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Stars drop 7th straight Game 1, falling 3-2 to Oilers in 2nd overtime in West final

May. 24, 2024 02:59 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars got a tying goal from Tyler Seguin late in regulation, then had a four-minute power play early in overtime in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final. That still wasn't enough to keep them from their seventh consecutive series-opening loss since 2022,...

McDavid gets the winner in the 2nd OT after Oilers overcome captain's penalty to beat Stars 3-2

May. 24, 2024 01:48 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Oilers captain Connor McDavid felt absolutely miserable sitting in the penalty box after he was called for a double-minor penalty only seconds into the first overtime of the Western Conference Final opener. After his teammates bailed out McDavid with yet another...

The LA Kings won't change their defense-first philosophy with new coach Jim Hiller in charge

May. 23, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Jim Hiller is sticking to the hard-nosed, defense-first philosophy that got the Los Angeles Kings to the first round of the playoffs — and no farther — in each of the past three seasons. General manager Rob Blake introduced Hiller as the Kings'...

The Rangers need to find answers quickly against the Panthers, or their Cup wait will reach 31 years

May. 23, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After two rounds of the NHL playoffs, there were hopes the New York Rangers had a chance to end their 30-year Stanley Cup drought. The defending Eastern Conference champion Florida Panthers needed only one game into the third round to give New York a reality check....

Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog looking to return next season after missing 2 years with knee injury

May. 23, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The first sign this wasn't a Gabriel Landeskog retirement announcement: The Colorado captain showed up wearing an Avalanche hat, shirt and shorts as if he'd just gone through a workout. “I think I'd dress up a bit more," he cracked Thursday as he chatted...

Stars center Roope Hintz and Oilers forward Adam Henrique both out for Game 1 of West final

May. 23, 2024 15:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Stars front-line center Roope Hintz will still be out of the lineup for the Western Conference Final opener Thursday night against against Edmonton, which is still without forward Adam Henrique. Both players are expected to play at some point in the series. ...

Arizona State tabs Graham Rossini as its next athletic director

May. 23, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has named longtime sports business executive Graham Rossini as its next athletic director. An Arizona State alum, Rossini replaces Ray Anderson, who stepped down as athletic director in November. “The ability to lead the athletics...

New Jersey Devils hire former Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe

May. 23, 2024 11:20 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Less than two weeks after being fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sheldon Keefe has been hired by the New Jersey Devils and given the task of turning a young team led by a superstar forward into a Stanley Cup contender. Devils general manager Tom Fitzgerald...

Bobrovsky makes 23 saves for first shutout of the postseason, Panthers beat Rangers 3-0 in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky had a long stretch without seeing a shot on goal in the middle of the game, and then there was a flurry in the third period. No matter, he stopped everything that came his way. Bobrovsky had 23 saves for his first shutout of the...

Rangers held scoreless for the first time this postseason in a 3-0 loss to the Panthers in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in these playoffs, the New York's offense was non existent. Now the Rangers trail in a series for the first time. Sergei Bobrovsky scored all 23 Rangers shots, Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal Florida would need late in the first period and...