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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, during a news conference in Seattle. Bettman said the NHL has promised Seattle it will host the hockey All-Star Game within its first seven seasons. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 10, 2019 - 10:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NHL and NHL Players' Association held a lengthy meeting to discuss keeping the current collective bargaining agreement past 2020 and agreed to meet again next week to continue the talks. The sides met for more than two hours Thursday to talk about a CBA extension that could...
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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is checked into the Washington Capitals bench by Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 10, 2019 - 7:09 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom scored in the third period after missing a game, helping the Washington Capitals win their 14th straight over the Boston Bruins with a 4-2 victory Thursday night. Backstrom, who sat out Wednesday's game against Philadelphia with an illness, glided in to the Bruins'...
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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is checked into the Washington Capitals bench by Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
January 10, 2019 - 5:26 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Alexander Ovechkin put Zdeno Chara in unfamiliar territory early in a game Thursday night between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins. Chara, the NHL's tallest player ever at 6-foot-9, was flipped head over heels into the Capitals' bench on a shove from the 6-3 Ovechkin late in...
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New York Rangers vs. Vegas Golden Knights
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January 09, 2019 - 8:41 am
Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves, Marchessault scored his third game-winning goal and Vegas beat New York 4-2 for its seventh consecutive victory.
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Nashville Predators' P.K. Subban reacts after his team's win over the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 2:40 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Nashville Predators star P.K. Subban has reached out to a teenage hockey player facing racial abuse. The defenseman recorded a video and texted it to Ty Cornett, a 13-year-old Detroit-area hockey player last week. His father, Matthew Cornett, shared the video, which was recorded in...
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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu leaves provincial court with his lawyer Mark Brayford, right, in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Sidhu, the driver of a transport truck involved in a bus crash that killed 16 people with the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team in Canada last year has has pleaded guilty to all charges against him. Sidhu was charged with 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. (Kayle Neis/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 10:00 am
MELFORT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The truck driver involved in the deadly crash with a junior hockey team's bus last April has pleaded guilty to all charges. Sixteen people died and 13 players were injured when Jaskirat Singh Sidhu's semi loaded with peat moss collided with the Humboldt Broncos' bus in...
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Max Pacioretty
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January 07, 2019 - 9:54 am
Max Pacioretty broke a tie with 4:14 left in the second period to help Vegas beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2.
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Chicago Blackhawks' Alex DeBrincat (12) puts the puck past Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith (1) for a power play goal in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 06, 2019 - 8:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks gave Pittsburgh a head start — and still grounded the surging Penguins. Again. Dylan Strome broke a tie 1:48 into the third period and the Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 5-3 on Sunday night to end the Penguins' winning streak at eight games. "We're not going to...
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San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane celebrates after scoring a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
January 05, 2019 - 11:06 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Evander Kane scored two goals to reach 200 for his career as the San Jose Sharks beat Tampa Bay 5-2 on Saturday night, snapping the NHL-leading Lightning's 16-game point streak. Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski scored 34 seconds apart midway through the first period, setting...
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Finland's Kaapo Kakko celebrates his winning goal against the United States during third-period IIHF world junior hockey final action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 05, 2019 - 9:08 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kaapo Kakko beat goalie Cayden Primeau on a backhander off a rebound with 1:26 left to give Finland its fifth world junior hockey title, 3-2 over the United States on Saturday night. Kakko broke a tie after the United States rallied on goals by Alexander...
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