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Blue Jackets end 5-game skid with 3-2 win over Coyotes

[ad_1] GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gustav Nyquist had a goal and two assists, Joonas Korpisalo stopped 31 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets ended a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. Emil Bemstrom got his first NHL goal and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored midway through the third period after a bouncing puck skipped past Arizona defenseman Kyle Capobianco’s stick. The Coyotes had a
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NHL Power Rankings – 1-31 poll, plus preseason expectations vs. reality

[ad_1] Sometimes life doesn't go as anticipated. Neither does a hockey season. We're one month into the 2019-20 NHL season and already teams are in recalibration mode thanks to surprising starts -- both good and bad (ahem, San Jose).For this week's ESPN NHL Power Rankings, we assessed how preseason expectations match the reality after the first month.How we rank: The ESPN hockey editorial staff submits polls ranking teams 1-31, and
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Pageau lifts Senators past Kings in OT

[ad_1] OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored 3:12 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. After Tyler Toffoli tied it for Los Angeles with 8 seconds left in regulation, Pageau scored off his own rebound for his team-leading seventh goal of the season. Anthony Duclair and Artem Anisimov also scored for Ottawa, and Anders Nilsson made 30 saves.
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Mike Trout, Braves trio among 2019 Silver Slugger award winners

[ad_1] Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has received his seventh Silver Slugger Award after batting .291 with 45 home runs and 104 RBIs this season.The Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., Freddie Freeman and Ozzie Albies are among the first-time winners on the National League side, along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger. First-timers for the American League are Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana, New York Yankees infielder
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Penguins rally to end Islanders’ 10-game winning streak

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night to end New York’s 10-game winning streak. Rust took the puck from Islanders center Brock Nelson behind the net and beat goalie Semyon Varlamov on a wraparound 3:25 into the extra session. Rust extended his points streak to five games. Pittsburgh erased
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United States vs. Sweden – Football Match Report – November 7, 2019

[ad_1] Carli Lloyd scored twice, Christen Press added a goal and the United States held off Sweden 3-2 on Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio, giving Vlatko Andonovski a victory in his first match as head coach.The U.S. is 19-1-3 in 2019 and has a 22-match unbeaten streak. The U.S. dominated early in the friendly, as Lloyd took a pass in the third minute from Christen Press with a right-footed shot
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John Tavares scores in OT, Maple Leafs top Golden Knights

[ad_1] TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares scored at 2:33 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night. Playing his second game after missing seven with a broken finger, Tavares took a pass from Mitch Marner on a 2-on-1 and scored his fourth goal of the season, beating goalie Malcolm Subban with a high shot. Auston Matthews also scored and
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Where did 2019 go wrong for Valtteri Bottas?

[ad_1] All the focus has been on Lewis Hamilton after he secured his sixth title in Austin, but in doing so he also put an end to the championship hopes of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Bottas started the season well and had the same car as Hamilton throughout the year, so at what point did his season slip away?Beating Lewis Hamilton was never going to be easy. After two years
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Buchnevich, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-2 win at Carolina

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist made a season-high 45 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Thursday night. Artemi Panarin, Brendan Lemieux and Adam Fox also scored for the Rangers, who have won 28 of their past 34 games against the Hurricanes. Lundqvist got his 31st career victory over Carolina, including 22 in his last
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Erik Harris gets Raiders off to fast start with 56-yard pick-six

[ad_1] OAKLAND -- Philip Rivers might be seeing Erik Harris in his sleep after the Oakland Raiders safety picked off the quarterback in each of the Los Angeles Chargers' first two offensive possessions, including this 56-yard [email protected]_harris_30 | #LACvsOAK pic.twitter.com/mmm5FxC9xy— Oakland Raiders (@Raiders) November 8, 2019 Harris earlier returned a Rivers pick 59 yards to set up the Raiders' first score, a 40-yard field goal. Harris, who now has a