Avalanche star added to player support roster

The top goal scorer in the playoffs for the Colorado Avalanche is leaving. On Monday night, the Avalanche’s right wing Valeri Nichushkin—who has nine goals in his eight postseason games this year—was put in Stage 3 of the National Hockey League/NHLPA Player Assistance Program. Later on Monday night, Colorado was getting ready to play host … Read more

Hurricanes’ third-period explosion against the Rangers keeps them alive.

The survival instinct of the Carolina Hurricanes came into play. In Game 5 of an Eastern Conference second-round series, down 1-0 at the halfway point and with elimination in the balance, the Hurricanes overcame the New York Rangers 4-1 on Monday night at Madison Square Garden thanks to three goals in a 6:23 stretch. At … Read more

The Oilers win overtime as McDavid and Draisaitl display their superpowers.

Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid, two of the Edmonton Oilers’ superstars, have each put on two outstanding performances to help square the series against the Vancouver Canucks in the second round. Coach Rick Tocchet stated, “There were a lot of storylines in this game,” following Friday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Edmonton Oilers by the … Read more