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Oilers end Panthers' 5-game win streak
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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) The last time Edmonton lost a road game at Florida, Connor McDavid was 5 years old.
He's 20 now. And he wasn't about to let the streak end just yet.
McDavid helped set up Kris Russell's winner with 7:58 left, and the Oilers beat Florida 4-3 on Wednesday to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak.
Rakell scores 2, Ducks halt Bruins' run
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Rickard Rakell is perhaps the only Anaheim Ducks forward who should feel good about his offensive game lately, and even he was mired in a five-goal goalless streak when the surging Boston Bruins visited.
Rakell came through with two scores in a game that reminded the Ducks they can still fill a net on occasion.
Kuznetsov's 2 goals lead Caps by Flyers
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A big boost from the video guys and bigger shots by Evgeny Kuznetsov got the Capitals back on the winning track.
Kuznetsov scored two goals, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and Washington beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Avs' Iginla receptive to being traded
DENVER (AP) Jarome Iginla's teammates are rooting for him to pack his bags and leave town.
Nothing personal, of course, they just want the charismatic Colorado Avalanche forward to be traded for what might be his final shot at a Stanley Cup title.
Wild hoping to avoid post-bye blues
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The remarkably slump-proof Minnesota Wild will have their season-long stability challenged next week.
That's when the Western Conference leaders come back from their bye, the five-day gap on every team's schedule gained by the NHL Players Association as a concession for the new All-Star Game format.
Habs top Rangers for Julien's first win
NEW YORK (AP) Carey Price gave the Montreal Canadiens a much-needed win.
Price made 28 saves and Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens.
Toews has 5 points, 'Hawks best Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The relatively slow start to the season for Jonathan Toews has been buried by his recent surge.
The captain is in prime form at the right time for the Blackhawks, reminding the Minnesota Wild that their postseason path will likely lead to Chicago.
Kings edge Avs, Sutter ties team mark
DENVER (AP) Just like his goaltender, Darryl Sutter proved good at deflecting.
Sutter sidestepped questions about moving into a tie for most wins as coach of the Los Angeles Kings following a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Undermanned Senators edge Devils, 2-1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The Ottawa Senators were without three top forwards Tuesday night, so they had to make up for it with defense and goaltending.
Craig Anderson made 29 saves and the Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night to stay within two points of Montreal in the race for first place in the Atlantic Division.
Gardiner helps Maple Leafs by Jets in OT
TORONTO (AP) This time it was Auston Matthews' turn to get the win in his second matchup with fellow rookie sensation Patrik Laine.
Matthews had three assists, including one on Jake Gardiner's goal at 2:29 of overtime that lifted the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 victory over Laine and the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
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