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UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Lee scored twice, Semyon Varlamov made 29 saves and the New York Islanders won their second straight at Nassau Coliseum, beating the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Sunday night. Defenseman Devon Toews also scored to help the Islanders move within a point of idle Philadelphia for third place in the …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Sunday to snap their losing streak at four and leapfrog their archrivals into first place. The Capitals endured a back-and-forth, chippy game to win for just …

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled goaltenders Anton Forsberg and Alex Nedeljkovic from their American Hockey League affiliate after losing two goaltenders to injury and relying on an on-call emergency netminder Saturday night in a victory at Toronto. The Hurricanes announced the move Sunday. That came after they lost James Reimer and …

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo enjoyed his first two-goal game in 23 months, and the Buffalo Sabres continued their late-season playoff push with a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. Okposo scored the go-ahead goal 7:37 into the third period and the Sabres won their fifth in six games. Rookie Jonas Johansson …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Sunday to snap their losing streak at four and leapfrog their archrivals into first place. The Capitals endured a back-and-forth, chippy game to win for just …

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Vegas Golden Knights (33-22-8, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Anaheim Ducks (24-30-7, seventh in the Pacific Division) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Anaheim enters the matchup with Vegas as losers of three in a row. The Ducks are 8-10-1 against the rest of their division. Anaheim averages 10.5 penalty minutes per …

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Winnipeg Jets (32-26-5, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Buffalo Sabres (28-25-8, sixth in the Atlantic Division) Buffalo, New York; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Jack Eichel leads Buffalo into a matchup with Winnipeg. He ranks seventh in the NHL with 77 points, scoring 35 goals and recording 42 assists. The Sabres are 18-10-4 …

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Pittsburgh Penguins (37-17-6, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Washington Capitals (37-18-6, second in the Metropolitan Division) Washington; Sunday, 12 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh visits the Washington Capitals after Evgeni Malkin scored two goals in the Penguins’ 5-2 loss to the Sabres. The Capitals are 23-13-2 in conference matchups. Washington is sixth in the …

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San Jose Sharks (26-31-4, sixth in the Pacific Division) vs. New York Islanders (34-20-6, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) Uniondale, New York; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts the San Jose Sharks after Jordan Eberle scored three goals in the Islanders’ 4-1 victory against the Red Wings. The Islanders are 19-7-4 at …

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Edmonton Oilers (32-22-7, third in the Pacific Division) vs. Los Angeles Kings (22-34-6, eighth in the Pacific Division) Los Angeles; Sunday, 10 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Leon Draisaitl and Edmonton square off against Los Angeles. He leads the in the NHL with 97 points, scoring 35 goals and totaling 62 assists. The Kings are 9-12-1 …

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