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12:47 AM ET The Vegas Golden Knights were less than two minutes away from victory in Game 3 on Friday night — and then goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury tried playing the puck behind his net. With his team leading 2-1 late in the third period, Fleury collected a Montreal dump-in behind his own net but accidentally
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12:43 PM ET NHL players said they’d like to see the “homestand” scheduling from this season continue but are against the concept of geographically aligned divisions going forward, according to an NHLPA poll released Thursday. Around 68% of the 447 players polled said they do not want to see regional divisions carried forward beyond this
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1:31 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry returned to the lineup on Wednesday — and it was quite a sight. The defenseman, who missed the previous two games with an “upper body injury” took the ice with extremely bloodshot eyes. The condition was later revealed to be subconjunctival hemorrhage, which is
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5:12 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Jason Spezza re-signed with the Maple Leafs on Wednesday, agreeing to the NHL-minimum $750,000 for next season. The 38-year-old Spezza had 10 goals and 20 assists in 54 regular-season games for his hometown team and added three goals and two assists in seven playoff games. Spezza has 351
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9:55 PM ET NEW YORK — Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy that annually honors an NHL player for leading on the ice and off it with humanitarian work. The league announced Monday night that the National Hockey League Foundation is giving Rinne $25,000 to donate to a charity
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5:49 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Montreal forward Jake Evans, who has not played since sustaining a concussion on a hit by Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele on June 2, will accompany the Canadiens to Las Vegas for their Stanley Cup semifinal series against the Golden Knights. Interim Canadiens coach Dominque Ducharme said Saturday that Evans,
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8:10 AM ET NHL Insiders We’re down to the final four teams in contention for the Stanley Cup. Our No. 1 vs. No. 4 matchup pits the Vegas Golden Knights against the Montreal Canadiens. Vegas was one of the top Cup favorites at the start of the postseason, while Montreal was not. But the Habs
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