Halak stops 50 shots, Islanders beat Rangers 3-0

Jaroslav Halak stopped 50 shots for his first shutout of the season as the New York Islanders kept up their recent mastery of the crosstown-rival Rangers with a 3-0 victory

Slovenia comes back to stun US 3-2 in OT in…

Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation and the winner in overtime as Slovenia came back to stun the United States 3-2 in the Olympic opener for both teams

Raanta makes 39 saves, streaking Coyotes beat Oilers 1-0

Antti Raanta made 39 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Arizona Coyotes won their fourth straight, scoring on their first shot in a 1-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers

More minorities in officiating, coaching is NHL's…

More black officials and coaches could be the next step for the NHL beyond linesman Shandor Alphonso and Flames assistant Paul Jerrard

Crosby scores 2, reaches 400 goals in Pens' 4-1…

Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Ritchie scores in 11th round of SO, Ducks beat Wild 3-2

Nick Ritchie scored in the 11th round of the shootout and John Gibson stopped the final seven shooters in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild

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Vasilevskiy makes 44 saves, Lightning beat Kings…

Andrei Vasilevskiy makes 44 saves as NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning top Los Angeles Kings 4-3

Penguins ruin Fleury's homecoming with 5-4 win…

Third-period goals by Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel ruined former teammate Marc-Andre Fleury's homecoming as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4

Brassard has goal, 2 assists to lead Sens past Rangers 6-3

Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists and the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers 6-3

McDavid scores 4 goals, rising Oilers beat…

Connor McDavid scored four goals and added an assist, and the Edmonton Oilers knocked off the top team in the NHL, defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2

Kopitar, Amadio score 2 each in Kings' 4-2 win over Sabres

Anze Kopitar and rookie Michael Amadio scored two goals each, and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a three-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres

Bishop stops 27 shots as Blues holds off Stars, 2-1

Ben Bishop stopped 27 shots and the Dallas Stars held on to beat St. Louis 2-1, moving past the Blues into third place in the Central Division

Wheeler, Scheifele lead Jets past Avalanche 6-1

Blake Wheeler had two goals and assists and Mark Scheifele assisted on three goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-1

Greiss stops 45 shots, Islanders beat Hurricanes…

Thomas Greiss stopped 45 shots for his first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0

Couturier's OT goal lifts Flyers past Blue Jackets, 2-1

Sean Couturier scored 1:52 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jackets, ending an 11-game losing streak in Columbus

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Karlsson gets 30th goal of season, Vegas tops Oilers, 4-1

William Karlsson got the 100th point of his career with his 30th goal of the season as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1

Burns, Tierney lead Sharks to 4-1 win over Canucks

Brent Burns and Chris Tierney each scored a goal and had an assist and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday for their third win in four games

Perlini, Keller power Coyotes to third straight win

Brendan Perlini scored twice in a 19-second span in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes won their third straight and fourth in five games, 5-2 over the Montreal Canadiens

Henrique scores as Ducks knock off Blackhawks, 3-2

Adam Henrique scores key goal as Anaheim Ducks top sliding Chicago Blackhawks 3-2

Tkachuk, Hamilton lead Flames over Predators, 4-3

Matthew Tkachuk and Dougie Hamilton each had a goal and an assist in the Calgary Flames' 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators

Ovechkin, Wilson lead Capitals to 5-2 win against Wild

Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal and had three assists, and Tom Wilson scored twice for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 win against the Minnesota Wild

Hoffman scores in OT as Senators rally past Sabres, 3-2

Mike Hoffman scored 1:13 into overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres

Aston-Reese lifts Pens past Kings for 10th home win a row

Zach Aston-Reese broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 for their 10th straight home victory

Lightning beat Red Wings for 11th straight time, 4-1

Steven Stamkos scored twice, Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings for the 11th straight time, 4-1

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Hischier, Noesen lead Devils to 5-2 win over Hurricanes

Nico Hischier had a goal and two assists, and Stefan Noesen scored twice to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes in a game between the two teams currently in wild-card playoff positions in the Eastern Conference

Bjugstad helps Panthers beat Canucks 4-3

Nick Bjugstad leads the way as Florida Panthers knock off Vancouver Canucks 4-3

Kadri, Maple Leafs beat Blue Jackets 6-3

Nazem Kadri, Frederik Andersen help Toronto Maple Leafs beat Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3