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Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with 5-3 win

Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with 5-3 win

NASHVILLE — The young Dallas Stars have blossomed this post-season , and now their top line of Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin and Alexander Radulov are showing just how much damage they can do together.

Goalies Bishop, Lehner and Vasilevskiy named finalists for Vezina Trophy

NEW YORK — Ben Bishop of the Dallas Stars, Robin Lehner of the New York Islanders and Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning were named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender on Saturday.

Avalanche moving on in playoffs for 1st time since 2008

DENVER — The brief message on social media from Colorado defenceman Nikita Zadorov was rhetorical in nature: "How is your bracket ?" Because obviously, it's pretty messy. The eighth-seeded Avalanche certainly played a big role in that.

Maple Leafs a win away from reaching second round for first time since 2004

TORONTO — Jake Muzzin knows about closing out series in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Maple Leafs defenceman won a Stanley Cup as a member of the L.A.
Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

WASHINGTON — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier.
Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

Auston Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Bruins 2-1 to take 3-2 series lead

BOSTON — Head down on the bench, Auston Matthews couldn't bear to watch. The Maple Leafs star centre had seen this scenario — one that often seemed to go against him — play out before.
Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special.
Avalanche hot at the right time, cruise past Flames into second round

Avalanche hot at the right time, cruise past Flames into second round

CALGARY — Colorado had to be at its best over the final month of the of the regular season just to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Avalanche are still playing at that high level and now have their first series win in over a decade.
Flame out; Avalanche advance in NHL playoffs with 5-1 win over Calgary

Flame out; Avalanche advance in NHL playoffs with 5-1 win over Calgary

CALGARY — Add the Calgary Flames to shocking Stanley Cup playoff exits this season.
Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

DETROIT — Steve Yzerman is getting another chance to return the Detroit Red Wings to glory.