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Keefe vows to make most of long Leaf layoff
Avs solve Kuemper late, sink Coyotes 3-0
Third-period goals 10 seconds apart by Nazem Kadri and J.T. Compher broke a scoreless game, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-0 to claim their Stanley Cup playoff series opener Wednesday in Edmonton. Mikko Rantanen added a third ...
Bjorkstrand, Blue Jackets too strong for Lightning
Oliver Bjorkstrand scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round series in Toronto. Defenseman Ryan ...
Horvat's two-goal outburst leads Canucks past Blues
Bo Horvat scored twice to lead the Vancouver Canucks past the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday to open their first-round Western Conference playoff series in Edmonton. The teams will play Game 2 on Friday. J.T. Miller ...
Flyers get just enough to edge Canadiens
EditorsNote: updates second and fifth grafs to reflect NHL's postgame scoring change Joel Farabee's quick-response, go-ahead goal in the second period Wednesday lifted the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens in the opening ...
In the Habs Room: 'I heard it hit the crossbar,' Nick Suzuki says of last-minute shot
TORONTO — Ping! That’s the sound of how close the Canadiens came to sending Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers into overtime Wednesday night. With no fans in the stands, the ping could be heard loud and ...
Canadiens keep things close, but fall 2-1 in Game 1 to Flyers
TORONTO — Philadelphia Flyers goalie Carter Hart played in his first official NHL playoff game Wednesday night against the Canadiens. The 21-year-old went mask-to-mask with his childhood idol, Carey Price. You’d think that might rattle Hart, but ...
Cracks of Don: Marathon overtimes, like the NHL playoffs, are a wonderful battle of attrition
Thankfully, Patrice Bergeron’s fourth career playoff overtime goal stopped the Bruins-Hurricanes game Wednesday afternoon rather than Wednesday evening. Mercifully, Boston’s star centre didn’t let things go beyond the 1:19 mark of the second ...
Flames third line rolling, scoring and hitting this NHL post-season
There’s a reason why the Calgary Flames’ third line continues to earn all of the headlines, garner all of the praise and appear on the team’s daily Zoom calls with the media. Milan Lucic, Sam Bennett and Dillon Dube have been dominant, no ...
Patrick Johnston: Canucks face big challenge no matter who Blues put in goal
Craig Berube isn’t losing any sleep about goaltending options as his St. Louis Blues face the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the NHL playoffs. The Blues’ bench boss has Jordan Binnington, one of the breakout stars of the 2018-19 season ...
‘It just takes desire’: Flames coach Ward praises players for defensive buy-in
EDMONTON — For the bench staff, these sounds are sweet. There has been chatter about backchecking, dialogue about defence. “It’s really great … ” started Calgary Flames interim coach Geoff Ward, preparing his squad for Thursday’s Game 2 of ...