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NHL semifinals full of 'hunger' for first Stanley Cup title

Jun. 16, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup last year, it was the first time most of their players and coaches had ever lifted the trophy. Now that they have savored the taste of winning, they want to help trade deadline pickup David Savard do the same in his 10th...

Vets Pietrangelo, Perry contributing for Vegas, Montreal

Jun. 15, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo and Corey Perry had very different free agent experiences last offseason. Pietrangelo got a private plane trip to Vegas for an in-person meeting with the Golden Knights when the market opened and got a long-term contract worth over $61...

New Jersey Devils re-sign forward Nathan Bastian for 2 years

Jun. 15, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have re-signed right wing Nathan Bastian to a two-year deal worth $1.65 million. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing on Tuesday, saying the restricted free agent would be paid $775,000 next season and $875,000...

Canadiens come up short in first trip outside of Canada

Jun. 15, 2021 03:12 AM EDT

The Montreal Canadiens left Canada for the first time in 15 months to discover the hard way how the game’s being played a little more intensely south of the border. What appeared apparent from afar in watching the Vegas Golden Knights wear down the President’s...

Vegas opens Stanley Cup semifinal with 4-1 win over Montreal

Jun. 15, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens’ rich history didn’t mean much when it came to facing upstart Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1...

Familiarity and respect among coaches left in NHL playoffs

Jun. 14, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

When Barry Trotz's Washington Capitals knocked out Jon Cooper's Tampa Bay Lightning on the way to the Stanley Cup in 2018, the two coaches talked that summer about how it all went down. A similar conversation happened last fall after Cooper and the Lightning went through...

Canadiens and their rich history face NHL newcomers, Vegas

Jun. 13, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

Growing up in Quebec, Marc-Andre Fleury has such respect for the Canadiens’ rich history, the Golden Knights goalie uses the formal, “mister,” when referencing Montreal’s notable stars. Such was the case Saturday upon being informed the the team invited former...

Schwarber hits 2 HRs, Ross dominant as Nats beat Giants 5-0

Jun. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber became the sixth player in the history of the Washington Nationals and Montreal Expos franchise to homer in both the first and second innings, driving in four runs in a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Joe Ross allowed...

At swimming trials, Ledecky keeping an eye on NHL playoffs

Jun. 13, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even as she attempts to qualify for her third U.S. Olympic team, champion swimmer Katie Ledecky is keeping an eye on the NHL playoffs. Her uncle, Jon Ledecky, is a co-owner of the New York Islanders. The team has advanced to the final four of the...

Evans traveling to Vegas with Canadiens for Golden Knights

Jun. 12, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal forward Jake Evans, who has not played since sustaining a concussion on a hit by Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele on June 2, will accompany the Canadiens to Las Vegas for their Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Golden Knights. Interim Canadiens...