The Vancouver Canucks’ off-season plans could include shoring up their blueline and figuring out how to free up some salary cap room to do so. With three capable goaltenders, moving out a netminder might also be an option. In San Jose, goaltender Antti Niemi is a free agent, so the Sharks will need to find someone to fill his place. More
The Calgary Flames saved the NHL from a couple of days of controversy and conspiracy theories by tying the score and winning in overtime in Game 3, but the reality is the league made the right call in not overturning the non-goal call late in the game.
Guy Boucher, the former Tampa Bay Lightning coach who is now the bench boss of Switzerland's SC Bern, has reportedly been contacted by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boucher spent three seasons in Tampa Bay and coached the club to the 2010-11 Eastern Conference final before missing the post-season the following year and being let go by the Lightning in 2012-13.
Pretty much everyone thought Sam Bennett's third period shot crossed the goal line after seeing the video replay, but the NHL deemed it inconclusive. Why? These images might explain it.
When Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund scored the overtime-winning goal Tuesday night, the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary was deafening. Watch as Backlund's shot finds the back of the net in overtime and listen in as Flames fans cheer so loud they nearly drown out Calgary's goal horn.
The Calgary Flames didn't look like they could hang with Anaheim in the first two games of their second-round series. But in Game 3, the Flames came back twice – including late in the third period – and showed their resilience in a 4-3 overtime win that was the Ducks' first loss of this post-season.
The Minnesota Wild knew they'd have to come up with a big effort to beat the deep and talented Hawks in Game 3, and that's what they did Tuesday. But it still wasn't good enough, and Chicago won 1-0 to put the Wild down 3-0 in their second-round series.
The Flames trailed the Ducks 2-0 in their second-round series entering Game 3 Tuesday – & making matters worse, Calgary had yet to hold a lead vs. Anaheim. But that changed early in Game 3 when low-scoring winger Brandon Bollig notched his second playoff goal this year to give Calgary a 1-0 advantage.
A U.S. federal judge ruled Tuesday that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman must testify in regard to a lawsuit from former players who allege the league didn't properly protect them from or inform them about the effects of head injuries.
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