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Minnesota Wild goalie Alex Stalock (32) makes the save as Jared Spurgeon (46) and Vancouver Canucks' Antoine Roussel (26) battle in front during the second period of an NHL hockey qualifying round game, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Tanev scores 11 seconds into OT as Canucks beat Wild 5-4

Aug. 8, 2020 2:43 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — This first postseason experience for the young core of the Vancouver Canucks has already been quite a trip. They're not ready to leave the bubble yet. Christopher Tanev's wrist shot just 11 seconds into overtime gave the Canucks a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday night...

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) makes the save against Chicago Blackhawks' Kirby Dach (77) during second-period NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Summer hockey is looking like a very young man's game

Aug. 7, 2020 4:29 AM EDT

After making his playoff debut at age 19 and winning the Stanley Cup at 20, Brandon Saad knows all about the value of youth in the NHL postseason. He looks at 18-year-old Kirby Dach and 19-year-old Adam Boqvist now and is glad to have them as Chicago Blackhawks teammates. “To be that young and to be able...

Minnesota Wild's Jared Spurgeon (46) kneels as Vancouver Canucks' Bo Horvat (53), Brock Boeser (6) and Elias Pettersson (40) celebrate a goal during second-period NHL hockey game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Boeser, Pettersson help Canucks top Wild 3-0 for series lead

Aug. 6, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Brock Boeser and Elias Petterson each had a power-play goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 27 saves for his first postseason shutout, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 to take a 2-1 lead Thursday in their best-of-five qualifier series. Antoine Roussel and...

Vancouver Canucks' Troy Stecher, from left to right, Adam Gaudette and Bo Horvat skate during the NHL hockey team's training camp in Vancouver, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

Will experience prevail for Wild vs. quick-strike Canucks?

Jul. 28, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

The virus pause has provided the Minnesota Wild as they are currently constructed with perhaps their best and last opportunity to make a long postseason run. They caught a break when the NHL rolled out a 24-team format for the restart, since they were one point below what would have been the Western Conference...

Vancouver Canucks defenceman Quinn Hughes takes a shot on goal during the NHL hockey team's training camp, in Vancouver, Monday, July 13, 2020 (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

East/West split among rookie, coach of year finalists

Jul. 15, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Columbus’ John Tortorella, Philadelphia’s Alain Vigneault and Boston’s Bruce Cassidy were revealed Wednesday as the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year. Colorado’s Cale Makar, Vancouver’s Quinn Hughes and Chicago’s Dominik...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020, file photo, Edmonton Oilers center Leon Draisaitl (29) plays against the Vegas Golden Knights in an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas. The Edmonton Oilers’ sudden resurgence placed Connor McDavid back in the NHL MVP conversation, along with teammate Leon Draisaitl. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Boston’s David Pastrnak made their case, too, during a pandemic-shortened season. And don’t forget New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin, a late entry in the discussion. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Oilers have Hart? McDavid, Draisaitl are NHL MVP candidates

Jun. 18, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

The Edmonton Oilers’ resurgence placed Connor McDavid back in the NHL MVP conversation, along with teammate Leon Draisaitl. Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Boston’s David Pastrnak made their case, too, during a pandemic-shortened season. And don’t forget Artemi Panarin, a late entry in...