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Hockey January 18, 2020

RALEIGH, N.C. — Sam Steel scored on a breakaway 1:36 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Friday night. Erik Gudbranson also had a goal and Ryan Miller stopped 25 shots for Anaheim, which enters a nine-day break following consecutive wins. Sebastian Aho scored and James Reimer made 35 saves […]

Hockey January 18, 2020

DETROIT — Sidney Crosby scored a power-play goal 1:33 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 Friday night. It was Crosby’s third goal in three games since returning from a 28-game absence because of a core muscle injury. Bryan Rust also scored for the Penguins in the third period […]

Hockey January 18, 2020

WINNIPEG — Anthony Cirelli scored his first career hat trick and Nikita Kucherov added a pair of goals as the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the Winnipeg Jets 7-1 on Friday. Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy made 30 saves to record his 10th straight victory, matching the longest win streak of his NHL career. He had 10 consecutive wins […]

Hockey January 17, 2020

In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, there is news on Zack Kassian’s extension talks, Caleb Jones gets a new deal but a ribbing from his brother and one of the Bakersfield Condors makes the AHL All-Star team. Plus, are the Oilers looking at the Toronto Maple Leafs for top-six forward help? Benson Makes […]

Hockey January 17, 2020

Two one-goal losses in a row on the road would drive most coaches mad. And while Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan appears to have retained his sanity, he nonetheless is frustrated. McLellan loves the comeback they made in Thursday’s 4-3 loss to the Florida Panthers, but it’s how things began that was irksome. For […]

Hockey January 17, 2020

Watching the replay, you could tell immediately it was serious. Carolina Hurricanes All-Star defenseman Dougie Hamilton and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Kevin Stenlund got their skates tied up chasing a puck along the boards Thursday night, causing Hamilton to fall back awkwardly on his left leg. He immediately called for the referee, who stopped play, […]

Hockey January 17, 2020

By The Canadian Press January 17th, 2020 BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have waived 14-year veteran David Backes. Backes has scored 245 goals with 309 assists in 944 NHL games, spending the first 10 years of his career with the St. Louis Blues and the last four in Boston. A two-time U.S. Olympian, he was […]

Hockey January 17, 2020

By The Canadian Press January 17th, 2020 RALEIGH, N.C. — Carolina Hurricanes all-star defenceman Dougie Hamilton has a broken bone in his left leg. The team announced Friday that Hamilton had suffered a broken fibula in Thursday night’s loss at Columbus. He was hurt in the second period while chasing down a puck along the […]