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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.
Varlamov stops 27 shots as Islanders beat Panthers

Isles top Panthers in tight 2-1 win in Game 1

Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots and the New York Islanders opened their best-of-five playoff series with a 2-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in the NHL's return following a 4 1/2-month break.
Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exh

Flyers knock off Penguins in OT in NHL's first exhibition action

Pittsburgh's Conor Sheary scored the first-ever NHL goal in the month of July, but his Penguins lost 3-2 in overtime to the Philadelphia Flyers in exhibition play on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
Capitals' Tom Wilson suspended seven games for hit

Capital offense nets Washington's Wilson 7 games

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended seven games by the NHL's Department of Player Safety for his hit on Boston Bruins defenceman Brandon Carlo.
Former Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet to be interviewe

Tocchet is in consideration by both the NYR and Seattle

Former Arizona Coyotes head coach Rick Tocchet will be interviewed by the New York Rangers and Seattle Kraken for their vacant head coach positions, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.

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Hornqvist scores twice, Driedger shines as Panther

Central leading Panthers smoke the Wings 7-2 in Motown

Patric Hornqvist scored in the first and third periods to help the Florida Panthers start and finish strong in a 7-2 victory over the the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night.
Leafs squander golden opportunity in overtime loss

The Leafs' are up against it in series vs Columbus

The Toronto Maple Leafs squandered a 3-0 lead and a golden opportunity Thursday and must beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday to extend this Stanley Cup qualifying series to a deciding fifth game.
Canadiens stopped cold by Flames' Markstrom for fi

Flames burst Montreal's bubble as Markstrom earns the shutout win

It wasn’t for lack of effort, or because they were outplayed, the Montreal Canadiens simply couldn't solve Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom as they fell 2-0 Saturday in their first regulation loss of the season.
Sharks' Karlsson backs teammate Kane, admits to be

Sharks' Karlsson encourages others to come forward and support Kane's comments

San Jose Sharks defenceman Erik Karlsson is showing his support for teammate Evander Kane, who spoke out last week about the need for allies in the hockey community in light of the issues of systemic racism and police brutality that have come to the forefront amid the protests over the death of George Floyd.
Pittsburgh no longer in consideration to be NHL hu

NHL drops another contender from hub city short list

The NHL has informed the Pittsburgh Penguins that the city of Pittsburgh is no longer being considered for one of the two hub cities in the league's return to play plan.