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Leafs-Sens postponed due to shootings

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The NHL postponed Wednesday night's game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of the shootings in Ottawa.

A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said.

The game was scheduled at the Canadian Tire Centre in nearby Kanata.

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Flyers extend dominance in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins dug into their past hoping to recreate a little magic. It did little to stop the Philadelphia Flyers from controlling the present.

R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period and the Flyers continued their road dominance over their in-state rivals with a convincing 5-3 win Wednesday night.

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Oilers hand Caps first regulation loss

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Nikita Nikitin scored to help the Oilers win their second straight game after opening the season 0-4-1. Teddy Purcell added two assists.

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Attorney: Voynov never hit girlfriend

LOS ANGELES (AP) Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.

Craig Renetzky is hopeful the NHL will end Voynov's indefinite suspension after reviewing the events that led to Voynov's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence at a hospital near his home. Voynov hasn't been charged.

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Wild give F Coyle 5-year, $16M extension

(AP) -- The Minnesota Wild agreed to terms Wednesday on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle that lasts through the 2019-20 season, locking up another part of their young core for the long term.

The 22-year-old Coyle, in third season with the Wild, said his agents had been working on the deal for the past couple of weeks with the team's front office.

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Capitals D Erskine has neck surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) Capitals defenseman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck.

The team announced Erskine's operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers.

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Pens honor Canadian soldier with anthem

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Penguins played "O Canada" before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa.

A sell-out crowd belted out the Canadian national anthem as the Canadian flag was flashed on the scoreboard and projected onto the ice.

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Isles introduce owners Ledecky, Malkin

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The new owners of the New York Islanders have a bold goal for the fallen franchise.

"Fifth ring," Jonathan Ledecky said.

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Islanders recall F Lee from AHL

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) The New York Islanders recalled forward Anders Lee from Bridgeport of the American Hockey League on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old Lee had three goals and two assists in five games this season for the Sound Tigers. The former Notre Dame player had nine goals and five assists in 22 games for New York last season.

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Down 2 in 3rd, Rangers beat Devils in OT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Kevin Kline and the New York Rangers refused to give up, even when they faced a two-goal deficit midway through the third period.

Persistence paid off with a 4-3 overtime victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

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