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Ovechkin hits 30 goals, Winnik scores as Caps…

Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals including the game-winner late in the third period as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1

Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to…

The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions if the NHL is going to send the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year

Red Wings beat reeling Wild 3-2 in OT

Andreas Athanasiou scored 1:52 into overtime and lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the reeling Minnesota Wild

Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season…

The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011

Sissons, Neal each score twice as Predators sink Sharks 7-2

Colton Sissons and James Neal both scored twice to lead the Nashville Predators over the staggering San Jose Sharks 7-2

Rangers remain road warriors with 3-0 win at Kings

Derek Stepan scored late in the second period, Antii Raanta made 30 saves for his eighth career shutout and the New York Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-0

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Oilers move into tie for first in Pacific with win vs Avs

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Drake Caggiula each had a goal and an assist and the Edmonton Oilers moved into a three-way tie atop the Pacific Division with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche

Marchessault's hat trick leads Panthers past Blackhawks 7-0

Jonathan Marchessault scored his first career hat trick, James Reimer stopped 25 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Florida Panthers routed the Chicago Blackhawks 7-0

Skinner, Aho lead surging Hurricanes to 3-1 win over Devils

Jeff Skinner scored the go-ahead goal on a breakaway with 10:26 left and the surging Carolina Hurricanes stretched their point streak to 10 games with a 3-1 victory that eliminated the New Jersey Devils from playoff contention for the fifth straight year

Markov scores twice, sets up Weber as Canadiens top Sens 3-1

Andrei Markov scored two goals and set up another and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 to retain first place in the Atlantic Division

Nash, Khudobin help Bruins snap 4-game skid, beat Islanders

Riley Nash scored twice and backup goalie Anton Khudobin made 18 saves as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1, snapping a four-game losing streak

Monahan's OT winner lifts Flames past Blues 3-2

Sean Monahan scored with 3 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames past the St. Louis Blues 3-2

Eichel scores 2 in Sabres 5-2 win over Maple Leafs

Jack Eichel scored twice and set up another in the Buffalo Sabres' 5-2 win that slowed the youth-laden Toronto Maple Leafs late-season surge to clinch a playoff berth

Boeser scores in NHL debut, Canucks top slumping Wild

Brock Boeser scored in his NHL debut a day after signing with Vancouver, Reid Boucher added two in a four-goal second period and the Canucks defeated the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2

Bobrovsky terrific again as Blue Jackets beat Flyers 1-0

Sergei Bobrovsky made 36 saves in his seventh shutout of the season, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers

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Cracknell gets 1st hat trick, Stars beat reeling Sharks 6-1

Adam Cracknell got his first hat trick in seven NHL seasons and the Dallas Stars handed the San Jose Sharks their fifth straight loss, 6-1

Kucherov tips in OT winner, Lightning beat Red Wings 2-1

Nikita Kucherov scored 3:28 into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning over the Detroit Red Wings 2-1

Kings score 4 special teams goals in 5-2 win over Jets

Drew Doughty, Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar each scored a power-play goal, and the Los Angeles Kings kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets

Oilers score 5 in third period, beat Avalanche 7-4

Drake Caggiula and Jordan Eberle scored 1:10 apart to break a tie late in the third period, and the Edmonton Oilers rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4

Paajarvi scored twice to lead Blues to 4-1 win over Canucks

Magnus Paajarvi scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks

Turris, Ryan score in shootout as Senators edge Penguins

Kyle Turris and Bobby Ryan scored in the shootout to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins

Read scores go-ahead goal in 2nd, Flyers beat Wild 3-1

Matt Read scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period, Steve Mason stopped 24 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1

Stempniak scores twice, Hurricanes down Canadiens 4-1

Lee Stempniak scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 to extend their point streak to nine games and keep their playoff hopes alive

Kane, Crawford lift Blackhawks over Stars 3-2 in SO

Patrick Kane scored his team-leading 33rd goal in regulation and connected again in the shootout as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 to open an eight-point lead for first place in the Central Division

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Kucherov scores 3, Lightning beat Bruins 6-3

Nikita Kucherov had his third career hat trick to lead Tampa Bay to a 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins, snapping the Lightning's three-game losing streak

Oshie beats Bobrovsky in shootout as Caps beat Blue Jackets

T.J. Oshie scored the shootout winner as the Washington Capitals overcame a stellar performance from Columbus goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to beat the Blue Jackets 2-1