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Mason Marchment breaks 3rd-period tie, Stars beat Oilers 3-1 in Game 2 to even West final

May. 26, 2024 00:50 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Mason Marchment and the Dallas Stars were playing with a Game 7 mindset, even though it was only the second game of the Western Conference Final and it took them a bit to really get in that mode. Jake Oettinger withstood a flurry of shots by Edmonton in the first...

Bobrovsky, Shesterkin matching each other save-for-save in Panthers-Rangers series for East title

May. 25, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Eastern Conference Finals have been a goaltender duel, and nobody should have expected otherwise. Seems fitting that the Florida Panthers and New York Rangers are knotted at one game apiece heading into Game 3 on Sunday afternoon, given that a pair of...

Stars center Hintz and Oilers forward Henrique again scratches for Game 2 of West final

May. 25, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas front-line center Roope Hintz and Oilers forward Adam Henrique both missed another game in these NHL playoffs after being scratched in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final on Saturday night. Both players had been described by their coaches as game-time...

Goodrow scores in overtime, Rangers outlast Panthers 2-1 in Game 2 to even Eastern Conference final

May. 25, 2024 01:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tough guy Matt Rempe added the excitement the Rangers lacked in Game 1 against the defending Eastern Conference champion Florida Panthers. Linemate Barclay Goodrow gave New York and its fans something even more important — an overtime goal. Goodrow scored 14:01...

Winnipeg Jets promote associate coach Scott Arniel to head coach, replacing the retired Rick Bowness

May. 24, 2024 19:06 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets promoted associate coach Scott Arniel to head coach Friday, replacing the retired Rick Bowness The move comes almost three weeks after Bowness retired. A former Jets left wing, Arniel joined Bowness' staff in 2022. The...

Goalie Stuart Skinner has gone from pulled to praised as Oilers seek 2-0 lead over Stars in West

May. 24, 2024 17:42 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Edmonton Oilers goalie Stuart Skinner has gone from getting pulled to being praised again this postseason. “He’s a huge part of this team. Ever since he let ‘Picks’ get in there for two games against Vancouver he’s come back and he’s been on fire,”...

Waddell steps down as Hurricanes president and GM. Tulsky takes over as interim GM

May. 24, 2024 12:46 PM EDT

Don Waddell has stepped down as president and general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes, ending a run that had him build a roster that reached the NHL playoffs for six straight years. The team announced Waddell's decision in a news release Friday, saying assistant general manager...

Opposing GMs in West final were junior teammates whose names are together on Stanley Cup 4 times

May. 24, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jim Nill and Ken Holland were teammates in junior hockey nearly a half-century ago with big aspirations as players. Their names are together on the Stanley Cup four times, not as players but rather for their front-office roles with the Detroit Red Wings during that...

Stars drop 7th straight Game 1, falling 3-2 to Oilers in 2nd overtime in West final

May. 24, 2024 02:59 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars got a tying goal from Tyler Seguin late in regulation, then had a four-minute power play early in overtime in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final. That still wasn't enough to keep them from their seventh consecutive series-opening loss since 2022,...

McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2

May. 24, 2024 01:48 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid felt absolutely miserable sitting in the penalty box after he was called for a double-minor penalty only seconds into the first overtime of the Western Conference Final opener. After his teammates bailed out McDavid with yet another...