NHL

Stars cruise past Oilers for 5-1 victory (Jan 06, 2018)

DALLAS (AP) Linemates Alexander Radulov, Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin scored first-period goals within a span of 6 1/2 minutes, leading the Dallas Stars past the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Saturday. John Klingberg had a goal and two assists, and Mattias Janmark had a goal and an assist for Dallas. The Stars have won six of their past eight games. ...

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Blues roll into Philly after sweeping three-game homestand

PHILADELPHIA — After a lull in which they lost five of six and seven of nine, the St. Louis Blues roll into Philadelphia for a Saturday afternoon showdown having won three in a row, including a hard-earned 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. The Flyers, on the other hand, are struggling to find some kind of ...

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Ducks dropped in by Oilers in OT shootout

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — It took a shootout for the Edmonton Oilers to bust out of their slump. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the shootout winner and Edmonton snapped a four-game skid with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night. Kris Russell scored in regulation for the Oilers. They were outscored 10-0 in their previous two games. “You never ...

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Grabbing a beard? The NHL has it covered

TORONTO (AP) Nazem Kadri may have got off lightly for grabbing Joe Thornton’s beard in a fight. For one, the Toronto center survived a tilt with a much bigger man with only some facial swelling. But he also escaped further punishment for getting his hand tangled in Thornton’s mountain-man beard, pulling out a chunk of hair in the process. On ...

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Rangers’ Kreider to have surgery to remove part of rib

NEW YORK (AP) New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider will undergo surgery to have a portion of a rib removed. The team announced the surgery on Friday and said Kreider would be out indefinitely. Kreider hasn’t played since the Rangers’ shootout victory over the Washington Capitals on Dec. 27. The next day, the team said he had a blood clot ...

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