ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coach Bruce Boudreau called it the team's most complete game of the season.
It was done short-handed.
Eric Staal broke out of an early slump with two goals and...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk left Tuesday night's 3-0 win against Edmonton after being injured early in the second period.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Already way behind, the Philadelphia Flyers fired a franchise-record 25 shots on goal in the third period.
It wasn't nearly enough to overcome another big night for...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman has been interested in Drake Caggiula for a while.
He finally got his man.
Chicago acquired Caggiula and defenseman Jason Garrison in a trade with Edmonton on Sunday for defensemen Brandon Manning and Robin Norell. Caggiula will report to the Blackhawks once he resolves a visa issue, while Garrison is headed to the minors if he clears waivers.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers acquired three defensemen Sunday, getting Alexander Petrovic from the Florida Panthers and adding Brandon Manning and Robin Norell hours later from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Florida received defenseman Chris Wideman and a conditional 2019 third-round pick, and Chicago got forward Drake Caggiula and defenseman Jason Garrison.
CHICAGO (AP) — Morgan Rielly scored 19 seconds into overtime, John Tavares had three goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs spoiled Chicago's home opener with a wild 7-6 victory over the Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Auston Matthews added two goals and two assists for Toronto in the opener of a four-game trip. Rielly also had two assists and Kasperi Kapanen finished with a goal and an assist.
Garret Sparks made 25 saves to get the win in his first NHL game since 2016.
LAST SEASON: 42-26-14, 98 Points. Third in Metropolitan Division. Lost to Pittsburgh Penguins in first round of Eastern Conference playoffs.
COACH: Dave Hakstol (fourth season, fourth NHL season).
LAST SEASON: 33-39-10, 76 points. Last place in Central Division.
COACH: Joel Quenneville (11th season, 22nd NHL season).
ADDED: G Cam Ward, F Chris Kunitz, D Brandon Manning, F Marcus Kruger.
LOST: F Vinnie Hinostroza, D Jordan Oesterle, F Patrick Sharp, G Jean-Francois Berube.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to contracts with free agents Chris Kunitz, Cam Ward and Brandon Manning on Sunday, addressing their depth in every position group after missing the playoffs for the first time in a decade.
Kunitz got a one-year deal worth $1 million, and Ward's one-year contract is for $3 million. Manning received a two-year deal.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers remain on a roll.
Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and Philadelphia earned its fifth consecutive victory in a 5-3 win over Ottawa on Saturday.
Claude Giroux, Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg and Nolan Patrick also scored and Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in his second start for Philadelphia since being acquired in a trade with Detroit.
It's been an impressive couple of months for the Flyers, who were 28th overall Dec. 3.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Brandon Manning had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers topped the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive victory.
Ivan Provorov, Robert Hagg, Claude Giroux and Nolan Patrick also scored for the Flyers. Petr Mrazek made 25 saves in his second start for the Flyers since being acquired in a trade with Detroit.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The struggling Philadelphia Flyers are hopeful of building off a win over the NHL's top team.
Claude Giroux had three assists, Sean Couturier scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the Flyers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night.
"You could tell right from the beginning, we had a little pep to our step," Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere said. "Our battle level was a lot higher, and obviously it showed on the scoreboard."
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Claude Giroux had three assists, Sean Couturier scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night.
Philadelphia also got goals from Wayne Simmonds, Shayne Gostisbehere, Brandon Manning and Valtteri Filppula. Brian Elliott, making his 13th consecutive start, stopped 24 shots.
The Flyers had lost four of five, including 3-2 at Florida on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau and the rest of the Calgary Flames had something to prove after getting embarrassed in Detroit on Wednesday night.
Monahan recorded the first hat trick of his NHL career, Gaudreau picked up a goal and two assists to extend his points streak to a career-high nine games, and Michael Frolik scored 1:18 into overtime to provide the margin of victory in Calgary's 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michal Neuvirth made 33 saves and Brandon Manning broke a scoreless tie with a second-period goal to lead the Philadelphia Flyers over the St. Louis Blues 2-0 on Thursday night.
Claude Giroux added an empty-net goal with 5.4 seconds left in Philadelphia's first shutout of the season.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michal Neuvirth looked perfectly comfortable in the black cape with white fur along the collar.
The Philadelphia Flyers' goalie enjoyed wearing the rather hideous garment, which also featured bright sequins on the sleeve proclaiming him the player of the game.
Neuvirth made 33 saves and Brandon Manning broke a scoreless tie with a second-period goal to lead Philadelphia over the St. Louis Blues 2-0 on Thursday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Valtteri Filppula and Claude Giroux gave the Flyers an edge in the second period, and Brian Elliott held it.
Filppula and Giroux scored, Elliott had 28 saves and Philadelphia beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Saturday night.
Filppula made it 3-1 with his fifth goal in the second period, and Giroux made it 4-2 with his sixth goal four minutes later. Brandon Manning and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers.
BOSTON (AP) — It was a low-percentage chance that might just help the Boston Bruins reach the playoffs for the first time in three seasons.
It also could lead to the end of Philadelphia's hopes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning has been suspended for two games by the NHL for interference against Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel.
The punishment stems from Saturday's game in Pittsburgh at 3:26 of the second period.
The NHL said Monday that Manning will lose more than $10,833 in salary. The money goes to the players' emergency assistance fund.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As the primary target of opponents over his Hall of Fame career, Wayne Gretzky can certainly empathize with the frustration of Oilers star Connor McDavid.
McDavid and Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Brandon Manning jostled all evening long in a 6-5 Edmonton loss. McDavid denounced the tactics of his opponent after the game, claiming Manning intentionally injured him last season; McDavid missed 37 games with a broken collarbone.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Raffl and Sean Couturier scored 34 seconds apart in the first period on Philadelphia's initial two shots, and the Flyers beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Thursday night.
Mark Streit, Wayne Simmonds and Brandon Manning also scored for the Flyers, who had 12 players register points.
Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien had the goals for the Jets, who opened a season-high five-game, nine-day road trip with just their second loss in the last six.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The day after allowing six goals in a lopsided loss, Steve Mason was supposed to be given the night off.
Instead, he was thrown into injury relief duty and helped the Flyers pull out a 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Brayden Schenn scored the tiebreaking goal at 8:43 of the third period, and Brandon Manning and Michael Del Zotto also scored to help the Flyers snap a three-game skid.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brandon Manning has scored just twice for the Philadelphia Flyers in the first 10 games of the season. Both have been in wins against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Manning scored on a short-handed chance at the 8:00 mark of the third period, lifting the Flyers to a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Sunday, snapping a two-game losing streak.