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Kings beat Islanders for a New York-area sweep

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar and his linemates put on something of a clinic in the offensive zone, an impressive show of possession late in the third period.

Such a stretch of domination often results in a goal, via ...

Ward, Staal lead Canes to 5-2 win over Penguins

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Pittsburgh Penguins were shorthanded Thursday against the Carolina Hurricanes, dressing 19 players.

But the Pens had star center Sidney Crosby. They had goalie Marc-Andre Fleury in net. They had won 19 road games this season....

Panthers' second-period surge buries Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- The Florida Panthers have taken their long-shot pursuit of a place in the playoffs to the cradle of hockey.

Their aim to endure a rapid-fire four-city Northern tour in six days passed the first hurdle Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over ...