Stanley Cup Playoffs

San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson (65), of Sweden, is congratulated after scoring the winning goal against the St. Louis Blues during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference final series Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in St. Louis. The Sharks won 5-4 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 16, 2019 - 1:06 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Timo Meier handed a big win to Erik Karlsson and the San Jose Sharks. Karlsson scored 5:23 into overtime after the officials missed a hand pass by Meier, and the Sharks rallied to beat the St. Louis Blues 5-4 on Wednesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference final. "I...
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The Clubhouse with Kyle Bailey
May 15, 2019 - 5:14 pm
The voice of the Hurricanes joined the show to discuss the Eastern Conference Final, and if the Hurricanes can make a comeback.....
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This panel of still images released through the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority police website from Friday, May 10, 2019, surveillance video shows five suspects, some wearing Boston Bruins clothing, sought in connection to an assault where the victim suffered facial fractures at an MBTA station in Quincy, Mass., shortly after the Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a home playoff game. Transit police announced Wednesday, May 15, that based on numerous tips from the public, four had turned themselves in. (MBTA Transit Police via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 4:44 pm
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a playoff game. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police posted surveillance images of five suspects online,...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, right, celebrates his goal as Vegas Golden Knights left wing William Carrier skates away during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in Las Vegas. Paying the bills, going out to dinner and cutting the grass can fall by the wayside for NHL players on long playoff runs. With so much focus on hockey, everything on the outside is forgotten about this time of year. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
May 15, 2019 - 2:56 am
Two minutes after wrapping up a conversation with his wife, Lars Eller couldn't remember anything. "She would be, like a half-hour later, 'Remember what we just talked about?'" Eller recalled. "I'm like: 'No, I'm sorry. I completely forgot.'" A lot of things were forgotten during the Washington...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Brad Marchand (63) skate for the puck with Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Pesce (22) and Jordan Staal during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference final series in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 15, 2019 - 12:01 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins stood tall during an early deluge of shots and penalties, patiently waiting for their chance to take over the game. Then one big burst put them on the brink of another trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Europe coach Ralph Krueger speaks during a news conference at the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. Krueger has officially been named the new coach of the Buffalo Sabres as the franchise seeks to return to the playoffs after an eight-year absence. The Sabres announced the hire on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. General manager Jason Botterill says in a statement that Krueger has adapted to "a variety of high-pressure environments while leading some of the world's elite players. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 14, 2019 - 11:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger is returning to North America to coach the Buffalo Sabres in a bid to turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach. The...
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Carolina Hurricanes goalie Curtis McElhinney (35) defends the goal against New York Islanders' Anders Lee (27) and Jordan Eberle (7) while Hurricanes' Justin Faulk watches at rear during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 14, 2019 - 8:09 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes are changing starting goalies, going with Curtis McElhinney for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against the Boston Bruins. Coach Rod Brind'Amour did not disclose his starter in the lead-up to Tuesday night's game. McElhinney led the team onto the...
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St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) is congratulated after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the first period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Monday, May 13, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 14, 2019 - 3:52 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the game - and perhaps the season - in the balance, assistant coach Mike Van Ryn of the St. Louis Blues made a decision. With the Blues battling with the Sharks in San Jose in Game 2 on Monday night, Van Ryn decided to tweak his defensive pairings. He put Alex Pietrangelo with...
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This Monday, May 13, 2019 photo, shows the exterior of the private club Jacks NYB in Philadelphia. The St. Louis Blues have adopted Laura Branigan’s 1980s hit “Gloria” as their celebration song. The tradition is only about five months old and it started in this Philadelphia bar. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 14, 2019 - 1:13 pm
The Boston Red Sox have "Sweet Caroline," the Chicago Blackhawks have "Chelsea Dagger" and the old Hartford Whalers had "Brass Bonanza." The St. Louis Blues? They have "Gloria," the 1982 hit song for Laura Branigan that has improbably become the celebration song for a team that won 29 of 43 games...
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St. Louis Blues' Robert Bortuzzo, left, celebrates with teammate Robert Thomas (18) after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Monday, May 13, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 14, 2019 - 12:55 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After the San Jose Sharks relied on a usual suspect to tie the game, the St. Louis Blues took back momentum with a tiebreaking goal from a most unlikely source. Defenseman Robert Bortuzzo scored his first career postseason goal late in the second period that helped the Blues...
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