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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, blocks New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast, of Sweden, with Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin (74) slowing Fast during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C. Carolina was one of two teams (along with Tampa Bay) that voted against the current playoff format, which doesn't reward it for being in a playoff spot when the season was paused. But the Hurricanes shouldn't need emergency goaltender David Ayres anymore with Mrazek and James Reimer healthy in net. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Sweet 16: NHL playoffs qualifying round tough to predict

May. 27, 2020 2:58 AM EDT

The NHL's regular season is over and the chase for the Stanley Cup is on if hockey returns this summer. The league settled on a 24-team postseason format that Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano supported back in March as the coronavirus was shutting down sports. “You can’t eliminate teams who are...

In this photo provided by the Wild Bird Fund, a rehabber holds two of the ducklings rescued from a pond, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in New York's Central Park, at a Wild Bird Fund facility in New York. They were among the five ducklings who were rescued Thursday after their mother was believed to have been killed by a snapping turtle. (Phyllis Tseng/Wild Bird Fund via AP)

Ducklings orphaned by snapping turtle safe in New York City

May. 21, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Five ducklings going through the worst days of their new lives were rescued Thursday from the treacherous Central Park waters in which a snapping turtle is believed to have killed their mother. The baby mallards were floating bait for what lie beneath in one of the manufactured ponds of New...

FILE - In this May 31, 1989, file photo, Tom Webster talks to reporters in Inglewood, Calif., after he was named coach of the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team. Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and the Kings, died Friday, April 10, 2020. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Tom Webster, former hockey player and coach, dies at 71

Apr. 10, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

Tom Webster, the former NHL and WHA forward who went on to coach the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings, died Friday. He was 71. The Carolina Hurricanes announced Webster's death. Webster scored 53 goals and helped the franchise — then the New England Whalers — win the World Hockey Association's...

FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, K'Andre Miller, second from right, wears a New York Rangers jersey and cap after being selected by the team during the NHL hockey draft in Dallas. A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday, April 3, 2020, with black Rangers prospect Miller. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker it called “a vile individual” on the Zoom chat with Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenseman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

Apr. 3, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker on the Zoom chat with K’Andre Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenseman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018....