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Victor's Hed n' shoulders above the rest of the crowd

Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Victor Hedman was named the Conn Smythe Trophy winner following Tampa Bay's Stanley Cup victory in Game 6 on Monday night.
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Tampa Bay goes all the way and takes home the Big Prize

The hardest Stanley Cup playoffs to stage may have been the hardest ever to win. And the contender that’s travelled the most heartbreaking road of them all can finally shed tears of joy. Take a bow, Tampa Bay: You were no flash in the pan!
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Perry buries the double-OT winner and the Stars keep the dream alive in the SCF

Corey Perry scored on a goalmouth scramble in double overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Saturday to stay alive in the Stanley Cup Final.
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Tampa takes Game 4 in OT and takes a commanding series lead

Kevin Shattenkirk’s goal 6:34 into overtime gave Tampa Bay a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday and left the Lightning one win away from lifting the Stanley Cup.
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3:45am - Thu 24 Sep

Stamkos buries a beauty early, but it looks like it's a one-and-done.

Steven Stamkos scored, but lasted just five shifts in his return before apparently reaggravating his injury in the Tampa Bay Lightning's 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday.
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4:57am - Tue 22 Sep

Hellebuyck wins the Vezina Trophy after another solid season.

With his second nomination in three years, Winnipeg Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck has earned the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goaltender.
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4:54am - Tue 22 Sep

Roman Josi picks up the Norris Trophy as NHL’s top defenceman

The Nashville Predators can now say they boast a Norris Trophy winner on their blue line, as captain Roman Josi has been named the 2019-20 season’s top defenceman.
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4:53am - Tue 22 Sep

Draisaitl picks up 2 awards but is still focused on the Big Picture

Fresh off a dominant 110-point campaign that saw him net the Art Ross Trophy as the league’s leading scorer, Edmonton Oilers star Leon Draisaitl has been named the winner of both the 2019-20 season’s Hart Memorial Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award.
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4:50am - Tue 22 Sep

Tampa scores 3 early and hangs on to tie up the series at 1 game a piece

Tampa Bay's sputtering power play sparked back to life Monday, powering the Lightning to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars in the NHL Stanley Cup Final.
8:00pm - Mon 21 Sep
Our Fearless Leader...Jack Mac
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3:19am - Sun 20 Sep

Khudobin shuts the door, and Dallas silences Tampa's offense

The Tampa Bay Lightning didn't have an answer for Joel Kiviranta and the Dallas Stars in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday.
6:00pm - Sat 19 Sep
Guy Lafleur goal on Boston - Game 7, Semi Final (1979)
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4:06am - Wed 16 Sep

Isles change the series in a New York minute

On the brink of elimination heading into Tuesday night’s Game 5 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Barry Trotz’s club managed to earn the win to keep the Conference Final match-up going, cutting the Bolts’ series lead to 3-2.
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5:38am - Wed 09 Sep

Calgary's Dampy Brar winner of Willie O'Ree Community Award

Calgary's Dampy Brar has been named the winner of the 2020 Willie O'Ree Community Hero Award, the NHL announced Tuesday.
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5:37am - Wed 09 Sep

Lehner continnues his shutout mastery in Game 2 win over Dallas

Paul Stastny scored to end a lengthy goal drought by Vegas forwards, Robin Lehner stopped all 24shots he faced for his fourth shutout of the playoffs and the Golden Knights rediscovered their winning ways and beat the Dallas Stars 3-0 Tuesday in Game 2 of the Western Conference final, evening the series.
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5:06am - Tue 08 Sep

Romp and roll. Tampa crushes the Isles 8-2 in Game 1 of the E.C.F.

The Tampa Bay Lightning erupted for eight goals to take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final against the New York Islanders.
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6:54am - Mon 07 Sep

Anton they go.......the Stars' continues their winning ways as Khudobin shines bright again

After a lengthy journey that's wound through five organizations, Anton Khudobin finds himself in the spotlight, proving his worth as perhaps the best backup in the NHL, and just as possibly the most well-liked by teammates.
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5:00am - Fri 04 Sep

Another record setting night for the Canucks' Hughes and Demko

Thatcher Demko stopped all 48 shots he faced for his first-ever post-season shutout to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-0 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday night and force Game 7 in their NHL playoff series.
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4:41am - Fri 04 Sep

The one and only least tonight

Ivan Provorov scored at 15:03 of the second overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders 5-4 on Thursday night to force a deciding Game 7.
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9:07pm - Wed 02 Sep
We love the idea.. but isn't the puck black?
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6:20am - Wed 02 Sep

Outstanding outing by Thatcher Demko keeps Vancouver's hopes alive

After seeing five shots in six months, Thatcher Demko faced five in the opening eight minutes on Tuesday and 43 in his first National Hockey League start since March 10. Fortunately for the Vancouver Canucks, he hasn’t forgotten how to play goal.
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3:40am - Wed 02 Sep

Flyers stay alive with yet another playoff O.T. nail-biter

Scott Laughton scored on a redirect in overtime after Philadelphia blew a late two-goal lead, helping and the Flyers stave off elimination with a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
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5:26am - Tue 01 Sep

Avs' stun the Stars early and often to keep the series alive

Pierre-Edouard Bellemare began a five-goal scoring spree in the first period and the Colorado Avalanche avoided second-round elimination with a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 5 on Monday night.
4:22am - Tue 01 Sep

Discover The Longest Stanley Cup Playoff Games in NHL History

Check out some of the longest NHL games ever played, all of them going into multiple overtime periods to settle ties in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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6:01am - Sun 30 Aug

Isles' meat and potatoes approach serves up another loss for the Flyers

Matt Martin and Leo Komarov scored in the second period and the New York Islanders rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Saturday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
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5:59am - Sun 30 Aug

Tampa takes a stanglehold on the series with a 3-1 win over the Bruins

Ondrej Palat scored twice, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 29 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 Saturday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their second-round series.
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5:57am - Sun 30 Aug

Lehner continues shutout strategy against the Canucks as Vegas takes a 2-1 series lead

Goaltender Robin Lehner made 32 saves for the shutout as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in NHL playoff action Saturday.
4:23pm - Thu 27 Aug

Today in Hockey History: Aug. 27

A very impressive Hall of Fame class is inducted on this date in 1966. Also. possibly the greatest undrafted player in NHL history is born.
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6:02am - Thu 27 Aug

Pettersson's response to Playoff punishment is reminiscent of former Canucks' great Thomas Gradin

Considering they are one of the favourites to win the Stanley Cup, the Vegas Golden Knights are surrounded by a lot of noise these days – some of it actually coming from their mouths.
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5:47am - Thu 27 Aug

The Isles' mounted a solid comeback, but the Flyers tie the series with an O.T. winner

Phillippe Myers scored 2:40 into overtime to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday, tying the second-round playoff series at a game apiece.
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5:02pm - Wed 26 Aug

Edmonton Oilers D Mike Green retires after 15 NHL seasons

Edmonton Oilers defenceman Mike Green announced his retirement on Wednesday after 15 seasons in the NHL. Green, who opted out of the NHL's Return to Play last month citing deeply personal family health reasons, confirmed his decision to The Athletic.
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5:55am - Wed 26 Aug

Canucks even the series with a total team effort versus Vegas

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Pettersson, and Bo Horvat combined for four goals and seven points to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights in NHL playoff action Tuesday.
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3:24am - Wed 26 Aug

Lightning reminded of what it's like playing the Bruins in the playoffs....

They are getting familiar with mental duress. In fact, the Tampa Bay Lightning shouldered a full series worth of it during Tuesday’s 4-3 overtime win over the Boston Bruins in Game 2 alone.