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February 21, 2019 - 9:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Backes didn't know what to think when Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy called his number in the sixth round of a shootout Wednesday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. So, he didn't. Instead, Backes took instruction from teammate Brad Marchand, skated in stick side on...
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February 19, 2019 - 10:27 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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February 17, 2019 - 10:21 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury allowed 17 goals in four straight starts, the Vegas Golden Knights' Malcolm Subban took over the crease for just the eighth time this season. The 25-year-old Subban made the most of his first start since early January. Subban made 29 saves...
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February 16, 2019 - 9:37 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are only in their second NHL season, and already they're going into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame. The hall executive committee announced Friday that inductees this year will also include veteran Las Vegas sportswriter Steve Carp, former Arena...
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February 15, 2019 - 9:49 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews registered his 100th career NHL point in Las Vegas. The third-year sensation notched another milestone Thursday night on the famed Las Vegas Strip. Matthews scored two goals, including the 100th of his career, to lead the Maple Leafs to a...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:16 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nick Cousins said he "couldn't put a finger on" why teams are playing better in Las Vegas this season. Nor does he care. Cousins scored his first game-winning goal of the season and goaltender Darcy Kuemper made 41 saves to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-2 victory over the Vegas...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy had a career-high 24 points as UNLV narrowly beat Air Force 77-72 on Tuesday night. Nick Blair had 13 points for UNLV (13-11, 7-5 Mountain West Conference). Noah Robotham added 12 points. Cheikh Mbacke Diong had nine rebounds for the home team. Lavelle Scottie had 25...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Raiders have had their first talks about returning for one final season in Oakland since the city filed suit over the team's planned move to Las Vegas. Oakland Coliseum executive director Scott McKibben said Tuesday that he met with Raiders president Marc Badain last week...
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February 10, 2019 - 11:27 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets opened a three-game Western Conference trip with victories in Colorado and Arizona, yet didn't feel as though they put forth their best effort. Columbus closed out the trip with one of their most complete games of the season as Cam Atkinson scored two...
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February 10, 2019 - 11:14 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Braxton Huggins had 31 points as Fresno State defeated UNLV 83-65 on Saturday. Huggins hit 6 of 9 3-pointers. Deshon Taylor had 18 points and six rebounds for Fresno State (17-6, 8-3 Mountain West Conference). Noah Blackwell added 13 points. Nate Grimes had 13 points and 11...
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