Alexis Lafreniere wanted to take the stage at Montreal’s Bell Centre near his home and hear his name announced at the NHL draft.
Jack Finley spent a lot of time talking with NHL scouts during the spring.
Alexis Lafreniere was supposed to hear his named called in front of family, friends and an adoring crowd inside Montreal’s Bell Centre.
SEATTLE – Standing on the recently poured concrete that will be the club-level floor inside Climate Pledge Arena, Tod Leiweke nodded and pointed toward a corner of the upper deck.
SEATTLE – Tod Leiweke hoped the Tampa Bay Lightning would win the Stanley Cup after he left his Seattle Seahawks executive role in 2010 to become CEO and a minority owner of the hockey club.
Spokane native Tyler Johnson has the reputation as a winner – and rightfully so.
Defenseman Ryan McDonagh was preparing to answer one last question regarding the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Stanley Cup championship when teammates Nikita Kucherov and Alex Killorn crashed the room, putting an abrupt and celebratory end to the news conference.
EDMONTON, Alberta – Joe Pavelski and Corey Perry don’t want to leave the bubble just yet.
Kevin Shattenkirk scored in overtime on a questionable power play, Brayden Point had two goals and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 5-4 to take a 3-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final.
It’s been 10 years since Dustin Donaghy and Tyler Johnson skated together for the Spokane Chiefs, and another two years since they won a Memorial Cup together as Western Hockey League rookies back in 2008.
The well-rested Dallas Stars took it to the banged-up Tampa Bay Lightning with the play and physicality early and goaltender Anton Khudobin closed it out with 22 third-period saves to win Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 4-1.
This is a Stanley Cup matchup of teams that turn defense into offense.
The Dallas Stars, Vegas Golden Knights, New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning all have several players who weren’t on their playoff rosters last year – when none of these teams played this deep into the postseason.
Rest is beating rust so far in the NHL playoffs.
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