Professional hockey

Winnipeg Jets' Kyle Connor, left, scores past Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jack Campbell, front right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 19, 2019 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night. Kevin Hayes and Tyler Myers also scored for the Jets, who have a three-point lead over Nashville atop the Central Division. Laurent Brossoit made 15 saves...
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Vegas Golden Knights center Paul Stastny (26) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Monday, March 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 19, 2019 - 1:26 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Reilly Smith and Jonathan Marchessault each had four points and the Vegas Golden Knights won for the ninth time in 10 games, beating the San Jose Sharks 7-3 on Monday night. Smith assisted on three goals in the first period and added a score of his own in the third...
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Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat (53) celebrates with teammates Adam Gaudette (88), Alexander Elder (23), of Sweden, and Josh Leivo (17) after scoring the winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
March 19, 2019 - 12:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — All it took was 16 extra seconds and one fancy passing sequence with Bo Horvat and Alexander Edler. Vancouver is headed home with a little momentum after a pair of solid performances on the road. Horvat scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Canucks stopped Chicago's five-game win...
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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27), center Steven Stamkos (91), defenseman Erik Cernak (81) and left wing Ondrej Palat (18) celebrate Stamkos' goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes Monday, March 18, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 19, 2019 - 12:12 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning earned one trophy on Monday night. Starting next month, they'll be one of the favorites in the chase for the Stanley Cup. The Lightning clinched the Presidents' Trophy for the top regular-season mark in the league with a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes...
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The Edmonton Oilers score on Vegas Golden Knights goalie Malcolm Subban during the third period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Las Vegas. The Golden Knights won, 6-3. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
March 18, 2019 - 2:12 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Malcolm Subban has been nearly unbeatable at home in two seasons with the Vegas Golden Knights. With starter Marc-Andre Fleury listed as day-to-day with a lower body injury, the Golden Knights should be just fine with two of their next three games in Vegas. Jonathan Marchessault...
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Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg celebrates after scoring during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Ducks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 18, 2019 - 1:24 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakob Silfverberg hasn't slowed down since signing his contract extension two weeks ago. Silfverberg scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night. It was his team-leading 22nd goal of the season and...
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The Vancouver Canucks gather on the ice to celebrate with Josh Leivo, far right in group, after Leivo scored a shootout goal against the Dallas Stars in an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Canucks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 18, 2019 - 12:33 am
DALLAS (AP) — Tim Schaller got Vancouver going, Jacob Markstrom kept the Canucks in the game and Josh Leivo finally ended it. Josh Leivo scored in the fourth round of the shootout for the only goal of the tiebreaker to lift the Canucks to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday night. Leivo's...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Sean Couturier (14) gets the game-winning goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) in overtime of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 17, 2019. The Flyers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 17, 2019 - 11:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clock ticking down on both the game and in some ways their season, the Philadelphia Flyers summoned some more late magic to stun the Pittsburgh Penguins yet again. James van Riemsdyk scored with 18 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Sean Couturier finished off a...
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New York Islanders right wing Jordan Eberle (7) celebrate his first period goal of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild with teammates Mathew Barzal (13) and Anders Lee (27) Sunday, March 17, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)
March 17, 2019 - 10:32 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A pair of guys who played high school hockey in Minnesota helped the New York Islanders pick up an important two points on the road Sunday night. They also did no favors for the home team. Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the Islanders beat the Wild 3-2 to move into...
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Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart (23) puts the puck past St. Louis Blues goalie Jake Allen (34) during the shootout of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Buffalo N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
March 17, 2019 - 8:02 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night. After Jack Eichel and Tyler Bozak traded goals to open the shootout session, Reinhart scored on Buffalo's final attempt when he got just...
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