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Blues edge Oilers on Stastny's goal

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Asked on Saturday about Paul Stastny's season thus far, St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock replied "better and better."

The response came hours before what might have been Stastny's best game as a Blue, scoring the game-...

Wild hold off Avs, 3-1

DENVER -- The chances of the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche meeting in the first round of the playoffs again are slim to none, but the two Central Division rivals picked up right where they left off last spring Saturday night.

In a catch-...

Sens overtake Sharks, 4-2

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Lesson not learned.

Just as they did in their previous game, San Jose carried a one-goal lead into the third period Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators only to end up on the wrong end of the final score as the Sharks gave...

Blackhawks acquire center Vermette from Coyotes

The Chicago Blackhawks made their move to bolster their offense in the wake of the injury to Patrick Kane when they acquired center Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.

The price was steep for Vermette, who had 13 goals ...

Pirri stars in Panthers' 5-3 victory over Sabres

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Future Hall of Fame right wing Jaromir Jagr was acquired to put some teeth into the Panthers' comatose power play, but perhaps it was Brandon Pirri and the lowly Buffalo Sabres they were truly waiting for.

Pirri scored two power-...