Celebrity birthdays for the week of Nov. 21-27:
Nov. 21: Actor Laurence Luckinbill is 87. Actor Marlo Thomas is 84. Actor Juliet Mills (“Passions,” ″Nanny and the Professor”) is 80. Actor Goldie Hawn is 76.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Ovechkin got his 742nd career goal, Conor Sheary scored with 1:22 left and the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night.
Garnet Hathaway scored twice to help Washington get its third straight win.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres coach Don Granato recalled how young center Dylan Cozens didn’t flinch upon being informed he and his line would be matched up against two-time NHL MVP Connor McDavid.
The 20-year-old followed up by showing no signs of fear in delivering upon his coach’s trust in a 3-2 win on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 741st career goal to tie Brett Hull for fourth on the NHL’s all-time list, and helped the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-3 on Monday night.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At 40 and opening his 19th NHL season, Sabres goalie Craig Anderson has been around long enough to realize it’s not about what star players a team might be missing, or how inexperienced the roster.
FARSO, Denmark (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger retained his title at the Made in HimmerLand event on the European Tour by shooting 7-under 64 to win by five shots on Sunday.
The Austrian golfer won the tournament in Denmark in 2019 and it was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
Buffalo Sabres (15-32-7, eighth in the East Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (35-16-3, first in the East Division)...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Anders Bjork scored Buffalo’s last two goals in regulation and then had the deciding shootout goal, lifting the Sabres to a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday...
TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen set a course record with a 9-under 62 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Tenerife Open...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor on Tuesday indicted on charges of aggravated assault a surgeon believed to have made headlines in 2011 for carrying out the world’s the first stem-cell windpipe transplants, saying three people had laboratory-made tracheas implanted at Sweden’s leading hospital...
BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and Anders Bjork scored 27 seconds apart in a four-goal first period that chased Braden Holtby, and Charlie Coyle added a short-handed goal to help the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals 7-3 on Monday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis XIV and Oscar Wilde, meet Bjork and Lady Gaga.
What quality do they share, across the centuries...
First Period_1, Boston, Heinen 2 (Bjork), 2:54. 2, Boston, Lauzon 1 (Moore, Kuraly), 17:51.
Second Period_3, Boston, Marchand 6 (Pastrnak, Bergeron), 0:58. 4, Vegas, Eakin 5 (Tuch), 10:55.
First Period_1, Boston, Marchand 14 (Chara, Bergeron), 14:48. Penalties_Kuraly, BOS, (high sticking), 2:29; Atkinson, CBJ, (holding), 2:53; Nash, BOS, (tripping), 19:04.
Second Period_2, Boston, Backes 3 (Heinen, DeBrusk), 8:23 (pp).
HONG KONG (AP) — S.S.P. Chawrasia shot a 1-under 69 Saturday in the third round for a one-stroke lead at the Hong Kong Open...
HONG KONG (AP) — S.S.P. Chawrasia extended his lead at the Hong Kong Open to two strokes Friday after a 4-under 66 in the second round...
First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Buchnevich 7 (Grabner, McDonagh), 9:53. 2, Boston, Pastrnak 9 (Bergeron, Bjork), 10:14. 3, N.Y. Rangers, Vesey 3 (Zibanejad, Buchnevich), 14:41. 4, N.Y. Rangers, Vesey 4 (Shattenkirk, Desharnais), 15:10.
First Period_1, Boston, Marchand 6 (McAvoy, Bjork), 5:27. 2, Los Angeles, Toffoli 2, 9:01.
First Period_1, Boston, Pastrnak 5 (McAvoy, Schaller), 13:16. 2, Boston, Marchand 5, 15:05 (pp). Penalties_Tennyson, BUF, (interference), 15:03; Kane, BUF, (slashing), 16:43.
Second Period_3, Boston, Marchand 6 (Bjork, McAvoy), 0:37.