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Preds sign Nino Niederreiter to 2-year, $8 million deal

Jul. 21, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators offered forward Nino Niederreiter the perfect combination of a competitive team stocked with friends and former teammates along with a physical playing style. His new two-year contract also gives him the flexibility to either hit free agency again...

Hurricanes face challenge of improving on 4-year playoff run

May. 31, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are facing the challenging stretch of building a perennial Stanley Cup contender. A second-round exit to the New York Rangers highlighted the need for more postseason goal scoring and better special-teams play. Yet the Hurricanes must...

Rangers oust Hurricanes 6-2 in Game 7, reach Eastern finals

May. 31, 2022 09:41 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nothing is fazing these New York Rangers, not multigame series deficit nor playing in a building where no road team has won in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Instead, this resilient bunch is carrying an ever-growing confidence straight into the Eastern Conference...

Hurricanes win Game 5, push Rangers to brink of elimination

May. 26, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes controlled long stretches of play, stayed aggressive and even got a breakthrough in a two-month struggle on the power play. It was enough to secure another home playoff victory. Now they can turn their attention to trying to put away the...

Rangers-Canes, Battle of Alberta up next in NHL playoffs

May. 16, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

A few minutes after his New York Rangers moved on to the second round of the NHL playoffs by beating the Pittsburgh Penguins, Gerard Gallant had not mentally moved on to what’s next. “I don’t even know who we play,” Gallant said with a chuckle. It’s the...

Domi, Raanta help Hurricanes close out Bruins 3-2 in Game 7

May. 14, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Twice before, the Carolina Hurricanes had reached the playoffs only to see their ascent to becoming a serious Stanley Cup contender blocked by the Boston Bruins. Two newcomers helped the Hurricanes finally push past their playoff bully — and in a Game 7, at...