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MacKinnon, Avs left frustrated by another early playoff exit

Jun. 11, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon didn't really want to hear about how the Colorado Avalanche remain squarely in a win-it-all sort of window and how there's always next year. The speedy forward has grown tired of such talk. This is the cold, hard...

Golden Knights top Avalanche 6-3, reach Stanley Cup semis

Jun. 11, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Alex Pietrangelo signed with the Vegas Golden Knights in October, he didn’t mince words as to why he left St. Louis after 12 seasons. “Obviously the atmosphere; I mean, I think everybody agrees it’s probably the best place to play in the NHL...

McDavid, Matthews, MacKinnon finalists for NHL MVP honors

Jun. 10, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon have been named the finalists for the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP. McDavid, considered the likely winner of the award, dominated...

Stone scores early in OT, Knights beat Avs 3-2 in Game 5

Jun. 09, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Mark Stone blocked a shot on the defensive end and by the time he spun around, a pass was waiting for him with nothing but clear sailing ahead. A burst of speed — even as tired as he was — and a wrist shot later, he was being mobbed along the boards by...

Varlamov's strong play has Islanders on brink of semifinals

Jun. 08, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

After a strong regular season, Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov found himself on the bench while rookie Ilya Sorokin was shining in the first round of the playoffs. When Sorokin lost the series opener against Boston in the second round, New York coach Barry Trotz turned...

Marchessault's hat trick lifts Vegas to 5-1 win over Avs

Jun. 07, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After the Vegas Golden Knights lost the first two games of their second-round series against the Colorado Avalanche, captain Mark Stone said no team is out of a series until it loses at home. After sweeping two in Vegas, the Golden Knights are back in...

DeBoer: Former top forward line identity of Golden Knights

Jun. 05, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former top forward line of the Vegas Golden Knights carried the moniker “misfit line” into the team’s fourth season. Coach Peter DeBoer offered another description after Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith helped Vegas...

Marchessault, Pacioretty score late to lift Vegas past Avs

Jun. 05, 2021 02:12 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights coach Peter DeBoer said Thursday one goal could get a raucous home crowd involved and make the difference in a playoff game. His words rang true Friday night. Jonathan Marchessault and Max Pacioretty scored 45...

Rantanen scores OT winner, Avs up 2-0 in series vs. Knights

Jun. 03, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Mikko Rantanen found himself in the middle of an on-ice swarm from teammates after scoring the winner. Wonderful and all, but he wanted to make sure the real star of the show received his fair share of the credit, too — goaltender Philipp Grubauer. ...

Net work: Fleury and Grubauer face off in series, for Vezina

Jun. 01, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — On one end of the ice will be Philipp Grubauer, a recently named Vezina Trophy finalist. At the other end will be Marc-Andre Fleury, who's up for the same award. Now that's quite a goaltender face-off for Game 2 on Wednesday in a...