NHL

Dubnyk sharp in goal as Wild improve to 3-0 in preseason

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Devan Dubnyk stopped 28 shots to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 preseason win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Mikael Granlund scored and assisted on Matt Dumba’s winning goal early in the second period for the Wild. Andrew Agozzino scored for the Avalanche, and Jonathan Bernier had 22 saves. Granlund’s goal on a wrist ...

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Coyotes fall to Sharks in preseason shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Logan Couture and Tim Heed scored in the shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks to 5-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday. Heed, the 10th shooter, scored the game-winner. Max Domi scored Arizona’s goal in the tiebreaker. Mikkel Boedker scored twice in the first period for San Jose, and Barclay Goodrow and Kevin Labanc scored ...

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First-timers, familiar faces hop on NHL’s coaching carousel

When the Boston Bruins fired Claude Julien in February, Joel Quenneville took over as the longest-serving NHL head coach. Hired in October 2008, Quenneville enters his 10th season with the Chicago Blackhawks amid a continuously rotating cast of coaching peers. Seven teams hired new coaches this offseason, including the first head coach in the history of the league’s 31st franchise, ...

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Kings beat Canucks 4-3 after shootout in China (Sep 23, 2017)

BEIJING (AP) The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a shootout to win both of the NHL’s first preseason games in China. Saturday’s game in Beijing caps a push by the National Hockey League to popularize the sport in China ahead of the country’s hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Game MVP Jake Muzzin opened the scoring ...

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Coyotes muster just 17 shots in preseason loss to Flames

CALGARY, Alberta — Johnny Gaudreau scored twice and Sam Bennett had three assists to help the Flames get their first win of the preseason, beating the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Friday. Micheal Ferland also scored and Mark Jankowski got his third goal in three games for Calgary, which had lost its first three games. Mike Smith had 15 saves for ...

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Husso has 27 saves, Thomas scores 2 as Blues blank Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) Ville Husso stopped all 27 shots he faced and Robert Thomas scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-0 win over the Washington Capitals in an NHL preseason game Friday night. Conner Bleackley and Kllim Kostin also scored for the Blues. Braden Holtby made 20 saves on 22 shots in the first two periods for ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Nashville Predators 1

LIGHTNING 3, PREDATORS 1 In Tampa, Florida, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 30 saves as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Nashville Predators 3-1. Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov scored in the first period for Tampa Bay, and Yanni Gourde added a third-period goal. Austin Watson scored the Predators’ lone goal and Jusse Saros had 26 saves.

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