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  • NHL roundup: Coyotes snap Sharks' win streak

    Christian Fischer and Lawson Crouse each had a goal and an assist as the host Arizona Coyotes defeated San Jose 6-3 Wednesday night in Glendale, Ariz., snapping the Sharks' seven-game winning streak and handing them their first loss of 2019.

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  • Sharks’ seven-game winning streak snapped

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Before Wednesday, the Sharks had been a perfect 7-0 this month. But an imperfect outing against the Coyotes put an end to that run. Christian Fischer had a goal and an assist, Richard Panik scored Arizona's 12th short-handed goal of the season and Arizona snapped San Jose's winning streak with a 6-3 victory. Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Lawson Crouse, Alex Galchenyuk and Josh Archibald also scored for the Coyotes, the last two coming after the Sharks pulled goalie Aaron Dell in the...

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  • Bay Area sports calendar, Jan. 17-18

    THURSDAY College basketball 4p Tennessee State at Tennessee Tech ESPNU 5p Michigan State at Nebraska FS1 6p USF at Pacific NBCSBA (1550) 6p Stanford at Washington ESPN2 6p Oregon at Arizona ESPN 6p Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga NBCSCA 6p Gardner-Webb at Radford ESPNU 7p Cal at Washington St. P12Net (810) 7p Oregon State at Arizona State FS1 8p Santa Clara at St. Mary's NBCSBA (1220) 8p BYU at Pepperdine ESPNU Women 3p Maryland at Michigan State BigTen 4p S. Carolina at Mississippi St....

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  • Sports Betting in Full Swing in West Virginia

    Sports betting is definitely coming to D.C., possibly in time for baseball season, but in the meantime, if you want to place a bet on a ballgame, you can do so just 90 miles away in West Virginia.Photo Credit: NBCWashington

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  • Canadiens' Byron suspended three games

    Montreal Canadiens forward Paul Byron was suspended three games without pay on Thursday for a high hit on Florida Panthers defenseman MacKenzie Weegar, the NHL's Department of Player Safety announced.

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  • Ex-NHLer John Scott Recalls Near-Death Experience After Falling into Frozen Lake

    Former NHL enforcer John Scott was never one to shy away from a challenge on the ice, but the 36-year-old nearly met his match while going outside for a skate recently

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  • NHL Power Rankings after Week 15: Bar trivia for all 31 teams

    The Lightning continue their reign at No. 1. Plus, who has the most Canadian provinces represented on their roster? Which team is heaviest? And much more.

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  • Viktor Arvidsson, Laurent Brossoit and the Top Highlights From Jan. 15

    Viktor Arvidsson and the Nashville Predators stole the NHL spotlight Tuesday night, as they stormed past the Washington Capitals 7-2

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  • NHL roundup: Habs, Niemi (52 saves) tame Panthers

    Montreal backup goalie Antti Niemi was incredible in a record-setting 52-save outing, and the Canadiens strung together a three-goal second period to claim a 5-1 win over the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

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  • Jets’ streak reaches 6 in victory over Knights

    Kyle Connor had two goals and an assist and the host Winnipeg Jets extended their points streak to six games with a 4-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Connor scored shorthanded and into an empty net. Mathieu Perreault had a goal and Mark Scheifele also scored into an empty net for Winnipeg. Scheifele added an assist and Blake Wheeler contributed two. Laurent Brossoit, making his 11th start this season, stopped 43 shots for Winnipeg, which swept a three-game homestand and...

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  • Panthers can't solve Niemi, fall 5-1 to Canadiens

    Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves and the Montreal Canadiens extended their winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal in the second of back-to-back games. The Canadiens were coming off a 3-2 overtime victory in Boston on Monday. Mike Hoffman scored in the first period for the Panthers, who have dropped seven consecutive games, their longest...

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  • How David Rittich saved the Flames' season

    Having a consistently reliable backup goalie has never been more important in the NHL, and "Big Game Dave" has proven that for Calgary.

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  • Ex-Yankees MVP Closer Accused of Child Sex Abuse

    World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland is out on bond, accused in North Texas of continuous sexual abuse of a child under 14.Wetteland, 52, who now lives in Trophy Club, was booked into the Denton County Jail

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  • Washington Capitals vs. Nashville Predators: Odds, Analysis, NHL Betting Pick

    The Nashville Predators (27-16-4) will look to end a two-game skid in a somewhat favorable spot on Tuesday against the Washington Capitals (27-13-5) as solid home favorites at sportsbooks

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  • Brandon Pirri's journey from camp cut to fan favorite

    After failing to make the Panthers' roster in 2017, the veteran has become an electrifying goal-scoring force for the Golden Knights this season.

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  • Capitals Honor Youth Hockey Team for Standing Up to Racism

    The Washington Capitals honored a youth hockey team for standing up against alleged racism on the ice.Photo Credit: News4

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  • Longtime defenseman Gorges retires

    Defenseman Josh Gorges announced his retirement on Monday after 13 NHL seasons.

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  • Anaheim trades left wing Cogliano to Stars, acquires center Shore

    The struggling Anaheim Ducks sent left wing Andrew Cogliano to the Dallas Stars in exchange for center Devin Shore on Monday.

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  • Advanced stats for Blackhawks defensemen underscore problems, hint at hope

    What do the advanced stats say about the Hawks' most-used defensemen in several key areas?

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  • UCLA Gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's Perfect-10 Floor Routine Goes Viral

    UCLA Bruin Katelyn Ohashi put together a show-stopping gymnastics floor routine Saturday in Anaheim, and video of the performance was viewed over 9 million times within 24 hours of being posted, with even

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  • What is the best line in the NHL right now?

    One line doesn't make a Stanley Cup champion -- but it certainly doesn't hurt. We debate the top trios around the league.

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  • NHL roundup: Islanders jump on Lightning early in win

    The New York Islanders scored three times in the first five minutes, the fourth line scored twice, and Thomas Greiss made 38 saves in a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sunday.

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  • Islanders stay hot with win over Lightning

    Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck each had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 38 shots, and the Islanders beat the league-leading Lightning 5-1 on Sunday in New York. New York scored three goals in the opening five minutes as it won for the 11th time in its past 14 games. "It just shows what type of team we are when we play the right way, and how successful we can be," Cizikas said. Ryan McDonagh had a goal for Tampa Bay, which was 18-1-1 in its previous 20. The Lightning - the NHL...

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  • Sports calendar, Jan. 14-15

    MONDAY College basketball Men 3:30p Nebraska at Indiana FS1 4p Syracuse at Duke ESPN (1050) 4p Florida State at Pittsburgh ESPNU 4p Holy Cross at Bucknell CBSSN 5:30p Wisconsin at Maryland FS1 6p Texas at Kansas ESPN 6p Baylor at Oklahoma State ESPNU Women 4p Iowa at Minnesota ESPN2 4p Mississippi State at Auburn SECNet 4p Michigan State at Ohio State BigTen Golf 11a Web.com:: Bahamas Great Exuma Classic GolfCh. NBA 5:30p Charlotte at San Antonio NBATV NHL 4:30p Montreal at Boston...

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