-...
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Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner (53) and Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brayden Point (21) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
November 13, 2018 - 11:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Frantic as the final minute appeared, Buffalo Sabres goalie Carter Hutton reveled in the challenge of staring down Nikita Kucherov and the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning. "It was mayhem," Hutton said after stopping 29 shots to preserve a 2-1 win over the Eastern Conference-...
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Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson watches the video screen after he scored a goal on Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. Wilson returned to the lineup after his 20-game suspension was reduced to 14 by a neutral arbitrator. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 13, 2018 - 11:43 pm
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 games by a neutral arbitrator on Tuesday and became eligible to play immediately, scoring a goal and taking two penalties in 16:47 of ice time at Minnesota in a 5-2 win over the Wild . Wilson already served 16 games of...
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New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl (14) celebrates a goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 13, 2018 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off three straight losses, the New York Islanders fell behind early. They took the lead with two quick goals and then pulled away in the third period for a confidence-building win. Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the...
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A shot by New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) gets by Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71), of Russia, as he scores on an empty net during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The Devils won 4-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 13, 2018 - 11:17 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Hall gave the New Jersey Devils just what they needed after a dismal seven-game trip — an MVP-type performance. Hall scored the game-winning goal on a breakaway at 8:07 of the third period added an empty-net tally to cap a four-point night and lead the Devils to a 4-2...
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