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Former Islanders owner Wang dies at 74

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OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) Charles Wang, a technology company founder and former owner of the New York Islanders hockey team, died Sunday. He was 74.

Wang died in Oyster Bay, New York, said his attorney John McEntee in an emailed statement. A cause of death was not disclosed.

Wang "was an entrepreneur, visionary, author, and philanthropist but will be remembered most affectionately by those who knew him for his love of life, family, and friends," McEntee said in his statement.


Fleury now alone in 10th on wins list

LAS VEGAS (AP) Marc-Andre Fleury has never been one to take credit for his wins.

All 408 of them.


Saros blanks Oilers, Preds push run to 5

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Juuse Saros and the Nashville Predators found a way to shut down Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers.

Saros made 31 saves in the shutout and the Predators ran their winning streak to five games with a 3-0 victory over the Oilers on Saturday night.


Crawford earns first win in 10 months

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) In just his second game back after a nearly 10-month absence, Corey Crawford showed he is already in top form.

Crawford stopped 37 shots to get his first win since late December, and Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, as the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 Saturday night.


Skinner's 3 goals lift Sabres past Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) Buffalo Sabres coach Phil Housley had to shake things up, shuffling his lines against the Los Angeles Kings an effort to revive an offense that was held to one goal in three of the past four games.

The moves paid off, especially the new first line of Jeff Skinner, Jason Pominville and Jack Eichel.


Nyquist's OT goal gives Wings first win

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) The Detroit Red Wings were finally able to feel good about themselves.

Gustav Nyquist scored 3:44 into overtime to lift the Red Wings to their first win of the season, 4-3 over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.


O'Reilly, Allen lead Blues past Leafs

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs scored in bunches through seven games. The St. Louis Blues showed that goals don't always come that easily.

Ryan O'Reilly scored his first goal with St. Louis, and Jake Allen made 22 saves as the Blues beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night.


Horvat's OT goal gets Canucks by Bruins

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green wanted his two top forwards off the ice for a line change. Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser didn't listen, and Green was glad.

The pair teamed up to score the game-winning goal in overtime.


Wild top Tampa on Granlund's OT goal

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Finishing a tiring stretch with four games in six nights, the Minnesota Wild twice faced a two-goal deficit in the first to the dangerous Tampa Bay Lightning.

Minnesota coach Bruce Boudreau has learned a very important lesson about his team in the early part of this season, though. The Wild know they can come back from slow starts.


Burns scores 1st as Sharks beat Isles

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wasn't overly concerned when his team struggled to get wins on an early road trip despite controlling play for much of the time. San Jose was able to put it all together on a two-game homestand that showed what this team could be capable of achieving this season.

Brent Burns scored San Jose's first goal from a defenseman this season and Logan Couture got his fourth in two games to lead the Sharks past the New York Islanders 4-1 on Saturday night.

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