Avs overcome Crosby’s natural hat trick, beat Pens 6-3

Hockey 11/29/18, 00:32

Gabe Landeskog broke a tie midway through the third period and the Colorado Avalanche overcame Sidney Crosby's natural hat trick to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Wednesday night.Colorado won its sixth straight and is 8-0-1 in its last nine.Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, left, loses control of the puck ...

Tyler Seguin scores in OT, Stars beat Flames 4-3

Hockey 11/29/18, 00:08

Tyler Seguin scored 24 seconds into overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.Jamie Benn knocked the puck into the slot, where Seguin was wide open and put a shot inside the goal post on David Rittich. The goalie argued he had ...

Auston Matthews scores twice in return, Maple Leafs win

Sports 11/28/18, 22:43

Auston Matthews had two goals and an assist in his return from a left shoulder injury that sidelined him a month and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.John Tavares also scored twice, former San Jose star Patrick Marleau ...

Tyler Bertuzzi scores late goal, Red Wings beat Blues 4-3

Hockey 11/28/18, 22:06

Tyler Bertuzzi broke a tie with 6:53 to go with his second goal of the game and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night after blowing a 3-0 lead.Bertuzzi put in a loose puck from just outside the crease for his ...

Nick Ritchie scores twice, Ducks beat Panthers 3-2

Hockey 11/28/18, 21:56

Nick Ritchie broke a tie with 1:28 left with his second goal of the game, John Gibson made 42 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Wednesday night.Ritchie grabbed a loose puck in front and beat goalie James Reimer to the right side.Josh Manson also scored ...

Long after Burns, Wild’s Dumba is top-scoring d-man in NHL

Hockey 11/28/18, 18:06

More than seven years have passed since the Wild traded Brent Burns.Finally, there's a reason in Minnesota to stop wincing about dealing away one of the NHL's most potent defensemen.Matt Dumba leads all blue-liners in the league with 10 goals, a rate that translates to 34 scores over a full ...

Flyers continue purge, fire assistant GM, assistant coach

Hockey 11/28/18, 12:34

The Philadelphia Flyers have continued their organizational purge, firing their assistant general manager and an assistant coach.The Flyers fired Chris Pryor and Gord Murphy on Wednesday, a day after the Flyers blew a two-goal lead in the third period and lost 4-3 to Ottawa. The dismissals come two days after ...

US leagues cashing in on sports betting they once fought

Sports 11/28/18, 11:00

Professional sports leagues, which once vehemently fought the prospect of legal sports betting, are now scrambling to get in on it.In a pact announced Wednesday morning, the National Basketball Association is partnering with Sportradar and Genius Sports to distribute NBA betting data to sports betting providers in the U.S.It came ...

Brown’s goal in OT gives Kings 2-1 win over Canucks

Hockey 11/28/18, 03:16

Dustin Brown and the Los Angeles Kings gave coach Willie Desjardins a victory in his return to Vancouver.Brown scored 53 seconds into overtime to lift the Kings over the Canucks 2-1 on Tuesday night. Alex Iafallo scored for Los Angeles in regulation, and Calvin Petersen made 32 saves.Desjardins returned to ...

Klefbom’s 1st goal leads Oilers to 1-0 OT win over Stars

Hockey 11/28/18, 00:07

Oscar Klefbom scored his first goal of the season in overtime, leading Edmonton to a 1-0 victory over the Dallas Stars in coach Ken Hitchcock's home debut with the Oilers on Tuesday night.Goalie Mikko Koskinen made 28 saves and earned his second career shutout for Edmonton.Anton Khudobin stopped 30 shots ...

Aston-Reese breaks tie in 3rd as Penguins down Jets 4-3

Hockey 11/27/18, 23:21

Zach Aston-Reese scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:12 remaining off a perfect pass from Phil Kessel, and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 on Tuesday night.Derek Grant's first of the season pulled the Penguins even 5:08 into the third period. Sidney Crosby and Riley Sheahan also scored ...

Senators stun Flyers with 3 goals in 3rd for 4-3 victory

Hockey 11/27/18, 23:04

The Philadelphia Flyers trudged off the ice to the familiar refrain of boos from the few thousand fans that stuck around to witness a collapse that capped one of the more arduous 48 hours in franchise history.Ron Hextall: Fired as general manager after 4½ middling seasons.Dave Hakstol: On a white-hot ...

Golden Knights pound Blackhawks 8-3 for 4th straight win

Hockey 11/27/18, 23:00

Cody Eakin and Shea Theodore each had two goals and an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 8-3 on Tuesday night for their season-high fourth consecutive victory.Alex Tuch added a goal and an assist as Vegas continued its resurgence in the opener of a three-game trip. ...

Archibald scores twice, Coyotes rally past Wild 4-3

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:56

Josh Archibald had two goals and an assist, and the Arizona Coyotes rallied from a two-goal, third-period deficit and defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Tuesday night.Lawson Crouse and Michael Grabner also scored for Arizona, which snapped a four-game losing streak.Arizona Coyotes' Josh Archibald celebrates the first of his two ...

MacKinnon’s 2 goals lead Avalanche past Predators 3-2

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:54

Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Tuesday night.Tyson Jost had the other goal for the Avalanche, who have won five straight. Colorado also ended an 11-game losing streak to Nashville in the regular season.Ryan Hartman and ...

McElhinney makes 48 saves, Hurricanes beat Canadiens 2-1

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:27

Curtis McElhinney stopped 48 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Tuesday night in Shea Weber's return from injury for Montreal.Victor Rask and Trevor van Riemsdyk scored for the Hurricanes, who have won four of five.McElhinney, who's emerging as the top goaltender in Carolina, made 21 saves ...

Sabres win 10th straight by beating Sharks 3-2 in OT

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:16

The Buffalo Sabres had to go to overtime after squandering a two-goal third-period lead, but they still made it a perfect 10.Jeff Skinner scored his team-leading 19th goal 1:19 into overtime, and the Sabres won their 10th straight by beating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night.Rasmus Ristolainen scored ...

Miller makes 34 saves, lifts Ducks past Lightning 3-1

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:13

Ryan Miller made 34 saves, Nick Ritchie had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 on Tuesday night.Miller won his 373rd game, moving past Andy Moog for sole possession of 17th place on the career wins list. He also moved within one ...

MGM Resorts is MLB’s official gaming partner after NBA, NHL

Sports 11/27/18, 16:31

MGM Resorts has made its third deal in four months with a major U.S. sports league, becoming Major League Baseball's official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan.MGM Resorts CEO James Murren, left, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred pose for a picture during a news conference at MLB headquarters in ...

Flyers eye new approach in GM, unlike ‘unyielding’ Hextall

Sports 11/27/18, 16:25

The Philadelphia Flyers fired general manager Ron Hextall because — to swipe a page from their glory days — he was Broad Street Bullheaded.Hextall preached patience.The Flyers want to win now.That clash of ideology turned toxic in Philadelphia's front office, and it cost Hextall his job in his fifth season ...

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