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Tkachuk scores 3, Flames beat Oilers 9-6 in Game 1

May. 19, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk had his first career playoff hat trick and the Calgary Flames beat the Edmonton Oilers 9-6 Wednesday night in Game 1 of their second-round series. Blake Coleman scored twice for the Flames. Rasmus Andersson and Andrew Mangiapane each had a...

Cole's OT goal lift Hurricanes past Rangers for Game 1 win

May. 18, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho extended the game. Ian Cole ended it. And that allowed the Carolina Hurricanes to escape their first home loss of the playoffs despite being completely outplayed most of the night. Cole beat Igor Shesterkin at 3:12 of overtime to help the...

Augustana hockey starting in 2023-24, will play in CCHA

May. 18, 2022 18:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Augustana University will be a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association when it starts its Division I men's program in 2023-24. The CCHA board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to bring in the Vikings as the league's ninth member. ...

Support cast guides Avs in Game 1 win, stars spark Lightning

May. 18, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

Sometimes, your top players aren’t at their peak and you still win. Exhibit A: Colorado defenseman and Norris Trophy finalist Cale Makar. Sometimes, your top players are your top players and you win handily. Exhibits B and C: Tampa Bay forward Nikita...

Clashes break out before Europea League final in Seville

May. 18, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final on Wednesday. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern...

Manson scores 8:02 into OT, Avs beat Blues 3-2 in Game 1

May. 18, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Josh Manson was simply trying to hold his ground near the blueline with players flying at him. Not on the winning goal — he was that open — but from the group of teammates charging his way. Manson scored his first career playoff goal 8:02 into...

Lightning strike first against Panthers, win 4-1 in Game 1

May. 17, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning won the first two games of their playoff series with the Florida Panthers on the road last year. They're halfway to a repeat performance. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Andrei...

'Lots of fire' left in Bowness at end of his Stars contract

May. 17, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Rick Bowness has been on an NHL bench for a record 2,562 regular-season games as a head coach or an assistant over nearly four decades. The 67-year-old coach is not ready to be done yet even though he is at the end of his contract with the Dallas Stars. “The...

Wild GM Guerin: We want both Fleury and Talbot back in net

May. 17, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild stocked their net with a three-time Stanley Cup winner at the trade deadline, fetching Marc-Andre Fleury to form an accomplished goalie tandem with All-Star Cam Talbot down the stretch of the best regular season in franchise history. The...

Hurricanes look to keep rolling at home vs. New York Rangers

May. 17, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes needed to finish the regular season strong to hold off the New York Rangers for the Metropolitan Division title. They are benefitting from that push as the teams meet in a second-round playoff series. The division title secured home-ice...