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04/26/2018 07:55 PM Watch live: Game 1 of Capitals-Penguins series For the third-straight year, Alex Ovechkin and Washington will meet Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh in the playoffs. Will this year be any different?
04/27/2018 12:07 AM NHL to Marchand: Stop licking other players Greg Wyshynski ESPN The National Hockey League would prefer if Boston Bruins star Brad Marchand refrained from licking, nuzzling or cuddling his opponents. In Game 1 of the Bruins' first-round series victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Marchand made highlight reels when he appeared to lick the
04/26/2018 11:58 PM McDavid, Hall and MacKinnon nominees for NHLPA's Ted Lindsay Award NEW YORK - Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid, New Jersey Devils left-winger Taylor Hall and Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon were named the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award on Thursday. The award is presented annually "to the most outstanding player in the NHL," as voted
04/26/2018 11:31 PM Evgeny Kuznetsov scores in under 20 seconds in Game 1 vs. Penguins The Caps needed to take advantage of Game 1 against the Penguins. Evgeny Kuznetsov did just that, scoring 17 seconds into Game 1.
04/26/2018 10:01 PM Western semi pits NHL's best in regular season in Jets-Preds NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - 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 really wants. Laviolette's Predators play Winnipeg in the Western Conference semifinals after turning
04/26/2018 09:46 PM NHL adds delay to reveal of top 3 lottery teams NEW YORK -- The NHL is taking a wait-then-see approach in adding an element of drama to its annual draft lottery on Saturday. Rather than revealing the entire order of the first 15 selections, as the league has done in the past, everyone will have to wait a few hours to find out which teams landed the
04/26/2018 08:56 PM NHL taking wait-then-see approach with draft lottery format NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is taking a wait-then-see approach in adding an element of drama to its annual draft lottery on Saturday. Rather than revealing the entire order of the first 15 selections as the league has done in the past, everyone will have to wait a few hours to find out which teams landed
04/26/2018 08:21 PM Penguins' Malkin skates, progressing for return from injury WASHINGTON (AP) — The sight of Evgeni Malkin on the ice brought a smile to many in the Pittsburgh Penguins' locker room. Even knowing they wouldn't have him in the lineup for Game 1 of their second-round series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday night, the back-to-back defending Stanley
04/26/2018 06:32 PM PHT 2018 Stanley Cup Playoff Roundtable: Slowing the Sharks, X-factors Four questions as we enter the second round.
04/26/2018 05:28 PM Wild lose third-straight first round series against Jets Five games, twenty-six goals. The Minnesota Wild scored nine, two more than the Vegas Golden Knights, who swept their series. The Winnipeg Jets scored thirteen against the Wild; winning their first ever playoff game and playoff series in the same round. The Wild fell for the third-straight year no further
04/26/2018 05:10 PM NHL players on the rise: Forsberg lifts Preds Filip Forsberg was a star in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and carried the Nashville Predators into the second round.
04/26/2018 04:16 PM If this year is going to be different, the Caps cannot go down 0-2 in the series again Beating the Penguins will be hard. Beating the Penguins will be much harder if the Caps lose Game 1 and Game 2 again like they did last season.
04/26/2018 02:13 PM CANADA'S TEAM: Jets are a feel-good story for the country NASHVILLE — Seven years after returning from the abyss, the Jets are Canada's team. How does that sound, Winnipeg? As the NHL playoffs move into the second round, the Jets are the only Canadian team still standing and the only one with a chance to end the country's 25-year Stanley Cup drought
04/26/2018 02:00 PM Stanley Cup odds: Vegas still gives Nashville best chances to win it all Sixteen teams entered, but only eight remain.
04/26/2018 12:01 PM San Jose Sharks vs. Vegas Golden Knights Game 1 Odds, NHL Betting Pick The Vegas Golden Knights will return to action Thursday when they host the San Jose Sharks as home favorites at the sportsbooks for Game 1 of their Western Conference second-round playoff series. Both teams will be well-rested, as the Golden Knights completed a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Kings
04/26/2018 12:01 PM San Jose Sharks vs. Vegas Golden Knights: Game 1 Odds, NHL Betting Pick The Vegas Golden Knights will return to action Thursday when they host the San Jose Sharks as home favorites at the sportsbooks for Game 1 of their Western Conference second-round playoff series. Both teams will be well-rested, as the Golden Knights completed a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Kings
04/26/2018 11:59 AM Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals: Game 1 Odds, NHL Betting Pick The Washington Capitals will look to exorcise some demons Thursday when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins as small home favorites at the sportsbooks for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second-round playoff series. The Capitals have lost to the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins in the
04/26/2018 09:43 AM Bruins Win Dramatic Game 7 And, Is It Finally The Capitals Year? Massive third puts Bruins over the top The Boston Bruins were losing their grip on the season, and when they came out for the third period of Game 7 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on TD Garden ice, they were down by a 4-3 margin against an opponent that could smell a series victory. Compounding the
