NHL Hockey

More NHL News

More News | Wire

'Canes rout Sabres for 7th straight win

(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Stefan Noesen had a goal and an assist to help lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.

Sebastian Aho, Brent Burns, Derek Stepan and Jordan Martinook also scored for the Hurricanes, who have won seven games in a row. Antti Raanta made 29 saves.

Alex Tuch scored the lone goal for Buffalo. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 29 saves.


Bruins handle Leafs to snap 3-game skid

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs feel like they can keep up with the NHL-leading Boston Bruins. They just need to do it for three consecutive periods.

Pavel Zacha scored twice in the third as Boston surged past the Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday. After a scoreless first period, Toronto trailed 2-1 at the second intermission before the Bruins blew the game open.


Knights F Stone out after back surgery

LAS VEGAS (AP) Vegas Golden Knights captain Mark Stone is out indefinitely after undergoing back surgery in Denver, the club announced Wednesday.

The Knights termed the procedure Tuesday as successful and that Stone "is expected to make a full recovery."


Devils asst. Brunette charged with DUI

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) New Jersey Devils associate coach and former Florida Panthers head coach Andrew Brunette was arrested early Wednesday morning in South Florida while driving home from a bar in his golf cart, authorities said.

Brunette, 49, was pulled over just blocks from the ocean in the Deerfield Beach area, north of Fort Lauderdale, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office arrest report. He was charged with one count of driving under the influence and two counts of disobeying a stop or yield sign. Brunette was released later Wednesday on $500 bond.


Stars lead West under DeBoer, GM Nill

DALLAS (AP) General manager Jim Nill sensed things were coming together for the Dallas Stars even before the season started with new coach Pete DeBoer and a roster mixed with proven veterans, up-and-coming young players and even a teenaged center.

At the NHL's All-Star break, after 51 games together, these Stars are leading the Western Conference.


Kuznetsov's OT goal gets Caps by Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 26 seconds in overtime, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Tuesday night.

The win extended Washington's lead over Pittsburgh for fourth place in the Metropolitan Division to three points.


Tkachuk scores late, Sens top Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) — Brady Tkachuk scored at 18:41 of the third period to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 5-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

The surging Senators will head into the NHL All-Star break with a sense of accomplishment, having extended their winning streak to four games.


Hall of Famer Bobby Hull dies at 84

CHICAGO (AP) When Bobby Hull got the puck, he was tough to stop. He had blazing speed, a hard slap shot and tons of confidence.

Long before today's biggest stars took the ice, "The Golden Jet" put on quite a show.


Isles get All-Star C Horvat from Canucks

It's no secret the New York Islanders need more scoring if they hope to return to the playoffs.

Bo knows a thing or two about that.


Morrissey, Scheifele rally Jets by Blues

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Josh Morrissey and Mark Scheifele each scored twice in the third period as the Winnipeg Jets rallied for a 4-2 win against the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.

Saku Maenalanen and Kyle Connor each had two assists for the Jets, who snapped a three-game skid. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 24 shots.

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2023 by STATS PERFORM.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS PERFORM is strictly prohibited.