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04/22/2019 02:24 PM It may be a long, tough summer in Winnipeg After fizzling out in the first round of the playoffs, the Winnipeg Jets have a tricky offseason in front of them.
04/22/2019 09:28 PM 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: Capitals, Stars look to eliminate Hurricanes, Predators The Capitals and Stars can deliver knockout punches Monday night in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. By Jordan Hall
04/22/2019 05:34 PM NHL vows to purchase carbon offsets on Earth Day For Earth Day, The NHL will purchase carbon offsets for each round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, equalling approximately 2,000 metric-tons of CO2 emissions. The carbon offsets will be purchased from the non-profit organization Bonneville Environmental Foundation.
04/22/2019 03:27 PM NHL Picks: Washington Capitals Projected to Get Upset Win in Carolina Welcome to the newly updated version of Scout. We have decided to embrace our name and re-launch as a sports forecasting and statistics service geared towards delivering Scouting Reports for every league, team and fantasy relevant player. Our league reports focus on Power Rankings, Injuries, Season Futures
04/22/2019 03:16 PM The NHL could make this summer drafty for five Seattle Thunderbirds Despite the chilly, cloudy mornings in the Seattle area of late, the Thunderbirds are into their summer routine. For five Thunderbirds players, there is a chance that this summer could be one that their names get called in June's NHL Draft. It's the dream all young hockey players have and the
04/22/2019 02:00 PM NHL Playoff Bracket 2019: TV Schedule, Live-Stream Guide and Monday Game Times For two NHL teams, Monday represents a chance to force a Game 7 in the first round of the NHL playoffs, or else their respective seasons will come to an end. First, the Carolina Hurricanes will look to stave off elimination when they host the Washington Capitals. Then, the Nashville Predators will aim
04/22/2019 01:52 PM San Jose or Vegas: Analyzing the two possible opponents for the Avs The Avalanche are heading to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in 11 seasons. Their opponent is yet to be determined, as the other matchup in the pacific division between No. 2 San Jose Sharks and No. 3 Vegas Golden Knights will be decided on Tuesday in a game seven at the
04/22/2019 11:12 AM Lamoriello, Trotz Have Orchestrated Stunning Islanders Turnaround That No One Saw Coming NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz say they didn't know exactly what to expect from the New York Islanders this season. There were plenty of questions after the Islanders gave up 293 goals — the most in the NHL since 2006-07 — while missing the playoffs for the eighth time
04/22/2019 09:53 AM Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Sharks, Bruins survive to force Game 7 Emily Kaplan ESPN The first round is shaping up to be a beauty; besides the early upsets of the No. 1-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning and Calgary Flames, we're already locked in for at least two Game 7s after the Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks staved off elimination on Sunday. Here's a recap of
04/22/2019 10:07 AM NHL player representatives sound off on playoff format In an Associated Press and Canadian Press survey of player representatives from all 31 NHL teams, 48.4% favoured changing the current divisional playoff format. A selection of player responses: "In my opinion, I prefer the 1 plays 8 format. Divisions that are stronger have teams eliminated in the
04/22/2019 11:13 AM Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Sharks, Bruins survive to force Game 7s Emily Kaplan ESPN The first round is shaping up to be a beauty; besides the early upsets of the No. 1-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning and Calgary Flames, we're already locked in for at least two Game 7s after the Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks staved off elimination Sunday. Here's a recap of Sunday
04/22/2019 08:05 AM Daily Dose: One Last Hertl The Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks posted road victories in Game 6 on Sunday, as NHL fans will get at least two Game 7s in the first round.
