NHL

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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Kings win first-ever NHL preseason game in China

SHANGHAI (AP) In the first NHL preseason game played in China, the Los Angeles Kings used a third-period scoring spurt to put away the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Thursday. The teams gave the raucous Shanghai crowd a fast-paced, physical introduction to the NHL, combining for 17 penalties and several power- play opportunities. Tanner Pearson scored twice for the Kings and ...

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Blues trim training camp roster to 44 players

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues assigned three players to lower-level teams and cut two more to trim their training camp roster to 44 players. The club assigned forward Alexey Toropchenko to Guelph of the OHL (a junior team) and forward Justin Selman and defenseman Dmitrii Sergeev to the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League. In addition, forward ...

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Schultz’s OT goal lift Penguins over Red Wings

PITTSBURGH (AP) Justin Schultz scored 27 seconds into overtime, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-5 preseason win against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Adam Johnson scored twice for the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. Conor Sheary and Jake Guentzel also scored for Pittsburgh. Tristan Jarry made 13 saves for the win. Starter Matt Murray stopped 19 of ...

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Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Carolina Hurricanes 3

LIGHTNING 4, HURRICANES 3 In Raleigh, North Carolina, Mikhail Sergachev scored 4:28 into the second period to help Tampa Bay to the exhibition victory. Sergachev, the ninth overall pick in the 2016 draft, was acquired in a trade with Montreal for Jonathan Drouin in June. Adam Erne, Tye McGinn and Boris Katchouk also scored for the Lightning. Peter Budaj made ...

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