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Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round

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Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. More>>

Couturier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6

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Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 night to force sixth game in the first-round series. More>>

Big saves, more saves: Top goalies starring in key moments

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The Bruins' Tuukka Rask, Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy and Capitals' Braden Holtby are making big saves when it matters to help their teams in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. More>>

Carolina coach Bill Peters resigns after 4 seasons with club

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Bill Peters has resigned as the Carolina Hurricanes' coach after four seasons and no playoff berths. More>>

Caps' Burakovsky to have surgery, out rest of first round

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Washington Capitals winger Andre Burakovsky will have minor surgery to repair an upper-body injury and miss the rest of the first-round series against Columbus. More>>

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

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Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists assist to lift the Washington Capitals over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece. More>>

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4

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Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. More>>

Penguins, Predators look to lock up second round spots

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The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators both have a chance to move on to round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs. More>>

Sharks ride depth, Jones to first-round sweep of Ducks

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Very little separated San Jose and Anaheim in the regular season, with the Ducks edging out the Sharks by one point for second place in the Pacific Division. More>>

'Seinfeld' actor shows up at Devils game with face painted

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Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan. More>>

Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs

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Sidney Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Pittsburgh Penguins' career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. More>>

Kucherov leads way as Lightning take 3-1 lead over Devils

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Nikita Kucherov scored two goals, set up another and knocked New Jersey's top defenseman out of the game with a big hit, and the Tampa Bay Lightning moved within a game of advancing past the Devils with a 3-1 victory. More>>

Hertl, Jones help Sharks finish sweep of Ducks with 2-1 win

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Tomas Hertl scored the tiebreaking goal 9:09 into the third period, Martin Jones was spectacular in goal yet again, and the San Jose Sharks completed a first-round sweep of the rival Anaheim Ducks with a 2-1 victory in Game 4. More>>

Forsberg, Rinne help Predators beat Avalanche 3-2 in Game 4

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Filip Forsberg scored another creative goal, Pekka Rinne rebounded from a rocky performance with 31 saves, and the Nashville Predators withstood a furious rally by the Colorado Avalanche for a 3-2 win in Game 4 to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round series. More>>

Blue Jackets, Caps say there is still plenty in the tank

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The Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals are not bothered by opening their playoff series with three straight overtime wins. More>>

Capitals beat Blue Jackets 3-2 in 2OT, pull to 2-1 in series

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Lars Eller scored in the second OT period to give Washington a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 3, pulling the Capitals to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. More>>

Scheifele, Hellebuyck lead Jets past Wild 2-0, for 3-1 lead

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Scheifele's goals, Hellebuyck's 30 saves carry Jets past Wild 2-0 for 3-1 series lead. More>>

Hitting the jackpot: Knights sweep Kings with 1-0 win

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Brayden McNabb scored against his former team in the second period, lifting Vegas to a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings that made the Golden Knights the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep its first playoff series. More>>

Wild lose Parise for multiple weeks to broken sternum

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Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has a broken sternum that will keep him out for multiple weeks. More>>

Flyers needs scoreless Giroux to spark them against Penguins

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Claude Giroux carried the Philadelphia Flyers into the playoffs. More>>

Sharks use 2nd period barrage to beat Ducks 8-1 for 3-0 lead

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Joonas Donskoi scored one goal and set up another to start a four-goal barrage in the second period and the San Jose Sharks raced past Anaheim for the third straight game with a 8-1 victory to take a 3-0 series lead. More>>

Matthews, Marleau lead Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-2 in Game 3

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Auston Matthews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. More>>

MacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Predators 5-3 in Game 3

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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, including one as part of a three-goal first period and another to chase Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne from the game, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Predators 5-3 in Game 3 to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series. More>>

Watchdog: Zinke charter flight approved without full info

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An internal watchdog says a $12,000 charter flight by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was reviewed and approved by department ethics officials without complete information. More>>

3 of a kind: Vegas tips Kings 3-2, closes in on series sweep

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The Vegas Golden Knights beat Los Angeles 3-2 and took a 3-0 lead over the Kings in their first-round series. More>>

Calvert scores in OT, Blue Jackets up 2-0 on Caps in series

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Sergei Bobrovsky made 54 saves, Matt Calvert scored the winner 12:22 into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame two goals from Alex Ovechkin beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 in Game 2 to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their first-round series. More>>

Crosby scores goal, leads Penguins to 5-1 Game 3 over Flyers

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Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and Matt Murray stopped 25 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. More>>

Ibaka scores 23, Raptors win Game 1, beat Wizards 114-106

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Ibaka has 21 points and 12 rebounds, Raptors snap 10-game losing streak in Game 1s by beating Wizards 114-106. More>>

Predators take 2-0 lead after holding off Avalanche 5-4

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Ryan Hartman's empty-net goal wound up the game-winner as the Nashville Predators held off the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 for a 2-0 lead in their first-round Western Conference series. More>>

Pastrnak has 3 goals, 3 assists; Bruins beat Maple Leafs 7-3

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David Pastrnak had a hat trick and three assists to lead Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Bruins lead series 2-0. More>>

Killorn scores twice, Lightning beat Devils 5-3 in Game 2

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Killorn scores 2 goals, Lightning beat Devils 5-3 for 2-0 series lead. More>>

Injured Humboldt players get visit from Stanley Cup

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Injured Humboldt Broncos players got a visit from the Stanley Cup at Royal University Hospital. More>>

Stand by your man: Flyers, Caps riding same goaltenders

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After the Flyers stuck with goaltender Brian Elliott and tied their series with the Penguins, the Capitals are going back to Philipp Grubauer for Game 2 against the Blue Jackets. More>>

Flyers beat Penguins 5-1 in Game 2 to tie series

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Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists, Brian Elliott stopped 34 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers cooled off the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 to even the first-round series at a game apiece. More>>

