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Flames blowout Sens to keep flickering playoff hopes alive

Sunday, May 9th, 2021

The Calgary Flames kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 6-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night.

Streaking Senators display offensive prowess, cruise past Canadiens

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Erik Brannstrom had three assists for his first career multi-point game, Shane Pinto scored his first NHL goal and the Ottawa Senators stalled Montreal's playoff charge with a 5-1 win Wednesday.

Line brawl erupts in opening seconds of Capitals-Rangers tilt

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

It didn't take long for the New York Rangers to retaliate to Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson's antics. A line brawl featuring all six forwards erupted on the ice in the opening seconds of the game Wednesday after Wilson injured Rangers leading scorer Artemi Panarin in Monday's contest.

New York Rangers fire president Davidson, general manager Gorton: reports

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

The New York Rangers fired president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday, the New York Post and Sportsnet reported, one day after the team made waves by releasing a statement critical of the NHL's head of player safety.

McDavid scores twice as Oilers clinch playoff spot in win over Canucks

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Connor McDavid had four points and the Edmonton Oilers clinched a playoff spot with a 5-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday.

Caufield scores 2nd OT winner in as many games to help Habs edge Maple Leafs

Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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Cole Caufield scored at 4:43 of overtime as the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 in a potential North Division playoff preview Monday.

McDavid has another multi-point night as Oilers beat Flames

Saturday, May 1st, 2021
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Connor McDavid scored and added two assists to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames Saturday night in the final game between the Alberta rivals this season.

Connor McDavid’s improbable pursuit for 100-point season another reason to marvel over superstar

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Every NHL player knows how special Edmonton Oilers great Connor McDavid is. This year, McDavid is taking it to another level: His latest special thing: McDavid’s pursuit of 100 points in this pandemic-shortened, 56-game regular season.

Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller to retire at end of season

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller will retire at the conclusion of the season, ending the 18-year career of the winningest American-born goaltender in NHL history.

Matthews’ masterful marker helps Maple Leafs clip Canadiens to clinch playoffs

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Auston Matthews scored his NHL-best 35th goal of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a playoff spot.