Hockey

Capitals blow out Flyers 5-0 to win 9th…

Capitals rout Flyers 5-0 for 9th consecutive victory

Marchand has 2 goals, 3 assists and Bruins pound…

Brad Marchand had two goals and three assists to lift the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 win over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday

Draisaitl, Letestu score in SO; Oilers beat Flames 2-1

Leon Draisaitl and Mark Letestu scored in the shootout, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the Calgary Flames 2-1

Capitals rout Blackhawks 6-0 to extend winning…

Jay Beagle scored twice to lead a balanced blowout for the Washington Capitals as they won their eighth consecutive game, beating the Chicago Blackhawks 6-0 Friday night in a matchup of the NHL's hottest teams

Colton Parayko, Carter Hutton lead Blues past Sharks 4-0

Colton Parayko had a goal and an assist and backup Carter Hutton earned his fifth career shutout in the St. Louis Blues' 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night

Carter gets OT winner as LA Kings surge past Jets, 3-2

Jeff Carter scored his 23rd goal of the season at 1:36 of overtime and the Los Angeles Kings rallied for their fifth victory in seven games, 3-2 over the Winnipeg Jets

Jagr lifts Panthers past Blue Jackets, 4-3

Jaromir Jagr scored early in the third period, helping lead the Florida Panthers past the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Saturday night

Kadri, McElhinney lead Maple Leafs past Senators 4-2

Nazem Kadri scored twice and Curtis McElhinney made 35 saves, leading the Toronto Maple Leafs past the Ottawa Senators 4-2 on Saturday night

Zucker scores winning goal, Wild beat Stars 5-4

Jason Zucker scored the winner with 6:45 to play as the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 after blowing a four-goal lead Saturday night

Bernier gets shutout, Ducks beat Coyotes 3-0

Hampus Lindholm, Nick Ritchie and Ryan Kesler scored, and Jonathan Bernier earned his first shutout of the season in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night

Canadiens rally with 3 goals in 62 seconds to beat Rangers

Alexei Emelin, Max Pacioretty and Paul Byron scored in a 62-second span of the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the New York Rangers 5-4

Athanasiou, Red Wings rally to rout Penguins 6-3

Andreas Athanasiou went end to end with the puck, split defenders and scored early in the third period, giving the Detroit Red Wings their first lead in a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins

McGinn has goal, 3 assists and Canes beat Isles 7-4

Brock McGinn had a goal and three assists, linemates Jordan Staal and Elias Lindholm each had a goal and two assists and the Carolina Hurricanes pulled away late to beat the New York Islanders 7-4 for their fourth straight victory

Forsberg, McLeod help Predators rally for 3-2 win over Avs

Filip Forsberg scored the winning goal with 11:54 remaining, Cody McLeod had a goal and a fight against his former team and the Nashville Predators rallied for a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday

Palmieri scores, sets up another as Devils beat Flames 2-1

Kyle Palmieri had a goal and an assist and the New Jersey Devils hung on to beat the Calgary Flames 2-1

Perlini scores twice, Coyotes top Jets 4-3

Rookie Brendan Perlini scored twice, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Radim Vrbata each had three assists, and the Arizona Coyotes scored four first-period goals and held on for a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night

Korpisalo makes 31 saves, Blue Jackets top Lightning 3-1

Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves in his first game of the season, Nick Foligno had a go-ahead power-play goal in the third period and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1

Skinner keeps Canes rolling at home with win over Sabres

Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist, Brock McGinn also scored twice and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2

Tavares gets hat trick, leads Islanders over Panthers 5-2

John Tavares scored three goals for his sixth career hat trick and the New York Islanders snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Friday night

Nylander, van Riemsdyk score early, Maple Leafs beat Rangers

William Nylander and James van Riemsdyk scored in the first period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Friday night

Blue Jackets' success renews debate over morning skates

The Blue Jackets' success since coach John Tortorella eliminated morning skates has sparked a renewed debate around the NHL about the age-old hockey tradition

Muzzin, Pearson lead LA Kings' 5-1 rout of struggling Blues

Jake Muzzin and Tanner Pearson scored two goals apiece in the Los Angeles Kings' fourth victory in six games, 5-1 over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night

Gibson, Silfverberg solid again as Ducks beat Avs 4-1

John Gibson made 33 saves two days after he recorded a shutout, and Jakob Silfverberg scored for a second straight game as the Anaheim Ducks climbed into sole possession of the Pacific Division lead with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche

Goals by Klingberg and Johns rally Stars past Red Wings 5-2

Defensemen John Klingberg and Stephen Johns scored goals 49 seconds apart in the second period and the Dallas Stars topped the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Thursday night

Oilers beat Devils in OT in Taylor Hall's return to Edmonton

Leon Draisaitl scored in overtime and added two assists and the Edmonton Oilers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Thursday night to snap a two-game losing streak

Niederreiter gets 2 goals as Wild romp past Canadiens 7-1

Eric Staal and Jordan Schroeder scored 39 seconds apart in the second period, Nino Niederreiter had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild overwhelmed Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens on their way to a 7-1 victory Thursday night

Condon makes 29 saves, Senators beat Penguins 4-1

Mike Condon made 29 saves to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Thursday night

Bishop returns, Palat gets 2 goals, Lightning top Sabres 4-2

Ben Bishop made 24 saves in his return after missing nine games with a lower-body injury, Ondrej Palat had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Thursday night

Giroux's shootout goal leads Flyers over Canucks 5-4

Claude Giroux scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday night