Former Canuck Geoff Courtnall has been approached by ownership for counsel about the direction of management for next season and beyond. It’s unclear what Courtnall’s role would be, but much more than losing games has contributed to the crisis in consumer confidence that seems to be developing in Vancouver.
There’s something special about the arrival of the Stanley Cup Playoffs every spring but it’s bound to hit differently this time around. Watch Game 1 between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins tonight on Hockey Night in Canada. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT on Sportsnet, CBC and SN Now.
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Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has reached the 100 point plateau in just 53 games with four assists against the Vancouver Canucks. The 24-year-old became the ninth player in NHL history -- and the first in his own lifetime -- to reach the century-point mark in 53 games or less, according to NHL statisticians.
The short-handed Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Saturday night to guarantee they'll open the playoffs at home. Failing to win in regulation gave the East Division title to the rival Pittsburgh Penguins.