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Devils' Boyle returns to practice after leukemia diagnosis

Devils' Boyle returns to practice after leukemia diagnosis

NEWARK, N.J. — When Brian Boyle received word last month that he had cancer, a return to hockey was the last thing on his mind. "I didn't know what to expect," Boyle, an 11-year NHL veteran, said Monday. "I was scared. I was nervous.
Jagr out of Calgary Flames lineup with injury, Jankowski recalled

Jagr out of Calgary Flames lineup with injury, Jankowski recalled

CALGARY — First delay and now interruption has grounded Jaromir Jagr's launch as a Calgary Flame. A lower-body injury sustained in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild put the 45-year-old right-winger on injured reserve.
Dryden: Time for a 'Game Change' when it comes to hockey and hits to the head

Dryden: Time for a 'Game Change' when it comes to hockey and hits to the head

TORONTO — Ken Dryden never met Steve Montador. But after hearing of the death of the NHL veteran defenceman at just 35, he wanted to know how and why. "Game Change" is the result.
Big second period lifts Canucks to 4-1 win over Detroit

Big second period lifts Canucks to 4-1 win over Detroit

DETROIT — Sven Baertschi scored twice, and the Vancouver Canucks used a dominant second period to pull away for a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night.

Maple Leafs sign defenceman Roman Polak to one-year contact worth $1.1 million

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenceman Roman Polak to a one-year contract on Sunday worth US$1.1 million.
Devils forward Brian Boyle cleared for practice after cancer diagnosis

Devils forward Brian Boyle cleared for practice after cancer diagnosis

New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been cleared for full participation in practice after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in September.
Suter, Wild use three-goal third period to beat Flames 4-2

Suter, Wild use three-goal third period to beat Flames 4-2

CALGARY — Minnesota defenceman Ryan Suter redeemed himself after taking a penalty that led to Calgary going ahead in the third period.
Stamkos, Kucherov extend streaks, Lightning rout Pens 7-1

Stamkos, Kucherov extend streaks, Lightning rout Pens 7-1

TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov extended their season-opening points streaks to nine games and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the two-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Saturday night.
Karlsson lifts Golden Knights to 3-2 win over Blues in OT

Karlsson lifts Golden Knights to 3-2 win over Blues in OT

LAS VEGAS — William Karlsson scored at 4:36 of overtime to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night.
Pitlick scores 2, Stars hold on to beat Hurricanes 4-3

Pitlick scores 2, Stars hold on to beat Hurricanes 4-3

DALLAS — After Tyler Pitlick's first career two-goal game helped Dallas build a four-goal lead, the Stars had to hold on to keep their winning streak going.