NHL

Ducks lose at home 3-1 to Maple Leafs

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Playing on the road against a quality opponent while trying to break out of a losing skid is just the kind of situation the Toronto Maple Leafs brought Patrick Marleau in for. Marleau came through by scoring early in the third period and the Maple Leafs beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 Wednesday night to end a ...

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Columbus Blue Jackets’ Sergei Bobrovsky 7-2 to start season

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers want to get tougher. They need to be tougher. The Panthers (4-6-1) will get their chance on Thursday night against the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets (8-4-0). Coverage begins at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports Ohio The toughness issue came up after Florida was blown out 8-5 at home by the Tampa Bay Lightning on ...

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin voices support for Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has voiced his support for Vladimir Putin ahead of the Russian presidential election. Ovechkin posted a message in Russian on his Instagram account Thursday announcing he’s starting ”a social movement called Putin Team.” Ovechkin says he has never hidden his feelings about Putin and has ”always supported him openly.” The Russian presidential election ...

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Vegas hardly a fly-by-Knight squad in 1st season on the ice

Feel free to keep treating the Vegas Golden Knights like an expansion team. Really, they don’t mind being taken lightly. The trouble is, they’re hard to overlook given an 8-3 start (16 points). That despite losing their top three goaltenders – Marc-Andre Fleury, Malcolm Subban and Oscar Dansk – to injury after trading Calvin Pickard to Toronto. Maxime Lagace became ...

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Hurricanes D Pesce to miss 2-game road trip with concussion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce will miss the team’s upcoming two-game road trip with a concussion. Coach Bill Peters announced Pesce’s condition Wednesday, one day after the defenseman was struck in the head by a puck during practice. Pesce is in the concussion protocol and will not travel on the trip. Carolina plays at Colorado on Thursday ...

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Ducks return home after successful road trip

TUNE IN: Time: 7:00 PM PT Where: Honda Center On Air: Fox Sports West As always, game is available to stream LIVE on FOXSportsGO   ANAHEIM, Calif. — After a blazing start to the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs visit the Anaheim Ducks on a three-game losing streak. Toronto (7-5-0) has seen the high-octane offense that carried them to their fast start, ...

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Nicholle Anderson joins NHL’s ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ efforts

When Nicholle Anderson was diagnosed with cancer, her teaching background kicked in. ”I just wanted to educate people,” she said. ”That’s the teacher in me, so I was never shy to open up about it.” The wife of Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson began blogging about it not long after being diagnosed last fall with late-stage nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Nicholle is ...

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Coyotes come out flat, lose to Red Wings to finish road trip

DETROIT  — Anthony Mantha scored his team-leading fifth goal and Dylan Larkin added a goal and an assist as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Tuesday night. Knowing the Coyotes (1-11-1) had played the night before in Philadelphia, where they won in overtime for their first victory of the season, the Red Wings applied the pressure ...

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