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DETROIT (AP) Auston Matthews scored with 30.2 seconds left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Matthews took William Nylander’s pass and snapped a high shot into the roof of the net from a sharp angle for his 27th goal of the season, but just …

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Taylor Hall scored on a rebound with 22 seconds left in overtime, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday. The goal extended Hall’s league-best scoring streak to 11 games. New Jersey had won the first of the teams’ four meetings this season on Thursday night …

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DENVER (AP) Late in the second period, with his team outplaying Colorado, Edmonton coach Todd McLellan couldn’t believe his Oilers were trailing 2-1. ”Jay Woodcroft and I looked at each other and said, `How are we losing this game?”’ McLellan said. They didn’t, thanks to another big game by Connor McDavid. McDavid had his …

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LAS VEGAS (AP) The Vegas Golden Knights have done an excellent job of not looking too far ahead in their inaugural season. It has served them well during their amazing run as an expansion team, all the way to the top of the NHL standings. After Saturday’s 6-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens, the Golden …

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NEW YORK (AP) New Jersey forward Miles Wood has been suspended for two games by the NHL for a blindside hit on Tampa Bay forward Vladislav Namestnikov. The league’s department of player safety issued its ruling Sunday, a day after the Devils‘ 4-3 win at the Lightning. Wood was near the middle of the ice …

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NEW YORK (AP) Travis Konecny scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon made 25 saves in relief and the Philadelphia Flyers went on to down the New York Rangers 7-4 on Sunday. Konecny’s 15th goal of the season at 15:40 of the second snapped a 4-4 tie as …

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Florida Panthers have been on quite a roll since the All-Star break. Mike Matheson scored twice, Aleksander Barkov had a goal and two assists, and the Florida Panthers beat the Calgary Flames 6-3 Saturday night for their seventh win in eight games. ”We’ve been doing a lot better job of playing …

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Loui Eriksson scored his second goal of the night late in the third period and Anders Nilsson stopped 44 shots to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 6-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Daniel Sedin, Sven Baertschi, Nic Dowd and Bo Horvat also scored for Vancouver, which scored …

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CHICAGO (AP) A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting ”basketball, basketball, basketball” Saturday night during the Chicago Blackhawks‘ game against the Washington Capitals. Washington’s Devante Smith-Pelly was serving a major penalty for fighting Chicago’s Connor Murphy when the fans taunted him in the penalty box. An off-ice official sitting next to …

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PITTSBURGH (AP) Olli Maatta scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists to top 900 points for his career, becoming the sixth Russian-born and the fourth player in team history …

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