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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) robs Toronto Maple Leafs center Patrick Marleau (12) on a shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 13, 2018 - 7:40 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams. Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds of...
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Islanders
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December 13, 2018 - 11:09 am
Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the surging Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.
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Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights
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December 10, 2018 - 7:59 am
Alex Tuch got his 10th goal of the season and the Golden Knights won their fifth straight at home, beating the Dallas Stars 4-2 Sunday night. Vegas improved to 10-3-1 at home.
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Calgary Flames' Travis Hamonic (24) tries to stop Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) during second period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 09, 2018 - 9:43 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock. Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday. "It takes...
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Vegas Golden Knights vs. Los Angeles Kings
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December 09, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Lack of scoring and being ineffective on special teams are a huge reason why Los Angeles is at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. But the Kings broke out of their offensive malaise on Saturday, tying a season high in goals as they defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-1.
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Vegas Golden Knights
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December 07, 2018 - 4:58 pm
Jonathan Marchessault and Alex Tuch scored 12 seconds apart in the third period to send the surging Golden Knights past the Blackhawks 4-3 on Thursday night.
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Otto Rogers playfully holds up stickers against the proposed name Kraken and in support of Totems following the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle, at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 06, 2018 - 10:56 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Sitting high above the ice of Rogers Arena, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning has fond memories of his time playing junior hockey for the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League and their trips up Interstate 5 to play at the old Mercer Arena...
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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, center left, holds a jersey after the NHL Board of Governors announced Seattle as the league's 32nd franchise, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Sea Island Ga.. Joining Bettman, from left to right, is Jerry Bruckheimer, David Bonderman, David Wright, Tod Leiweke and Washington Wild youth hockey player Jaina Goscinski. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
December 05, 2018 - 5:48 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle's NHL expansion team has its roots in Dave Tippett's computer. That's where the longtime coach-turned-senior adviser keeps a running list of players around the league who might be available in an expansion draft that is still 2½ years off. It is just an exercise for...
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Nate Schmidt
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December 05, 2018 - 11:06 am
Nate Schmidt scored twice in the final two minutes to lift the Golden Knights over the Capitals 5-3.
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Max Rubin cheers and holds a sign in favor of the team name "Kraken" following the announcement of a new NHL hockey team in Seattle, at a celebratory party Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
December 04, 2018 - 12:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — John Barr understood it was likely a foregone conclusion and yet as NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke nearly 3,000 miles away, he found himself getting emotional watching the televisions in the packed bar. Barr was among fans watching Tuesday morning as Seattle was awarded an NHL...
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