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McDavid gets first playoff hat trick, Oilers beat Chicago 6-3 in NHL qualifiers

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid notched his first ever playoff hat trick to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, tying their best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.

Penguins beat Canadiens 3-1 in Game 2 to pull even in best-of-five series

TORONTO — Any remnants of the Montreal Canadiens' feel-good glow from their series-opening overtime win over Pittsburgh were quickly dashed Monday night.
Golden Knights rally for 5-3 round-robin win over Stars

Golden Knights rally for 5-3 round-robin win over Stars

EDMONTON — Will Carrier scored the tiebreaker with 5:12 left in the game, Robin Lehner had 24 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 in Western Conference round-robin play on Monday.
Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart

Vegas, Dallas players kneel for anthems as protests gain momentum at NHL restart

EDMONTON — Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba says he will continue to publicly protest racial injustice as the NHL returns to action in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto. On Monday, he was not alone.
St Louis series at Detroit off after positive Cards tests

St Louis series at Detroit off after positive Cards tests

MILWAUKEE — Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, causing Major League Baseball to postpone the team's four-game series at Detroit.
Braves ace Mike Soroka leaves game with injured right leg

Braves ace Mike Soroka leaves game with injured right leg

Atlanta Braves ace Mike Soroka had to be helped off the field in the third inning against the New York Mets after tumbling to the infield grass with an injured right leg Monday night. Soroka, from Calgary, was hurt after delivering a pitch to J.D.
Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

Jets rebound with 3-2 win over Flames, even qualifying series 1-1

EDMONTON — Nikolaj Ehlers' first NHL playoff goal couldn't have come at a better time for him and the Winnipeg Jets.
Wolfpack looking for new ownership with majority owner David Argyle stepping aside

Wolfpack looking for new ownership with majority owner David Argyle stepping aside

Majority owner David Argyle is stepping away from the Toronto Wolfpack with the transatlantic rugby league team, currently in limbo, entertaining new ownership.
Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin play

Kucherov, Lightning beat Capitals in East round-robin play

TORONTO — Nikita Kucherov scored a goal in the first period and the winner in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Monday in Eastern Conference round-robin play.

Ujiri, Webster address Davis after photo of Raptors' rookie with hole in mask

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A day after the NBA issued a threat of a fine or suspension for improper mask use, Toronto Raptors rookie Terence Davis has apparently received the message.