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Coyle’s late goal lifts Wild past Oilers

Minnesota Wild's Nino Niederreiter (22) checks Edmonton Oilers' Derek Roy (8) during first period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A trip to Edmonton usually seems to be able to break the Minnesota Wild out of a funk.

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Staal, Faulk lead Hurricanes to 4-2 win over Lightning

Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) falls while attempting to score against Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eric Staal and Nathan Gerbe got the Carolina Hurricanes off on the right foot Tuesday night, ending their struggles against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Crosby-less Penguins rally for 5-3 win over Winnipeg

Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Spaling (13) celebrates his goal with Robert Bortuzzo (41) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Perron and Brandon Sutter scored power-play goals less than 4 minutes apart in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied for a 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.

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Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3

Columbus Blue Jackets' David Savard (58) keeps the puck away from Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), of Russia, in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mike Munden)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

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Devils need to climb big hill to avoid another bad year

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With less than half the season to go, the New Jersey Devils are in danger of missing the playoffs for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five.

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