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Disappointment lingers for Hurricanes after 2nd-round exit

Jun. 10, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

The Carolina Hurricanes have raised expectations after three straight playoff appearances. That’s why a five-game ouster in the second round is a blow for a team that has talked openly about winning the Stanley Cup, leading to questions about the next steps to get...

Preds beat Canes 4-3 in double OT again to tie series at 2-2

May. 23, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are finding that neither a broken stick nor back-to-back double overtime games can stop them. Not with the biggest crowds for an NHL game this season behind them and goalie Juuse Saros in net. Luke...

Hurricanes, Preds set to open first-round playoff series

May. 16, 2021 14:43 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have gone from being mired in a nearly decade-long playoff drought to a division champion armed with postseason experience and success. Their first-round playoff series against the Nashville Predators offers the chance to...

Pekka Rinne notches shutout as Preds beat Hurricanes 5-0

May. 10, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pekka Rinne took a lap around the ice as teammates watched, tapping their sticks against the boards. The Nashville Predators surrounded their 38-year-old goalie for a group hug, and he was the last to leave the ice. If this was his final start in...