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Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporterApr 24, 2024, 03:17 PM ET Close Ryan S. Clark is an NHL reporter for ESPN. Open Extended Reactions The San Jose Sharks have fired David Quinn after a season that saw San Jose finish with the second-fewest points in the salary cap era. Quinn’s firing after two seasons Wednesday came
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Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporterApr 24, 2024, 02:10 AM ET Close Ryan S. Clark is an NHL reporter for ESPN. Open Extended Reactions After the Avalanche evened their first-round series with the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night, Colorado’s Alexandar Georgiev praised his teammates for the support they’ve shown him, with coach Jared Bednar also defending
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Associated Press Apr 23, 2024, 06:11 PM ET Open Extended Reactions BUFFALO, N.Y. — Back for a second stint as Sabres coach, Lindy Ruff appeared a little grayer, said he’s a bit wiser and sounded more motivated than ever to restore success to a franchise that has known mostly losing during an NHL-record 13-season playoff
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNApr 23, 2024, 12:26 AM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Open Extended Reactions The Carolina Hurricanes shocked the New York Islanders Monday night, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals just nine seconds apart in the third period, giving them a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference Round 1 series.
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNApr 22, 2024, 05:48 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Open Extended Reactions The Buffalo Sabres have rehired Lindy Ruff, the last head coach to lead the franchise to the NHL playoffs back in 2011. Ruff, 64, was fired by the New Jersey Devils after 61 games this season.
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Greg Wyshynski, ESPNApr 21, 2024, 07:53 PM ET Close Greg Wyshynski is ESPN’s senior NHL writer. Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — New York Rangers rookie forward Matt Rempe said that “shock” was the first emotion he felt after scoring the opening goal of their playoff series against the Washington Capitals on Sunday. “I was
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Kristen Shilton, ESPN NHL reporterApr 20, 2024, 08:19 PM ET Close Kristen Shilton is a national NHL reporter for ESPN. Open Extended Reactions BOSTON — Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander sat out Game 1 of his club’s first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Saturday due to an undisclosed injury. Nylander, who hasn’t
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Ryan S. Clark, NHL reporterApr 20, 2024, 03:07 PM ET Close Ryan S. Clark is an NHL reporter for ESPN. Open Extended Reactions Vegas Golden Knights captain Mark Stone was cleared to practice Saturday as the team continues to monitor his progress ahead of their first-round playoff series Monday against the Dallas Stars. Stone has
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Associated Press Apr 20, 2024, 01:39 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward Jonathan Drouin for their first-round playoff series against Winnipeg due to a lower-body injury. Drouin got hurt when he tripped in the second period Thursday against Edmonton. He skated off the ice and didn’t return.
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Doug Greenberg Apr 20, 2024, 09:41 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The Stanley Cup playoffs have long been marked by parity. Perhaps more than any other major professional sports league, the NHL routinely sees teams outperform expectations in the regular season, sneak into the playoffs, make a run to the Stanley Cup Final and often
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Associated Press Apr 19, 2024, 04:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions VOORHEES, N.J. — Put those playoff plans on hold, Flyers fans. And not just this season. Philadelphia is stuck on the outside of the postseason for the fourth straight year after its fate was decided in Game 82. The Flyers’ acceleration from expected painful
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Associated Press Apr 19, 2024, 12:52 AM ET Open Extended Reactions DENVER — Valeri Nichushkin scored twice, Nathan MacKinnon added two assists to break the franchise’s single-season points mark and the Colorado Avalanche cruised into the playoffs behind a 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. MacKinnon wrapped up the regular season with
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