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Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer reaches for the puck during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Washington. The Predators won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Philipp Grubauer will start Washington's playoff opener against Columbus, the first Capitals goaltender not named Braden Holtby to start a postseason series since 2011. The 26-year-old German started 10 of the final 16 games of the regular season, going 7-3-0 with a 2.32 goals...
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In this Feb. 24, 2018 photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) prepares for a face-off during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers in Sunrise, Fla. Hornqvist scored a career-high 29 times this season, most of them coming in the "dirty" area in front of the net. Hornqvist and other players who make their living in front of the net can be difference makers in the Stanley Cup playoffs, where grit is as valuable a commodity as grace. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach, file)
April 10, 2018 - 3:05 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's a bit of masochist in Patric Hornqvist. Has to be. How else to explain the thrill the Pittsburgh Penguins forward gets by planting himself in front of an opposing net and daring someone — be it a goaltender or defender typically within a stick's reach of him — to move him...
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San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture (39) reaches for the puck in front of Minnesota Wild center Eric Staal (12) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is moving up its All-Star skills competition and game next season. After years of holding the skills competition on Saturday night and the All-Star Game on Sunday, the NHL is moving each event up a day for the 2019 weekend hosted by the San Jose Sharks. The skills...
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April 09, 2018 - 1:31 pm
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — After firing coach Alain Vigneault, the New York Rangers have also dismissed two of his top assistants. Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton said Monday that associate coach Scott Arniel and Darryl Williams were let go the previous day. Gorton said Lindy Ruff is still on...
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Nashville Predators' Scott Hartnell (17), P.K. Subban (76) and Mattias Ekholm (14) talk to Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) after one of the many scrums during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 25, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 4:54 pm
Two of the top four teams in the NHL are guaranteed to be out the playoffs after the second round. Goodbye Nashville or Winnipeg. Goodbye Boston or Tampa Bay. Thanks for playing. That's the reality under the divisional playoff format that could pit the top two teams in the Eastern and Western...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal crash outside of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada, Saturday, April, 7, 2018. A bus en route to Nipawin, foreground, carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team crashed into a truck Friday night, killing 14 and sending over a dozen more to the hospital.(Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 1:15 am
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that left a country and its national sport heartbroken. The crash sent shockwaves through the team's small hometown...
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April 07, 2018 - 11:31 pm
The New York Rangers have fired coach Alain Vigneault after missing the playoffs in his fifth season. The team announced the move Saturday night and will begin searching for his replacement immediately. New York made the playoffs four times during Vigneault's tenure, including a trip to the Stanley...
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April 07, 2018 - 11:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers fire head coach Alain Vigneault after team misses playoffs for first time since 2010.
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal crash outside of Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada, Saturday, April, 7, 2018. A bus en route to Nipawin, foreground, carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team crashed into a truck Friday night, killing 14 and sending over a dozen more to the hospital.(Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 07, 2018 - 10:33 pm
NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan (AP) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. The crash sent shockwaves through the...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — The Florida Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, even after Vincent Trocheck scored late in the third period to help hold off the Buffalo Sabres 4-3. The Sabres ended their season with the loss and Head Coach Phil Housley characterized it as "dismal"...
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