Latest Stanley Cup Playoffs News

Hurricanes reach 3-year, $9 million deal with defenseman Jalen Chatfield

Jun. 14, 2024 10:35 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Jalen Chatfield to a three-year, $9 million extension, retaining a valuable part of what has been a deep position group. The team announced the deal Friday, with interim general manager Eric Tulsky pointing to...

Edmonton Oilers' frustration builds with 3-0 deficit in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 14, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Unable to complete a third-period comeback, the Edmonton Oilers find themselves on the brink of elimination despite arguably being the better team in two of the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final against the Florida Panthers. Coach Kris Knoblauch...

Edmonton Oilers scratch Evander Kane for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 13, 2024 20:18 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kris Knoblauch engaged Evander Kane in a conversation before the Edmonton Oilers started practice. The chat lasted roughly five minutes, and Kane left the ice just after hearing from his coach. Kane has been playing through a sports hernia that has hampered...

Sharks hire Ryan Warsofsky as new head coach

Jun. 13, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have promoted Ryan Warsofsky to become the team's new head coach after two years as an assistant under the recently fired David Quinn. General manager Mike Grier announced Thursday that Warsofsky will become the 11th head coach in...

Edmonton and its roster chock full of Canadians is eager to end Canada's Stanley Cup drought

Jun. 12, 2024 14:47 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid on the ice is an electrifying, must-watch sensation fit for the big screen. Off the ice, he does not think there is much “Hollywood” to him. “Just a Canadian kid,” McDavid said. A Canadian kid who has led the Edmonton...

Oilers' Foegele ejected for knee-on-knee hit on Panthers' Luostarinen in Stanley Cup final Game 2

Jun. 10, 2024 21:10 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Edmonton’s Warren Foegele was ejected from Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night for his knee-on-knee hit that injured Florida’s Eetu Luostarinen midway through the first period. Foegele stuck out his left leg into Luostarinen’s left leg and a...

Stars' Jim Nill selected NHL General Manager of the Year

Jun. 10, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Nill of the Dallas Stars won the Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award, the NHL announced Monday night. Nill was the top choice of 17 of 42 voters to run away with the honors. Vancouver’s Patrik Allvin was second and Florida’s Bill Zito third after...

The Panthers say they have to be better in Game 2. And that's after they beat the Oilers in Game 1

Jun. 09, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Up 1-0 in Round 1 against Tampa Bay, the Florida Panthers said they had to get better. Down 1-0 in Round 2 against Boston, they said it again. Up 1-0 in the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers, same thing. And now, leading the Stanley...

Montreal, Boston selected as sites for hockey's 4 Nations Face-Off tournament next season

Jun. 09, 2024 12:51 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Montreal and Boston will be the host cities for the 4 Nations Face-Off tournament in February, the NHL announced Saturday along with releasing the schedule for the event. In Montreal, Canada plays Sweden on Feb. 12, the U.S. plays Finland on Feb. 13, then a...

Bobrovsky makes 32 saves as the Panthers shut out the Oilers 3-0 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 09, 2024 01:32 AM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky turned the puck over on the first shift and recovered. He lost his stick for 30 seconds at one point and still made saves. Connor McDavid put six shots on net, and none of them went in. Bobrovsky put on a masterclass against McDavid and every...