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Analysis: McDavid NHL's MVP front-runner in condensed season

Analysis: McDavid NHL's MVP front-runner in condensed season

Using any metric, Connor McDavid’s 100-plus point season makes the Edmonton Oilers captain the clear frontrunner for the NHL MVP award.
Wheeler has two goals, two assists as Winnipeg Jets clinch third in North Division

Wheeler has two goals, two assists as Winnipeg Jets clinch third in North Division

WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets clarified the North Division playoff picture Tuesday night. Wheeler had two goals and two assists as Winnipeg defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 to clinch third in the standings.
Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Capitals got Alex Ovechkin back on the ice feeling “100%” heading into the playoffs. Winning was just a bonus. Michael Raffl scored from a tight angle with 1.
Toews' question chases Chicago Blackhawks into offseason

Toews' question chases Chicago Blackhawks into offseason

CHICAGO (AP) — The question hovered over the Chicago Blackhawks throughout a promising season, and it remains in place right now.
Flyers drop from trendy East favorite to another lost season

Flyers drop from trendy East favorite to another lost season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alain Vigneault met with Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher after the team was eliminated from the playoff race and was blunt on his self-evaluation.
Stars miss playoffs by following Cup Final with 14 OT losses

Stars miss playoffs by following Cup Final with 14 OT losses

The Dallas Stars couldn't take their season into overtime after all of that extra time they played during the condensed schedule.
West-side story: Avs have shot to take division over Knights

West-side story: Avs have shot to take division over Knights

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog recently caught a teammate staring at him over breakfast. More specifically, the Colorado Avalanche captain's bent nose, which also featured a fresh-looking scratch.
Rangers' Zibanejad acknowledges virus affected slow start

Rangers' Zibanejad acknowledges virus affected slow start

Mika Zibanejad didn’t want to use COVID-19 as an excuse for his slow start this season. With just three goals in the New York Rangers’ first 27 games, there were questions about his struggles.
Leafs goalie Andersen to return from lower-body injury in game against Ottawa

Leafs goalie Andersen to return from lower-body injury in game against Ottawa

Toronto goaltender Frederik Andersen will get his first start in almost two months when the Maple Leafs visit the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.
Robertson lifts Stars to 5-4 overtime win against Blackhawks

Robertson lifts Stars to 5-4 overtime win against Blackhawks

CHICAGO — Jason Robertson scored 4:30 into overtime, and the Dallas Stars rallied to beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Monday night in the final game of the season for each team.