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Stars introduce Montgomery as coach, from college to NHL

Stars introduce Montgomery as coach, from college to NHL

DALLAS — When Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill started his third coaching search in five years, he took a look at their talented roster that is still among the youngest in the NHL. Their new coach is certainly accustomed to dealing with youth.

Researchers: Former NHL player Jeff Parker had brain disease

MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers say former NHL player Jeff Parker suffered from a brain disease that has been linked with repeated head injuries in athletes. The diagnosis comes from Boston University's CTE Center.

Capitals sign top goaltending prospect Ilya Samsonov

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals have signed top goaltending prospect Ilya Samsonov to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Jets 'here to battle' as series with Predators shifts back to Nashville tied 2-2

Jets 'here to battle' as series with Predators shifts back to Nashville tied 2-2

Jets captain Blake Wheeler has seen his team battle through adversity time and again this season. He doesn't expect anything different ahead of what could be Winnipeg's toughest test to date.
Internet data suggests Blue Jays are Canada's team over Jets, Leafs, Raptors

Internet data suggests Blue Jays are Canada's team over Jets, Leafs, Raptors

Are Canadian sports fans uniting behind the Toronto Raptors for their second round NBA post-season series against the Cleveland Cavaliers? Are they putting aside NHL rivalries to support the Winnipeg Jets, the only Canadian team remaining in the Stan
Pekka Rinne makes 32 saves as Nashville beats Winnipeg 2-1 to even series 2-2

Pekka Rinne makes 32 saves as Nashville beats Winnipeg 2-1 to even series 2-2

WINNIPEG — Asked following Thursday's morning skate if there was any chance of seeing a 2-1 result in his team's high-flying matchup with the Winnipeg Jets, Pekka Rinne just smiled.
Guentzel scores twice, Penguins even series with Capitals

Guentzel scores twice, Penguins even series with Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt Murray stopped 20 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Game 4 to even their tense Eastern Conference semifinal on Thursday
Subban silences hecklers, scores as Nashville beats Winnipeg to even series

Subban silences hecklers, scores as Nashville beats Winnipeg to even series

WINNIPEG — P.K. Subban didn't get heckled as long and as loud as he normally does from Winnipeg Jets fans on Thursday.
Penguins hold Ovie without shot, even series with Capitals

Penguins hold Ovie without shot, even series with Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Mike Sullivan knows his team is "wired" for offence , as tends to happen when you have Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and — increasingly — Jake Guentzel on your roster.
Guentzel scores twice, Penguins even series with Capitals

Guentzel scores twice, Penguins even series with Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt Murray stopped 20 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Game 4 to even their tense Eastern Conference semifinal on Thursday