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New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall (9) forces the puck between the legs of Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward (30) for the winning goal in overtime at an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. Hurricanes' Noah Hanifin (5) defends. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
February 18, 2018 - 9:15 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Taylor Hall has had the hottest stick in the NHL for the past month, but on Sunday his streak almost came to an end. Then came overtime. Hall came through with the winning goal with 22 seconds left in the extra period, giving the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the...
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February 18, 2018 - 8:31 pm
NASCAR-DAYTONA 500 Dillon drives No. 3 to victory at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 car found its way to victory lane at the Daytona 500, 20 years after Dale Earnhardt's only victory in "The Great American Race." Austin Dillon grabbed the lead on the final lap in overtime and took the...
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February 18, 2018 - 8:15 pm
New Jersey 1 1 0 1—3 Carolina 0 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, New Jersey, Hischier 13 (Vatanen, Kinkaid), 10:56 (pp). Penalties_Pesce, CAR, (holding), 10:27; Slavin, CAR, (tripping), 15:22. Second Period_2, Carolina, Teravainen 14 (van Riemsdyk, Rask), 6:05. 3, New Jersey, Zacha 6 (Moore), 15:33...
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February 18, 2018 - 7:50 pm
New Jersey 1 1 0 1—3 Carolina 0 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, New Jersey, Hischier 13 (Kinkaid, Vatanen), 10:56 (pp). Penalties_Pesce, CAR, (holding), 10:27; Slavin, CAR, (tripping), 15:22. Second Period_2, Carolina, Teravainen 14 (Rask, van Riemsdyk), 6:05. 3, New Jersey, Zacha 6 (Moore), 15:33...
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February 18, 2018 - 7:46 pm
New Jersey 1 1 0 1—3 Carolina 0 1 1 0—2 First Period_1, New Jersey, Hischier 13 (Kinkaid, Vatanen), 10:56 (pp). Penalties_Pesce, CAR, (holding), 10:27; Slavin, CAR, (tripping), 15:22. Second Period_2, Carolina, Teravainen 14 (Rask, van Riemsdyk), 6:05. 3, New Jersey, Zacha 6 (Moore), 15:33...
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Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, front, drives downice with the puck as Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog pursues in the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 18, 2018 - 7:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — Late in the second period, with his team outplaying Colorado, Edmonton coach Todd McLellan couldn't believe his Oilers were trailing 2-1. "Jay Woodcroft and I looked at each other and said, 'How are we losing this game?'" McLellan said. They didn't, thanks to another big game by...
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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) argues with Chicago Blackhawks fans from the penalty box during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 7-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)
February 18, 2018 - 5:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — This wasn't the first time Devante Smith-Pelly has had racial taunts directed at him during a hockey game. And the Washington Capitals forward knew immediately what the intent of the message was when a few fans began chanting "basketball, basketball, basketball," while Smith-...
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New York Rangers left wing Cody McLeod (8) watches as Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon (49) makes a glove save in the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 18, 2018 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Pressed into action after Flyers starter Michal Neuvirth left with a lower-body injury, rookie goaltender Alex Lyon was confident at Madison Square Garden having played there before for Yale. In his fourth NHL game, Lyon calmly went out over the next 40 minutes and made 25 saves for...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:54 pm
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February 18, 2018 - 2:17 pm
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