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Kane, Oilers defeat Flames in Game 3, take lead in Western Second Round

Scores hat trick, Draisaitl has four assists in second period

by Derek Van Diest / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Recap: EDM 4, CGY 1

Kane nets natural hat trick in a 4-1 Game 3 win

Evander Kane recorded a natural hat trick in 6 minutes, Leon Draisaitl collected 4 assists, helping the Oilers earn a 4-1 Game 3 victory

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EDMONTON -- Evander Kane scored a natural hat trick in the second period for the Edmonton Oilers in a 4-1 win against the Calgary Flames in Game 3 of the Western Conference Second Round at Rogers Place on Sunday.

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Rangers defeat Hurricanes in Game 3, get first win in second round

Shesterkin makes 43 saves, Zibanejad has goal, assist for New York

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Recap: NYR 3, CAR 1

Shesterkin makes 43 stops in 3-1 Game 3 win

Igor Shesterkin stopped an impressive 43 shots, while Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider each scored a goal in the Rangers' 1st win of Round 2

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NEW YORK -- Igor Shesterkin made 43 saves, and the New York Rangers defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

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Lightning defeat Panthers in Game 3, on verge of second-round sweep

Kucherov has four points, Vasilevskiy makes 34 saves for Tampa Bay

by Corey Long / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Recap: TBL 5, FLA 1

Kucherov's 4 points lift Lightning for Game 3 win

Nikita Kucherov collected 4 points and Steven Stamkos scored twice in the Lightning's 5-1 win over the Panthers in Game 3

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TAMPA -- The Tampa Bay Lightning moved within one win of a sweep of the Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference Second Round with a 5-1 victory in Game 3 at Amalie Arena on Sunday.

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playoffs

Kane continues to pay huge dividends for Oilers in Game 3

Leads postseason with 10 goals after win against Flames; contract was terminated by Sharks in January

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

Evander Kane stuffed the puck into the net, the hats rained onto the ice at Rogers Place on Sunday, and what looked like a risky acquisition not long ago kept paying off, big time.

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playoffs

Shesterkin 'key' to getting Rangers back in series with Game 3 win

Makes 43 saves against Hurricanes for first victory in Eastern Second Round

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- They were chanting his name again.

"EEE-gor, EEE-gor, EEE-gor."

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playoffs

2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs: How to watch

Second-round games on ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS

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Here is TV information for the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: 

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playoffs

Panthers face daunting task after third straight loss in Game 3

Must win four in a row in second round against Lightning following latest defeat

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

TAMPA -- The Florida Panthers have been the comeback kings all season. Now they must pull off their greatest escape.

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injury

Binnington has lower-body injury for Blues, out for series vs. Avalanche

Goalie left in first period of Game 3 following collision, could return later in playoffs

by Louie Korac / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Missouri -- Jordan Binnington has a lower-body injury and is out for the rest of the Western Conference Second Round against the Colorado Avalanche.

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playoffs

Flames leave Markstrom 'out to dry' in Game 3 of Western Second Round

Goalie pulled after allowing four goals to Oilers in second period, made 21 saves in first

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

EDMONTON -- Leaving Jacob Markstrom "out to dry" is becoming a familiar refrain for the Calgary Flames in the Western Conference Second Round against the Edmonton Oilers.

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fantasy

Fantasy pool rankings for Stanley Cup Playoffs

Top 75 skaters, team goalies for leagues counting entire 2022 postseason; podcast

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy

NHL.com ranks the most valuable players (top 75 skaters, best team goalies) for fantasy hockey pools counting the entire 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. For more fantasy coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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playoffs

Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round schedule

Four best-of-7 series to conclude by May 30

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Here are the series-by-series schedules for the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The second round consists of four best-of-7 series (Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference; Colorado Avalanche vs. St. Louis Blues and Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers in the Western Conference).

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playoffs

Hurricanes' road woes continue in Game 3 of Eastern Second Round

Fall to 0-4 in playoffs with loss to Rangers, are 6-0 at home

by Pete Jensen @NHLJensen / NHL.com Director, Senior Fantasy Editor

NEW YORK -- Despite a perfect record through six games at home in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Carolina Hurricanes fell to 0-4 on the road following a 3-1 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

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news

Giordano signs two-year, $1.6 million contract with Maple Leafs

38-year-old defenseman could have been unrestricted free agent July 13

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Mark Giordano signed a two-year, $1.6 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday. It has an average annual value of $800,000.

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playoffs

Makar finds his way in Western Second Round for Avalanche against Blues

Defenseman steps up after lacking some 'juice' to give Colorado lead in best-of-7 series

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ST. LOUIS -- When Cale Makar comes to play, odds are his opponent will pay the price.

