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Seguin’s overtime goal gives Stars 4-3 win over Canadiens

[ad_1] MONTREAL (AP) – Tyler Seguin scored twice, including the overtime winner, to give the Dallas Stars a comeback 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. Mattias Janmark and Blake Comeau scored in regulation for the Stars (34-19-5), who trailed 3-0 before rallying. Joe Pavelski had two assists after missing two games with an injury as the Stars extended their winning streak to four games and improved to
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Jan Blachowicz knocks out Corey Anderson, calls for Jon Jones next

[ad_1] Jan Blachowicz knew he needed to make a serious statement Saturday to even have the slightest shot at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. And that's exactly what he did.Blachowicz (26-8) recorded the 16th finish of his professional career, as he knocked out Corey Anderson (13-5) with a devastating right hand at 3:08 of the opening round. The 205-pound contest headlined UFC Fight Night at Santa Ana Center just
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Toffoli scores NHL’s first outdoor hat trick, Kings beat Avs

[ad_1] AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Col. (AP) — Tyler Toffoli scored twice in the final minute to complete the NHL’s first outdoor hat trick and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 Saturday night at the Air Force Academy. Toffoli put Los Angeles ahead 2-1 with 54 seconds remaining, then scored an empty-netter with 4.3 seconds left in the third and final outdoor game in the NHL this season.
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Derrick Jones Jr. bests Aaron Gordon to win Slam Dunk Contest

[ad_1] Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams.Jones and Gordon each got a perfect 50 on both of their dunks in the final. Then they got two more perfect scores on their first jam in the dunk-off. Jones then took off from just inside the
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Hurricanes to host outdoor game at NC State in 2021

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes will host an outdoor hockey game at N.C. State’s Carter-Finely Stadium on Feb. 20, 2021, the NHL announced Saturday night. Carolina’s opponent for the 12th NHL Stadium Series game is to be determined. It will be the 32nd NHL regular season outdoor game and first involving the Hurricanes. “We’re proud to be the first NHL market in the Southeast to host an
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Buddy Hield edges Devin Booker on final shot to win 3-point shootout

[ad_1] 10:21 PM ETTim BontempsESPN CHICAGO -- Between them, Buddy Hield and Devin Booker took 108 3-point shots Saturday night.It took until the 108th and final one to determine who would come out on top in the NBA's 3-point shootout -- with Hield, thanks to hitting four of the five money balls on his final rack, finally coming out on top and winning by a single point."I felt great," Hield
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Andre Vasilevskiy stops 30 shots, Lightning beat Flyers 5-3

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 30 shots and the Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record for consecutive home wins in a 5-3 victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point, Cedric Paquette and Carter Verhaeghe all scored for Tampa Bay, which won its 11th game in a row on home ice. The Lightning also won their 10th consecutive game overall to
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Adam Silver expects ‘return to normalcy’ soon for NBA in China

[ad_1] CHICAGO -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver estimated the league will lose hundreds of millions in revenue from the ongoing disconnect with the Chinese government and couldn't commit to staging preseason games there next October, but he said he expects the league's relationship with China to have "a return to normalcy fairly soon."With Chinese companies pausing or canceling sponsorship deals, the league recently lowered its salary-cap projections for next season.
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Edmonton Oilers 4, Florida Panthers 1

[ad_1] SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Adam Larsson scored his first goal since last February, Leon Draisaitl added an insurance goal seconds into the third period and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night. Darnell Nurse and Kailer Yamamoto had empty-net goals in the final two minutes for the Oilers, who have won three of their last four games. It was the sixth loss in the last seven