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Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Apr. 19, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Summoning Johnny Hockey! His scoring prowess is required ASAP. After a 99-point regular season, Calgary All-Star forward Johnny Gaudreau has been held to a single assist and just 12 shots against Colorado. It is a big reason why the top-seeded Flames trail the Avalanche 3-1 in a first-round...

Bruins hold off Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie series

Apr. 18, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Wednesday night to tie the first-round series 2-2. Charlie McAvoy had a goal and an assist, Zdeno Chara and Joakim Nordstrom also scored and...

Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins beat Maple Leafs to tie series

Apr. 17, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With the Maple Leafs buzzing and Scotiabank Arena rocking after Toronto tied it early in second period, the Boston Bruins needed a push from their dormant stars. David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand delivered. Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Marchand had a goal and two assists and the...

Former NHL star apologizes for crossing picket line

Apr. 16, 2019 10:10 AM EDT

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A former NHL star is apologizing for crossing a picket line to shop at a Massachusetts supermarket where workers are on strike. Former Boston Bruins and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ray Bourque was caught on video exiting a North Andover Stop & Shop on Monday as a worker...

Matthews leads Maple Leafs past Bruins 3-2 for 2-1 lead

Apr. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — With the Toronto Maple Leafs back home, Auston Matthews finally broke through against Boston. Matthews scored his first goal of the playoffs and set up another as the Maple Leafs beat the Bruins 3-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal....

NHL suspends Leafs' Kadri for rest of first round vs Bruins

Apr. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The NHL has suspended Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri for the rest of the first round of the playoffs for cross-checking Boston Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk in the head. The decision was announced Monday, shortly before Game 3 of the best-of-seven series that is knotted 1-1. Kadri hit...

The Latest: NHL suspends Leafs' Kadri for rest of 1st round

Apr. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Toronto center Nazem Kadri (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The NHL has suspended Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri for the rest of the first round for cross-checking Boston Bruins winger Jake DeBrusk in the head. The league announced the decision Monday not long before the...

'No easy shifts' as first-round series get tight and nasty

Apr. 14, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

It wasn't long after celebrating Craig Smith's overtime goal that P.K. Subban zeroed in on the cold reality of Nashville's playoff series against Dallas. "There are no easy shifts out there, no easy games and no easy plays," he said. "It's hand-to-hand combat out there." Subban and the Central Division-winning...

Rask stops 30 shots, Bruins beat Leafs 4-1 to tie series 1-1

Apr. 14, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri temporarily went to the locker room after a knee-on-knee hit from Jake DeBrusk in the second period. When Kadri retaliated late in the third, he was done for good. Kadri drew a game misconduct for cross-checking DeBrusk in the face , leading to Boston's final...

Youth is being served early in Stanley Cup playoffs

Apr. 12, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

For all the value of postseason experience, youth is off to a nice start in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Teenage defenseman Miro Heiskanen built on his stellar rookie season in his playoff debut with Dallas, 19-year-old Andrei Svechnikov tried to carry Carolina back from a big deficit, early 20-somethings Mitch...