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The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada. The NHL is considered to be the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

Point uncertain for Lightning in Game 6 of East Final against Islanders

Point uncertain for Lightning in Game 6 of East Final against Islanders

Brayden Point’s status for the Tampa Bay Lightning remains unclear heading into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Islanders at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Thursday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS).¬†Tampa Bay did not practice Wednesday, and coach Jon Cooper said he did not know when Point will…

Holtby expected to become free agent, Capitals will stay in contact

Holtby expected to become free agent, Capitals will stay in contact

Braden Holtby is expected to explore the unrestricted free agent market when it opens Oct. 9, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said Tuesday.Holtby, who turns 31 on Wednesday, has played 10 seasons with the Capitals after being selected by them in the fourth round (No. 93) of the 2008 NHL Draft. The goalie is…

3 Keys: Lightning vs. Islanders, Game 4 of Eastern Conference Final

3 Keys: Lightning vs. Islanders, Game 4 of Eastern Conference Final

No. 2 Lightning vs. No. 6 Islanders3 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVASTampa Bay leads best-of-7 series, 2-1The New York Islanders will try to even the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Sunday.The Islanders lost the first two games but recovered late in the…

3 Keys: Golden Knights vs. Stars, Game 4 of Western Conference Final

3 Keys: Golden Knights vs. Stars, Game 4 of Western Conference Final

No. 1 Golden Knights vs. No. 3 Stars8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVASDallas leads best-of-7 series 2-1The Dallas Stars will try to put the Vegas Golden Knights on the brink of elimination when they play Game 4 of the Western Conference Final at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Saturday.Alexander Radulov scored 31 seconds into…

Heiskanen of Stars favorite for Conn Smythe Trophy in NHL.com panel vote

Heiskanen of Stars favorite for Conn Smythe Trophy in NHL.com panel vote

Who has been the most valuable player in the Stanley Cup Playoffs through the first three rounds of the postseason? NHL.com asked 11 of its writers who have covered the postseason since it began on Aug. 1 to select the three leading candidates for the Conn Smythe Trophy, given to the player voted to be…

3 Keys: Stars vs. Golden Knights, Game 1 of Western Conference Final

3 Keys: Stars vs. Golden Knights, Game 1 of Western Conference Final

No. 3 Stars vs. No. 1 Golden Knights8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVASThe Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars will play Game 1 of the Western Conference Final at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Sunday.The Golden Knights, who defeated the Vancouver Canucks 3-0 in Game 7 of the second round, are seeking their second…

Stanley Cup Playoffs conference finals predictions

Stanley Cup Playoffs conference finals predictions

The Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights are the overwhelming favorites to meet in the Stanley Cup Final, according to a panel of 16 NHL.com staffers.Fourteen of the 16 predicted the Lightning would defeat the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference Final, and the Golden Knights would defeat the Dallas Stars in the…

Stars rely on team effort to move within one win of advancing

Stars rely on team effort to move within one win of advancing

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3 Keys: Canucks vs. Golden Knights, Game 5 of Western Second Round

3 Keys: Canucks vs. Golden Knights, Game 5 of Western Second Round

No. 5 Canucks vs. No. 1 Golden Knights9:45 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVASVegas leads best-of-7 series, 3-1The Vegas Golden Knights can become the first team in NHL history to reach the conference final at least twice in their first three seasons by defeating the Vancouver Canucks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Second…

Bruins missed Rask, lacked scoring in East Second Round loss to Lightning

Bruins missed Rask, lacked scoring in East Second Round loss to Lightning

The Boston Bruins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing 3-2 in double overtime in Game 5 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference Second Round series Monday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, the Eastern hub city.Despite finishing with the best points percentage in the NHL (.714) during the regular season…