LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' second postseason didn't last nearly as long as their first but general manager George McPhee said "there will be no pity parties" after the way it...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Mark Stone had to wait a few weeks, but he finally scored his first goal for Vegas.
Kucherov, Vasilevskiy lead NHL-best Lightning past Oilers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning, who have the best record in the NHL at 11-3-1.
Senators Borowiecki suspended 3 games for illegal head check
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has suspended Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki for three games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Vegas Golden Knights forward Cody Eakin.
The hit happened early in the first period of the Senators-Golden Knights game Sunday in Las Vegas. Borowiecki was whistled for a major penalty for charging, as well as a game misconduct.
Tuch gets tiebreaker in 2nd, Golden Knights beat Flames 7-3
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another game, another record for the Vegas Golden Knights.
Alex Tuch scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the Vegas Golden Knights pulled away for a 7-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.
The win moved the Golden Knights back atop the NHL standings with 84 points — a record for an expansion team in its inaugural season — one point ahead of Eastern Conference-leading Tampa Bay.
Hischier scores twice as Devils extend win streak to 5
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Top overall draft pick Nico Hischier scored two goals in the first period, and the New Jersey Devils extended their season-high winning streak to five games with a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Taylor Hall had two assists, Cory Schneider made 31 saves and the Devils killed off all five Red Wings power plays in extending Detroit's losing streak to three games. Sami Vatanen scored into an empty net with 23 seconds to play for the final margin.
Vegas routs Avs 7-0 to extend best start by expansion team
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oscar Dansk earned his third win in three career games and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-0 on Friday night to extend the best start by an NHL expansion team.
The Golden Knights improved to 8-1-0. They've won five straight, matching the longest winning streak by a team in its inaugural season, joining the New York Rangers (1926-27) and Edmonton Oilers (1979-80), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Hitch back, Bishop in net as Stars hope to feel like 1999
LAST SEASON: 34-37-11, 79 points. Sixth in Central Division.
COACH: Ken Hitchcock (first season back in Dallas; 22nd NHL season, eighth with Stars).
ADDED: F Alexander Radulov, G Ben Bishop, D Marc Methot, C Martin Hanzal.
LOST: G Antti Niemi, F Patrick Sharp, F Alex Hemsky, C Cody Eakin
Golden Knights rout Canucks 9-4 in first preseason game
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — By the time the Elvis Presley impersonator singing tunes between whistles had left the building, the NHL's newest franchise was already well on its way to victory in its first exhibition game.
Tyler Wong scored three times and added an assist to help the expansion Vegas Golden Knights rout the Vancouver Canucks 9-4 on Sunday. Wong scored the first exhibition goal in club history.
Roussel has hat trick, Benn lifts Stars over Lightning in OT
DALLAS (AP) — Antoine Roussel might be buying lunch for his Dallas Stars teammates for a while.
The fan favorite netted his first career hat trick, captain Jamie Benn scored 3:47 into overtime and the Stars rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night.
"He bought lunch today, so I think he's going to have to do that again," Benn said.
Stewart scores winner in shootout, Wild beat Stars 3-2
DALLAS (AP) — Chris Stewart scored in the fifth round of a shootout, lifting the Minnesota Wild past the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Stewart moved the puck to his backhand and slid the puck in under Dallas goalie Kari Lehtonen, who got a piece of it.
Patrick Eaves and Jamie Benn had scored for the Stars in the shootout, but Jason Pominville and Mikko Koivu matched them. Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk stopped Jason Spezza before Stewart's shot won the game.
Sharp scores twice, Stars hold on for 7-6 win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Sharp scored twice, Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had a goal and two assists each and the Dallas Stars held on for a wild 7-6 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist, Antoine Roussel and Adam Cracknell also scored and the Stars won for the third time in nine games (3-5-1). Radek Faksa and Lauri Korpikoski each had two assists.
NHL suspends Dallas’ Cody Eakin, Ottawa’s Mike Hoffman
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL suspended Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin and Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman on Friday.
Eakin was suspended for four games without pay for charging New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, and Hoffman was penalized two games for cross-checking San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture.
Stars’ Ales Hemsky out 5-6 months following hip surgery
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Stars forward Ales Hemsky will miss five to six months after surgery for a hip injury that general manager Jim Nill said was sustained during the World Cup of Hockey.
Nill said the surgery was performed Monday. Hemsky, who was on injured reserve early in the season with what was called a groin injury, played one game this season against Columbus, recording one shot in 16 minutes. He played for the Czech Republic in the World Cup.