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Veteran presence crucial to inexperienced Canucks learning on the fly in playoffs

Thursday, August 6th, 2020
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If the current edition of the Vancouver Canucks hopes to advance to the next round of this year’s Stanley Cup tournament, it needs veterans to step forward while the young players undergo on-the-job playoff training.

Pair of late goals help Chicago stun Edmonton to take control of series

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Chicago scored twice late in the third period to defeat the Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday, pushing Edmonton to the brink of elimination in NHL qualifying round action.

Canadiens stage comeback victory to push favoured Penguins to the brink

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Jeff Petry scored the winner in the third period as the Montreal Canadiens fought back from a 3-1 deficit to down the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Wednesday and grab a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five qualifying round series.

Canucks’ Ferland leaves bubble, to miss rest of qualifiers with undisclosed injury

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Vancouver Canucks forward Micheal Ferland will miss the remainder of his team's qualifying series against the Minnesota Wild.

Maple Leafs say they’re in Dumba’s corner, but won’t protest during anthems

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
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Toronto Maple Leafs alternate captain Morgan Rielly says he and his teammates are in Matt Dumba's corner as he protests against racial injustice during the NHL's return to competition.

Canucks scrape past Wild in chippy affair to tie series

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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J.T. Miller's goal and assist led the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, evening their qualifying series at one win apiece.

Maple Leafs even series with Jackets, lose Jake Muzzin to injury

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Auston Matthews scored late in the second period to finally solve Columbus goalie Joonas Korpisalo as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Blue Jackets 3-0 on Tuesday to even their best-of-five qualifying round series at one game apiece.

It’s time for Matthew Tkachuk to get back to scoring if Flames hope to beat Jets

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
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Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk has done what his coaches wanted in terms of annoying and distracting the Winnipeg Jets. Now he needs to contribute on the scoreboard for Calgary to advance.

Connor McDavid’s 1st playoff hat trick leads Edmonton past Chicago in Game 2

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Connor McDavid notched his first ever playoff hat trick to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 6-3 win over Chicago, tying their best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.

Penguins beat Canadiens in Game 2 to pull even in series

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Sidney Crosby, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel scored for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night to tie the best-of-five qualifying series at one game apiece.