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NHL roundup: Jaroslav Halak helps Bruins blank Ducks 3-0

Jaroslav Halak made 30 saves in his fourth shutout of the season, and the Boston Bruins beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

NHL roundup: Thomas Greiss, Casey Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets

Thomas Greiss stopped 31 shots for his fourth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 on Thursday night.

NHL roundup: Kevin Boyle gets shutout, Ducks top Canucks 1-0 in Bob Murray’s debut

Kevin Boyle made 35 saves in his first career start and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Wednesday night in general manager Bob Murray’s first game as interim …

NHL roundup: Bruins beat Chicago 6-3, snap Blackhawks’ 7-game win streak

David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at the end of the first period and the Boston Bruins beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Tuesday …

NHL roundup: Penguins keep hard-charging Flyers at bay

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NHL roundup: Blackhawks beat Red Wings 5-2 for 7th straight victory

Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Sunday for their seventh straight victory.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 12:17 a.m.

NHL roundup: Flyers beats Ducks 6-2 for 9th victory in 10 games

Carter Hart made 30 saves for his eighth straight victory, Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers scored four times in the first period to …

NHL roundup: Capitals beat struggling Avalanche 4-3 in overtime

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored in overtime, backup Pheonix Copley made 34 saves and the Washington Capitals beat Colorado 4-3 on Thursday night to hand struggling Avalanche their fifth consecutive loss.

NHL roundup: Rangers rally in 3rd, beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout

Tony DeAngelo scored the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout and the New York Rangers rallied from two goals down in the third period to beat the …

NHL roundup: Patrice Bergeron scores 2 in 1,000th game, Bruins beat Islanders 3-1

Patrice Bergeron celebrated his 1,000th career game with a pair of goals as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 1:31 p.m.

Maple Leafs sign Auston Matthews to 5-year, $58 million deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed star center Auston Matthews to a five-year contract extension with an average annual value of $11.6 million. The former first overall draft pick is …

NHL roundup: Bruins beat Capitals for first time since 2014

Tuukka Rask made 24 saves, David Krejci scored and the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Sunday to snap a 14-game skid against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

NHL Capsules: Flyers beat Oilers 5-4 in OT for 7th win a row

Nolan Patrick scored 2:01 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers rallied past the Edmonton Oilers 5-4 on Saturday, extending their winning streak to a season-best seven games.

NHL roundup: Travis Sanheim scores in OT, Flyers top Bruins for 6th straight

Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Thursday night to extend their season-best winning streak to six.

NHL roundup: Penguins hold off league-leading Lightning 4-2

Kris Letang tied Hall of Famer Paul Coffey’s franchise record for career goals by a defenseman, Matt Murray stopped 33 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Tampa Bay …

NHL roundup: Kyle Connor scores twice, adds shootout winner as Jets top Bruins

Kyle Connor scored back-to-back goals 34 seconds apart in the third period and delivered the only goal in a shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets over the Boston Bruins 4-3 …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:51 p.m.

Predators’ Austin Watson suspended, in substance abuse program

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has been suspended without pay as part of the NHL’s substance abuse program. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association say Watson is in Stage Two …

Tampa Bay Lightning have ‘unfinished business’ after NHL All-Star break

For Steven Stamkos and the Tampa Bay Lightning, just about everything has gone right so far this season.

Easy as 1, 2, 3: Hat tricks on the rise in NHL this season

Around the league, there have been 61 hat tricks through the first 770 games of the season – the most since 1995-96 (62), according to research by the NHL stats …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Sidney Crosby, Henrik Lundqvist lead Metropolitan team to NHL All-Star win

Selected the MVP, Crosby finished the night with four goals and four assists in two games on the same ice where he won the Conn Smythe Trophy and Stanley Cup …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

Young scorers lead the way as NHL All-Star weekend arrives

It’s only fitting that Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews and Nathan MacKinnon are serving as captains for this weekend’s NHL All-Star game. The three high-scoring forwards are all 23 or younger …

NHL roundup: Capitals fall 6-3 to Maple Leafs, lose 7th straight game

Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley …

Around the NHL: Puck and player tracking gets TV test at All-Star Weekend

The NHL’s upcoming puck and player tracking will get its first on-air television testing at All-Star Weekend. NBC will showcase the tracking technology during the skills competition and then feature …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 9:55 a.m.

Struggling Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli

The Edmonton Oilers have fired president of hockey operations and general manager Peter Chiarelli amid another season that has failed to live up to expectations. The team announced Chiarelli’s abrupt …

NHL roundup: Hat tricks for Tomas Hertl, Alex Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT

Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin’s three goals to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on Tuesday night and …

Barry Trotz beginning to change culture for New York Islanders

Barry Trotz is beginning to change the culture for the Islanders like he did with the Capitals before winning the Stanley Cup. New York’s first-year coach has implemented the off-ice …

Here they go again: Panthers hoping for late-season surge

The Florida Panthers are hoping for deja vu. Sort of. A year ago, the Panthers shook off a disastrous start to the season and caught fire after the All-Star break …

Bruins look to stay healthy after mid-winter break

The Boston Bruins almost made it into their mid-winter break completely healthy. Forward Joakim Nordstrom is recovering from a fractured lower leg bone. Goaltender Tuukka Rask is out with a …