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Jets star centre Scheifele showing a nose for the net in the NHL playoffs

Jets star centre Scheifele showing a nose for the net in the NHL playoffs

WINNIPEG — Jacob Trouba has watched Mark Scheifele's progression to becoming a star forward more closely than others.
Carolina terminates demoted GM Ron Francis' contract

Carolina terminates demoted GM Ron Francis' contract

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes terminated the contract of demoted general manager and Hall of Fame player Ron Francis on Monday.
Toronto Maple Leafs say Lamoriello will not return as GM next season

Toronto Maple Leafs say Lamoriello will not return as GM next season

TORONTO — Lou Lamoriello will be moving from general manager to a senior adviser role with the Toronto Maple Leafs, as the two sides had always planned. What remained unclear Monday is who might replace Lamoriello as GM.

AP Source: No hearing for Wilson for hit on Dumoulin

WASHINGTON — A person with direct knowledge of the decision says there will not be a disciplinary hearing for Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson for his hit to the head of Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Brian Dumoulin.
Nashville Predators honour hero in Waffle House shooting

Nashville Predators honour hero in Waffle House shooting

NASHVILLE — The Predators gave Nashville a chance to give the man who wrestled an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Waffle House a standing ovation. James Shaw Jr.
Fiala scores overtime winner as Predators tie series with 5-4 win over Jets

Fiala scores overtime winner as Predators tie series with 5-4 win over Jets

NASHVILLE — Winnipeg played a better game, but the result they desired didn't follow.
Predators outlast Jets in 2 OT, tie series at 1

Predators outlast Jets in 2 OT, tie series at 1

NASHVILLE — Kevin Fiala scored 5:37 into double overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Sunday night in Game 2 to even the Western Conference semifinal series.
Capitals hold on to lead this time, beat Penguins in Game 2

Capitals hold on to lead this time, beat Penguins in Game 2

WASHINGTON — Braden Holtby spun around and saw the puck on the goal line. Maybe it was in. Maybe it wasn't.
Tampa Bay, Vegas look to bounce back off losses

Tampa Bay, Vegas look to bounce back off losses

LAS VEGAS — The Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights were favoured to win their second-round matchups. After losses Saturday, the Lightning and Golden Knights will be happy just to reclaim home-ice advantage.
Penguins' Malkin out for Game 2 against Capitals

Penguins' Malkin out for Game 2 against Capitals

WASHINGTON — Injured star Evgeni Malkin was out of the Pittsburgh Penguins' lineup for Game 2 of their second-round series against the Washington Capitals.