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Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...

Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Panthers 2-0 in Game 4 for sweep

May. 23, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy had 49 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a four-game sweep of the Florida Panthers with a 2-0 victory Monday night that sent the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions back to the Eastern Conference final for the sixth time in eight years. ...

Real Salt Lake gets 2 second-half goals, beats Montreal 2-1

May. 22, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Justen Glad and Sergio Córdova scored in a 12-minute span in the second half, leading Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over CF Montreal on Sunday. Djordje Mihailovic scored for Montreal (6-5-2), which dropped points at home for the first time this season. ...

Araujo dos Santos, Johnson lead NYCFC past Chicago 1-0

May. 22, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored on a penalty kick in the 28th minute and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC defeated the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday. NYCF (7-3-2) at least temporarily moved two points ahead of the Philadelphia Union for the top spot in...

Two-time defending champion Lightning chasing NHL history

May. 21, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

The Tampa Bay Lightning don’t want to get ahead of themselves in their bid to become the first team in 40 years to win three consecutive Stanley Cup titles. The two-time defending champions are up 2-0 on the Presidents Trophy-winning Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference...

Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...

Nashville tops Montreal 2-1, ups home unbeaten streak to 23

May. 18, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored the deciding goal to spark Nashville to a 2-1 victory over CF Montreal on Wednesday, upping Nashville's home unbeaten streak to 23 straight. Nashville's run ties the LA Galaxy (2014-15) for the third longest streak in MLS history. The...

Column: Maple Leafs now at 55 years since last championship

May. 16, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

As soon as the NHL expanded to more than six teams, and television sets started showing games in color, the Toronto Maple Leafs were in trouble. Once again, the hockey playoffs are moving on to the second round without the Maple Leafs, who will be watching the rest of the postseason...

Red Bulls earn 1-1 draw with Union, stay unbeaten on road

May. 15, 2022 07:35 AM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Lucas Lima Linhares scored the equalizer in the 66th minute and the New York Red Bulls remained unbeaten on the road, earning a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. The tie jammed up the standings in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia (5-1-5)...

Paul scores 2, Lightning hold off Maple Leafs 2-1 in Game 7

May. 15, 2022 02:04 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Nick Paul came through with the best playoff performance of his career when the Tampa Bay Lightning needed it most and the two-time defending champions are moving on again. Paul scored twice, including an incredible individual effort on the tiebreaking goal late in...