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AP Source: No hearing for Wilson for hit on Dumoulin

WASHINGTON (AP) A person with direct knowledge of the decision says there will not be a disciplinary hearing for Washington Capitals winger Tom Wilson for his hit to the head of Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because the NHL does not announce when there is no hearing ...

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Maple Leafs’ Lamoriello will not return as GM next season

TORONTO (AP) Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello will not return next season. Team President Brendan Shanahan announced the decision Monday. He said he was sticking to a plan that called for the 75-year-old Lamoriello to serve as GM for three years and then transition to senior adviser for four years. The Maple Leafs set franchise records for points ...

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Capitals hold on to lead this time, beat Penguins in Game 2

WASHINGTON (AP) Braden Holtby spun around and saw the puck on the goal line. Maybe it was in. Maybe it wasn’t. But after mounting another two-goal lead and this time building on it instead of blowing it, the Washington Capitals made sure it wasn’t close enough for one questionable call either way to make a difference. With fresh memories of ...

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Tampa Bay, Vegas look to bounce back off losses

LAS VEGAS (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights were favored to win their second-round matchups. After losses Saturday, the Lightning and Golden Knights will be happy just to reclaim home-ice advantage. Hours after Boston beat Tampa Bay 6-2 to take a 1-0 series lead Saturday, the Sharks handed Vegas its first postseason loss in six games with ...

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Predators beat Jets 5-4 in 2OT to even Western semi at 1-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets put on a fast-paced, thrilling playoff show that reminded everyone why they finished ahead of everybody else in the NHL’s regular season. Thanks to Kevin Fiala, the Presidents’ Trophy winners go to Winnipeg breathing a little easier. Fiala scored off a 2-on-1 5:37 into double overtime to give the Predators a ...

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Panthers have 15th overall pick in 2018 NHL draft

The Carolina Hurricanes vaulted into a position to land one of the top three picks of this year’s NHL draft. They’re joined by the Montreal Canadiens and the last-place finishing Buffalo Sabres as the three teams still in the running after the league unveiled picks No. 4 through 15 as part of the NHL draft lottery conducted in Toronto on ...

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The Latest: Buffalo Sabres win NHL draft lottery

TORONTO (AP) The Latest on the NHL draft lottery (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Buffalo Sabres followed a season filled with losses by finally winning something – the NHL draft lottery – and landing the No. 1 pick for just third time in franchise history. Article continues below … The Sabres became the first team to finish 31st in ...

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Couture’s goal in 2OT lifts Sharks past Vegas in Game 2

LAS VEGAS (AP) Two days after opening the second round with their worst game of the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks responded with a gritty performance. Logan Couture’s second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their ...

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Couture scores in 2OT, Sharks beat Vegas 4-3 in Game 2

LAS VEGAS (AP) Logan Couture’s second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece. The Golden Knights, who lost for the first time in six playoff games, ...

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