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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game skid with a 4-0 victory…

  • Canucks beat Blues 6-5 in shootout after blowing 3-goal lead

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nick Bonino, Radim Vrbata and Chris Higgins scored in the shootout as the Vancouver Canucks recovered from blowing a three-goal lead for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Blues…

  • Blues-Canucks Sum

    St. Louis 2 0 3 0—5 Vancouver 2 2 1 0—6 Vancouver won shootout 3-1 First Period_1, St. Louis, Reaves 6 (Ott, Goc), 3:02. 2, St. Louis, Pietrangelo 6 (Oshie, Backes), 5:59. 3, Vancouver, Matthias…

  • Blues-Canucks Sums

    St. Louis 2 0 3 0—5 Vancouver 2 2 1 0—6 Vancouver won shootout 3-1 First Period_1, St. Louis, Reaves 6 (Ott, Goc), 3:02. 2, St. Louis, Pietrangelo 6 (Oshie, Backes), 5:59. 3, Vancouver, Matthias…

  • Stoner scores 1st goal of season, helps Ducks top Stars 3-1

    DALLAS (AP) — Clayton Stoner can barely remember his last goal, let alone his last unassisted score. Before Sunday night, that is. Stoner’s unassisted go-ahead goal in the third period helped the Anaheim Ducks beat…

  • Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals blank Maple Leafs 4-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin’s offensive performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night was impressive. His celebration after his first goal, however, was not. Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the…

  • Ducks-Stars Sums

    Anaheim 1 0 2—3 Dallas 0 1 0—1 First Period_1, Anaheim, Perry 27 (Sekac, Getzlaf), 17:46. Penalties_Sekac, Ana (hooking), 15:33. Second Period_2, Dallas, Eaves 7 (Daley, Klingberg), 17:51 (pp). Penalties_Stoner, Ana, major (fighting), 2:33; McKenzie,…

  • Ducks-Stars Sum

    Anaheim 1 0 2—3 Dallas 0 1 0—1 First Period_1, Anaheim, Perry 27 (Sekac, Getzlaf), 17:46. Second Period_2, Dallas, Eaves 7 (Daley, Klingberg), 17:51 (pp). Third Period_3, Anaheim, Stoner 1, 4:19. 4, Anaheim, Getzlaf 20…

  • Sunday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with LHP Kyle Lobstein, C Bryan Holaday, INFs Hernan Perez and Andrew Romine and OFs Tyler Collins and Anthony Gose on one-year contracts. TORONTO BLUE JAYS…

  • Stars trade forward Erik Cole to Red Wings

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars traded forward Erik Cole to the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. The Stars got center Mattias Janmark, defenseman Mattias Backman and a second-round pick this year for Cole…

  • Maple Leafs-Capitals Sum

    Toronto 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 40 (Backstrom, Alzner), :33. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 41 (Orpik, Carlson), 5:30. Third Period_3, Washington, Johansson 15 (Brouwer, Ovechkin), 9:14 (pp). 4, Washington,…

  • Maple Leafs-Capitals Sums

    Toronto 0 0 0—0 Washington 1 1 2—4 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 40 (Backstrom, Alzner), :33. Penalties_Polak, Tor (boarding), 19:27; Brouwer, Was (roughing), 19:27. Second Period_2, Washington, Ovechkin 41 (Orpik, Carlson), 5:30. Penalties_Kuznetsov, Was (hooking),…

  • Sharks trade Sheppard to Rangers for draft pick

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers on Sunday for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016 in the team’s latest move for the future.…

  • Seller’s market for NHL teams as trade deadline nears

    General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they’re valuable currency. In the days leading to Monday’s NHL trade deadline, draft picks have been moving at a swift pace. It’s a seller’s market…

  • Jagr helps Panthers edge Lightning 4-3

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Jaromir Jagr and the Florida Panthers have been together for two games, and it’s working out quite well for each side. Jagr had a goal and an assist, and the Panthers…