Hockey

Kane's hat trick leads Blackhawks past Coyotes 6-3

Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Chicago Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Thursday night for their third straight win and eighth in nine games

Forsberg's hat trick helps Predators beat…

Filip Forsberg scored his second hat trick in as many games, and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 to sweep the five-game season series between the Central Division teams

Beauvillier, Greiss lead Islanders to 3-0 win…

Rookie Anthony Beauvillier scored in the first period, Thomas Greiss made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-0

NHL teams expected to pick up trading pace over…

Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith plans to keep an eye on Twitter during his upcoming bye week

Byron lifts Canadiens past Rangers in shootout

Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 to give coach Claude Julien his first win in his second stint with the Canadiens

Monahan gets 100th goal, Flames beat Lightning 3-2

Sean Monahan scored his 100th NHL goal, Brian Elliott made 23 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2

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Rangers outlast Maple Leafs for 2-1 win in shootout

Mika Zibanejad scored the shootout winner as the New York Rangers continued a strong February with a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night

Rakell gets 2 goals, Ducks snap Bruins' streak with 5-3 win

Rickard Rakell broke a tie on his second goal with 2:34 to play, and the Anaheim Ducks snapped Boston's four-game winning streak under new coach Bruce Cassidy with a 5-3 victory over the Bruins

Video guys get key assists as Capitals beat Flyers 4-1

A big boost from the video guys and bigger shots by Evgeny Kuznetsov got the Capitals back on the winning track

Russell scores in 3rd to lift Oilers over Panthers, 4-3

Kris Russell's goal with 7:58 left was his first in more than a year and lifted the Edmonton Oilers over Florida 4-3 to snap the Panthers' five-game winning streak

Gardiner scores OT winner to lift Maple Leafs past Jets

Jake Gardiner scored at 2:29 of overtime to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-4 win over the Winnipeg Jets

Kings top Avs, Sutter ties Murray for most wins as LA coach

Trevor Lewis scored the go-ahead goal with a slick move in the second period, Peter Budaj stopped 24 shots and Los Angeles beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 as Darryl Sutter moved into a tie for most wins as coach of the Kings

Flames blow 4-1 lead, rally to beat Predators 6-5 in OT

Mark Giordano scored 43 seconds into overtime, and the Calgary Flames edged the Nashville Predators 6-5 in a crucial game between teams holding onto the Western Conference's wild cards

Toews gets hat trick for Hawks in 5-3 win over Wild

Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival Minnesota 5-3 for their second win over the Western Conference-leading Wild in less than two weeks

Palat, Kucherov shine in Lightning's 4-1 win over Oilers

Ondrej Palat scored twice and Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers

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Islanders open 9-game road trip with 3-1 win over Red Wings

Calvin de Haan was credited with a go-ahead goal that caromed off an opponent late in the second period and the New York Islanders beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1

Undermanned Senators sweep Devils, Anderson makes 29 saves

Craig Anderson made 29 saves and the Ottawa Senators beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 despite playing without three of their top forwards

Crosby's power-play goal lifts Penguins past Canes 3-1

Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1

St. Louis Blues 7-3 under Yeo following in-season firing

General manager Doug Armstrong's difficult decision is paying off for the St. Louis Blues so far

Coyotes score 3 in 1st period, hold on to beat Ducks

Radim Vrbata capped Arizona's three-goal first period and the Coyotes held on for 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night