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Capitals Win Game 7, Advance To Play Rangers

Apr 28, 2015 1:31 AM

Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with 7:18 remaining, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, leading the Capitals to a 2-1 victory that eliminated the Islanders in the first round, according to an report.

Tags: Washington Capitals, New York Islanders, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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NHL Expansion Team For Seattle Gains Momentum

Apr 28, 2015 1:46 AM

Craig Custance of reports that Ray Bartoszek's group, RLB Holdings Sports and Entertainment, is looking at the city of Tukwila near Seattle to build an arena for an NHL expansion team.

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Price, Canadiens Close Out Senators

Apr 27, 2015 2:15 AM

The Canadiens felt relieved on Sunday night after ending their first-round playoff series against the Senators.

Carey Price made 43 saves and the Canadiens won 2-0 Sunday night to advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs, according to an report.

Tags: Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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Wild Win To Advance To Second Round

Apr 27, 2015 2:20 AM

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed goal to get the Wild going in the first period on their way to a 4-1 victory over the Blues in Game 6 of the series on Sunday for a spot in the Western Conference semifinals, according to an report.

Tags: Minnesota Wild, St Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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Keith's Goal Moves Hawks Into Next Round

Apr 26, 2015 2:32 AM

Another big goal by Duncan Keith moved the Blackhawks into the second round of the playoffs, according to an report on Saturday.

Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and Chicago overcame a brutal start on its way to a clinching 4-3 win over the Predators in Game 6 of their postseason series.

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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Flames Beat Canucks, Advance To West Semifinals

Apr 26, 2015 2:37 AM

Matt Stajan broke a tie with 4:17 left and Calgary beat Vancouver 7-4 on Saturday night to win the Western Conference playoff series 4-2, according to an report.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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Peter Chiarelli Joins Oilers Front-Office

Apr 24, 2015 7:48 PM

The Oilers are making sweeping front-office changes after another disappointing season.

Patrick LaForge stepped down as president and chief operating officer Friday, while Craig MacTavish will move from general manager to a job yet to be determined.

Peter Chiarelli, fired earlier this month as general manager of the Bruins, was appointed president of hockey operations. Kevin Lowe will transition out of hockey operations but remain vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Rangers Eliminate Penguins To Advance

Apr 25, 2015 12:33 AM

The Rangers' Carl Hagelin scored 10:52 into overtime on Friday night, eliminating the Pittsburg Penguins, and moving New York into the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

The Rangers won the series 4-1, with each victory by a 2-1 score, the last two in OT.

Tags: New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Game Recap, Misc Rumor

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Report: Sharks Obtain Permission To Talk To Randy Carlyle

Apr 25, 2015 1:20 AM

The Sharks have reportedly obtained permission from the Maple Leafs to talk to Randy Carlyle about their open head coaching position.

The news was first reported by Renaud Lavoie of TVA in Montreal and Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Contacted Friday, Sharks GM Doug Wilson said he had no comment on the report or on the team’s coaching search.

Carlyle, 59, was dismissed as Toronto’s head coach in January after a mediocre 21-16-3 start to the season

San Jose Mercury News

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Misc Rumor

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Sharks Owner Praises GM Doug Wilson's Leadership

Apr 24, 2015 1:54 AM

Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind GM Doug Wilson's rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

In a letter to Sharks fans posted on the team's website Thursday night, Plattner praised Wilson's leadership of the team over the past year. While Plattner did not specifically say Wilson would return as GM, a person with knowledge of his plans said on condition of anonymity that Wilson's job is safe.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor

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Hal Gill Retires After 16 NHL Seasons
Hal Gill, 40, was an imposing presence on the ice during his 16-year NHL career.

Peter Chiarelli Meeting With Oilers
It is not clear which job Peter Chiarelli could be interviewing for with the Oilers.

Gretzky: McDavid 'Clearly A Franchise Player'
Connor McDavid is expected to be the Oilers top pick in the NHL Draft this June.

Flames Earn Win Over Canucks To Lead Series 3-1
Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller made 28 saves for the win on Tuesday night.

Ducks Spoil 'Winnipeg Whiteout' With OT Win
The Ducks defeated the Jets by the score of 5-4 in overtime on Monday night in Winnipeg.

Sharks, Todd McLellan Part Ways
Todd McLellan had a 311-163-66 regular-season record with the Sharks.

Canadiens Take Commanding 3-0 Series Lead
Dale Weise's OT goal gave the Canadiens a 2-1 win over the Senators on Sunday.

Vegas Ticket Drive Reaches 11,000; Expansion Likely To Wait
It is now believed that the earliest an NHL team would begin play in Las Vegas would be in the 2017-18 season.

Ilya Kovalchuk Leads SKA St. Petersburg To KHL Title
Ilya Kovalchuk scored two goals as SKA beat Ak Bars 6-1 to win the Gagarin Cup.

Oilers Rewarded With Another No. 1 Draft Pick
The Oilers won the draft lottery on Saturday night, and the right to select Connor McDavid with the top overall pick.

Jarret Stoll Arrested In Las Vegas
Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested for suspected cocaine possession at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Stars Sign John Klingberg To Seven-Year Deal
John Klingberg led all NHL rookie defenseman in assists and points this season.

Flyers Decide To Fire Coach Craig Berube
Craig Berube had a 75-58-28 record with the Flyers over the past two seasons.

Craig Berube Still Flyers' Head Coach
The Flyers players have given Craig Berube lukewarm reviews following a 33-31-18 season.

Bruins Fire GM Peter Chiarelli
The Bruins had reached the postseason seven times during Peter Chiarelli's tenure as GM.

Shanahan Promises More Changes For Maple Leafs
Brendan Shanahan is ready to begin the process to build the Maple Leafs into a Stanley Cup contender.

Last-Place Sabres Fire Coach Ted Nolan
Sabres GM Tim Murray fired head coach Ted Nolan on Sunday.

Maple Leafs Fire GM Nonis, Coach Horachek
David Nonis held a record of 94-97-21 in 212 games in his position with the Maple Leafs.

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Jamie Benn Wins NHL Scoring Title
Jamie Benn edged John Tavares by one point, finishing the season with 35 goals and 52 assists.

Robyn Regehr Retiring After 15 NHL Seasons
Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr announced his retirement on Saturday night.

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