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Islanders sell out season tickets for 1st year at UBS Arena

Jun. 21, 2021 07:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of the New York Islanders' second straight trip to the semifinal round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and nearly 4 1/2 months before the opening of their new arena, season tickets for the first season in their new home are sold out. UBS Arena,...

Roy scores 1:18 into OT, Vegas-Montreal series tied 2-2

Jun. 21, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas goalie Robin Lehner took a rather unconventional method in getting fired up upon being informed he was getting the start in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Montreal Canadiens. Lehner rode the team bus alone to the arena four...

Golden Knights GM self-isolating after positive COVID test

Jun. 20, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon was placed in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. The Golden Knights provided no other updates except to say Sunday that McCrimmon is following NHL and local health protocols. ...

Resilient Lightning expect to bounce back against Islanders

Jun. 20, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No team has been more resilient in the NHL playoffs than the Tampa Bay Lightning. The reigning Stanley Cup champions are 12-0 in games following a postseason loss since the start of their title run last year. That ability to bounce back is about to be...

Canadiens' coach symptom-free; hopes to return in days

Jun. 20, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Canadiens interim coach Dominique Ducharme on Sunday said he remained symptom-free two days after testing positive for COVID-19, and hoped to be back behind the bench during Montreal’s Stanley Cup semifinal series against Vegas. Wearing a dark blue...

Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series

Jun. 20, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — With goalie Semyon Varlamov out of position in the closing seconds, New York defenseman Ryan Pulock knew he needed to get in the way of Ryan McDonagh's shot at the open net. It was the biggest play in the Islanders' latest series-tying Game 4 win. ...

Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

Jun. 19, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin won the Lady Byng Memorial trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct Saturday, becoming the fourth blue-liner to win the award. The 27-year-old from Denver received 73 of 100 first-place votes submitted...

Twins take lead on consecutive wild pitches, top Rangers 3-2

Jun. 19, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are getting healthier and will take any break they can get as the two-time defending AL Central champions try to get out of last place in their division. A twofer in Texas on Saturday could end up being a boost. ...

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...

Sabres 'French Connection' winger Rene Robert hospitalized

Jun. 19, 2021 13:39 PM EDT

Rene Robert, a retired winger who played on the Buffalo Sabres' famed “French Connection Line” in the 1970s, was in a Florida hospital on Friday after suffering a heart attack, three people familiar with what happened told The Associated Press. The people spoke on the...