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The New York Rangers and the Montreal Canadiens are separated by a single point in the standings. Heading into their meeting Friday night in New York, the Rangers sit three points behind the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference chase, with a game in hand. The Canadians are right behind …

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Beating the New England Patriots has been the primary focus for the Kansas City Chiefs since losing the AFC championship game last January. The Chiefs had home-field advantage and NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes but the Patriots escaped Arrowhead Stadium with a 37-31 overtime win and went on to win their sixth Super Bowl title. The …

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CHICAGO (AP) — Dak Prescott was outplayed by Mitchell Trubisky. Jason Witten was very quiet, and Brett Maher made two big mistakes in the kicking game. Right now, the biggest reason for optimism for Dallas just might be the rest of the NFC East. Prescott’s late rally ran out of time, and the Cowboys dropped …

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CHICAGO (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears appear to be hitting their stride, even if it might be too late to salvage their season. Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score in Chicago’s 31-24 victory over Dak Prescott and the slumping Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. In a matchup between …

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DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Thursday night. The winning goal came 31 seconds after Josh Morrissey went to the penalty box. Tyler Seguin picked up a rebound of his own shot and sent a backhand pass to …

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BOSTON – The Blackhawks knew Thursday’s matchup against the Boston Bruins was going to be a serious test. They had lost three in a row (0-3-0) and six of their past seven games (1-5-1) and were running into a Bruins team that was aiming for their ninth consecutive win. To make things more challenging, the …

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago linebacker Roquan Smith left the Bears‘ game against Dallas on Thursday night with a pectoral muscle injury. Smith got hurt on Dallas’ first drive. The Cowboys took the opening kickoff and covered 75 yards in 17 plays, capped by Ezekiel Elliott’s 2-yard touchdown run. Smith was selected by Chicago with the …

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the Saints are ready to up the ante. A third-straight NFC South title has been wrapped up. Next on the list is a second straight No. 1 overall playoff seed in the NFC, a goal New Orleans (10-2) can get closer to accomplishing on Sunday when the San …

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Nearly two months later, Clay Matthews still isn’t sorry for his tweet condemning the performance of the NFL’s referees this season. That’s why his $12,500 fine for the tweet wasn’t reduced by the league, the Los Angeles Rams linebacker says with a chuckle. “I was not remorseful enough,” the veteran …

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