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Isles change the series in a New York minute

On the brink of elimination heading into Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Barry Trotz’s club managed to earn the win to keep the Conference Final match-up going, cutting the Bolts’ series lead to 3-2.
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Stars' take charge over Knights as Khudobin shuts the door late

Anton Khudobin made three of his 32 saves on a crucial 5-on-3 penalty kill late, Joe Pavelski and Jamie Benn scored in the second period and the Dallas Stars are a victory away from the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 Saturday night in Game 4.
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5:08am - Fri 11 Sep

Radulov shines for the Stars in O.T. as they go up 2-1 in WCF

Alexander Radulov scored 31 seconds into overtime on a wrister from the middle of the right circle and the Dallas Stars beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference final.
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5:38am - Wed 09 Sep

Calgary's Dampy Brar winner of Willie O'Ree Community Award

Calgary's Dampy Brar has been named the winner of the 2020 Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award, the NHL announced Tuesday.
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5:37am - Wed 09 Sep

Lehner continnues his shutout mastery in Game 2 win over Dallas

Paul Stastny scored to end a lengthy goal drought by Vegas forwards, Robin Lehner stopped all 24shots he faced for his fourth shutout of the playoffs and the Golden Knights rediscovered their winning ways and beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Tuesday in Game 2 of the Western Conference final, evening the series.
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5:00am - Fri 04 Sep

Another record setting night for the Canucks' Hughes and Demko

Thatcher Demko stopped all 48 shots he faced for his first-ever post-season shutout to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night and force Game 7 in their NHL playoff series.
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4:41am - Fri 04 Sep

The one and only least tonight

Ivan Provorov scored at 15:03 of the second overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-4 on Thursday night to force a deciding Game 7.
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6:20am - Wed 02 Sep

Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive

After seeing five shots in six months, Thatcher Demko faced five in the opening eight minutes on Tuesday and 43 in his first National Hockey League start since March 10. Fortunately for the Vancouver Canucks, he hasn’t forgotten how to play goal.
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3:40am - Wed 02 Sep

Flyers stay alive with yet another playoff O.T. nail-biter

Scott Laughton scored on a redirect in overtime after Philadelphia blew a late two-goal lead, helping and the Flyers stave off elimination with a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
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5:26am - Tue 01 Sep

Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare began a five-goal scoring spree in the first period and the Colorado Avalanche avoided second-round elimination with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 5 on Monday night.
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5:00am - Tue 01 Sep

Tampa wins a double O.T. thriller and knocks out the Bruins

For the fourth time in the last six seasons, the Tampa Bay Lightning have advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 5 against the Boston Bruins on Monday.
4:22am - Tue 01 Sep

Discover The Longest Stanley Cup Playoff Games in NHL History

Check out some of the longest NHL games ever played, all of them going into multiple overtime periods to settle ties in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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6:01am - Sun 30 Aug

Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers

Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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5:57am - Sun 30 Aug

Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead

Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday.
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8:40pm - Thu 27 Aug

NHL players being told to prepare for cancellation of Thursday games

NHL players are being told to prepare for the cancellation of Thursday's playoff games, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
4:23pm - Thu 27 Aug

Today in Hockey History: Aug. 27

A very impressive Hall of Fame class is inducted on this date in 1966. Also. possibly the greatest undrafted player in NHL history is born.
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6:02am - Thu 27 Aug

Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin

Considering they are one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup, the Vegas Golden Knights are surrounded by a lot of noise these days – some of it actually coming from their mouths.
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5:53am - Thu 27 Aug

The Bruins' are looking toothless against the increasingly powerful 'Bolts

Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning thumped the Boston Bruins 7-1 on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their second-round playoff series.
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5:47am - Thu 27 Aug

The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner

Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
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5:02pm - Wed 26 Aug

Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green announced his retirement on Wednesday after 15 seasons in the NHL. Green, who opted out of the NHL's Return to Play last month citing deeply personal family health reasons, confirmed his decision to The Athletic.
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5:55am - Wed 26 Aug

Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Pettersson, and Bo Horvat combined for four goals and seven points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in NHL playoff action Tuesday.
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3:24am - Wed 26 Aug

Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....

They are getting familiar with mental duress. In fact, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldered a full series worth of it during Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 alone.
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1:34am - Wed 26 Aug

Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins for 1st-round pick in six-player deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Kasperi Kapanen back to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a multi-player transaction that sees Toronto acquire a first-round pick.
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4:39am - Sat 22 Aug

Flyers finish the job and end the Canadiens' quest for the Cup

Kevin Hayes had a goal and an assist and Carter Hart made 31 saves as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Friday to win their first-round playoff series 4-2.
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5:44am - Fri 21 Aug

The Canucks' depth could be their most impressive, and valuable, asset this post season

It doesn’t make sense that Jordie Benn, having played seven games in eight months, should have one of his best performances of the season under unforgiving playoff circumstances. Then again, there are more than a few incredible things happening within these Canucks.
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5:35am - Fri 21 Aug

Calgary shot down in flames after the Stars explode for 7

The Flames looked poised to extend their stay in the bubble just a little bit longer, but ultimately came up short as the Stars piled up seven straight goals to claim the series win.
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6:24am - Thu 20 Aug

Gutsy comeback win for resillient young Canucks puts the Blues on the brink

Vancouver and St. Louis clash in a critical Game 5 looking to take a lead in the tight series. And the Canucks came out ahead.
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3:42am - Thu 20 Aug

Tampa scores 3 unanswered and bursts Columbus' bubble

The Tampa Bay Lightning are the first Eastern Conference team to secure a spot in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs after a 5-4 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 5.
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3:40am - Thu 20 Aug

14 goals against in the last two games ends the Coyotes' season

Spurred by some offensive dominance from Nazem Kadri and Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche cruised past the Coyotes in Game 5 to clinch the 4-1 series win.
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3:37am - Thu 20 Aug

Gallagher brings energy and a goal to help Montreal keep the dream alive

Nick Suzuki buried the winner 22 seconds after Philadelphia tied the score in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Flyers 5-3 on Wednesday to stave off elimination in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
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8:13pm - Wed 19 Aug

WARNING: Toronto Maple Leafs masks are recalled

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7:47pm - Tue 18 Aug

Winnipeg Jets star, Barrie Colts head coach Dale Hawerchuk dead at 57

Dale Hawerchuk, former Winnipeg Jets superstar and longtime Barrie Colts head coach, has died, according to his son.