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9 best Henrik Lundqvist moments from his Rangers career

It's hard to pick all of Henrik Lundqvist's best moments during his Rangers career, but here are nine that stood out over the course of the veteran goalie's 15 seasons with the Blueshirts.1. On Nov. 26, 2005 against the...

Victor Hedman makes his move

Thanks to a couple of fast starts, a bounce-back from their power play unit, and a brief appearance from captain Steven Stamkos the Lightning have been able to win back-to-back games and take a 2-1 series lead in the...

‘Quest for the Stanley Cup’ Episode 4 recap

Every week, we'll provide a handy recap and accompaniment to the latest episode of "Quest For The Stanley Cup," the NHL docuseries about the playoffs, available exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+. The fourth episode for the 2020 playoffs...

Alex Pietrangelo’s savvy ‘local hero’ pressure play on the St. Louis Blues

In the hectic world of NHL free agency, I've found there's really only one reliable imperative: Players don't want to move their stuff.Alex Pietrangelo, 30, is the belle of the free-agent ball this offseason, the kind of top-pairing defenseman...

Top 2020 NHL draft defense prospects break down their own scouting reports

When it comes to the 2020 NHL draft, there is little to no debate about who is going to be selected No. 1. That would be winger Alexis Lafreniere. But when it comes to which defenseman will be first...

Why draft prospect Jamie Drysdale makes sense for Steve Yzerman

The Detroit Red Wings have needs at every position, and it’s on general manager Steve Yzerman to determine which top-ranked prospect will be his first choice next month.That’s the topic of this mailbag, with reader Henry W., asking “should...

Stamkos’ brief return helps TBL best DAL

The Tampa Bay Lightning made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final with Steven Stamkos on the sidelines. They’re a strong enough team that they don’t necessarily need him to beat the Dallas Stars – but it...

Anton Khudobin pulled after rocky Game 3 for Dallas Stars

After he was pulled before the third period of the Dallas Stars' Game 3 loss Wednesday night in Edmonton, Alberta, goalie Anton Khudobin vowed he would be ready for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final -- if he...

Another slow start undermines Stars in loss to Lightning

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Another slow start doomed the Dallas Stars.Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final slipped away from the Western Conference champions in a hurry Wednesday night, with a suddenly vulnerable Anton Khudobin allowing two early goals...

Stanley Cup Final Game 3 takeaways

Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final saw the long-awaited return of Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos. In true storybook fashion, Stamkos scored on his first shot (he skated only 2:47 for the game), and his team overwhelmed...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Wide receiver Jamison Crowder is expected to miss his second straight game with a hamstring injury, the latest setback for...