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12:06 AM ET ESPN News Services EDMONTON, Alberta — Corey Perry scored in double overtime Saturday night, and the Dallas Stars outlasted the Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2, to force a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final. The win prevented — at least for a few nights — Tampa Bay from securing the second Stanley
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3:00 PM ET The Dallas Stars are starting Anton Khudobin in goal for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night, as they face elimination against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Khudobin has played in 23 playoff games for the Stars this postseason. That includes their Game 4 loss on Friday night, 5-4 in
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2:27 PM ET The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenseman Jeff Petry to a four-year, $25 million contract extension, general manager Marc Bergevin announced Saturday. The new deal, which runs through the 2024-25 season, comes after Petry posted 11 goals and 29 assists for his third straight 40-point season. The 32-year-old has led the team in
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6:09 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist‘s grit helped the Penguins win a pair of Stanley Cups. To keep their championship window open, they decided it was time to move on without him. The Penguins traded the 33-year-old right winger to the Florida Panthers on Thursday in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and
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7:57 PM ET EDMONTON, Alberta — Steven Stamkos is back in the Tampa Bay Lightning lineup for the first time in the bubble. The Lightning captain is making his postseason debut Wednesday in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Dallas Stars. The series is tied 1-1. Stamkos has not played in a
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7:00 AM ET Meg and Justin Dowling welcomed their first child, a daughter named Perri, on March 21 — one week after the NHL season was paused. They spent three months together as a family. On June 27, Dowling flew to Dallas for postseason training camp, while Meg and Perri stayed home in Cochrane, Alberta.
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12:54 PM ET EDMONTON, Alberta — Steven Stamkos joined his teammates for morning skate on Monday, but the Lightning captain’s status for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final remains murky. “If you’ve been following along with my press conferences, I really don’t reveal anything about my lineups,” Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper said on
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4:00 PM ET Former NHL player Ryan Kesler said the lack of education about a popular anti-inflammatory medication led to his chronic digestive problems, which he revealed on a Canadian sports documentary. Kesler and other former NHL players spoke out about overuse of medications like toradol, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, on a TSN news segment
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12:56 AM ET EDMONTON, Alberta — With a pair of first-period assists in Game 2, Tampa Bay Lightning winger Nikita Kucherov matched — then surpassed — Tampa Bay’s record for most points in a single postseason. With 28 points (six goals, 22 assists), Kucherov bettered Brad Richards‘ franchise record, which was set during the team’s
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7:29 PM ET Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl won the NHL’s Hart Trophy Monday night, given to the league’s most valuable player. Draisaitl also won the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding player, as voted on by the players, during the league’s awards show leading up to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final in
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