Haula's goal in 2nd OT gives Vegas 2-1 win over Kings

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Erik Haula's goal in double overtime gave the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. More>>

Ken Hitchcock, 3rd in NHL wins, retiring after 22 years

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Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. More>>

Robert Wickens an instant fit in new IndyCar job

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James Hinchcliffe lobbied hard for his childhood friend from Canada to become his new teammate. More>>

Punishment for hits to head prevalent early in NHL playoffs

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Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri are among the players being punished for hits to the head early in the NHL's Stanley Cup playoffs. More>>

Down 0-1, Avalanche need to slow down Preds' Filip Forsberg

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The Colorado Avalanche are down 0-1 in their first-round playoff series against Nashville. More>>

Kane scores 2 goals in playoff debut, Sharks top Ducks 3-0

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Evander Kane scored two goals in his first career playoff game and Martin Jones made 25 saves as the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 in their first-round series opener. More>>

Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Capitals in Game 1

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Artemi Panarin scored 6:02 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. More>>

Forsberg scores twice in 3rd as Preds rally, beat Avs 5-2

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Filip Forsberg scored twice in the third period, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 to take a 1-0 lead in their first-round Western Conference series. More>>

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in opener of playoff series

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Brad Marchand, David Backes and David Krejci each scored a power-play goal to lead the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. More>>

Potent Lightning display depth, beat Devils 5-2 in Game 1

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Tampa Bay Lightning off to a strong start in the NHL playoffs. More>>

Penguins defense quietly doing its job against Flyers

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The home teams all rolled to wins in the opening night of the Stanley Cup playoffs as Pittsburgh, Winnipeg and Vegas all rolled in Game 1. More>>

Predators unveil new catfish tank for start of NHL playoffs

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Tossing catfish has long been a popular hockey tradition in Music City, and the Nashville Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. More>>

Crosby's hat trick pushes Penguins past Flyers 7-0

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Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message in their playoff opener with a 7-0 win over Philadelphia. More>>

Butler, Towns lead T-wolves past Nuggets in OT, to playoffs

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Butler, Towns lead Timberwolves past Nuggets 112-106 in overtime, to playoffs for 1st time since '04. More>>

76ers win 16th straight, earn 3 seed in romp over Bucks

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Joel Embiid and JJ Redick watched from the bench, Ben Simmons had a scoreless first half and the Philadelphia 76ers still won their 16th consecutive game, thumping the Milwaukee Bucks 130-95 to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. More>>

Fleury, Knights beat Kings 1-0 in Vegas' 1st playoff game

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Marc-Andre Fleury registered his 11th career playoff shutout and Shea Theodore scored the game's lone goal as the Vegas Golden Knights won their first playoff game in franchise history, defeating the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Wednesday. More>>

Dirty Work: Net-front guys play vital role in NHL playoffs

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Goals are harder to come by in the Stanley Cup playoffs, when players like Pittsburgh's Patric Hornqvist find their services at a premium. More>>

Capitals starting Grubauer in goal vs Columbus; Foligno back

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Washington's Philipp Grubauer will start Game 1 against Columbus over Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Braden Holtby. More>>

Canada town gets new shock with dead player misidentified

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A shattered town in Canada is mourning its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. More>>

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

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Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a small Canadian town. More>>

Canada town's arena focus of mourning after crash kills 15

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Canadian police say 15 people were killed in a bus crash involving a junior hockey team in western Canada. More>>

NHL playoff format will knock out top teams early

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Two of the top four teams in the NHL are guaranteed to be out the playoffs after the second round thanks to an oft-criticized divisional format. More>>

Capitals confident about playoffs with lower expectations

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The Capitals are confident going into the playoffs on a roll but without the expectations of being a Stanley Cup favorite. More>>

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

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Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a small Canadian town. More>>

Maple Leafs coach grieves, along with Canada and NHL

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Canada bus crash leaves Maple Leafs coach shaken, along with Canada and the NHL. More>>

Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA hockey title

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Karson Kuhlman leads Minnesota Duluth past Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA hockey title. More>>

Canada mourns: 15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide

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Canadian police say 14 people were killed in a bus crash involving a junior hockey team in Western Canada. More>>

Rangers fire coach Alain Vigneault after missing playoffs

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The New York Rangers have fired coach Alain Vigneault after missing the playoffs in his fifth season. More>>

Devils, Blue Jackets sit top players for rest in Game 82

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Taylor Hall, Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky are among the top players sitting out game 82 as the Devils, Blue Jackets and other teams value rest over playoff seeding. More>>

Giroux's hat trick helps Flyers clinch playoff berth

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Claude Giroux earned his first career hat trick in the regular season and the Philadelphia Flyers clinched a playoff berth in their final regular-season game with a 5-0 victory over the New York Rangers. More>>

The Latest: Death toll in Canada bus crash rises to 15

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The captain of a junior hockey team is among the 14 people killed in a bus crash in western Canada. More>>

Penguins top Senators 4-0 to earn home-ice in 1st round

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Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel banked in goals off Craig Anderson minutes apart in the second period, Casey DeSmith stopped 34 shots and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-0 to clinch second place in the Metropolitan Division. More>>

Canada police say truck collided with hockey bus, fatalities

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Canadian police say they are at the scene of a fatal collision involving a transport truck and a bus carrying a hockey team in the province of Saskatchewan. More>>

Banner night: Preds beat Caps to clinch NHL's best record

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Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat Washington 4-3 to clinch first in the Central Division, the top seed in the Western Conference and the best record in the NHL. More>>

Sedin twins combine on OT winner in their final home game

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Daniel Sedin scored on a power play 2:33 into overtime with his brother Henrik Sedin earning an assist as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-3. More>>

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