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Milan Lucic scores first as a Flame, Calgary beats Buffalo 4-3

Milan Lucic scores first as a Flame, Calgary beats Buffalo 4-3

CALGARY — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with Calgary. Lucic's goal 3:58 into the third period ended up the winner as the Flames survived two late Buffalo goals to hang on and beat the Sabres 4-3 on Thursday.
Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

Pavelski scores on power play in OT, Stars beat Jets 3-2

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars didn’t want to be in overtime after blowing a two-goal lead. Joe Pavelski didn’t mind because he’d been there before. Pavelski scored on the power play 2:02 into overtime and Dallas beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2.
Raptors handle Harden but can't corral rest of Rockets in home loss

Raptors handle Harden but can't corral rest of Rockets in home loss

TORONTO — Raptors coach Nick Nurse called it "an interesting experiment." But ultimately it proved to be another opposition failure in the James Harden laboratory.
Landeskog scores in return from injury, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

Landeskog scores in return from injury, Avalanche beat Canadiens 3-2

MONTREAL — Cayden Primeau did not look out of place on the Bell Centre ice. The Canadiens goaltender stopped 32-of-35 shots in his NHL debut, coming up just short in a 3-2 loss to the Colorado Avalanche Thursday night.
Rated draft prospects Rossi, Quinn, focused on giving 67's another OHL title shot

Rated draft prospects Rossi, Quinn, focused on giving 67's another OHL title shot

Marco Rossi and Jack Quinn have some unfinished business with the Ottawa 67's. Ottawa led the Ontario Hockey League with a 50-win regular season in 2018-19, then won 14 straight playoff games to move two victories away from the Memorial Cup.

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni philosophical about missed James Harden dunk

TORONTO — Houston coach Mike D'Antoni was philosophical Thursday in the wake of a James Harden dunk that didn't count in the Rockets' loss in San Antonio on Tuesday. "It's just part of the game.
Canadian skiers Remme, Gagnon pursue downhill gains for combined success

Canadian skiers Remme, Gagnon pursue downhill gains for combined success

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Canada lacks a classic downhiller in women's ski racing, but speed is vitally important to the all-rounders on the national alpine team. Roni Remme of Collingwood, Ont., and Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac-Etchemin, Que.
Former NHL player Sopel said stories about Crawford were not meant as allegations

Former NHL player Sopel said stories about Crawford were not meant as allegations

Former NHL player Brent Sopel says his stories on a year-old podcast about rough treatment from Marc Crawford were meant "to entertain the listener" and not to make allegations against his former coach.
Cale Makar making early run at Calder Trophy: 'I haven't seen anybody like him'

Cale Makar making early run at Calder Trophy: 'I haven't seen anybody like him'

TORONTO — It was pointed out to Cale Makar back in September he didn't seem at all daunted by sky-high expectations.