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Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, front, smiles after he was congratulated as he passed the team box after scoring his second goal in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 15, 2021 - 9:03 pm
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals to reach 200 for his career, helping the Colorado Avalanche rebound from an opening-night loss with an 8-0 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Friday. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Mikko Rantanen scored the 100th goal of his career and...
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks with left wing Ondrej Palat (18) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 15, 2021 - 8:13 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist each, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night. Yanni Gourde and Blake Coleman added a goal and an assist and Alex Killorn also scored as Tampa Bay completed a sweep in a season-opening...
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Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin (62) carries the puck past Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
January 15, 2021 - 7:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vitek Vanecek made 30 saves in his NHL debut, Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night to sweep the season-opening series. “The dream came true,” Vitek said before Wilson threw a towel full of shaving cream in...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny, left, shoots the puck past Pittsburgh Penguins' Casey DeSmith, right, for his third goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
January 15, 2021 - 7:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gritty’s hat trick was that the mascot had one at all, a comically oversized Flyers cap he flung, frisbee-style, onto the ice. Gritty went big — and so did Travis Konecny in his first career hat trick. Konecny scored three goals and had an assist and the Philadelphia Flyers...
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Ottawa Senators center Chris Tierney (71) celebrates a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 15, 2021 - 7:03 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brady Tkachuk had a goal and two assists, Matt Murray made 20 saves in his Ottawa debut and the Senators beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Friday night in their first game in more than 10 months. Thomas Chabot, Austin Watson, Derek Stepan and Chris Tierney also scored for...
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January 15, 2021 - 4:56 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 6 Kansas' scheduled home game Saturday against Iowa State has been postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests and contacting tracing within the Cyclones' program. The schools said late Friday that they...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, file photo, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ian Cole (28) is shown during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Bonding between veterans and youngsters has been a time-honored tradition in hockey, with older players routinely inviting rookies to live with them during their first season. That was the case for Cole, who was guided by Barret Jackman while both were in St. Louis. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 14, 2021 - 11:38 pm
Colorado defenseman Ian Cole has taken a young kid under his wing as he starts his 11th season in the NHL, dining with him often and going the extra mile to make sure his needs are met. Of course, this is Cole's infant son, who was born over the summer. Someday, maybe Cole will serve again as a...
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Minnesota Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba, right, leaps into the arms of left wing Kirill Kaprizov, second from right, after an overtime goal against the Los Angeles Kings, as Jared Spurgeon (46) and Nick Bonino, left, join the celebration at an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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January 14, 2021 - 11:17 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov scored his first NHL goal with 1:13 remaining in overtime and finished with three points as the Minnesota Wild rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in the season opener for both teams Thursday night. The 23-year-old Russian scored on a breakaway,...
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Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson (36) blocks a shot as Vegas Golden Knights right wing Mark Stone (61) looks for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
Associated Press
January 14, 2021 - 10:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mark Stone scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Robin Lehner made 20 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 Thursday night in the season opener for both teams. The Golden Knights improved to 9-2-2 against Anaheim since they entered the...
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Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) celebrates his overtime goal with Neal Pionk (4), as Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) and Flames' Mark Giordano (5) react during an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 14, 2021 - 9:51 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrik Laine scored his second goal of the game in overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night in the opener for both teams. The Finnish winger scored 1:18 into extra time, using speed to create space before beating goalie...
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