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Carolina Hurricanes goaltender James Reimer (47) makes a save on a shot from Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin (74) looks on during first-period NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff hockey action in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

DeBrusk, Bruins rally in 3rd to beat Hurricanes 4-3

Aug. 17, 2020 11:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jake DeBrusk, Brad Marchand and the Boston Bruins quickly went from trailing by two goals to overwhelming the Carolina Hurricanes with a dominating third period. DeBrusk scored twice while the Bruins scored four straight goals to rally and beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Monday to take a 3-1 lead...

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price (31) makes save as Philadelphia Flyers centre Kevin Hayes (13) looks on during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

NHL goaltenders putting on puck-stopping clinic in playoffs

Aug. 17, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

Nearly 20 years ago, Kevin Weekes and goaltending coach Sudarshan Maharaj rented some ice time at a Toronto arena with a Chinese food buffet above them and worked on the fundamentals of the position. It took Weekes' game to a new level and he was reminded of the extra work as he watches these unusual NHL...

Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog (92) is stopped by Arizona Coyotes goalie Darcy Kuemper (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Avalanche aiming to distract Coyotes' Kuemper more in Game 4

Aug. 17, 2020 2:01 AM EDT

The Colorado Avalanche had all the numbers in their favor. Odd-man rushes, 51 shots on goal, 92 shot attempts. One hot goalie turned what should have been a win into a loss. Now up 2-1 instead of 3-0 against Arizona, the Avalanche need to figure out how to get in front of Darcy Kuemper more or the series could...

Carolina Hurricanes' Dougie Hamilton (19) celebrates his goal against the Boston Bruins with teammates Martin Necas (88), Andrei Svechnikov (37) and Vincent Trocheck (16) during the third period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hamilton helps Carolina beat Boston 3-2, tie series 1-1

Aug. 14, 2020 12:09 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — This is what Dougie Hamilton was hoping for while he waited out the pandemic shutdown that put the NHL season on hold, and then waited some more after injuring himself in practice when the Hurricanes returned to the ice. The Carolina defenseman scored the game-winner with 11:30 left in the...

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' head coach Rod Brind'Amour reacts to a call during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. Brind’Amour wasn’t going to risk another $25,000 fine from the NHL. The Hurricanes coach provided a short, four-word answer, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, when asked if he had anything more to add a day after being fined for calling the league “a joke” in criticizing an officials' ruling on a goal challenge.(AP Photo/Chris Seward, File)

Hurricanes coach Brind'Amour 'moving on' after fined by NHL

Aug. 13, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Rod Brind’Amour wasn’t going to risk another $25,000 fine from the NHL. The Carolina Hurricanes coach provided a short, four-word answer, Thursday, when asked if he had anything more to add a day after being fined for calling the league “a joke” in criticizing an...

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) reacts with teammates Brad Marchand (63) Torey Krug (47) and Brandon Carlo (25) after scoring the game-winning goal against the Carolina Hurricanes during the second overtime period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup playoff game in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

Bergeron scores in 2nd OT, Bruins beat Hurricanes in Game 1

Aug. 12, 2020 7:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — After being told to come back the next morning because another game lasted five overtimes, the Boston Bruins didn't want to repeat history so quickly. “We talked about trying to end this before the fifth overtime,” Patrice Bergeron said. Bergeron accomplished that by scoring...

Colorado Avalanche's Mikko Rantanen (96) tries to get the puck past Vegas Golden Knights goalie Robin Lehner (90) during the third period of an NHL Stanley Cup qualifying round game in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

First-round back-to-backs favor NHL teams with 2 top goalies

Aug. 12, 2020 2:19 AM EDT

After a season of splitting goaltending duties to keep them rested for the playoffs, Bruce Cassidy knew several months off had cut into that well-planned advantage for the Boston Bruins. With the back-to-back in his first-round series against Carolina set for Games 5 and 6 more than a week away, Cassidy figured...

Edmonton Oilers goalie Mikko Koskinen (19) makes the save against Chicago Blackhawks' Kirby Dach (77) during second-period NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game action in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Summer hockey is looking like a very young man's game

Aug. 7, 2020 4:29 AM EDT

After making his playoff debut at age 19 and winning the Stanley Cup at 20, Brandon Saad knows all about the value of youth in the NHL postseason. He looks at 18-year-old Kirby Dach and 19-year-old Adam Boqvist now and is glad to have them as Chicago Blackhawks teammates. “To be that young and to be able...

Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrei Svechnikov (37) scores his third goal of the game past New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) as defenseman Jacob Trouba (8) tries to help out durng the third period of an NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey game in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Svechnikov's hat trick leads Hurricanes past Rangers 4-1

Aug. 3, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov kept on the attack, both in skating with a physical edge and continuing to fire pucks at the net. Now he has a franchise first and the Carolina Hurricanes are a win away from a sweep. The 20-year-old scored three times for the first postseason hat trick in franchise...

Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho (20) celebrates his goal with teammates Sami Vatanen (45), Andrei Svechnikov (37) and Justin Williams (14) during the second period against the New York Rangers in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Aho leads Hurricanes to 3-2 win over Rangers in NHL's return

Aug. 1, 2020 4:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hockey's back, and Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour couldn't be more impressed with how Carolina ushered in its return after 4 1/2 months of waiting. Brady Skjei set the tone with a big hit on New York Rangers' Jesper Fast in the opening minute. Jaccob Slavin scored on Carolina's first shot...