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Blackhawks end 8-game skid, beat Blues 1-0

Blackhawks end 8-game skid, beat Blues 1-0

CHICAGO — Jeremy Colliton got his first win as an NHL coach when Corey Crawford made 28 saves to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 1-0 on Wednesday night, stopping an eight-game losing streak.
MacKinnon, Rantanen help Avs rally for 6-3 win over Bruins

MacKinnon, Rantanen help Avs rally for 6-3 win over Bruins

DENVER — Mikko Rantanen got an assist for setting up the go-ahead goal. Nathan MacKinnon wanted to give him something more — full credit. "All Mikko there," he said.
Jets beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba coach serves as backup goalie

Jets beat Capitals 3-1; University of Manitoba coach serves as backup goalie

WINNIPEG — Ben Chiarot wanted to play well against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. The defenceman did just that by scoring the game-winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Capitals 3-1 on Wednesday.
Correction: Predators-Sharks story

Correction: Predators-Sharks story

SAN JOSE, Calif. — In a story Nov. 14 about the Nashville Predators-San Jose Sharks game, The Associated Press erroneously reported a quote from Rocco Grimaldi.

Blackhawks stop 8-game slide by topping Blues 1-0

CHICAGO — The game puck for his first NHL win meant something to Jeremy Colliton. The relief for his players meant a lot more.
University of Manitoba coach serves as backup goalie for Washington Capitals

University of Manitoba coach serves as backup goalie for Washington Capitals

WINNIPEG — Ian and Val McHale got a call from their son Gavin just hours before the Winnipeg Jets hosted the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
NHL Notebook: Max Domi flourishing in Montreal pressure cooker after trade

NHL Notebook: Max Domi flourishing in Montreal pressure cooker after trade

Marc Bergevin says it takes a certain type of player to excel in the spotlight. The general manager of the Montreal Canadiens appears to have found one in Max Domi. "It's easy to play in a non-hockey market," Bergevin said.
Penguins star Crosby skips practice with upper-body injury

Penguins star Crosby skips practice with upper-body injury

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has skipped practice while being evaluated Wednesday for an upper-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan declined to get into specifics about Crosby's injury.
Penguins extend general manager Jim Rutherford's contract through 2021-22

Penguins extend general manager Jim Rutherford's contract through 2021-22

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed general manager Jim Rutherford to a three-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season.
Penguins send Hagelin to Kings for Pearson

Penguins send Hagelin to Kings for Pearson

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Carl Hagelin to the Los Angeles Kings for forward Tanner Pearson. The teams announced the trade Wednesday.