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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, blocks New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast, of Sweden, with Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin (74) slowing Fast during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. Carolina was one of two teams (along with Tampa Bay) that voted against the current playoff format, which doesn't reward it for being in a playoff spot when the season was paused. But the Hurricanes shouldn't need emergency goaltender David Ayres anymore with Mrazek and James Reimer healthy in net. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Sweet 16: NHL playoffs qualifying round tough to predict

May. 27, 2020 2:58 AM EDT

The NHL's regular season is over and the chase for the Stanley Cup is on if hockey returns this summer. The league settled on a 24-team postseason format that Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano supported back in March as the coronavirus was shutting down sports. “You can’t eliminate teams who are...

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2020, file photo, New Jersey Devils interim general manager Tom Fitzgerald answers reporters' questions after the team announced that captain Andy Greene was traded to the New York Islanders before an NHL hockey game in Newark, N.J. The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Fitzgerald of the Devils is limbo. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and also see if he still has a job. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NHL stoppage has Devils' Fitzgerald waiting on two fronts.

Apr. 17, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The suspension of play in the NHL because of the coronavirus pandemic has put Tom Fitzgerald of the New Jersey Devils in a strange situation. The 51-year-old is waiting to see if the league will finish its season and whether he gets to keep his job. Fitzgerald is the only interim general manager in the league. He...

FILE - In this May 31, 1989, file photo, Tom Webster talks to reporters in Inglewood, Calif., after he was named coach of the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team. Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and the Kings, died Friday, April 10, 2020. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Tom Webster, former hockey player and coach, dies at 71

Apr. 10, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

Tom Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings, died Friday. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. Webster scored 53 goals and helped the franchise — then the New England Whalers — win the World Hockey Association's...