Posts Tagged Professional hockey

Ward scores 2, lifts Caps to 3-1 win over Flames

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby kicks away a shot from the Calgary Flames during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dropped to the fourth line by Barry Trotz, Joel Ward responded just as the Washington Capitals coach knew he would.

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Eller breaks 2nd-period tie; Canadiens top Rangers

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) is scored on by Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty, not seen, as Rangers' Marc Staal (18) defends during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

MONTREAL (AP) — Carey Price has thoroughly impressed his Montreal Canadiens teammates.

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Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony

Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils players stand shoulder to shoulder around members of the Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders during a minute of silence before an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Players on opposing teams formed a circle at center ice as hockey made a stirring return to Ottawa on Saturday night.

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Blues top Blackhawks, snap skid at 2 games

St. Louis Blues' Barret Jackman (5) and Chicago Blackhawks' Daniel Carcillo (13) vie for the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz, Ryan Reaves and Dmitrij Jaskin all scored, and the St. Louis Blues snapped a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

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Zucker and Wild storm Lightning in 7-2 win

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jason Zucker had two goals, and the Minnesota Wild routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-2 on Saturday night.

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