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playoffs

McDonagh's daughter is 'good-luck charm' for Lightning in Game 3

Defenseman makes two goal-saving plays against Panthers after Falan serves as honorary 'Thunderkid'

by Corey Long / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

TAMPA -- Ryan McDonagh said he tried to take it all in during the pregame events with his 5-year-old daughter, Falan, the honorary "Thunderkid" for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Second Round, skating around the rink and then standing next to him for the national anthem.

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Girard out rest of playoffs for Avalanche with broken sternum

Defenseman injured 1:42 into Game 3 against Blues

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Samuel Girard is out for the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Colorado Avalanche because of a broken sternum.

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playoffs

Husso reclaims starting role, tries to rally Blues against Avalanche

Goalie returns in Western Second Round after Binnington sustains lower-body injury in Game 3

by Lou Korac / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. -- Ville Husso is once again the No. 1 goalie for the St. Louis Blues and will try to prevent them from falling behind 3-1 to the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference Second Round.

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Color of Hockey

Color of Hockey: Singh stands tall behind scenes to support U.S. team

Internships with NHL, Predators helped pave way to operations role with national squad

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles Brij Singh, USA Hockey's manager of men's national team operations.

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news

Rust agrees to six-year contract with Penguins

Forward gets $5.125 million annually, could have become unrestricted free agent

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Bryan Rust agreed to a six-year, $30.75 million contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. It has an average annual value of $5.125 million.

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Short Shifts

Shesterkin, Gretzky hang in Rangers locker room after Game 3 win

Hockey legend who spent three seasons with Rangers takes in game vs. Hurricanes

by Lauren Merola @laurmerola / NHL.com Staff Writer

Igor Shesterkin played great in Game 3. Then he had a meeting with The Great One.

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Press Release

NHL Awards winners revealed starting June 1

Will be announced throughout duration of playoffs

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK (May 19, 2022) - The National Hockey League announced today that it will begin revealing 2022 NHL Awards winners on Wednesday, June 1.

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news

Bowness steps down as Stars coach after three seasons

Led Dallas to 2020 Stanley Cup Final; search for replacement underway

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Rick Bowness resigned as coach of the Dallas Stars on Friday.

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NHL Insider

Favorite goalie performances in Stanley Cup Playoffs debated by NHL.com

Brodeur, Hasek, Parent, Roy, Thomas, Turco among selections by writers

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The 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs have already had two great goaltending performances.

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Community

Golden Knights surprise Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher

Carolyn Avery presented with custom jersey, tickets to home game next season

by Paul Delos Santos / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

LAS VEGAS -- Carolyn Avery, a sixth-grade science teacher at Bob Miller Middle School in Henderson, Nevada, was recognized as the 2022 NHL/NHLPA Future Goals Most Valuable Teacher presented by SAP on Thursday.

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Short Shifts

Former Wild prospect Foucault saves 6-year-old girl from drowning

Fourth-round pick in 2009 NHL Draft now playing in Germany was in Bahamas for first time

by Lauren Merola @laurmerola / NHL.com Staff Writer

Kris Foucault's favorite movie growing up was "The Guardian."

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Short Shifts

Cohen shouts out hometown Blues on 'Watch What Happens Live' set

TV host sports St. Louis hat, tells fans to get loud in video

by Anna Kulesa @akulesa_ / NHL.com Staff Writer

Andy Cohen lives for on-camera drama, so it's no surprise he is enjoying the events of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Short Shifts

Mike Myers wears Sabres jersey on 'The Late Show'

Canadian actor sends love to Buffalo after tragedy

by Anna Kulesa @akulesa_ / NHL.com Staff Writer

Mike Myers sent love to the city of Buffalo on Thursday night.

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Super 16

Super 16: McDavid, Makar lead power rankings of top playoff performers

Verhaeghe, Oettinger, Zibanejad also earn votes for play during first round

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

The first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was so epic with offense, overtime games, Game 7s and comeback wins that it required one last look back with a special NHL.com Super 16 power rankings.

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King Clancy Trophy

Getzlaf, Nurse, Subban named finalists for King Clancy Trophy

Ducks forward, Oilers, Devils defensemen in running for award honoring leadership, humanitarian contributions

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ryan Getzlaf, Darnell Nurse and P.K. Subban were named finalists for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy on Friday.

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news

Korpisalo signs one-year contract with Blue Jackets

Goalie was 7-11-0 this season, could have become unrestricted free agent July 13

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Joonas Korpisalo signed a one-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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