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Thompson scores five of nine Sabers goals in victory against the Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS — Tag Thompson He scored five goals, including the second-fastest four goals to start a game in NHL history, and had an assist when the Buffalo Sabers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 9-4 at Nationwide Arena on Wednesday. Thompson had four goals by 16:40 of the first period, trailing Joe Malone (8:45) of the …

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NHL On Tap: Kaprizov looks for point in 13 straight for Wild

Welcome to the NHL On Tap. Three NHL.com writers will share what they are most looking forward to on the schedule each day. Today, their choices from seven games Wednesday. Kaprizov goes for Lucky 13 Kirill Kaprizov will attempt to stretch his point streak to 13 games when the Minnesota Wild (13-9-2) visit the Calgary …

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Konecny, Flyers hold off Avalanche for second win in past 14

PHILADELPHIA — Travis Konecny He scored for the third straight game, and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for a 5-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche at Wells Fargo Center on Monday. Konecny, who missed the previous six games with an upper-body injury, leads the Flyers with 10 goals. “The team’s been playing really, really hard, …

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Wright back for Kraken, set to face Canadiens after stint in AHL

SEATTLE — Shane Wright is expected to be back in the Seattle Kraken lineup Tuesday after the No. 4 pick in the 2022 NHL Draft was recalled from the American Hockey League. “Nice to be back here,” Wright said Monday. The 18-year-old center had one assist in Seattle’s first seven games this season and was …

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