Hockey

NHL GMs pleased so far with crack down on slashing

If there are any misgivings about the NHL's crackdown on slashes to the hands, they are not shared by the general managers

Ex-NHL enforcer John Scott tries acting, ponders…

Former NHL enforcer John Scott gives acting a try as he ponders his next move after retirement

Shore, Spezza score as Stars rally to beat Canadiens 3-1

Devin Shore and Jason Spezza scored 59 seconds apart to lift the Dallas Stars over the Montreal Canadiens 3-1

Ottawa downs Colorado 4-3 in OT in Sweden's…

Mark Stone scored in regulation and again in overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in the first of two regular-season games in the Swedish capital

Stamkos, Kucherov propel NHL-best Lightning past…

Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn each had a goal and an assist during Tampa Bay's four-goal first period, and the NHL-leading Lightning beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2

Tarasenko nets 2, gets in rare fight as Blues top Oilers 8-3

Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight, helping the St. Louis Blues to an 8-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers

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Boeser scores twice, Canucks beat skidding Flyers 5-2

Brock Boeser scored twice and Daniel Sedin inched closer to a major NHL milestone, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers

Vermette scores winner in shootout, Ducks edge Sharks 3-2

Antoine Vermette beat goalie Martin Jones in the ninth round of a shootout to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks

Coyotes win 4-1, stop Maple Leafs' win streak at 6 games

Antti Raanta made 26 saves and the Arizona Coyotes ended the Toronto Maple Leafs' winning streak at six games with a 4-1 victory

Moore gives Devils 4-3 overtime win against Wild

John Moore scored 52 seconds into overtime and the New Jersey Devils overcame a late letdown to cap a successful road trip with a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Wild

Rinne makes 32 saves as Predators stop Jets' streak, 5-3

Kyle Turris, Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators past the Winnipeg Jets 5-3

Blue Jackets top Sabres 3-2 for 4th straight win.

Sergei Bobrovsky makes 30 saves as Columbus Blue Jackets beat Buffalo Sabres 3-2 for 4th straight win

Gaudreau extends point streak to 10 as Flames beat Capitals

Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist to extend his career-best point streak to 10 games as the Calgary Flames beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Monday night

Gibson stops 50 shots in Ducks' 3-2 win over Panthers

John Gibson stopped 50 shots and the Anaheim Ducks held on to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 for their first winning streak in three weeks

Karlsson scores twice, leads Golden Knights past Kings 4-2

William Karlsson scored twice, Maxime Lagace stopped 27 shots and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2

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Lundqvist gets 63rd shutout, Rangers beat Senators 3-0

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 20 shots for his second shutout of the season and 63rd of his career, leading the New York Rangers over the Ottawa Senators 3-0

MacKinnon's OT goal caps Avs' rally over Red Wings

Nathan MacKinnon scored 2:55 into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3

Teravainen scores twice, Hurricanes beat Islanders 4-2

Teuvo Teravainen had two goals and an assist in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-2 victory over the New York Islanders on

Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Canucks

Brayden Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks

Khudobin stops 36 shots to help Bruins beat Sharks 3-1

Anton Khudobin stopped 36 of 37 shots to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks

Matthews, Andersen lead Maple Leafs past Canadiens, 6-0

Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 33 shots for his second straight shutout, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-0 for their sixth straight win

Smith's goal, assist lead Predators over Avalanche 5-2

Craig Smith had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2

Ovechkin returns after puck to face, Caps snap Wild's streak

Alex Ovechkin returned from taking a puck to the face, T.J. Oshie had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals snapped the Minnesota Wild's winning streak at four with a 3-1 victory

Anisimov's third-period goal leads Blackhawks past Pens

Artem Anisimov scored a power-play goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks continued their winning streak against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 victory

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Aho scores late to lift Hurricanes over Sabres

Sebastian Aho scored with 4:45 remaining to lift the Carolina Hurricanes over the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 for their third straight win

Lee scores 2 goals, Islanders beat Lightning 5-3

Anders Lee scored twice and the New York Islanders held on after nearly blowing a four-goal lead, beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3

Jets score 5 in 2nd, beat Devils 5-2 for 4th straight win

Winnipeg Jets score 5 times in 2nd period, beat New Jersey Devils for 4th straight win