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'Canes have 4th straight game postponed

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The National Hockey League has postponed the Tampa Bay at Carolina game scheduled for Tuesday because of coronavirus concerns with the Hurricanes.


Predators G Ingram in assistance program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville Predators goaltender Connor Ingram is voluntarily taking part in a confidential NHL player assistance program, keeping him away from the team during that time.

The NHL and its union announced Ingram's decision Monday and said there will be no further comment.


Leafs Hall of Famer Armstrong dies at 90

TORONTO (AP) George Armstrong, who captained the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups in the 1960s, has died. He was 90.

His death was announced Sunday by the Maple Leafs, who said he died of heart complications, citing his family.


Suter's 1st 3 NHL goals lift Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Pius Suter exhaled after he scored his first NHL goal. Once he got his second, he started thinking about another one.

Suter collected his first three goals in his sixth game and Kevin Lankinen made 25 saves, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Sunday for their second straight win.


Stars match 2-game PPG record, top Preds

DALLAS (AP) Joe Pavelski helped the Dallas Stars tie the NHL record for power-play goals in the first two games, scoring one of three with the man advantage in another victory over the Nashville Predators, 3-2 on Sunday night.

Denis Gurianov and Roope Hintz also scored on the power play after the Stars went 5 of 8 with the man advantage in a 7-0 victory over the Predators in their delayed opener. Dallas was 3 of 4 on the power play this time.


Oilers' Draisaitl beats Jets at buzzer

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Leon Draisaitl scored with less than a second left to give the Edmonton Oilers a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night.

As a late Edmonton power play expired, Oilers forward Connor McDavid tried to move the puck around the Winnipeg net. He then passed the puck back to Draisaitl, who fired the puck past Jets goalie Laurent Brossoit with fractions of a second left.


Guentzel's 100th puts Pens over Rangers

PITTSBURGH (AP) Jake Guentzel scored the 100th goal of his NHL career with less than two minutes remaining, rallying the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.

Guentzel's goal at 18:29 was his second of the season.


Smith ties rookie mark, Devils top Isles

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Ty Smith set up two first-period goals to become the sixth NHL rookie defenseman to get points in his first five games, leading the New Jersey Devils to an 2-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night.

Scott Wedgewood, who spent last season in the AHL, made 28 saves for his first NHL shutout since blanking the Devils in December 2017 for Arizona. The win was his first in an NHL game since February 2018.


Knights score late to down Coyotes 1-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Vegas winger Alex Tuch dumped the puck from near the center line with the clock winding down, prompting shouts of "Ice!" from Arizona's bench.

Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun figured the play would be whistled dead. Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault never stopped skating.


Ullmark shines in SO as Sabres edge Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) Linus Ullmark endured a wave of emotions in less than a week since learning of his father's death at the age of 63.

After stopping all three shots he faced in the shootout Sunday to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 for his first victory of the season, the Swedish goaltender felt a mix of relief and joy.