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Isles, Lehner blank slumping Coyotes

Jordan Eberle scored early in the first period Sunday afternoon and Robin Lehner recorded his fifth shutout of the season as the New York Islanders further damaged the playoff hopes of the visiting Arizona Coyotes with a 2-0 win at Nassau Coliseum in U…

Flames eye top spot in West, home-ice advantage

As the Flames prepare to play host to the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night, they’re atop the Western Conference and Pacific Division with a six-point edge on the second-place San Jose Sharks, but that’s just the beginning. Calgary (47-21-7) has surpassed the 100-point mark for the first time

Verlander: Astros deal part of ‘new wave’ in MLB

Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Justin Verlander thinks the free-agency process is broken. Still, he said that’s not why he decided to sign a new deal with the Houston Astros rather than test the market. “I can’t see a better situation,” Verlander, 36, said Sunday after the

Braves to have two rookie starters in rotation

ESPN The Atlanta Braves optioned right-handed pitching prospect Touki Toussaint to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday, but two other rookie pitchers will be in the defending National League East champion’s opening rotation. Right-handers Bryse Wilson, 21, and Kyle Wright, 23, will follow Julio Teheran in