NHL Turns 100: Borje Salming hailed as European trail blazer

TORONTO (AP) Exceptionally fit and muscular still, Borje Salming sits at his locker with a familiar No. 21 Toronto Maple Leafs jersey hanging behind him while pecking out a message on his cellphone.

NHL Daily: Auston Matthews, Claude Julien, Colorado Avalanche

NHL Daily: Auston Matthews is a Calder Trophy Favorite, Montreal Canadiens Hire Claude Julien, Colorado Avalanche Need a Good Home for Matt Duchene if Planning to Move Him and More (NHL Morning Headlines)Grab your morning cup of coffee and join us here at Puck Prose for a compilation of NHL daily …

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Backup Joonas Korpisalo made 31 saves, Nick Foligno and Boone Jenner had a goal each and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Tkachuk, Elliott lead Flames over Flyers 3-1

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Matthew Tkachuk had a goal and an assist, Brian Elliott made 33 stops and the Calgary Flames beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Wednesday night.

Greene, Palmieri score in 2nd period as Devils beat Avs 3-2

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Devils defenseman Andy Greene scored the go-ahead goal on a power play and Kyle Palmieri converted on an odd-man rush with Taylor Hall to lead New Jersey over the struggling Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Smith stops 36 shots, Coyotes beat Flames 5-0

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Mike Smith stopped 36 shots for his 32nd career shutout, Christian Dvorak had two goals and an assist, and the surging Arizona Coyotes beat the Calgary Flames 5-0 Monday night.

Los Angeles Kings Assisted Through Great Play of Tanner Pearson

The offensive struggles of the Los Angeles Kings are well documented. Jeff Carter scores a higher percentage of his team’s goals than any other player in the league. The Kings are just 23rd in the NHL in goals per game, but would rank far lower if not for the terrific seasons that guys like Ca…

Berglund gets hat trick, lifts Blues over Canadiens 4-2

MONTREAL (AP) Patrik Berglund scored three goals to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night for their fourth straight road win.