McNabb, Quick lift Kings to 5-2 win over Avalanche

DENVER (AP) — Brayden McNabb had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick stopped 21 shots and the Los Angeles Kings beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night to end the Avalanche’s three-game win streak. Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford and Jake Muzzin also scored as the reigning Stanley Cup champions crept closer to playoff[…]

Brandon Marshall passes physical, trade to Jets official

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Marshall has passed his physical and his trade to the New York Jets from the Chicago Bears is official. The teams agreed on the deal last Friday, but it became official at the start of the unrestricted free agency signing period Tuesday. The Jets sent a fifth-round draft pick to[…]

Varlamov will sit out contest vs. Kings with groin ailment

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will sit goaltender Semyon Varlamov on Tuesday night against Los Angeles after he injured his groin over the weekend. Coach Patrick Roy confirmed after the morning skate that rookie Calvin Pickard will take Varlamov’s place in net. Varlamov has started 22 straight games, one away from matching Craig Anderson’s[…]

Landeskog leads Avs to 3-1 win over Penguins

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and two assists, Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Pittsburgh 3-1 on Wednesday night to halt the Penguins’ four-game winning streak. Jarome Iginla scored 13 seconds into the second period and Nathan MacKinnon, wearing a shield to protect his broken nose, added a[…]