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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Calgary Flames right wing Jaromir Jagr, of the Czech Republic, waits for a face-off against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Multiple people with direct knowledge of the move say the Calgary Flames have placed Jagr on waivers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, because the team had not announced the transaction. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 28, 2018 - 3:05 pm
In what could spell the end of his illustrious NHL career, Jaromir Jagr has been placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames. Two people with direct knowledge of the move confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the transaction. The second...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2017, file photo, Calgary Flames right wing Jaromir Jagr, of the Czech Republic, waits for a face-off against the Colorado Avalanche during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. Multiple people with direct knowledge of the move say the Calgary Flames have placed Jagr on waivers. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, because the team had not announced the transaction. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 28, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The Calgary Flames placed veteran forward Jaromir Jagr on waivers, which could spell the end of his illustrious NHL career, two people with direct knowledge of the move told The Associated Press. The people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the...
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Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin reacts after winning the hardest shot during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star Game weekend, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
January 27, 2018 - 10:43 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had already clinched the hardest shot title at the NHL All-Star game skills competition before taking his final shot. All that was left was to try to top 100 mph, and Ovechkin did it. The Washington star was the only player the break the century mark Saturday night...
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Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin reacts after winning the hardest shot during the Skills Competition, part of the NHL All-Star Game weekend, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
January 27, 2018 - 9:57 pm
TAMPA,Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin won the hardest shot title at the NHL All-Star game skills competition Saturday night with a drive of 101.3 mph. The Washington star was the only player the break the century mark, coming on his second and final try. Ovechkin's first attempt went 98.8 mph. Others in...
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Tom Puckett
January 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The all-star break marks the end of the season for a Buffalo Sabre. Zach Bogosian will undergo hip surgery next week. "The news regarding Zach’s injury is unfortunate,” Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill said. “Zach has been dealing with this injury since the beginning of the...
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Jan 25, 2018; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Buffalo Sabres right wing Nicholas Baptiste (13) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period at Rogers Arena.
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Richard Root
January 26, 2018 - 2:50 am
Vancouver, BC (WBEN) - It was a good week to be a Sabres fan as they went three for three on their swing through Western Canada this week. Last night, they shut out the Vancouver Canucks 4-0. Samson Reinhart got the first goal less than five minutes into the first period. In the second, no sooner...
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Buffalo Sabres left wing Evander Kane (9) celebrates with goalie Robin Lehner (40), of Sweden, after the Sabres defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 during an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 12:57 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Robin Lehner made 30 saves for his second straight shutout and the Buffalo Sabres blanked the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 on Thursday night. Sam Reinhart, Nicholas Baptiste, Kyle Okposo and Johan Larsson scored for the Sabres, who won three straight games for the first...
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New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) takes control of the puck against the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
January 26, 2018 - 12:47 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ross Johnston scored the first goal of his NHL career, helping the New York Islanders defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 on Thursday night. Jordan Eberle also scored for the Islanders, while Jaroslav Halak had 38 saves. Vegas (32-12-4) was looking to tie the 1993-94 Florida...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 25, 2018 - 11:13 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan can see confidence beginning to build for rookie forward Dominik Simon. Playing alongside Sidney Crosby certainly helps. Simon scored twice, Evgeni Malkin also scored two power-play goals and Crosby had three assists to reach another career...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) scores a goal past Florida Panthers goaltender Harri Sateri (29) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
January 25, 2018 - 10:22 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the season and got his 500th career assist to help the Washington Capitals snap a three-game skid with a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Ovechkin is the sixth player in NHL history with at least 30 goals in 13 or more...
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