BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Sabres starting goalie Robin Lehner is sidelined with an illness, which means backup goalie Anders Nilsson will make his season debut at Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
Cam Talbot has watched two outdoor NHL games from the bench in his career. Talbot made 31 saves and Mark Letestu scored the first of three second-period goals, lifting the Edmonton Oilers over the Winnipeg Jets in an outdoor game delayed almost two…
Nick Ritchie realizes he is occupying one of the sweetest spots in hockey on a line with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry for the Anaheim Ducks. Ritchie scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 8:36 to play, Getzlaf had three assists and the Ducks…GREG BEACHAM (AP Hockey Writer)
Dan Girardi returned to the lineup and made himself the difference with one big third-period shot. Girardi scored 1:55 into the final period, lifting the New York Rangers over the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Sunday night. The goal was the first of the…DENIS P. GORMAN (Associated Press)
Captain John Tavares thinks the New York Islanders have room for improvement, even after winning three of four games. Tavares had two goals and an assist, Johnny Boychuk scored for the second straight game and the Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild…VIN A. CHERWOO (AP Sports Writer)