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McCann, Eberle lead way as Kraken beat Canucks 5-2, extending Vancouver's skid to 4

McCann, Eberle lead way as Kraken beat Canucks 5-2, extending Vancouver's skid to 4

SEATTLE (AP) — Jared McCann had a goal and three assists, Jordan Eberle added two goals and an assist and the Seattle Kraken beat NHL-leading Vancouver 5-2 on Thursday night, handing the Canucks their fourth straight loss.
Matthews scores again and Domi has 2 goals as Maple Leafs beat Golden Knights 7-3

Matthews scores again and Domi has 2 goals as Maple Leafs beat Golden Knights 7-3

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Auston Matthews scored again to continue his sizzling surge, Max Domi had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Vegas Golden Knights 7-3 on Thursday night for their sixth straight win.

WHL: Michels's two-goal effort leads Wheat Kings past Raiders 3-2

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Matteo Michels capped his two-goal effort with the game-sealing marker in the third period as the Brandon Wheat Kings topped the Prince Albert Raiders 3-2 on Thursday in Western Hockey League action.

QMJHL: Mueller's shootout winner squeezes Wildcats by Titan 3-2

BATHURST, N.B. — Miles Mueller scored the shootout winner to lift the Moncton Wildcats to a 3-2 win over the Acadie-Bathurst Titan on Thursday in Quebec Maritimes Junior Hockey League action.
Rookie Alberta skip Sturmay, six-time champ Jones to meet in Hearts playoff game

Rookie Alberta skip Sturmay, six-time champ Jones to meet in Hearts playoff game

CALGARY — A host-province rookie versus a decorated curler in her national women's curling championship swan song gives Friday's playoff game between them a sense of occasion.
Canada opens CONCACAF W Gold Cup play with lopsided 6-0 win over El Salvador

Canada opens CONCACAF W Gold Cup play with lopsided 6-0 win over El Salvador

HOUSTON — In its first game in more than two months, Canada showed some rust but also plenty of firepower in a 6-0 win over El Salvador at the inaugural CONCACAF W Gold Cup on Thursday.
Barnes's double-double leads Raptors past Nets; Toronto stays alive in play-in chase

Barnes's double-double leads Raptors past Nets; Toronto stays alive in play-in chase

TORONTO — Gary Trent Jr. didn't miss any of his shots in the first half but when his Toronto Raptors teammates missed open passes to him in the third, he started to struggle. A quick talk with head coach Darko Rajakovic turned that around.
Norris, Senators send Stars to fourth straight defeat with 4-1 victory

Norris, Senators send Stars to fourth straight defeat with 4-1 victory

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators put together one of their best 60-minute efforts of the season and reaped the benefits of it on Thursday.
Penguins give fading postseason hopes a needed boost in 4-1 win over reeling Canadiens

Penguins give fading postseason hopes a needed boost in 4-1 win over reeling Canadiens

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An early mistake by Kris Letang put the Pittsburgh Penguins in the kind of hole they've struggled to dig out from at times during a wildly uneven season. Minutes later, the veteran defenseman atoned with a goal of his own.
Erik van Rooyen opens with a 63 in bid to win again in Mexico

Erik van Rooyen opens with a 63 in bid to win again in Mexico

VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) — Erik van Rooyen made two eagles Thursday on his way to an 8-under 63 for a one-shot lead in the Mexico Open at Vidanta, a strong start in his bid to win a second PGA Tour title in Mexico in the last four months.