EDMONTON—Minnesota Wild defenceman Matt Dumba says he will continue to publicly protest racial injustice as the NHL returns to action in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto. On Monday, he was not alone. Vegas winger Ryan Reaves, Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner and Dallas Stars forwards Jason Dickinson and Tyler Seguin, at the blue
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Matthew Tkachuk is accustomed to the less-than-complimentary adjectives opposing players/coaches/fans use to describe his playing style. And his character. The Calgary Flames forward won’t win any popularity contests in 30 NHL cities, but Calgarians adore the curly-haired sparkplug with the dangling mouthpiece. Certainly, the 22-year-old is the key player to watch for Calgary in Tuesday’s Game
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The puck dropped Saturday in Edmonton’s Rogers Place and Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena for the pandemic-delayed 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. There is an unusual air to the games without live audiences and with social distancing protocols in place. And amidst all of that, there is also the peaceful but very present uprising against social and racial
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11:44 PM ET Four members of the Dallas Stars and Vegas Golden Knights took a knee during the U.S. and Canadian national anthems on Monday. Vegas forward Ryan Reaves, one of the NHL’s few black players, and goaltender Robin Lehner knelt with Dallas forward Tyler Seguin and Jason Dickinson before their round-robin postseason game in
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3:19 PM ET ESPN News Services TORONTO — Carolina’s Andrei Svechnikov scored three times for the first postseason hat trick in franchise history and the Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Monday for a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup qualifier series. Svechnikov beat Henrik Lundqvist for the game’s first goal less than
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Carter Hart stopped 34 shots, and the Philadelphia Flyers opened the NHL expanded playoffs seeding round with a 4-1 win over the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Boston Bruins on Sunday. Hart is 11 days shy of his 22nd birthday in becoming the youngest goalie in Flyers history to win a playoff game. Michael Raffl had a goal
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