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This is not Brayden Schenn’s first rodeo with a lot of things this season. It is his second time playing under Craig Berube as an interim coach and the third time his name has been prominent in trade speculation. For Schenn and the St. Louis Blues, those things are related. A bad start to the …

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When John Tortorella compares Brooks Orpik to a creature that went extinct 65 million years ago, he means it affectionately. “He’s a little bit of a dinosaur because he hits, and there isn’t a lot of hitting in this game,” Tortorella said. Orpik, who helped the Washington Capitals win the Stanley Cup last season and …

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored three goals and Joe Thornton celebrated his 1,000th game for San Jose by adding another that helped the Sharks win their seventh straight game, 5-2 over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night. Marcus Sorensen also scored and the Sharks improved to 16-3-2 in their past 21 games …

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DALLAS (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy’s second shutout in a week came with a little help from his friends on the penalty kill. The goaltender stopped 35 shots while helping to stifle six Dallas Stars power plays, and Ondrej Palat and Mikhail Sergachev scored for the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night. Vasilevskiy …

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets extended their unbeaten streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Connor scored short-handed and into an empty net. Mathieu Perreault had a goal and Mark Scheifele also scored into an empty …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid. Arvidsson scored the opening goal of the game and added two more in the second period for the second hat trick of his career. He …

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MONTREAL (AP) — Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal in the second of back-to-back games. The Canadiens were …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have placed forward Dale Weise on waivers. General manager Chuck Fletcher announced the move Tuesday. Weise has one season left after this one on a $9.4 million, four-year contract he signed under previous GM Ron Hextall. Weise has underperformed during his time with Philadelphia, registering just 34 points in …

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Two players mired in major scoring slumps provided plenty of offense for the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Milan Lucic and Zack Kassian each scored a pair of goals as the Oilers defeated the Buffalo Sabres 7-2. “It feels good as an individual to pop a couple tonight, but the most important …

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BOSTON (AP) — Somewhere along the way, Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry must have learned a little baseball, too. The son of major league pitcher Dan Petry scored the game-winner just 15 seconds into overtime on Monday night, batting the puck out of the air and past Tuukka Rask to give Montreal a 3-2 victory over …

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