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Avalanche send Graves to Devils with eye on expansion draft

Jul. 15, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche sent veteran defenseman Ryan Graves to the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night in a move made with an eye on the upcoming expansion draft of the Seattle Kraken. In exchange, the Avalanche acquired forward Mikhail Maltsev and a...

'Fast and furious' NHL offseason to unfold over three weeks

Jul. 09, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

Pausing the Stanley Cup celebration and with his voice still hoarse from partying, Alex Killorn acknowledged the back-to-back champion Tampa Bay Lightning will not be back together on the ice when the NHL returns in the fall. “We’re all grown men, and we understand...

Oilers' McDavid doubles up as Hart, Lindsay award winner

Jun. 29, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

Connor McDavid’s award-winning season came with one regret. In earning his second career MVP honor Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers captain wished his team was still playing. “We had a special group this year, and obviously we didn’t do what we wanted to do,” McDavid...

MacKinnon, Avs left frustrated by another early playoff exit

Jun. 11, 2021 16:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon didn't really want to hear about how the Colorado Avalanche remain squarely in a win-it-all sort of window and how there's always next year. The speedy forward has grown tired of such talk. This is the cold, hard...

Golden Knights top Avalanche 6-3, reach Stanley Cup semis

Jun. 11, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Alex Pietrangelo signed with the Vegas Golden Knights in October, he didn’t mince words as to why he left St. Louis after 12 seasons. “Obviously the atmosphere; I mean, I think everybody agrees it’s probably the best place to play in the NHL...

McDavid, Matthews, MacKinnon finalists for NHL MVP honors

Jun. 10, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon have been named the finalists for the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP. McDavid, considered the likely winner of the award, dominated...

Stone scores early in OT, Knights beat Avs 3-2 in Game 5

Jun. 09, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Mark Stone blocked a shot on the defensive end and by the time he spun around, a pass was waiting for him with nothing but clear sailing ahead. A burst of speed — even as tired as he was — and a wrist shot later, he was being mobbed along the boards by...

Varlamov's strong play has Islanders on brink of semifinals

Jun. 08, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

After a strong regular season, Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov found himself on the bench while rookie Ilya Sorokin was shining in the first round of the playoffs. When Sorokin lost the series opener against Boston in the second round, New York coach Barry Trotz turned...

Marchessault's hat trick lifts Vegas to 5-1 win over Avs

Jun. 07, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After the Vegas Golden Knights lost the first two games of their second-round series against the Colorado Avalanche, captain Mark Stone said no team is out of a series until it loses at home. After sweeping two in Vegas, the Golden Knights are back in...

DeBoer: Former top forward line identity of Golden Knights

Jun. 05, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former top forward line of the Vegas Golden Knights carried the moniker “misfit line” into the team’s fourth season. Coach Peter DeBoer offered another description after Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson and Reilly Smith helped Vegas...