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Kings rally past Rangers, end losing streak at six

Score four straight goals after allowing two in first

by Dan Greenspan / Correspondent

LOS ANGELES -- Jake Muzzin, Michael Amadio and Tanner Pearson each scored on the power play, and the Los Angeles Kings ended their losing streak at six with a 4-2 victory against the New York Rangers at Staples Center on Sunday.

Defensemen Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez each had two assists, and Jonathan Quick made 21 saves for the Kings (25-17-5) to end his personal five-game losing streak.

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Maple Leafs to host Mental Health Awareness Night

Forward Brown at forefront of Toronto's Hockey Talks initiative

by Dave McCarthy / Correspondent

TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs are doing their part to raise awareness of mental health issues through their sixth annual Hockey Talks Mental Health Awareness Night, set for Monday, when the Maple Leafs host the Colorado Avalanche at Air Canada Centre (7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, SNO, ALT2, NHL.TV).

"It's an issue that's touched close to me," Maple Leafs forward Connor Brown said. "I know some people who have been affected by mental health struggles and it really is a big issue in society today that needs to be addressed.

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Golden Knights defeat Hurricanes, sit atop NHL standings

Move one point ahead with win against Carolina

by Kurt Dusterberg / Correspondent

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Vegas Golden Knights moved into first place in the NHL standings with a 5-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Sunday.

Colin Miller had a goal and two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves for the Golden Knights (31-11-4), who moved one point ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning for the most in the NHL. 

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Konecny posts OT winner, Flyers move into playoff position with 2-1 win over Caps

by @NHLFlyers /

Make it three for three as Travis Konecny scored 27 seconds into overtime to give the Flyers a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals for their third straight win in a four-day span.

Michael Raffl scored just over six minutes into the second period to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead off a great dish from Valtteri Filppula, but Alex Ovechkin tied it with a power play goal with under 16 seconds remaining in the frame. 

After a scoreless third period, Konecny tallied the game-winner on the Flyers' first shot of overtime. Brian Elliott made several stellar saves among his 27, while Braden Holtby stopped 21 of 23 in the loss.

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Notes: Hicketts to make NHL debut versus Devils

Glendening and Abdelkader close to returning to lineup

by Arthur J. Regner @arthurjregner /

DETROIT -- During the preseason, defenseman Joe Hicketts left a favorable impression with Red Wings management and Detroit's rabid fans.

The Wings called up Hicketts, 21, on Sunday from Grand Rapids to replace Trevor Daley, who suffered a lower-body injury in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Konecny, Flyers top Capitals in overtime

Scores at 27 seconds to give Philadelphia third straight win, seventh in past eight

by Brian McNally / Correspondent

WASHINGTON -- Travis Konecny scored 27 seconds into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 2-1 win against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Sunday.

Konecny's shot deflected off Washington forward T.J. Oshie and past goalie Braden Holtby. Ivan Provorov and Sean Couturier got the assists.

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Getting To Know: Samuel Girard

The young defenseman is in his first season in the NHL

by Taylor Hodapp /

Defenseman Samuel Girard is in his rookie season in the NHL after the Colorado Avalanche acquired him from the Nashville Predators in a three-team trade on Nov. 5. The 5-foot-10, 162-pound Canadian was selected in the second round (47th overall) of the 2016 draft by Nashville and made his NHL debut with the Predators this season on Oct. 10.

His first game with the Avs came in Stockholm, Sweden, on Nov. 10, when the team played the Ottawa Senators in the 2017 SAP NHL Global Series.

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Canucks at Jets preview

Horvat likely back for Vancouver; Winnipeg seeks to end scoring slump

by Scott Billeck / Correspondent

CANUCKS (18-22-6) at JETS (27-13-7)

8 p.m. ET; SN, NHL.TV


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Forward Bo Horvat is expected to return to the lineup for the Vancouver Canucks when they visit the Winnipeg Jets at Bell MTS Place on Sunday.

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Fantasy: 31 weekly trends for NHL teams

Lindholm joins Hurricanes top line; Dell must-own goalie with Jones injured; Provorov among top 'D' since Jan. 1

by Rob Reese @NHLReese / Fantasy Editor

Each week, will identify a fantasy-relevant development from the past week for each of the 31 teams based on injuries, lineup changes and production trends.


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Beauvillier thriving with Islanders after finding confidence in minors

20-year-old forward playing with renewed fearlessness following brief AHL stints

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- New York Islanders forward Anthony Beauvillier was looking to make an immediate impact this season. The 20-year-old had nine goals and 24 points as a rookie in 2016-17 and was eager to improve on those levels in his second NHL season.

The expectations were there. Beauvillier's game wasn't.

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