04/22/2019 04:14 PM AP/CP Survey: 48 percent of NHLPA reps favor playoff change Hockey players are conditioned to think that winning the Stanley Cup means going through the best teams to be the best team. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams shows that almost half favor changing the format - and most of those support going back to
04/22/2019 05:00 AM Is Florida a more attractive option to Panarin than New York? The Columbus Blue Jackets are just 12 wins away from lifting their first Stanley Cup. Their unlikely sweep over the Tampa Bay Lightning has only sprayed lighter fluid into the already blazing tempest of rumors and speculation as to where Artemi Panarin will land. Regardless of what happens with the Blue
04/22/2019 05:00 AM How close are the Penguins to becoming the Blackhawks or Kings? Dynasties don't always fade away. Sometimes they just crumble and collapse into a smoldering pile of ruin that cannibalizes itself and everything around it. Sure, we sometimes throw the word “dynasty” around in sports a little too loosely, and I admit I am probably doing that here for the purpose
04/21/2019 10:34 PM Calgary's Giordano, San Jose's Burns and Tampa Bay's Hedman up for Norris Trophy NEW YORK — Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames, Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks and Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning were named finalists for the Norris Trophy on Sunday. The award is given to the top defenceman during the regular season. The winner will be named at the NHL Awards on June
04/21/2019 08:50 PM With dominant win, Capitals rediscover swagger as they look to eliminate Hurricanes Braden Holtby isn't one for grand pronouncements, so when he was asked if a blowout of the Carolina Hurricanes sent a statement, he put the spotlight inside the Washington Capitals' locker room. “To ourselves, I think,” Holtby said, “to show that when we play that way we're going to be real
04/21/2019 07:53 PM Caps can eliminate Canes; Preds try to stay alive vs. Stars Braden Holtby isn't one for grand pronouncements, so when he was asked if a blowout of the Carolina Hurricanes sent a statement, he put the spotlight inside the Washington Capitals' locker room. “To ourselves, I think,” Holtby said, “to show that when we play that way we're going to be real
04/21/2019 07:00 AM Capitals Rock Hurricanes Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped all 30 shots he faced to lead Washington to a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 on Saturday night. Washington has a 3-2 series lead and can advance with a win at Carolina in Game 6 on Monday
04/21/2019 05:00 AM Habs Headlines: Could the Canadiens have knocked off the Tampa Bay Lightning? Could the Canadiens have stunned the Tampa Lightning in the first round, like the Columbus Blue Jackets managed to do? [TSN 690] Prospect Scott Walford touched on his offseason plans, working with the Montreal Canadiens, and whether being in a French immersion program has made him fluent in French. [
04/21/2019 05:00 AM How Aggressive may Stevie Y be in Year 1? The Steve Yzerman-era (2.0) is officially upon us, and the Captain and company have a busy few months ahead of them. Scouting, the draft, free agency, trades (?), etc. all happening over the next 12 weeks and many fans are wondering how quick will turn around be? Obviously, the era starts this summer
04/21/2019 04:08 AM Andrei Vasilevskiy is a Vezina Trophy finalist for the second straight year He flashed his talents again and again throughout the season and, on Saturday, Andrei Vasilevskiy received the recognition. He is one of three finalists for the Vezina Trophy awarded to the best goalie in the National Hockey League. He is competing against Ben Bishop of the Dallas Stars and Robin Lehner
04/21/2019 03:20 AM Stars defeat Predators for 3-2 series lead Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the host Nashville Predators 5-3 on Saturday to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination. The Stars came into the postseason as the West's first wild card and are up 3-2 in the best-of-seven
04/21/2019 12:32 AM SIMMONS: There is no making sense of goaltender interference in the NHL I don't know what goaltender interference is anymore in the National Hockey League. I wish I did. I wish it was that clear. I try to know – I try to understand the rules – but I can't make sense of what I see night after night throughout the season and most recently in Stanley Cup playoff games
04/20/2019 11:12 PM Bishop, Lehner, Vasilevskiy are 2019 Vezina Trophy finalists The winner will be announced on June 19 at the 2019 NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
04/20/2019 07:10 PM Saarela's postseason NHL debut a Hurricanes' franchise first Saarela's postseason NHL debut a Hurricanes' franchise first Aleski Saarela said Saturday morning he planned to go to lunch with fellow Finns Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen to get a crash course in not merely playoff hockey but NHL hockey, but the rookie making his league debut five games
04/20/2019 06:00 PM WATCH LIVE: Jets face elimination; Capitals, Preds look to go up at home Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app.
04/20/2019 04:48 PM Blues beat Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to advance to 2nd round Blues beat Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to advance to 2nd round Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round. The Blues will next face the winner of
04/20/2019 02:35 PM Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special. Brind'Amour not only has the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs in his first season as coach but has made the necessary adjustments to tie their series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at two games
04/20/2019 11:00 AM NHL Playoffs 2019: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Predictions for Saturday Games The field of potential Stanley Cup winners continues to dwindle after another team was eliminated from the NHL playoffs on Friday night. The Calgary Flames, the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, lost and were thus eliminated as the Colorado Avalanche won their series in five games to advance to the
04/20/2019 07:00 AM DraftKings NHL: Saturday Picks We've got some pivotal tilts taking place in the NHL on Saturday. There are two Game 5s in series that are currently all tied up, and the Jets are on the road facing elimination in a Game 6. With all that drama going on, don't forget about daily fantasy hockey. Here are my recommendations for
04/20/2019 05:47 AM Calgary captain Mark Giordano says Nathan MacKinnon could be the world's best player CALGARY, Alberta — Avalanche superstar Nathan MacKinnon is right up there with Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby and the world's best hockey player, Calgary defenseman and team captain Mark Giordano said late Friday night after Colorado eliminated the top-seeded Flames in five games with a 5-1 victory
04/20/2019 05:00 AM NHL Playoffs Dayoffs: Preview and discussion thread, 4/20 Well, so do we, as another day of playoff hockey without the emotional upheaval and cardiac volatility of a Sharks-Knights game may come as a welcome respite. With the Colorado Avalanche's upset of the Calgary Flames in Game 5 last night, the top teams in both conferences have now been bounced in
04/20/2019 05:00 AM Cole's Notes From Around the League: 4/13/19-4/19/19 The Ducks made no moves this week. The Coyotes made no moves this week. The Bruins recalled right winger Paul Carey from AHL Providence. The Sabres signed defenceman Jacob Bryson to a three-year entry-level contract. The Flames recalled centre Spencer Foo, Curtis Lazar, Tyler Graovac, and Glenn Gawdin
04/20/2019 04:56 AM NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Both No. 1 seeds eliminated in first round For the first time in NHL history, both top-seeded teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs have been eliminated in the first round. With the Calgary Flames' Game 5 loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday, the Flames joined the Tampa Bay Lightning as No. 1 seeds to suffer first-round exits at the hands
04/20/2019 02:01 AM Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Playoff Picks Sasha Yodashkin likes Connor Hellebuyck’s chances of a bounce-back win in Game 6 in St. Louis on Saturday.
