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Western semi pits NHL’s best in regular season in Jets-Preds

Playing the Winnipeg Jets is exactly why Nashville coach Peter Laviolette wanted home-ice advantage in the NHL playoffs. Even if it’s a round – or two – earlier than anyone …


Three of a grind: Playoff rematches crank up the hatred

Meeting three years in a row in the NHL playoffs has been a recipe for tension, pressure and hatred for decades. Players who have been through multiple series against the …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 1:38 p.m.

Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin skates, progressing for return from injury

Evgeni Malkin skated with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates for the first time since suffering an apparent leg injury last week. Malkin will miss at least Game 1 of the back-to-back …


Turn it up to 11? Pens, Caps have lots of playoff history

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will meet in the playoffs for the 11th time when they clash in the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Penguins have dominated their rivals in …


Bruins advance with 7-4 win over Maple Leafs in Game 7

Jake DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game to break a third-period tie, and Boston came from behind to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-4 in Game 7. The …


UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:02 p.m.

Bruins score 4 in 3rd to beat Maple Leafs 7-4 in Game 7

Jake DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game to break a third-period tie, and the Boston Bruins came from behind to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 …


Same series, different year: Penguins-Capitals meet again

The Penguins and Capitals say they are different teams as they meet in the second round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year. It’s still Sidney Crosby versus Alex …


Expansion Golden Knights face Sharks in 2nd round series

The San Jose Sharks knew early on this season that the expansion Vegas Golden Knights were not a fluke. Vegas used its blistering speed to race to a Pacific Division …


Penguins will be without Evgeni Malkin, Carl Hagelin in Game 1 vs. Caps

The Pittsburgh Penguins will be without center Evgeni Malkin and forward Carl Hagelin when the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions open their Eastern Conference semifinal series Thursday night in Washington. …


Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale

Criticism of suspensions and non-suspensions for head shots in the playoffs led the NHL’s department of player safety to release a video outlining its rationale on four different incidents. The …


You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins have beaten the Washington Capitals nine times in 10 playoff series. Still, captain Sidney Crosby stressed past performance will not play a factor when the two teams …


Faceoff: Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in another Game 7 against the Boston Bruins. They are hoping for a different ending. Five years ago, Toronto blew a three-goal lead in …


Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

After rolling over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals can look toward avenging some playoff disappointments. The Capitals beat the Blue Jackets 6-3 on Monday night in Game 6 …


Calgary Flames hire Bill Peters as head coach

CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Flames have hired Bill Peters as the team’s head coach. The Flames introduced Peters at a news conference on Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome. The 53-year-old …


NHL playoffs: Penguins, Predators push into second round

Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals to help send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with an 8-5 victory …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-3, avoid elimination in Game 5

Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk scored 1:19 apart in the second period, and then the Toronto Maple Leafs killed off a 5-on-3 and three more power plays in a …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 4:39 p.m.

Nicklas Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets and a 3-2 lead in …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 5:04 p.m.

Nikita Kucherov, Lightning beat Devils 3-1, end first-round series

Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning are moving on in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Kucherov scored his 27th career postseason goal and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 26 shots as the …


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:05 p.m.

Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6. Gabriel Landeskog …


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round

Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 to win …


UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

Sean Couturier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6

Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 night to force sixth game in the …


Faceoff: Big saves, more saves: Top goalies starring in key moments

The Bruins’ Tuukka Rask, Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy and Capitals’ Braden Holtby are making big saves when it matters to help their teams in the first round of the Stanley Cup …


Bruins say Patrice Bergeron’s status for Game 5 a game-day decision

Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy says it will be a game-day decision whether forward Patrice Bergeron will play against Toronto in Game 5. Bergeron missed Game 4 with an undisclosed …


Carolina coach Bill Peters resigns after 4 seasons with club

The former Spokane Chiefs head coach went 137-138-53 in his lone head coaching job in the NHL. He had one season left on the contract extension he signed in 2016.


Players claimed off NHL waivers making most of 2nd chances

The NHL playoffs are filled with players that were put on waivers only to find a revamped role with a new team. Colorado defensemen Patrik Nemeth has made the most …


Once long shot, expansion Vegas now best bet in NHL playoffs

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights were long shots at the start of the year to make the playoffs. Now the team is one of the best bets to hoist the …


Drew Doughty, Victor Hedman, P.K. Subban finalists for Norris Trophy

Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 8:49 p.m.

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at two games each

Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists assist to lift the Washington Capitals over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Tom …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 9:22 p.m.

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4

Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 to take a 3-1 …


Faceoff: Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators both have a chance to move on to round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Penguins have a 3-1 lead over Philadelphia heading …