Nazem Kadri scored a buzzer-beating power-play goal to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 comeback victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in Western Conference round-robin play Sunday night. Kadri’s shot crossed the goal-line with 0,1 seconds on the clock. The NHL reviewed the play for several minutes before calling it a
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The Philadelphia Flyers are heading into the Stanley Cup Playoff tournament with a starting goalie who’s never appeared in a playoff game. Their scoring leader in 2019-20 and their top defenseman have 12 playoff appearances combined, all from facing the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2018. Ivan Provorov, Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Carter
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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. Anthony Beauvillier scored the decisive goal on a power play at 3:39 of the second period. The goal was scored a
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If history repeats, things don’t look good for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last season the Columbus Blue Jackets played giant-killer during the first round of the playoffs when they swept the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Tampa Bay Lightning in four straight games. Similarly, last season the Maple Leafs lost their first playoff round for the third straight season.
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7:18 AM ET The first day of the NHL’s restarted season produced a few shocking moments, a few controversies and a speech that hockey fans won’t soon forget. Day 2 brings the start of the round-robin games among the top seeds and the rest of the qualification round series, as the Eastern Conference postseason rolls
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The sound of silence may benefit the Vancouver Canucks when they open their best-of-five Stanley Cup qualifying series against the Minnesota Wild Sunday night. For the nine Canucks who have never appeared in the NHL’s post-season, the intensity of the playoffs and the sudden momentum swings will be a new experience. Not having fans in Edmonton’s Rogers
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Attend any NHL game today and you’ll be bombarded by colorful ads from large corporations. From arena sponsorship signage to dasher board and on-ice advertising, there’s no avoiding it; and there’s more every year. Ads on the boards are as common and accepted as goal celebrations. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) There’s a long
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