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Carolina activates Semin from IR

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve.

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Johnson lifts Blue Jackets over Blackhawks in SO

Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa, right, of Slovokia, works for the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson scored the winner in the ninth round of a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 39 shots in regulation and eight in the tiebreaker to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.

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Islanders rally late, stun Lightning 3-1

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Carle (25) drives the puck away from New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski (84) as Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) defends the net in the second period of an NHL hockey game at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night.

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Short-handed Jackets lose Jenner for 1-2 months

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets will be without forward Boone Jenner for one to two months because of a stress fracture in his back.

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Ruble crisis threatens Kontinental Hockey League

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League saw itself as the oil-rich rival to the NHL, offering a tempting, if less prestigious, alternative to playing in North America.

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