NHL

McDavid scores 4 goals, Oilers top NHL-best Lightning

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Connor McDavid scored four goals and added an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers knocked off the top team in the NHL, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 on Monday night. Leon Draisaitl and Iiro Pakarinen also scored for the Oilers, who have gone 5-1-1 in their last seven. Alex Killorn and Yanni Gourde replied for the Lightning, ...

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Hanzal scores winner in 3rd, Stars edge skidding Rangers 2-1

DALLAS (AP) — Martin Hanzal was happy to be back and the Dallas Stars were glad to have him on the ice. The veteran center returned from injured reserve and scored the game-winning goal as the Stars beat the slumping New York Rangers 2-1 on Monday night. On the power play, Hanzal skated across the goalmouth and tipped in Julius ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning at Edmonton Oilers game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun (North/Central Florida) TIME: Coverage begins at 8:30 p.m. WATCH LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO The Edmonton Oilers have the reigning Hart Trophy winner on their roster, but they will soon get their first look at a player enjoying the kind of season to keep Connor McDavid from repeating. The Oilers close out a five-game run at Rogers ...

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PREVIEW: Ducks look to snap tiny losing skid vs. Maple Leafs

TUNE IN: Where: Air Canada Centre When: 4:00 PM PT ON TV: Fox Sports San Diego/Prime Ticket As always, game is available to live stream on FoxSportsGO  TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Anaheim Ducks meet Monday night at the Air Canada Centre after a humbling weekend. The Maple Leafs had a four-game winning streak stopped Saturday night ...

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Tuch’s late goal lifts Golden Knights over Capitals 4-3

WASHINGTON (AP) Perseverance paid off the Alex Tuch and the Vegas Golden Knights. Tuch scored the go-ahead goal with 5:12 remaining, and the Golden Knights defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 Sunday in a matchup of division leaders. Vegas rallied three times from one-goal deficits to beat Washington for the second time this season. Article continues below … ”We never gave ...

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Burns, Sharks turn back Hurricanes 3-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) After their worst stretch of the season, the San Jose Sharks are back on the winning track. Brent Burns had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday. Timo Meier and Chris Tierney scored, and Aaron Dell stopped 29 shots for this first win in two weeks. San Jose never ...

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Lehkonen scores twice, Canadiens top Senators 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) Very quietly, Tomas Plekanec has moved up the Montreal Canadiens’ all-time scoring list. A goal and an assist in a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday gave the 35-year-old 601 career points. He sits 13th in scoring in a lineup of mostly all-time greats that include Guy Lafleur, Jean Beliveau, Maurice (Rocket) Richard and many others. ...

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NHL suspends Predators’ Forsberg 3 games for hit on Vesey

NEW YORK (AP) The NHL has suspended Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg for three games for a late hit on Rangers forward Jimmy Vesey. The NHL announced the punishment on Sunday. Forsberg hit Vesey behind the Rangers net in the second period Saturday night, and the league ruled Forsberg committed interference for starting the hit after Vesey had passed away ...

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