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February 8, 2016 - 10:24pm
11 hours 36 min ago

DETROIT (AP) — Pavel Datsyuk scored twice in a 1:08 span midway through the third after Tomas Tatar broke a scoreless tie earlier in the period and Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for the Detroit Red Wings in a 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Monday night.

Mrazek has a career-high four shutouts this season.

Detroit has won two straight home games for the first time in two months.

The Atlantic Division-leading Panthers lost a...

February 8, 2016 - 10:22pm
12 hours 6 min ago

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone had two goals and an assist and the Ottawa Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Monday night.

Stone has five goals and three assists in his past four games. He went eight straight without a point prior to this stretch.

The Senators gave the Lightning their second loss in 12 games.

Zack Smith, Shane Prince and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also scored for Ottawa, and Craig Anderson made 31 saves....

February 8, 2016 - 10:14pm
12 hours 16 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.

Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Markel Brown added a career-high 19 and Johnson finished with 12 points and eight assists for Brooklyn.

Danilo Gallinari had 24 points and Kenneth Faried added 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets.

Faried's runner with 0.9 seconds remaining had given the...

February 8, 2016 - 10:04pm
12 hours 6 min ago

Carolina and New England are the early favorites at Nevada sportsbooks to win the 2017 Super Bowl, followed by the Seahawks, Packers and Steelers.

The Panthers were listed Monday at 7-1 and the Patriots 8-1 at the William Hill Race & Sports Book, while Pregame.com set the line for New England at 9-1 and Carolina 10-1.

The Denver Broncos, who upset 5.5-point favorite Carolina 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, are listed at 15-1 at William Hill and...

February 8, 2016 - 10:04pm
12 hours 16 min ago

DETROIT (AP) — Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov has been knocked out of a game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Red Wings winger Justin Abdelkader landed his left shoulder high on Barkov in the second period of Monday night's game. Soon after Barkov passed the puck up ice from deep in Florida's end, he was hit hard by Abdelkader and lost his stick while he fell back onto the ice.

Barkov's return to the game was ruled out because of what the...

February 8, 2016 - 10:03pm
12 hours 26 min ago

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Evan Singletary scored 19 points and Albany reached 20 wins for the second straight season, defeating Binghamton 69-56 on Monday night.

Singletary finished just short of his sixth 20-point game, Joe Cremo added 13 points and Mike Rowley scored 10 points with 10 rebounds for Albany (20-6, 9-2 America East Conference), two-time defending AEC champions.

Singletary and Peter Hooley drained 3-pointers as the Great Danes launched a...

February 8, 2016 - 10:02pm
12 hours 26 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a 98-92 overtime victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

The Clippers overcame their largest deficit in a victory this season, coming back from 19 points down to win their 19th game in the last 23 overall and 12th in the last 14 on the road.

Jerami Grant...

February 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
12 hours 26 min ago

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — T.J. Carpenter scored 19 points and Liam Thomas added 10 more with nine rebounds as Nicholls State ran away from Incarnate Word 71-60 Monday night.

Carpenter hit a 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer, capping a 22-11 run over eight minutes for a 41-29 lead at the break. Neither team scored for the first three-and-a-half minutes of the second half until Thomas started an 8-0 spurt with a pair of free throws at 16:11 to spur the upset....

February 8, 2016 - 9:57pm
12 hours 26 min ago

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ferguson scored a career-high 24 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and Army beat Colgate 82-72 on Monday night.

It was Ferguson's third consecutive game with a double-double and the 11th overall for his career. Tanner Plomb finished with 18 points and Kyle Wilson added 13 for Army (14-11, 5-8 Patriot League).

The Black Knights finished with 16 team assists and won the rebounding battled 39-26.

Austin...

February 8, 2016 - 9:55pm
12 hours 26 min ago

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, and the Toronto Raptors went on an 11-2 run at the start of the fourth quarter to pull away for their 14th victory in 15 games, 103-89 over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

Terrence Ross added 18 points for the Raptors, who recovered quickly after Detroit's Andre Drummond made a shot from about 80 feet to end the third quarter. Toronto led 70-65 at the start of the fourth, and Lowry's driving three-point play...

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