Professional hockey

Boston Bruins' Jake DeBrusk, right, celebrates with Matt Grzelcyk (48) after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 19, 2019 - 1:15 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Charlie McAvoy scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Monday night in a game featuring two of the NHL's hottest teams. McAvoy's fourth goal of the season came with 1:01 left in overtime. After blowing an early three-...
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Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, center, celebrates his goal with teammate Tom Wilson (43) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 19, 2019 - 1:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals, and the Washington Capitals beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Monday night. It was the 10th multi-goal game this season for Ovechkin, who leads the NHL with 42 goals. He has scored a goal in three straight games and has 12 points (five...
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Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) tries to get the puck past Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson (41) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 8-7. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)
February 19, 2019 - 12:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had the best game of his career, and the Chicago Blackhawks needed all of his production. DeBrincat had three goals and two assists, and the Blackhawks held on to beat the Ottawa Senators 8-7 on Monday night for their ninth win in 11 games. The five points for the 21-...
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Colorado Avalanche left wing Andrew Agozzino, front, reacts after scoring a goal as Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Malcolm Subban reacts in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 19, 2019 - 12:37 am
DENVER (AP) — When the moment arrived, Andrew Agozzino was ready — big right fist pump, coupled with a glide on his right knee and even a little yell. This goal celebration was a long time in the making. Agozzino scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for...
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Calgary Flames' Michael Frolik, left, of the Czech Republic, celebrates his goal with teammate Mikael Backlund, of Sweden, during third period NHL hockey action against the Arizona Coyotes in Calgary, Alberta, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 12:13 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Balanced scoring has helped the Calgary Flames snap out of a funk. Michael Frolik and Mikael Backlund each had a goal and an assist in the third period to help the Flames beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday. Mark Giordano also had a goal and an assist, and Derek Ryan and...
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Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov, left, of Russia, chases the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Zach Werenski during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Kucherov scored on the play. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
February 18, 2019 - 11:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Nikita Kucherov is at his best, there is little opposing teams can do to stop the Tampa Bay Lightning. Kucherov had two goals and three assists, and the Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 Monday night for their sixth straight win. Kucherov now has 99 points to...
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Anaheim Ducks goaltender Ryan Miller deflects a shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Ducks won 5-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
February 18, 2019 - 1:36 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Miller picked up a milestone win in his first game in two months. Miller became the all-time leader in wins by a U.S.-born goaltender Sunday night as he made 23 saves in the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday night. It was Miller's 375th...
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Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov waves to fans that react to Barkov's hat trick goal after an NHL hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 17, 2019 - 11:27 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Aleksander Barkov finally scored the goal he's been dreaming about. Barkov got his second career hat trick and the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 on Sunday night. Barkov's second goal gave the Panthers a 4-3 lead on a spectacular shot with 2:11 left in the...
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Detroit Red Wings defenseman Trevor Daley (83) shoots towards Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 17, 2019 - 10:09 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Carter Hart bounced back from his worst performance in the NHL with one of his best, flourishing as he played on consecutive days for the first time in the league. The breakout rookie had 37 saves to help the surging Philadelphia Flyers beat Detroit 3-1 on Sunday night after he gave...
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New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) dives forward to deflect the puck as Buffalo Sabres center Sam Reinhart (23) attacks during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 17, 2019 - 8:44 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kyle Palmieri had a goal and two assists, and Cory Schneider made 34 saves to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Miles Wood, Jesper Bratt and Joey Anderson also scored as the Devils won consecutive games for the second time since...
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