NHL

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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Blackhawks rout Red Wings behind Saad’s hat trick

CHICAGO (AP) Brandon Saad scored a hat trick to spark the Chicago Blackhawks’ 6-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. A member of the Blackhawks Stanley Cup-winning teams in 2012-13 and 2014-15, Chicago re-acquired Saad in a NHL Draft day from Columbus which sent Artemi Panarin to the Blue Jackets. Ryan Hartman, Brent Seabrook and Alex DeBrincat ...

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Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

When Alex Chiasson found himself without a job halfway through the offseason, frustration began to set in. Even at age 26 with 106 points to his name in 320 NHL games, Chiasson wasn’t tendered a contract by the Calgary Flames, and by late July his options were limited. In early September, he agreed to attend Washington Capitals training camp on ...

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Young, established NHL players are resorting to camp tryouts

When Alex Chiasson found himself without a job halfway through the offseason, frustration began to set in. Even at age 26 with 106 points to his name in 320 NHL games, Chiasson wasn’t tendered a contract by the Calgary Flames, and by late July his options were limited. In early September, he agreed to attend Washington Capitals training camp on ...

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