NHL

Ducks ride three power-play goals to victory over Canucks

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks were missing more than just several injured players at the start of the season. Their power play had been all but absent, too. Not on Thursday night. Ranked next-to-last in the NHL in power-play efficiency, the Ducks scored three goals with the man advantage to snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 ...

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Ottawa downs Colorado 4-3 in OT in Sweden’s Stockholm (Nov 10, 2017)

STOCKHOLM (AP) Before newcomer Matt Duchene can fully fit in, the Ottawa Senators still have others to make the difference. On Friday night, Mark Stone scored in regulation and again in overtime to give the Senators a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in the first of two regular-season games in the Swedish capital. Swedish defenseman Fredrik Claesson and Christopher ...

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Silfverberg’s 2 goals lead Ducks past Canucks 4-1 (Nov 09, 2017)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks were missing more than just several injured players at the start of the season. Their power play had been all but absent, too. Not on Thursday night. Ranked next-to-last in the NHL in power-play efficiency, the Ducks scored three goals with the man advantage to snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning 5, Los Angeles Kings 2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tampa Bay’s spectacular start to the season hasn’t been slowed one bit out West. On back-to-back nights at either end of California, Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov led the speedy Lightning to blowout wins over two NHL contenders. Stamkos, Kucherov and Alex Killorn each had a goal and an assist during Tampa Bay’s four-goal first period, ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning 5, San Jose Sharks 1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — NHL scoring leader Steven Stamkos needs only to look across the dressing room to keep track of his closest competitor. That would be Tampa Bay Lightning teammate Nikita Kucherov, two points behind. “We don’t think about it that way,” Stamkos said. “It’s a treat to play with him. Vlady, too. I know he flies under ...

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There’s no ‘D’ in faceoff: Defensemen take on an odd job

Jake Gardiner and the other Toronto Maple Leafs defensemen like to think they can hold their own in the faceoff circle. ”Sometimes in practice we’ll just joke around and go against the centermen and tell them we can beat them,” Gardiner said. Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson wishes he had that luxury. Angry after he lost a faceoff, he blamed ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning at Los Angeles Kings game preview

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 10 p.m. WATCH IT LIVE ON FOX SPORTS GO LOS ANGELES — The red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning continue their three-game road trip through California when they meet the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday in a matchup of division leaders. Tampa Bay (12-2-2) is coming off a 5-1 victory over the Sharks ...

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