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  • AP Source: Boston Bruins place Simon Gagne on waivers

    A person familiar with the decision has told The Associated Press that the Boston Bruins have placed veteran forward Simon Gagne on waivers for the purpose of releasing him. The person spoke on the condition…

  • NHL Capsules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice to take the NHL lead in goals, Braden Holtby recovered from a mini-slump to get his fifth shutout of the season, and Sidney Crosby had one of his…

  • Ovi gets 2; Crosby struggles as Capitals blank Penguins 4-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice to take the NHL lead in goals, Braden Holtby recovered from a mini-slump to get his fifth shutout of the season, and Sidney Crosby had one of his…

  • Penguins-Capitals Sum

    Pittsburgh 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Alzner, Backstrom), 4:50. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 29 (Green, Backstrom), 17:19 (pp). Third Period_3, Washington, Fehr 15 (Laich, Orpik), 11:02. 4, Washington,…

  • Penguins-Capitals Sums

    Pittsburgh 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Alzner, Backstrom), 4:50. Penalties_Carlson, Was (hooking), 7:35; Sill, Pit, major (fighting), 13:14; T.Wilson, Was, major (fighting), 13:14. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 29…

  • Josefson and Elias score in SO, Devils top Maple Leafs 2-1

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs’ losing streak to a…

  • Maple Leafs-Devils Sum

    Toronto 0 0 1 0—1 New Jersey 0 0 1 0—2 New Jersey won shootout 2-0 First Period_None. Second Period_None. Third Period_1, Toronto, van Riemsdyk 21 (Bozak, Clarkson), 11:49. 2, New Jersey, Larsson 2 (Havlat,…

  • Maple Leafs-Devils Sums

    Toronto 0 0 1 0—1 New Jersey 0 0 1 0—2 New Jersey won shootout 2-0 First Period_None. Penalties_Tootoo, NJ (tripping), 13:00; Santorelli, Tor (delay of game), 18:11. Second Period_None. Penalties_Clarkson, Tor (high-sticking), 1:50; Zubrus,…

  • NHL fines Islanders’ Clutterbuck for penalty embellishment

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck has been fined $2,000 by the NHL for violating the league’s rule against diving and embellishment. Clutterbuck was cited on Wednesday by the league’s hockey…

  • Blue Jackets put left wing Jeremy Morin on injured list

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Jeremy Morin on injured reserve with an upper-body injury that will sideline him indefinitely. Morin becomes the seventh Blue Jacket out with an…

  • Predators rookie Forsberg shows little sign of slowing down

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Predators forward Filip Forsberg shows little sign that he’s slowing down as a rookie just yet. He became the first Predator ever to score in the All-Star Game as he scored…

  • Andersen earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — As they dive into the second half of the season, Frederik Andersen and the Anaheim Ducks don’t want to change a thing. Andersen had to make only 17 saves in…

  • Coyle’s late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A trip to Edmonton usually seems to be able to break the Minnesota Wild out of a funk. Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Wild…

  • Gaudreau scores twice to lead Flames in 4-1 win over Sabres

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Only 48 hours after playing in his first All-Star game, Johnny Gaudreau was back in Calgary making the type of impact that earned the Flames’ rookie an invite to the NHL’s…

  • NHL Capsules

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rival 4-1 on Tuesday night in…