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'Mr. Game 7' Justin Williams back in Cup Final as an analyst

Jun. 19, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — “Mr. Game 7” is back in the Stanley Cup Final, but in a much different role than before. Three-time champion and 2014 playoff MVP Justin Williams is joining NHL Network as a guest analyst for Games 3 and 4 between the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning. ...

Lightning say it won't be easy to dispatch resilient Rangers

Jun. 10, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning know what type of effort it will take to finish off the New York Rangers. The two-time defending champions are one win away from a third straight trip to the Stanley Cup Final, where they would continue their bid to become the first team...

Hurricanes' Jarvis, Raanta start offseason in recovery mode

Jun. 02, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Seth Jarvis took a beating in the Stanley Cup playoffs, including a jarring hit that left him with an apparent concussion and spotty memories in the aftermath. He’s feeling better now that the headache has faded, at least. But...

Vasilevskiy, Shesterkin highlight Lightning-Rangers matchup

May. 31, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

Andrei Vasilevskiy has won a Vezina Trophy and two Stanley Cups with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Igor Shesterkin is a finalist for the Vezina this year as he leads the New York Rangers in their pursuit of their first championship since 1994 and second in 82 years. The Russian goalies...

Hurricanes face challenge of improving on 4-year playoff run

May. 31, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are facing the challenging stretch of building a perennial Stanley Cup contender. A second-round exit to the New York Rangers highlighted the need for more postseason goal scoring and better special-teams play. Yet the Hurricanes must...

Hurricanes lose goalie Raanta, Jarvis in Game 7 vs. Rangers

May. 31, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes found themselves in a quick hole in a Game 7 against the New York Rangers. Losing key players like Seth Jarvis and goaltender Antti Raanta only made things tougher for any chance of a comeback. The Hurricanes lost Jarvis to an upper-body...

After lengthy layoff, Lightning getting ready for East final

May. 30, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — More than a week off between playoff games can seem like an eternity for any team. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping the extended break they earned with a second-round sweep of the Florida Panthers will benefit them in...

Hurricanes, Rangers face Game 7 for trip to conference final

May. 29, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have the home-ice advantage with the flawless record when playing in front of their rowdy home crowd. The New York Rangers have the resilience proven with a perfect mark in elimination games. They’re both leaning on those experiences...

Shesterkin, Chytil help Rangers top Hurricanes, force Game 7

May. 29, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers got off to a strong start and didn't need a comeback to win another elimination game. One more like this — but on the road — and they'll be heading to the Eastern Conference finals. Igor Shesterkin stopped 37 shots and became...

Rangers focused on forcing Hurricanes to deciding game

May. 27, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

The New York Rangers return home knowing they need a win at home to keep their postseason going. The Carolina Hurricanes are still looking for their first road victory in these playoffs. After Carolina won 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, the Rangers will be looking...