Hockey

Ducks hold off Avalanche 2-1 in game delayed by…

Nick Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:02 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 Thursday night in a game featuring a 45-minute delay and an early second intermission due to broken glass

Surging Capitals cruise to 7-3 win over Blues

Andre Burakovsky, T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov each had a goal and an assist to lead the Washington capitals to a 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night

Couture lifts Sharks past Lightning 2-1

Logan Couture scored 22 seconds into the third period and the San Jose Sharks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Thursday night

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season

The New York Islanders have fired coach Jack Capuano

Ellis scores twice, Predators hold off late rally by Flames

Ryan Ellis had his first career two-goal game and the Nashville Predators held off a late rally to beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Thursday night

Tavares, Greiss give Weight win in Islanders debut

John Tavares narrowly missed out on his second hat trick in a week, Thomas Greiss got his second straight shutout and the New York Islanders beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 in their first game since firing longtime coach Jack Capuano

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Grabner scores 2 goals as Rangers top Maple Leafs 5-2

Michael Grabner scored two goals against his former team, helping the New York Rangers snap a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night

Niederreiter, Wild dodge letdown with 4-3 win over Coyotes

Nino Niederreiter had two power-play goals and an assist, including the go-ahead score for the Minnesota Wild with 7:06 remaining in a 4-3 victory over Arizona after the Coyotes came back from a two-goal deficit

Senators beat inconsistent Blue Jackets 2-0

Kyle Turris and Ryan Dzingel scored and Mike Condon had 42 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Thursday night

Burns, Pavelski lead Sharks past rival LA Kings, 3-2

Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski and Tommy Wingels scored in the San Jose Sharks' seventh win at Staples Center in their last eight trips, 3-2 over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night

McDavid scores in overtime to lead Oilers past Panthers 4-3

Connor McDavid scored the winning goal in overtime as the Edmonton Oilers won their fourth game in a row, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night

Pavelec lifts Jets past Coyotes 6-3 in season debut

Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves in his season debut, and the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak with goals from six players in a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night

Red Wings' Vanek, Nielsen score in 6-5 SO win over Bruins

Thomas Vanek and Frans Nielsen scored in a shootout, lifting Detroit to a comeback 6-5 win over Boston on Wednesday night

Fehr, Guentzel help Penguins top Canadiens 4-1

Eric Fehr and Jake Guentzel scored in the second period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night

Henrik Sedin gets winner for 999th point, Canucks beat Preds

Henrik Sedin scored in the third period for his 999th NHL point, Ryan Miller made 30 saves and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Nashville Predators 1-0

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Rakell's rocket in OT puts surging Ducks past Lightning, 2-1

Rickard Rakell scored a power-play goal off a faceoff 54 seconds into overtime, and the surging Anaheim Ducks beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 Tuesday night for their seventh win in nine games

Backlund scores twice in 13 seconds, Flames beat Panthers

Mikael Backlund scored twice in a 13-second span in the second period to break a 2-all tie and the Calgary Flames won 5-2 over the Florida Panthers

Hinostroza rallies Blackhawks to 6-4 win over Avalanche

Vinnie Hinostroza scored twice in the third period, including the go-ahead goal with 11:49 remaining, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied for a 6-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche

Hoffman, Stone score twice each; Senators beat Blues 6-4

Mike Hoffman and Mark Stone each scored twice to lead the Ottawa Senators over the St. Louis Blues 6-4

Bennett gets late goal to lift Devils over Wild

Beau Bennett scored with 2:17 remaining to lift the New Jersey Devils over the Minnesota Wild in an unexpected 4-3 victory

Matthews caps 3-goal burst, Leafs beat Sabres 4-3

Auston Matthews, Leo Komarov and Matt Martin each scored in a nine-minute span in the second period and the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 for their 10th win in 13 games

Sharp scores twice, Stars hold on for 7-6 win over Rangers

Patrick Sharp scored twice, Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had a goal and two assists each and the Dallas Stars held on for a wild 7-6 victory over the New York Rangers

Dubinsky scores twice and Blue Jackets beat Canes 4-1

Brandon Dubinsky ended a 17-game scoring drought with two goals, Boone Jenner had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1