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Lehtonen wins 300th, Stars top Islanders

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NEW YORK (AP) After a game in which Dallas got balanced scoring to cruise to its second straight win, Stars coach Ken Hitchcock gave all the credit to goalie Kari Lehtonen.

Lehtonen stopped 32 shots to earn his 300th career victory, becoming the 33rd goalie in NHL history to accomplish the feat, and Dallas beat the New York Islanders 5-2 Wednesday night.

"It's a huge moment for him but he was good tonight," Hitchcock said. "This is one you have to look and say your goalie was your best player because to win in this building and against that team, your goalie is going to have to be your best player. ... They're a top-scoring team in the league. He had to earn it tonight and I thought he did a great job."

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Senators beat Rangers, snap 5-game skid

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Craig Anderson and the Ottawa Senators are happy to be home.

Anderson made 27 saves to stop his seven-game losing streak and Ottawa snapped its five-game skid Wednesday night with a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers.

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Marchand rallies Bruins past Wings in OT

DETROIT (AP) In just over two minutes, Brad Marchand stole another victory for the Boston Bruins.

Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Boston managed only two shots on goal in the first period but twice rallied from a one-goal deficit for its ninth win in 11 games.

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Subban scores 2, Preds rout Canucks 7-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) P.K. Subban scored two strange goals, including one from center ice, and the Nashville Predators routed the skidding Vancouver Canucks 7-1 on Wednesday night.

Craig Smith had a goal and two assists, while Filip Forsberg and Kevin Fiala each added a goal and an assist. Viktor Arvidsson and Calle Jarnkrok provided the rest of the offense for Nashville (19-7-4), which got 25 saves from Pekka Rinne.

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Robitaille's wife tweets Trump incident

NEW YORK (AP) The wife of Hall of Fame hockey player Luc Robitaille has tweeted about an advance she says Donald Trump made on her more than two decades ago in an elevator at Madison Square Garden.

Stacia Robitaille wrote Monday on Twitter that Trump "was aggressive & told me I was coming home with him. I laughed, stating I was married to a Ranger. He guaranteed me my husband didn't make as much money as him. (hash)ThisIsOurPresident."

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Blackhawks place D Franson on IR

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Cody Franson on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Franson has missed Chicago's last two games. The Blackhawks also lost defenseman Jan Rutta to an upper-body injury in the second period of Tuesday night's 3-2 overtime win against Florida.

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Predators, Bridgestone extend arena deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The home of the Nashville Predators will continue to be known as Bridgestone Arena through at least 2025.

The Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced Wednesday that they'd agreed to a five-year extension of the naming rights agreement for Bridgestone Arena. The deal that was first signed in March 2010 now runs through 2025.

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Devils end Kings' 8-game winning streak

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Among the criticisms leveled at Taylor Hall during his tenure with the Edmonton Oilers was a perceived lack of leadership.

It's a characterization new teammate Brian Boyle doesn't buy, not after Hall scored twice and the New Jersey Devils ended the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 5-1 victory Tuesday night.

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Vasilevskiy solid, Lightning blank Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy erased the memory of a bad outing in St. Louis with one solid performance.

Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots, Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point scored and the Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 3-0 on Tuesday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.

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McDavid keys Oilers' 7-2 rout of Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) When Edmonton scored the third goal on Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus' exasperated net-minder fell on his back and stared up at the lights while the Oilers celebrated.

It was that kind of night for Bobrovsky and for the Blue Jackets, who rarely take a loss like the 7-2 beating dispensed by Edmonton on Tuesday night.

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