Montreal Canadiens left wing Tomas Tatar (90) scores past Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky as defenceman Seth Jones looks on during third period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 19, 2019 - 11:45 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens put an end to a tough losing streak Tuesday night. Tomas Tatar scored in the third period to lift Montreal over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2, ending a four-game skid with its first victory since Feb. 4. Paul Byron and Max Domi also scored, and Carey Price...
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Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov celebrates after scoring against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 19, 2019 - 11:41 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers are playing their best hockey of the season now. They're hoping it's not too late. Jonathan Huberdeau scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Panthers to a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night. Aleksander Barkov had a goal and two assists...
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New York Rangers' Vladislav Namestnikov (90) of Russia, celebrates his goal, which proved to be the game winner, with Jimmy Vesey (26), Tony DeAngelo (77) and Pavel Buchnevich (89) of Russia during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Dejected Carolina Hurricanes are Curtis McElhinney (35), Jaccob Slavin (74) and Saku Maenalanen (8) of Finland. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
February 19, 2019 - 11:31 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes. The veteran goalie was at it again as he stopped 43 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night. It was Lundqvist's 21st win in his last 25 starts against Carolina. "Some teams, the...
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Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) scores a goal against Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg (3) and goaltender Anton Khudobin during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
February 19, 2019 - 11:29 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Roman Josi scored the go-ahead goal with 12:25 to play and added an empty-netter to lift the Nashville Predators over the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Tuesday night. Josi skated from behind the net into the slot, and his wrist shot hit defenseman Esa Lindell's skate and popped over goalie...
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St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly (90) celebrates with teammates after scoring in overtime against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in St. Louis. The Blues won 3-2 (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)
February 19, 2019 - 11:16 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ryan O'Reilly scored 34 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Tuesday night for their franchise-record 11th straight win. Jaden Schwartz and Colton Parayko also scored and Tyler Bozak had two assists for the Blues. Jordan Binnington made...
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Minnesota Wild's Luke Kunin, left, shoots wide of Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb.19, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
February 19, 2019 - 10:58 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Miller made 31 saves for his 44th career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks beat the Minnesota Wild 4-0 Tuesday night. Jakob Silfverberg, Corey Perry, Ryan Kesler and Hampus Lindholm scored to help Anaheim get its third win in four games. Miller got his second win in two...
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Tampa Bay Lightning's Louis Domingue (70) blocks a shot as Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk (25) and Lightning's Ryan McDonagh (27) look for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 19, 2019 - 10:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning showed off their depth to continue their roll. Tampa Bay was without top goal scorer Brayden Point and top defenseman Victor Hedman, and it rested starting goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy. Oh, and the NHL points leader, Nikita Kucherov, had a rare off night...
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Chad Ruhwedel reacts after scoring a goal on the New Jersey Devils during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 19, 2019 - 10:44 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins seem to be getting their act together for a playoff push and one clear sign of that is finally finding a way to beat the New Jersey Devils. Bryan Rust scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the second period and the Penguins avoided the embarrassment of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits an RBI single during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the National League Divisional Series baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Milwaukee. A person familiar with the negotiations says Moustakas and the Brewers are nearing a deal that would keep the third baseman in Milwaukee for a guarantee of about $10 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, because the agreement will be subject to a successful physical. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
February 19, 2019 - 7:24 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas fell one win shy of reaching the World Series with the Milwaukee Brewers. "I think we had some unfinished business after last year," Moustakas said Tuesday after finalizing a $10 million, one-year deal with the Brewers. "I loved playing here last year. It was a lot of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2019, file photo, Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, speaks during a news conference at owners meetings in Orlando, Fla. Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players’ demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to "justify the price of a ticket." (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
February 19, 2019 - 7:19 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred predicts top free agents will all get deals and the second slow free-agent market won't have lasting significance. "In some ways I feel like it's a little much ado about nothing if in fact those players all sign at the end of the day," he...
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