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Berube's Blues playing well enough to make run at playoffs

Berube's Blues playing well enough to make run at playoffs

This is not Brayden Schenn's first rodeo with a lot of things this season. It is his second time playing under Craig Berube as an interim coach and the third time his name has been prominent in trade speculation. For Schenn and the St.
'Dinosaur' defencemen like Orpik survive in NHL by adapting

'Dinosaur' defencemen like Orpik survive in NHL by adapting

When John Tortorella compares Brooks Orpik to a creature that went extinct 65 million years ago, he means it affectionately. "He's a little bit of a dinosaur because he hits, and there isn't a lot of hitting in this game," Tortorella said.
Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2

Hertl's hat trick leads Sharks past Penguins 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Tomas Hertl needed just three games to get his first NHL hat trick. It was more than a five-year wait for the second one, which came while he's playing perhaps the best hockey of his career.
Lightning top Stars 2-0 on Vasilevskiy's 2nd shutout in week

Lightning top Stars 2-0 on Vasilevskiy's 2nd shutout in week

DALLAS — Andrei Vasilevskiy's second shutout in a week came with a little help from his friends on the penalty kill.
Filppula's OT goal lifts surging Islanders past Blues 2-1

Filppula's OT goal lifts surging Islanders past Blues 2-1

NEW YORK — Valtteri Filppula scored 1:37 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night for their 12th win in 15 games. Jordan Eberle had a goal in the first period for New York, and Robin Lehner stopped 30 shots.
Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

NASHVILLE — Viktor Arvidsson is feeling healthier with each passing game, and the results are showing in the back of the net.
Zucker's goal in shootout seals Wild's 3-2 win over Kings

Zucker's goal in shootout seals Wild's 3-2 win over Kings

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jason Zucker knew just what he wanted to do on his turn in the shootout. Zucker scored on that backhand in a shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
Red Wings beat Ducks 3-1, extend record losing streak to 12

Red Wings beat Ducks 3-1, extend record losing streak to 12

DETROIT — The Anaheim Ducks dropped their heads on the bench and looked down at their skates, another defeat seemingly imminent.
Niemi has 52 saves as Canadiens extend win streak with 5-1 victory over Panthers

Niemi has 52 saves as Canadiens extend win streak with 5-1 victory over Panthers

MONTREAL — Antti Niemi experienced two firsts in net for the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night. First, Niemi made a career-high 52 stops as the Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers.
Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 6-2 win over Hurricanes

Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 6-2 win over Hurricanes

NEW YORK — With players up and down the lineup producing multiple points, the New York Rangers broke through for a confidence-building victory they desperately needed.