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Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson, top right, vies for the puck against Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 05, 2018 - 10:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Thursday night to clinch first place in the Central Division, the top seed in the Western Conference and the best record in...
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New Jersey Devils players celebrate a goal by left wing Miles Wood (44) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 05, 2018 - 9:53 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2012. Patrick Maroon set up second-period goals by Pavel Zacha and Miles Wood and the Devils ended a five-year postseason drought with a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Keith...
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New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall (9) attacks as New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, and defenseman Brady Skjei (76) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 03, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Taylor Hall and rookie Will Butcher scored two goals apiece, and the New Jersey Devils moved to the brink of their first playoff berth since 2012 with a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. New Jersey moved within two points of ending its playoff drought by...
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New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal (13) watches his goal along with Philadelphia Flyers center Travis Konecny (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
April 03, 2018 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal had two goals and an assist, including the go-ahead score after New York gave up a three-goal lead in the third period, and the Islanders beat the playoff-chasing Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Tuesday night. John Tavares also scored twice and Anthony Beauvillier added a...
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Toronto Maple Leafs centre William Nylander (29) scores his second goal of the period past Buffalo Sabres goaltender Chad Johnson (31) during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 2, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 10:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander and Auston Matthews each had two goals and an assist as the playoff-bound Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Monday night. Andreas Johnsson also scored as Maple Leafs extended a franchise record with their 48th win and matched the team mark for points...
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Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) knocks the puck away as Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) looks for a shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
April 01, 2018 - 10:49 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Filip Forsbeg came up big for the Nashville Predators in his return after sitting out a game. Forsbeg had two goals and an assist to lead the Predators to a 4-1 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night. He was held out of the previous night's lopsided loss to...
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April 01, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - The Buffalo Sabres say Victor Antipin suffered a concussion and a broken nose when he was boarded during Saturday night's game against the Nashville Predators. The Sabres say Antipin also suffered cuts to his face and dental injuries when he was hit by Predators forward...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin, of Kazakhstan, is taken off the ice after being checked into the boards by Nashville Predators left wing Scott Hartnell in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Hartnell was given a game misconduct penalty for boarding. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 01, 2018 - 4:11 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres say Victor Antipin suffered a concussion and a broken nose when he was boarded during Saturday night's game against the Nashville Predators. The Sabres say Antipin also suffered cuts to his face and dental injuries when he was hit by Predators forward...
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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Victor Antipin, of Kazakhstan, is taken off the ice after being checked into the boards by Nashville Predators left wing Scott Hartnell in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Hartnell was given a game misconduct penalty for boarding. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 01, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres say Victor Antipin suffered a concussion and a broken nose when he was boarded during Saturday night's game against the Nashville Predators. The Sabres say Antipin also suffered cuts to his face and dental injuries when he was hit by Predators forward...
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April 01, 2018 - 5:41 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WBEN) — Buffalo coach Phil Housley says Victor Antipin is doing good but the Sabres will know more Sunday about the defenseman who was taken off the ice on a stretcher to a local hospital. "As far as I know, he's doing well right now," Housley said Saturday night after Buffalo'...
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