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Rock bottom still beneath Canucks with daunting sc

Don't dream it's over. Vancouver has a long way to go before the final bell rings.

The Vancouver Canucks significantly outplayed the Toronto Maple Leafs for one period on Saturday and outshot them through two. They still lost 5-1. With an even more daunting schedule on the horizon, it's hard to imagine how the Canucks will cope.
Islanders beat Rangers to clinch playoff spot for

Three's a charm as the Islanders clinch another post-season berth

Anthony Beauvillier scored twice and Semyon Varlamov stopped 28 shots for his league-leading seventh shutout of the season as the New York Islanders beat the rival Rangers 3-0 Saturday night to clinch a playoff spot for the third straight year.
Flames' playoff dreams seemingly out of reach afte

McDavid and the Oilers may have just sealed Calgary's fate

Less than a half hour before puck drop on the Flames’ final Battle of Alberta, yet another stake was plunged into the heart of Calgary’s playoff chances. A loss by the Flames three hours later confirmed what many believed to be true: they’re finished.
Jaromir Jagr leads team he owns back to top Czech

This guy is just ridiculous. Still racking up the points and going strong.

Jaromir Jagr, the 49-year-old right winger, had an assist to help his hometown club Kladno Knights return to the top Czech league by beating Jihlava 5-2 to clinch their playoff series 4-3.
Penguins, Capitals both clinch playoff spots as Pi

Both teams win, but the Pens take the two points

Jake Guentzel scored his 22nd goal 2:11 into overtime to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night in a result that clinched both teams' place in the playoffs.
Thornton, Spezza make history as Maple Leafs cruis

Two cagey war-horses add to their legacy in a win over the Habs

After 96 days atop the North Division, a clinched playoff spot was never in doubt for these Maple Leafs. The time to scrutinize will come in mid-May. For now, it's okay to simply enjoy the history Toronto's "living legends" are scripting during this ride.
Canucks unable to overcome physical, mental fatigu

Tkachuk covers all the bases as the Sens hand the Canucks a stinging loss

Starting an unprecedented 14 games in 22 nights, and just six games into their return from a COVID-19 crisis, the Vancouver Canucks’ 6-3 loss Wednesday to the Ottawa Senators sure felt like the end of something.
Lightning clinch playoff spot with victory over Bl

Two-fer Tuesday. The Lightning and the Panthers both secure playoff positions on the same night

Alex Killorn had a power-play goal and scored into an empty net, and the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 7-4 on Tuesday night to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth straight season.
Canucks keep pressure on in playoff race as Holtby

Canucks rebound after dropping the first of four against the Sens

On Saturday, Braden Holtby outplayed the Senators’ two-man goaltending entry of Matt Murray and Marcus Hogberg, and the Canucks won 4-2 to keep the pressure on the teams they’re chasing in the NHL playoff race.
Wild beat Sharks to clinch spot in Stanley Cup Pla

Wild earn a playoff berth with another solid effort over the Sharks

Ryan Suter scored 19 seconds in, Kirill Kaprizov scored for the fifth straight game and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
Canucks emerging from darkest weeks with brightest

Canucks give up a shorty in the third, but come back to notch a 6-3 win over the Leafs

With the year it has been and the times we are in, the most surprising thing about the Canucks is not that they were crushed by the league's biggest COVID-19 outbreak, but that they’ve emerged from it with their most impressive performances of the season.
Struggling Canadiens have little roster flexibilit

Habs look for a silver lining after Price injury

The Canadiens have lost five of their last seven games, struggled immensely to score goals and the complexities of icing their most competitive roster grew with Price’s injury. But, if you're looking for a silver lining, look no further than Primeau getting a chance he’s earned.
Roberto Luongo named Team Canada GM for world hock

Luoooo to take the helm of Team Canada for 2021

Roberto Luongo has been named general manager for of Canada’s National Men’s Team for the 2021 IIHF World Championship, with Shane Doan and Scott Salmond serving as assistant general manager for the event.