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Penguins top Coyotes in eight-round shootout for third straight win

Penguins top Coyotes in eight-round shootout for third straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Brandon Tanev scored with 3:02 remaining in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins won an eight-round shootout for a 4-3 victory against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on Sunday.Tristan Jarry made 24 saves and Teddy Blueger scored the decisive goal in the shootout for Pittsburgh (28-12-5), which swept its…

Sabres use quick start to top Red Wings

Sabres use quick start to top Red Wings

DETROIT — Evan Rodrigues scored his first two goals of the season for the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on Sunday.”I knew something was going to go in eventually,” said Rodriguez, who had gone 33 games without a goal dating to last season. “You just…

Perron, Oshie, Marner, Hughes named Last Men In winners

Perron, Oshie, Marner, Hughes named Last Men In winners

David Perron will join St. Louis Blues teammates Ryan O’Reilly, Alex Pietrangelo and Jordan Binnington at the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Enterprise Center in St. Louis on Jan. 25.Perron was among the four players who won the 2020 NHL All-Star Last Men In presented by adidas fan vote. The forward will be making…

Horvat scores twice, Canucks defeat Wild

Horvat scores twice, Canucks defeat Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jacob Markstrom made 23 saves to win his second consecutive start of a back-to-back when the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-1 at Xcel Energy Center on Sunday.Bo Horvat scored twice and J.T. Miller had two assists for Vancouver (25-17-4), which defeated the Buffalo Sabres 6-3 on Saturday. Markstrom made…

Shero out as Devils general manager after five seasons

Shero out as Devils general manager after five seasons

NEWARK, N.J. — Ray Shero was fired as general manager of the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.Tom Fitzgerald, who was assistant GM, is taking over on an interim basis. Former Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who is their executive vice president of business development, will serve as an adviser for hockey operations.New Jersey (17-21-7) is in…

Saros makes 28 saves, Predators shut out Jets

Saros makes 28 saves, Predators shut out Jets

WINNIPEG — Juuse Saros made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Nashville Predators defeated the Winnipeg Jets 1-0 at Bell MTS Place on Sunday.Kyle Turris scored 11:53 into the first period for the Predators (21-16-7), who have points in four of their past five games (3-1-1).Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves…

Around The NFL: 2019 Divisional Round Recap

Around The NFL: 2019 Divisional Round Recap

A room filled with heroes — Dan Hanzus, Chris Wesseling, Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal — recap each of the games from the Divisional Round starting with the Packers’ win over the Seahawks (3:11). The guys recaps the Chiefs’ epic comeback against the Texans (18:38) before doing some halftime news including the Browns landing a…

Aaron Rodgers-Davante Adams connection paces Pack

Aaron Rodgers-Davante Adams connection paces Pack

Facing third-and-8 with the game still very much hanging in the balance Sunday, Aaron Rodgers turned to his most trusted target. The quarterback dropped back to pass and immediately turned to Davante Adams, who was streaking up the field in one-on-one coverage. Rodgers lofted a pass toward Adams, sending the ball over the head of…

Pete Carroll on game-ending spot: ‘It looked short’

Pete Carroll on game-ending spot: ‘It looked short’

The Packers feasted on Seattle’s third-down defense all game, converting time and time again. With the game in the balance, Green Bay leading by five points, the Seahawks forced another third-and-9 at the two-minute warning. Aaron Rodgers dropped back, faced pressure from a Seattle blitz, and zipped a pass to Jimmy Graham over the middle.…

Packers top Seahawks to advance to NFC title game

Packers top Seahawks to advance to NFC title game

It’s been four years, but the Green Bay Packers once again are one win away from playing in the Super Bowl. Behind some late-game heroics from Aaron Rodgers to ice it, the No. 2 seed Packers edged a game fifth-seeded Seahawks squad at home, 28-23, to earn their first NFC Championship appearance since 2016. Next…