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16 wins! And a number of other things for the NHL playoffs

Apr. 10, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Welcome back to the playoffs , New York Islanders. Same goes for you, St. Louis, Dallas, Carolina and Calgary. All five teams are returning to the postseason after at least one season off (or nine, for the Hurricanes). It's a familiar number: In 12 of the last 14 seasons, the playoff lineup...

Devils draw top pick in NHL draft lottery

Apr. 9, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent. The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction Tuesday. The Devils will pick first at June's NHL draft after the lottery balls fell in their favor — bumping the...

Panthers move fast, hire Joel Quenneville as next coach

Apr. 8, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Dale Tallon and Joel Quenneville are together again, and the Florida Panthers are ready for them to recreate their magic. Quenneville — who is second on the NHL's all-time victory list — was hired Monday to coach the Panthers, who started their offseason with a splash....

Blackhawks take optimistic tone after another lost season

Apr. 7, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane dazzled once again. Jonathan Toews put together one of his best seasons, and Alex DeBrincat took another step forward. And it didn't matter all that much. Not to them, anyway. The Chicago Blackhawks missed out on the playoffs for the second straight year, doomed by an awful...

Predators rally again, clinch Central beating Blackhawks 5-2

Apr. 7, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have proven they can finish a season almost as well as they start. Viktor Arvidsson scored the go-ahead goal at 3:33 of the third period, and the Predators won their second straight Central Division title by rallying from an 0-2 deficit to beat the Chicago...

Stars lose 6-1 to Kane, Blackhawks

Apr. 6, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — One more point could provide a big lift for the Dallas Stars. They get another chance on Saturday night. Dallas' playoff road remains muddled after it lost 6-1 to Chicago on Friday night. Patrick Kane scored twice in the Blackhawks' home finale, and Cam Ward made 25 saves in his 700th NHL...

Toews, Kane lead Blackhawks past Blues in shootout

Apr. 4, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Despite staging a late comeback against the Chicago Blackhawks, the St. Louis Blues are still a point shy as they tried to climb into a tie for first place in the Central Division. Jonathan Toews scored the lone goal in the shootout after connecting for his career-high 35th in regulation,...

Kucherov making plenty of points for NHL's MVP consideration

Apr. 3, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

Connor McDavid knows better than to risk making end-of-season NHL award projections. Through no fault of his own, the Edmonton Oilers captain was not included among last year's three MVP candidates, causing a stir back home. So McDavid understandably deferred when recently asked to list his Hart Trophy...

Kings beat Blackhawks 3-2 on Doughty's power-play goal in OT

Mar. 31, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For the better part of five thrilling minutes in overtime, it was as if the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks were battling each other again in the 2013 and 2014 Western Conference Finals. But when Drew Doughty's shot hit the back of the net, the Kings were another team set to...

DeBrincat's 2 goals lead Blackhawks past Sharks 5-4

Mar. 29, 2019 2:14 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A fast start was just what the Chicago Blackhawks needed to get out of their recent rut even if it might be too late for them to make a playoff push. Alex DeBrincat scored on a two-man advantage to start a three-goal barrage in the opening 11 minutes and then added his 40th goal of...