Month: May 2021

Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (36-12-8, first in the Central Division during the regular season) Raleigh, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT NHL PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND: Lightning lead series 1-0 BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning visit the Carolina Hurricanes in the second round
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The Laval Rocket have agreed to terms on a one-year American Hockey League contract with defenseman Tobie Paquette-Bisson. A 24-year-old native of Rosemere, Que., Bisson played 28 games for Laval during the 2020-21 season, his first full campaign in the AHL. He notched one goal and six assists for seven points and led the Rocket
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RALEIGH, N.C (AP) — Barclay Goodrow beat Alex Nedeljkovic for the go-ahead goal with 7:21 left and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Sunday night to open the second-round playoff series. Goodrow put the Stanley Cup champion Lightning ahead for good when he headed left against Carolina defenseman Brady Skjei, then
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In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Zach Parise unsure about his role for the Minnesota Wild during their series against the Golden Knights and that may lead to questions about his role with the team moving forward. Meanwhile, NHL insider Elliotte Friedman suggests talks between Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and the Edmonton Oilers have gone sideways. Could the
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11:46 PM ET Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer isn’t second-guessing his decision to start goaltender Robin Lehner in Game 1 of the second round — despite Lehner being hung out to dry in a 7-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche. Vegas started Marc-Andre Fleury throughout the entire first-round series against the Minnesota Wild, including
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VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Vasily Podkolzin to a three-year entry-level contract Sunday. Vancouver selected the six-foot-one, 190-pound forward in the first round, No. 10 overall, in the 2019 NHL entry draft. Podkolzin, 19, appeared in 35 games with SKA St. Petersburg of the Kontinental Hockey League this season. He recorded five goals
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Since relocating from Atlanta in 2011, the second incarnation of the Winnipeg Jets has not had a 50-goal scorer (although Ilya Kovalchuk did accomplish the feat twice with the Thrashers, scoring 52 in both 2005-06 and 2007-08.) While reaching the 50-goal plateau is less common and more impressive an accomplishment now than it was in
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In season-ending press conferences, St. Louis Blues’ head coach Craig Berube and general manager Doug Armstrong were both surprisingly upbeat heading into an early offseason. Just two seasons removed from hoisting Lord Stanley’s Mug in the spring of 2019, the team has posted a record of 2-8 in the next two playoff seasons and the
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