Karlsson scores OT winner as Golden Knights beat Blues

LAS VEGAS — William Karlsson scored at 4:36 of overtime to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Reilly Smith and Colin Miller scored in the second period for the Golden Knights, who have won six of their first seven games to open their inaugural season. Malcolm Subban stopped 37 shots before being helped to the dressing room by two trainers with 9:10 remaining in regulation after stretching out on a wide shot by Jaden Schwartz. Oscar Dansk stopped 10 of the 11 shots he faced in his NHL debut, making key stops at the end of regulation and in… Read More

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Utah Grizzlies, Carr shut out Idaho, 3-0

WEST VALLEY CITY — The Utah Grizzlies defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 3-0, on Saturday night at Maverik Center. The team’s postgame jersey auction of the 1995 throwback jerseys from the 1995-96 Turner Cup Champions raised more than $16,000 with all proceeds going to Epilepsy Foundation Utah. “I really liked our structure today,” said Grizzlies head coach and General Manager Tim Branham. “We want to be tough in our own end and be creative in the offensive zone. I am really proud of our penalty kill. Overall, just really proud of our guys.” Grizzlies goaltender Kevin Carr stopped all 36 shots that he saw in the shutout. “Carr is a very… Read More

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Eskimos rally from 16 points down to beat Lions in overtime

VANCOUVER — Mike Reilly connected with Cory Watson on an five-yard touchdown in overtime as the Edmonton Eskimos fought back from 16 points down in the fourth quarter to defeat the B.C. Lions 35-29 on Saturday night. Reilly also threw a TD to Adarius Bowman and added two more scores on the ground for Edmonton (10-6). Swayze Waters was 1 for 2 on field goals. Jonathon Jennings threw a touchdown to Bryan Burnham for B.C. (6-10), while long snapper Mike Benson, on a fumble recovery, and backup quarterback Alex Ross, on a one-yard plunge, had the TDs for the Lions. Ty Long was perfect on his two field-goal attempts. With… Read More

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Late goal sinks Thunderbirds against the Moose Jaw Warriors

KENT – Seattle Thunderbirds head coach Matt O’Dette was looking for a spark Saturday night against the Moose Jaw Warriors. In an attempt to generate more scoring up and down the lineup he put his lines into the blender. It nearly worked as the Thunderbirds created a ton of offensive chances and shots but struggled to score goals in a close 3-1 loss to the Moose Jaw Warriors in what turned out to be a frustrating affair for Seattle. “We fought hard and we made a mistake late and that was the difference,” O’Dette said after. The mistake came late in a game that looked like it was headed to… Read More

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