Anderson, Senators beat Canadiens 3-0 in NHL 100 Classic

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The Senators needed a big effort from their top players Saturday night, and they got it.

Craig Anderson stopped 28 shots for his 40th career shutout, leading Ottawa to a 3-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL 100 Classic outdoor game. Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Bobby Ryan and Nate Thompson scored to help the Senators get consecutive wins for the first time in more than a month.

"We knew we needed to have a good game," said captain Erik Karlsson, who had one assists while playing a season-high 32:55. "We didn't know what to expect, what type of game it was going to be, but I think we came out strong and we finished strong. I don't think we strayed from the kind of game that needed to be played in an atmosphere like this."

Stralman, Lightning overcome Landeskog's hat trick for Avs

DENVER (AP) Anton Stralman scored twice to help Tampa Bay overcame a hat trick by Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog and the Lightning beat the Avalanche 6-5 Saturday night for their seventh straight win.

Mikhal Sergachev, Victor Hedman, Nikita Kucherov and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning, who have two wins against the Avalanche during the streak. (MORE)

Canaan helps Suns rally to beat T-Wolves 108-106

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Phoenix coach Jay Triano says he needs newly signed Isaiah Canaan to learn on the fly. Standing at the foul line for three shots with 6 seconds left, Canaan made it through his first lesson with the Suns.

Canaan sank all three free throws, and the Suns denied Jimmy Butler twice on Minnesota's ensuing possession to cap a bench-led comeback in a 108-106 victory Saturday. (MORE)

Patriots vs Steelers: Game of the Millennium? Not quite

Shout it from the top of Mount Washington: It's the Game of the Year!

Perhaps the Game of the Decade!! Maybe the Game of the Millennium!!! (MORE)

Harden, Paul lead Rockets to 13th straight victory

HOUSTON (AP) Nursing a sore knee, James Harden said he came close to not playing Saturday night.

When team doctors warned him that it would be painful, but he could play through it, he said, "Let's go." (MORE)

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