Kopitar scores 4 times, Kings cruise to 7-1 win…

Anze Kopitar became the first Kings player with a four-goal game since 1993, Jonathan Quick stopped 29 shots and Los Angeles picked up another valuable road win by cruising past the Colorado Avalanche 7-1 on Thursday night

Grubauer lifts Capitals to 1-0 win over Red Wings

Philipp Grubauer made 39 saves for his third shutout of the season, and Brett Connolly scored the game's only goal on a third-period breakaway to lift the Washington Capitals to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings

Couture's OT goal sends Sharks past Golden Knights 2-1

Logan Couture scored 39 seconds into overtime to send the San Jose Sharks to their season-high sixth straight victory with a 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights

Coyotes score goal after puck gets stuck in…

Alex Gologoski scored perhaps the weirdest goal of the season after the puck got stuck in Carolina goalie Cam Ward's skate

Metropolitan Division madness gets contenders…

A tight race among contenders in the Metropolitan Division should have the top five teams battle-tested and playoff-ready

Canucks beat Blackhawks 5-2, stop 7-game slide

Edler scores twice as Canucks stop 7-game slide with 5-2 win over Blackhawks

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Matthews scores as Leafs down Predators 5-2

Auston Matthews had a goal in his return from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for 10 games and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Nashville Predators 5-2

McDavid has 2 goals, 2 assists; Oilers top Senators

Connor McDavid had two goals and two assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-2 win over the Ottawa Senators

Miller, Point help Lightning hold off Islanders, 7-6

J.T. Miller scored twice, Brayden Point had a goal and two assists, and the high-scoring Tampa Bay Lightning held off the New York Islanders 7-6

Konecny scores twice to lift Flyers over Rangers 4-3

Travis Konecny scored twice, Claude Giroux had three assists and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-3

Carolina beats Coyotes 6-5 after giving up weird goal

Jeff Skinner scored his second goal with 1:58 left, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-5 despite giving up a weird goal when the puck stuck in goalie Cam Ward's skate

Starting goaltenders battling fatigue as playoffs loom

Starting NHL goaltenders battle physical and mental fatigue late in the season as they make a push for the playoffs

Gibson makes 29 saves to lift Ducks over Flames 4-0

John Gibson stopped 29 shots to lead the Anaheim Ducks over the Calgary Flames 4-0

Schwartz scores twice, Blues beat Bruins 2-1 in OT

Jaden Schwartz scored his second goal of the game 30 seconds into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins

Rookie Keller sets up 2 in Coyotes' 4-1 win over Sabres

Clayton Keller had two assists to set the Arizona Coyotes' franchise record for most points by a rookie in a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres in a matchup the NHL's two worst teams

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'Monster year' could land John Carlson a monster contract

John Carlson is having a Norris Trophy-caliber season as one of the NHL's top defenseman and could cash in big-time as a free agent this summer

NHL GMs call for change on goalie interference…

NHL general managers recommended shifting the decision on a coach's challenge for goalie interference from on-ice officials to the league's situation room in Toronto.

No playoffs for Blackhawks for first time since 2008

No playoffs for Chicago Blackhawks for first time since 2008

Fleury exits after 1st period but Vegas beats Canucks 4-1

Jonathan Marchessault scored his 23rd goal of the season and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1. Marc-Andre Fleury played just one period but was credited with the victory after making seven saves

4th line fuels streaking Sharks in 6-2 win over Devils

Jannik Hansen scored his first goal of the season and fellow fourth-liners Eric Fehr and Barclay Goodrow also scored to help the San Jose Sharks win their season-high fifth straight game with a 6-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils

Connor lifts Jets in OT; Laine leaves with lower-body injury

Kyle Connor scored his second goal of the game 1:37 into overtime to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 despite losing Patrik Laine to a lower-body injury

Red Wings beat Flyers 5-4 in shootout to halt 10-game skid

Frans Nielsen scored his NHL-record 22nd shootout winner and the Detroit Red Wings edged the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 to end their 10-game losing streak

Lightning erase 3-goal deficit, rally past Maple Leafs 4-3

Alex Killorn broke a tie midway through the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning scored four unanswered goals to rally past the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3

Senators say son of captain Erik Karlsson has died

The Ottawa Senators say the son of captain Erik Karlsson has died

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MacKinnon, Avalanche cruise past Blackhawks 5-1

Nathan MacKinnon gets 2 more assists as surging Colorado Avalanche beat Chicago Blackhawks 5-1

Panthers beat Senators as Karlsson sits after son's death

Jared McCann had a goal and two assists to lead the Florida Panthers over the Senators 7-2 as Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson sat out following the death of his son

Barzal, Pelech lead Islanders to 4-1 win over Penguins

Mathew Barzal and Adam Pelech scored in the first period and the New York Islanders went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1