04/19/2019 11:45 PM NHL playoffs 2019: Does Barry Trotz want to play and beat the Capitals? 'Absolutely, 100 percent' The Islanders and coach Barry Trotz are lying in wait for the winner of the Capitals and Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference semifinals. And while Trotz led Washington to the Stanley Cup last year, he won't hold anything back if he faces them in the playoffs this year. "Do I want to beat them
04/19/2019 11:02 PM Jaromir Jagr casually scores four goals in game to promote club to top Czech league Jagr scored all four goals for Kladno in a 4-2 win on Friday to propel his hometown team to the top Czech league after five years in the second league.
04/19/2019 09:45 PM Despite delays, Seattle 'fully motivated' to host NHL Expansion Draft, NHL Draft before first season The NHL to Seattle franchise hopes to have the arena completed by June 2021.
04/19/2019 07:10 PM Return to Hockeytown: Steve Yzerman named Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman's return to Hockeytown is now official. The Detroit Red Wings announced on Friday afternoon that Yzerman will assume the role of executive vice president and general manager, responsible for all hockey operations, and that Ken Holland, who's been in the GM position since 1997, will
04/19/2019 06:46 PM What time is the Sharks' playoff game Sunday? The Sharks' do-or-die Game 6 on Sunday in Las Vegas against the Golden Knights will start at 4 p.m, the NHL announced Friday night. The 4 p.m. start time became official after the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Calgary Flames 5-1 late Friday night to win that series four-games-to-one. Colorado
04/19/2019 05:34 PM James Neal a healthy scratch ahead of elimination game James Neal scratched ahead of a must-win game 5.
04/19/2019 04:26 PM Matt Duchene singing to his son for the first time is simply adorable Blue Jackets forward Matt Duchene serenading his son recently will warm even the coldest of hearts.
04/20/2019 02:06 AM Foligno, Lehner, Thornton are 2019 Masterton Trophy finalists The winner will be announced on June 19 at the 2019 NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
04/19/2019 01:15 PM PHT Morning Skate: Hurricanes changing hockey culture; What’s going on with Bruins? Friday's collection of links.
04/19/2019 10:34 AM Yahoo DFS Hockey: Friday Playoff Picks Sasha Yodashkin suggests rolling with Game 4 overtime hero Mikko Rantanen in Game 5 against Calgary on Friday.
04/19/2019 07:04 AM Cup capsules: Hurricanes draw even with champs; Blues, Sharks prevail RALEIGH, N.C. – Teuvo Teravainen scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals, 2-1, on Thursday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece. Warren Foegele scored 17 seconds in, giving him three goals in two home games, and
04/19/2019 05:00 AM Wilderness Walk: Suter to play in World Championships Happy Friyay Wilderness! Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter will be on the 2019 U.S. Men's World Championship team. The tournament does not start until next month, but if you want more info click here. Friyay Postseason Play 6:00 CT — Toronto Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins (series tied 2-2) 9:00
04/18/2019 10:16 PM Penguins And Lightning Exits Show Playoff Hockey Differences (AP) Scotty Bowman had already coached six teams to the Stanley Cup championship when his high-powered Detroit Red Wings that won 12 of their first 14 playoff games couldn't get the puck away from the New Jersey Devils and got swept in the 1995 final. "They just shut us right down," Bowman
04/18/2019 10:00 PM WATCH LIVE: Hurricanes try to even up; Golden Knights look to advance Game 4: Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes, 7 p.m. ET (Capitals lead 2-1) NBCSN Call: Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire Series preview Stream here Game 5: St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets, 8:30 p.m. ET (Series tied 2-2) USA Network Call: Gord Miller, Ray Ferraro Series preview Stream here Game 5:
04/18/2019 09:59 PM Flyers turn to winner Vigneault to snap championship drought After a year out of coaching, Vigneault takes over a fallen Philadelphia Flyers franchise.
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