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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New York Islanders players take the ice as a man holds a makeshift Stanley Cup prior to Game 1 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, FIle)

NHL playoff scenarios run the gamut of where, when and how

Apr. 7, 2020 1:35 AM EDT

Shorts and skates don’t usually mix. Maintaining NHL-quality ice in August or holding a Stanley Cup Final in September? Those are far from the norm, too. With the NHL playoffs, which were to begin Wednesday, on indefinite hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, anything and everything is on the table if...

FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2019, file photo, Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) skate during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh. Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player, according to the NHL Players’ Association’s annual poll of players released Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Crosby, McDavid favorites again in NHLPA annual poll

Mar. 31, 2020 12:53 PM EDT

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is still regarded as the NHL’s top forward, while peers consider Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby the game's most complete player. When it comes to game-day dress code, hockey players overwhelming favor relaxing the rule requiring a suit and tie, according to the...

NHL hockey players Jordan Staal, captain of the Carolina Hurricanes, clockwise from top left, Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, Marc Stall, alternate captain for the New York Rangers and Sidney Crosby, captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, take part in an NHL video call with players representing the Metropolitan Division Thursday, March 26, 2020, in this photo made in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Wawrow)

Ovechkin, Crosby favor NHL going directly into playoffs

Mar. 26, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the playoffs if games resume during this pandemic-interrupted spring. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is on the same page, saying he’d even be willing to finish two goals short of...

New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri (21) celebrates his goal with Damon Severson (28), Travis Zajac (19), and Nico Hischier (13) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Schneider earns first win of season, Devils beat Detroit 4-1

Feb. 25, 2020 11:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Cory Schneider finally won a game, but afterward, much of the discussion was about a couple third-period incidents involving New Jersey rookie Jack Hughes. Schneider made 27 saves for his first victory of the season, leading the Devils past the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night. In the...

New Jersey Devils teammate celebrate with left wing Jesper Bratt (63), center, after Bratt scored a game-tying goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the San Jose Sharks, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mackenzie Blackwood has 36 saves, Devils beat Sharks 2-1

Feb. 20, 2020 10:59 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils finally have found a winning formula. Just put Mackenzie Blackwood in goal. Blackwood made 36 saves in winning his fifth straight start and the Devils beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in a matchup of struggling franchises on Thursday night. Blackwood downplays the...

New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Blackwood makes 52 saves, Devils beat Blue Jackets 4-3 in SO

Feb. 16, 2020 10:45 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — While there has been a lot written about No. 1 overall draft selections Nico Hischier and Jack Hughes being the New Jersey Devils' future, there is no doubt rookie goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood is the club's best player. Blackwood made a career-high 52 saves and stopped six of seven...

The puck skips over Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) on a shot by New Jersey Devils right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) for Simmonds' second goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Blackwood, Simmonds lead Devils in 4-1 win over Red Wings

Feb. 13, 2020 10:53 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One good period and a few well-chosen words from interim coach Alain Nasreddine were all the New Jersey Devils needed to get past the struggling Detroit Red Wings. Wayne Simmonds scored twice in a four-goal third period outburst and the Devils rallied to beat the Red Wings 4-1 on...