New York Islanders fans express their sentiments toward Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares, who left for Toronto in the offseason after saying he would stay with the Islanders, during the first period of an NHL hockey game between the teams Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 28, 2019 - 8:21 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Energized by a raucous home crowd that vehemently booed and serenaded former captain John Tavares in his first time back as a visiting player, the New York Islanders steamrolled the Toronto Maple Leafs. Casey Cizikas scored twice and the Islanders beat the Maple Leafs 6-1...
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Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk (74) watches his shot go in for a goal against Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Louis Domingue (70) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 28, 2019 - 7:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins scored three times in less than three minutes in the third period and snapped the Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay Lightning's franchise-best 10-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk, Noel Acciari, Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, listens as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 7:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen said during his congressional testimony Wednesday that Donald Trump grossly overstated his wealth before becoming president, including inflating his assets during a failed bid to buy the Buffalo Bills in 2014. The claim raises questions about whether Trump could face...
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New York Rangers goalie Alexander Georgiev blocks a shot by Tampa Bay Lightning's Brayden Point during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
February 27, 2019 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Victor Hedman scored at 3:25 of overtime and the Tampa Bay Lightning extended their winning streak to a franchise-record 10 games with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Tyler Johnson, J.T. Miller and Dan Girardi also scored for Tampa Bay, which has an NHL-...
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Max Pacioretty
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February 27, 2019 - 9:32 am
Max Pacioretty scored two goals, including the tiebreaker with 5:08 remaining, to lift the Golden Knights to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars.
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February 25, 2019 - 5:09 pm
The West just got wilder, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are going all-in on their late-season NHL playoff push. The Blue Jackets followed up last week's additions of Ottawa forwards Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel by acquiring New York Rangers defenseman Adam McQuaid and New Jersey goalie Keith...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:10 pm
The Latest on the NHL's trade deadline day (all times Eastern): 5 p.m. The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired high-scoring winger Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators for prospect Erik Brannstrom, forward Oscar Lindberg and a 2020 second-round pick. Stone gives the defending Western Conference...
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Mark Stone
February 25, 2019 - 12:27 pm
The NHL Trade Deadline has come and gone...and the Vegas Golden Knights acquired one of the premier available prizes as they push toward the playoffs, picking up star forward Mark Stone from the Ottawa Senators, according to published reports.
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February 24, 2019 - 10:59 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired forward Gustav Nyquist from the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night for two draft picks in a deal they hope adds scoring depth for a Stanley Cup push. Nyquist scored a goal earlier in the day for Detroit in a 5-3 loss to San Jose. The teams then...
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February 23, 2019 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Claude Giroux reigned again as Philadelphia's captain in the clutch. Giroux's shield provided little relief from the heavy rain that turned the ice into such a puddled mess that it needed a squeegee more than a Zamboni. His visor fogged up and he was busy knocking raindrops off...
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