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James Harden is the clear favorite for 2017-18 NBA MVP

With 91 of a possible 100 first place votes in the latest version of The Washington Post’s NBA MVP straw poll, James Harden is all but certain to win. (Matt York/Associated Press) When James Harden limped off the court inside Houston’s Toyota Center with a hamstring strain on New Year’s …

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Perlini, Keller power Coyotes to third straight win

Perlini, Keller power Coyotes to third straight win

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Brendan Perlini scored twice in a 19-second span in the second period, and the Arizona Coyotes stayed hot with their third victory in a row and fourth in five games, 5-2 over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night. Perlini scored his first two goals since a four-game …

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Ovechkin puts on a show, hands Wild rare home loss

Ovechkin puts on a show, hands Wild rare home loss

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal and had three assists, and Tom Wilson scored twice for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Ovechkin assisted on Wilson’s opening goal in the second period before adding his own in …

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Tkachuk, Hamilton lead Flames over Predators, 4-3

Tkachuk, Hamilton lead Flames over Predators, 4-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Matthew Tkachuk and Dougie Hamilton each had a goal and an assist in the Calgary Flames‘ 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Mark Jankowski and Curtis Lazar also scored, and David Rittich made 29 saves. The Flames won two of their last three to …

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Ovechkin, Wilson lead Capitals to 5-2 win against Wild

Ovechkin, Wilson lead Capitals to 5-2 win against Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 34th goal and had three assists, and Tom Wilson scored twice for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 win against the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Ovechkin assisted on Wilson’s opening goal in the second period before adding his own in …

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