04/26/2018 09:14 AM NHL's Maple Leafs Defeat Means No Championship Win in 51 Years To the Toronto ice hockey fans out there, don't worry, there's always next year. The National Hockey League's Toronto Maple Leafs pushed its Stanley Cup drought to 51 years after a 7-4 loss to the Boston Bruins Wednesday, for the longest active streak in the ice hockey league without a championship
04/26/2018 07:00 AM Yahoo DFS Hockey: Thursday Playoff Picks The second round of the NHL playoffs begins at 7:00 PM Eastern time Thursday. Action will kick off with the latest chapter in the Penguins-Capitals rivalry, then the Sharks will visit the Golden Knights later in the night. Owners looking to get off to a hot start should target and avoid the players below
04/26/2018 06:10 AM Three of a grind: Playoff rematches crank up the hatred When the Washington Capitals faced the New York Islanders in the playoffs five years in a row in the 1980s, players knew everything. They knew where Mike Bossy loved to shoot from, that Bob Nystrom was going to run them over and that they'd better watch out for Denis Potvin in the neutral zone. &
04/26/2018 05:42 AM Sharks embrace 'underdog' role vs. expansion Knights The San Jose Sharks made it to the Stanley Cup Finals just two years ago, losing in six games to the Pittsburgh Penguins. So you'd think Peter DeBoer's squad might be a little ticked off to be cast in the role of the underdog against the expansion Vegas Golden Knights when they meet in the second
04/26/2018 05:00 AM Thursday's Coyotes Tracks Coyotes News NHL draft lottery preview: Arizona Coyotes, Rasmus Dahlin, Brady Tkachuk - AZCentral The Coyotes have a chance to pick anywhere from first to sixth overall in the 2018 NHL draft. Roadrunners News Roadrunners blank Barracuda in playoff home opener, retake series lead - Five For Howling Six
04/26/2018 04:10 AM NHL: Bruins score four goals in third period for Game 7 win Jake DeBrusk watched the tiebreaking goal go into the net from ice level, sliding into the boards on his backside after he was flattened by Toronto defenseman Jake Gardiner. The Bruins rookie didn't even have time to climb up off his knees before he was mobbed by teammates. “Jake had a real coming-out
04/26/2018 04:04 AM Dose: Bruins off to 2nd Round The Thursday Dose looks at the Bruins winning an exciting Game 7 over the Maple Leafs as the second round of the playoffs will get underway Thursday.
04/26/2018 03:52 AM Full 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff 2nd-Round Schedule Released One round down, eight teams still remain. With the Boston Bruins' 7-4 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 on Wednesday night, the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. As a result, fans of the advancing teams know who their squad will play and when. The NHL announced the
04/26/2018 03:27 AM Bruins pull away for Game 7 win over Leafs Jake DeBrusk's go-ahead goal with 14:35 remaining in the third period led the host Boston Bruins to a 7-4 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Wednesday night. DeBrusk scored two goals and David Pastrnak added one, giving them a share of the team
04/26/2018 02:22 AM The Maple Leafs' offseason game plan Greg Wyshynski ESPN As each NHL team is eliminated from playoff contention -- either mathematically or by losing in the postseason -- we'll take a look at why its quest for the Stanley Cup fell short in 2017-18, along with three keys to its offseason and a way-too-early prediction for what 2018-19
04/25/2018 09:10 PM NHL faces flak over recent bevy of head shots Associated Press Drew Doughty watched other playoff games this season and couldn't believe that George Parros, the NHL's discipline czar, had suspended him for a head shot. "I saw four hits last night that deserved more than that," the Los Angeles Kings defenseman said. Doughty'
04/25/2018 07:18 PM NHL playoffs 2018 full TV schedule: Scores, bracket, series results, odds for Stanley Cup There's one last game in the first round of the NHL playoffs on Wednesday night and then it's onto the second round on Thursday. But first, who survives Game 7 in Boston: the Bruins or the Maple Leafs?The postseason can be an intense, grueling journey, so come along for the ride as sixteen teams
04/25/2018 07:00 PM The Colorado Avalanche's turnaround was one of the NHL's best stories this year The word “abysmal” doesn't even begin to describe the 2016-17 Colorado Avalanche. Totaling just 22 wins and 48 points — the lowest mark since the 1999-2000 Atlanta Thrashers — the team was one of the worst in NHL history. Fast-forward one year later, and the Avs nearly doubled their point total with
04/25/2018 06:56 PM Catfish Corner: The Avalanche made things interesting, but it's time for the Winnipeg Jets Adam Vingan, Joe Rexrode and Jon Garcia provide a send off for a worthy adversary in the Colorado Avalanche, and look ahead to the next round against the Winnipeg Jets. The plucky Avs gave the Predators all they could handle at times, but just couldn't pull off the upset. Now the two best teams in
04/25/2018 06:01 PM Western Second Round Preview Looking ahead to Nashville versus Winnipeg and Vegas versus San Jose.
04/25/2018 02:56 PM Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale Discontent over the goalie interference rule has been grabbing headlines for weeks, but the head shot discussion carries far more serious implications for a league still grappling with how best to protect its players.
04/25/2018 11:00 AM Depth scoring, blueliners give Predators the edge vs. Jets Emily Kaplan ESPN How they got here. The plucky Colorado Avalanche gave the top-seeded Nashville Predators all they could handle in the first round for a surprisingly entertaining series. The Predators prevailed in six games, but a few warts were exposed -- especially the propensity for allowing a late
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