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  • Wild keeps rolling with comeback victory over Capitals

    WASHINGTON Opportunity taken. The Wild caught a break Thursday night when it caught the Washington Capitals without superstar Alex Ovechkin, the NHL's leading goal scorer who shares the NHL points lead with teammate Nicklas Backstrom. The Wild had...
  • Ovechkin's 2 goals lift Capitals past Blue Jackets, 5-3

    A great start, a clutch penalty kill at the end, and Alex Ovechkin in between spelled success for the Washington Capitals. Ovechkin added to his NHL-leading total with two goals Tuesday night, leading the charge in a 5-3 victory that extended the...
  • Panthers content to chase playoff berth with current roster

    Panthers content to chase playoff berth with current roster
    A couple of players on the Panthers breathed a sigh of relief as the clock reached 3 p.m. on Monday, signalling the end of trading between teams. Panthers veteran forwards Tomas Kopecky and Scottie Upshall, who will be free agents on July 1, were...
  • Ducks beat Carolina, 2-1, to wrap up trip

    Ducks beat Carolina, 2-1, to wrap up trip
    John Gibson is a young man of few words with reporters crowded around him, but with pucks flying his way Thursday night, he spoke volumes. The 21-year-old Ducks goalie, making his first start since Oct. 30, recorded 35 saves to lift his struggling...
  • Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

    Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT
    Joel Ward was standing in his favorite spot on the ice, which meant good fortune for the Washington Capitals. Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the visiting Capitals past the San Jose Sharks, 5-4, on Wednesday night. "As soon as...
  • 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 and much more selling could be coming....
  • Ducks' Bruce Boudreau says he might wait to play Tomas Fleischmann

    Ducks' Bruce Boudreau says he might wait to play Tomas Fleischmann
    Greetings from Dallas, where it’s raining and just warm enough to not freeze. Icy rain and cold temperatures snarled air traffic the past few days and canceled the flight that was supposed to bring newly acquired left wing Tomas Fleischmann to...
  • Hurricanes sign McClement to 2-year extension

    The Carolina Hurricanes have taken one potential trade target off the board. The Canes on Sunday signed veteran center Jay McClement to a two-year contract extension that will pay him $1.3 million in the 2015-2016 season and $1.1 million in 2016-2017....
  • After deal for Antoine Vermette, Blackhawks trade talk likely to subside

    After deal for Antoine Vermette, Blackhawks trade talk likely to subside
    There are whispers around the dressing room, text messages from friends and, of course, rampant speculation in both mainstream and social media. Trade rumors are swirling with Monday's deadline approaching and for NHL players — including several...
  • Blackhawks make deal for 4-time All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen

    Blackhawks make deal for 4-time All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen
    TAMPA — Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman got his man — or at least one of them. The Hawks acquired four-time NHL All-Star Kimmo Timonen on Friday night in exchange for two draft picks, bolstering a defense that has been shaky at...
  • Hurricanes trade Gleason to Capitals for Hillen, draft pick

    A day after helping beat the Washington Capitals, defenseman Tim Gleason was traded to them. The Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday sent Gleason to the Caps in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Both...