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Vegas' offensive shortfalls create questions for offseason

Jun. 25, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Another season that began with expectations of winning a Stanley Cup concluded with a bitter taste for the Vegas Golden Knights. The surprising Montreal Canadiens, who finished the regular season 18th in the NHL with 59 points, won the best-of-seven...

Canadiens return to Cup Final after 3-2 OT win over Vegas

Jun. 25, 2021 02:48 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Phillip Danault was patting rookie Cole Caufield on the back for playing a big role in helping the Canadiens’ remarkable playoff run, while familiar chants of `Ole, Ole’ and sounds of horn-honking could be heard from a large celebrating crowd outside the Bell Centre...

With 3-2 series lead, Canadiens frustrating Golden Knights

Jun. 23, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens defenseman Erik Gustafsson enjoys the notion of the Vegas Golden Knights showing signs of frustration in being pushed to the brink of elimination in their Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series. That’s what happens when most everyone discounted...

Vegas goalie Fleury laughs off flub, looks forward to Game 4

Jun. 19, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury was so upbeat, the Vegas goalie laughed off a question about his costly late-game flub. The Golden Knights might be well-served to do the same after finding themselves in the all too familiar position of facing adversity during a...

Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2 in OT to take 2-1 lead

Jun. 19, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Luke Richardson didn’t envision his debut as an NHL head coach coming this way. But he’ll take it. Josh Anderson scored his second goal of the game at 12:53 of overtime and Carey Price made 43 saves as Montreal beat the Vegas...

Panthers' Barkov wins Selke Trophy as best defensive forward

Jun. 18, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov has won the Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward for the first time in his eight-year career. Barkov was announced as the winner of the award Friday night before Vegas faced Montreal in Game 3 of...

Pressure on Vegas with semifinal series shifting to Montreal

Jun. 17, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

The last time the Vegas Golden Knights played north of the border, they outshot a gritty, underdog opponent and got beat by a hot goaltender. The next game they play in Canada presents a similar challenge against Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens, who resemble the...

Price makes 29 saves, Canadiens beat Golden Knights 3-2

Jun. 17, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens vowed to adapt after looking out of sync in the first game of their Stanley Cup semifinal series with the Vegas Golden Knights. It's exactly what they did Wednesday night. Carey Price made 29 saves and the...

NHL semifinals full of 'hunger' for first Stanley Cup title

Jun. 16, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

When the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup last year, it was the first time most of their players and coaches had ever lifted the trophy. Now that they have savored the taste of winning, they want to help trade deadline pickup David Savard do the same in his 10th...

Fine lines: Knights receive scoring help across all 4 units

Jun. 11, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

Max Pacioretty and the top line of Vegas are rolling right along. Same with William Karlsson's group on the second unit and right on down the lines. Bottom line: The Golden Knights are operating four highly productive lines heading into their...