Articles for category: Stanley Cup playoffs

Rangers Target Smart Play with Aggression in Laviolette’s System

As Peter Laviolette takes the helm at the Rangers, a new era begins, one that prioritizes physicality and tenacity right from the get-go. The longstanding concern about the team’s toughness is being challenged, as Laviolette introduces a revamped system that promises to redefine their approach, from Game 1 to the postseason. Chris Kreider, speaking to The Post, highlights the shift towards a smarter, more strategic physical game. It’s not about reckless hits but rather about taking away time and space, forcing turnovers, and maintaining defensive integrity. The Islanders, who dominated the Rangers in previous seasons, played a pivotal role in ...

Savoie Rescued on Stretcher from Ice During Blackhawks Game

Savoie Rescued on Stretcher from Ice During Blackhawks Game

Samuel Savoie’s night took a concerning turn during a preseason match between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Saturday. The incident occurred when Savoie, a forward for the Chicago Blackhawks, went into the boards in an awkward manner. He was chasing down a loose puck, accompanied by Wild defenseman Alex Goligoski. While Goligoski halted his movement, Savoie slid legs-first into the boards, leaving spectators anxious. This unfortunate event unfolded with only 2 minutes and 24 seconds remaining in the second period. On the ice, Savoie clutched his right leg, ...

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NHL Playoffs Stars Surge Late, Forcing Game 6 vs. Golden Knights

NHL Playoffs: Stars Surge Late, Forcing Game 6 vs. Golden Knights

The Stars will have momentum in hand — and their captain back — for a third-straight do-or-die game as the series shifts back to Dallas. The Florida Panthers are enjoying their well-deserved rest while eagerly anticipating their opponent in the 2023 Stanley Cup Final. Meanwhile, Matthew Tkachuk had a jovial encounter with Shaquille O’Neal and his friends, creating a lighthearted moment. In contrast, the Dallas Stars fought valiantly to keep their season alive, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-2 in Game 5, extending the series. As the battleground relocates to Dallas, the Golden Knights’ once-commanding series lead has now narrowed ...

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Dubois Acquisition Strengthens Forward Group Kings Season Preview

Dubois Acquisition Strengthens Forward Group: Kings Season Preview

Signed 8-year contract after trade from Jets; Talbot addition provides depth at goalie The 2023- 24 NHL season startsOct. 10. With training camps afoot,NHL.com is taking a look at the three keys, the inside scoop on canon questions, and the projected lineup for each of the 32 brigades. moment, the Los Angeles lords. Coach Todd McLellan( fifth season) Last season47-25-10; third place in Pacific Division, lost to Edmonton Oilers in Western Conference First Round 3 KEYS Center Pierre- Luc Dubois strengthens Los Angeles down the middle after being traded from the Winnipeg spurts on June 27 and subscribing an eight- ...

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West Lorne's Unforgettable Moment: Kraft Hockeyville 2023

West Lorne’s Unforgettable Moment: Kraft Hockeyville 2023

Rural Ontario community feels strong impact from hosting game between Sabres, Maple Leafs ST. THOMAS, Ontario — West Lorne needed Kraft Hockeyville. This pastoral community with a population of 1,300 isn’t unlike the hundreds that annually bid for$ 250,000 in arena upgrades,$ 10,000 in outfit from the NHLPA pretensions and Dreams Fund and to host an NHL preseason game. Every finalist, every winner, has a unique and compelling story. West Lorne used theirs as a chip on their shoulder and pulled in the megacity of Elgin County to take their stylish shot. ” We are overlooked so frequently,” said Maryjo Tait, ...

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Maple Leafs Triumph Over Sabres in Kraft Hockeyville Preseason

Maple Leafs Triumph Over Sabres in Kraft Hockeyville Preseason

Slafkovsky scores for Canadiens; Hurricanes’ Brind’Amour coaches against son Max Domi scored his first preseason thing for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 5- 2 palm against the Buffalo Sabres at Kraft Hockeyville 2023 at Joe Thornton Community Centre inSt. Thomas, Ontario, on Tuesday. The forward inked a one- time contract with the Maple Leafs on July 2. He played for London of the Ontario Hockey League, about two hours fromSt. Thomas, from 2011- 2015. Conor Timmins had two pretensions and two assists, and Martin Jones made 13 saves for Toronto. Jeremy Davies and Henri Jokiharju scored for Buffalo. Ukko- ...

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NHL stars will level up in 2023-24 How Terry, Forsberg

NHL stars will level up in 2023-24 How Terry, Forsberg

The dawn of an NHL season offers unequaled pledge. It’s a slate wiped clean for the ultimate fresh launch. Everyone’s on equal footing again, in an sanctioned erasure of whatever happed– good or bad– the previous crusade. That opening elf drop does not come without months of medication, however, and we are not just talking in the spa. Getting game- day ready goes beyond just the weight a player can handle on the thickset rack– to how they manage the cargo of ineluctable anticipation on their shoulders. ” I suppose the hardest part of pro hockey and being in the ...

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NHL Future Power Rankings Prospect, Cap, and Roster Predictions

NHL Future Power Rankings: Prospect, Cap, and Roster Predictions

In the NHL, there is an emphasis on and preoccupation over the” window to win.” It’s commodity Kyle Dubas was innately apprehensive of when taking over the Pittsburgh Penguins as chairman and general director. ” I heard a lot of people that were largely skeptical of the platoon’s capability to contend then,” he said.” The way I view it If people want to go against Mike Sullivan, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and others, they can go ahead and do so. But I am going to go on them. I do suppose that it’s a group able of contending ...

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This is where we belong - Flames’ Backlund

This is where we belong – Flames’ Backlund

CALGARY – Stitching the C on Mikael Backlund’s sweater may have been the easiest decision the Calgary dears have ever made. On Wednesday, the dears ended days of enterprise by subscribing the 34- time-old centre to a two- time contract extension with an average periodic value of$4.5 million and naming him the 21st captain in ballot history. Calgary has not had a captain since Mark Giordano was chosen by the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 expansion draft. The dears drafted Backlund 24th overall in 2007. The Vasteras, Sweden, native, who had a career-high 56 points last season, including 19 pretensions, ...

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The 2023-24 season's crucial dates come to the forefront with the NHL Trade Deadline set for March 8.

The 2023-24 season’s crucial dates come to the forefront with the NHL Trade Deadline set for March 8.

Global Series, Bedard debut with Blackhawks, 4 outdoor games also on tap The 2023-24 NHL season is marked by significant dates, with the NHL Trade Deadline scheduled for March 8, the commencement of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 20, and a series of outdoor games in October, January, and February, all capturing the spotlight on the league’s calendar. This season’s trade deadline arrives five days later than the previous one, which saw 21 trades involving 34 players on March 3. The deadline follows two weeks after the 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series at MetLife Stadium in ...