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NHL Draft

Flames in difficult spot at NHL Draft after trading top three selections

Acquisitions of Hamonic, Smith leave Calgary picking 105th

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Unless the Calgary Flames can make one or more trades, the 2018 NHL Draft is shaping up to be an unusual and quiet one for them.

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Stanley Cup Final

Niskanen has been 'rock' for Capitals in Stanley Cup Final

Defenseman, Washington enter Game 5 against Golden Knights one win from title

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Unglamorous elements like blocking shots and killing penalties are the new glue solidifying the Washington Capitals in their bid to win the Stanley Cup for the first time.

Defenseman Matt Niskanen is the poster boy for that kind of stability, which has Capitals within one win of their goal. Washington leads the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in the best-of-7 Stanley Cup Final entering Game 5 at T-Mobile Arena on Thursday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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NHL Draft

Tkachuk brothers ready to continue sibling rivalry in NHL

Brady, top prospect for 2018 Draft, plays similar agitating style as Flames forward Matthew

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- The NHL should consider itself on notice -- another feisty member of the Tkachuk family is headed for the League.

Brady Tkachuk, 18, is No. 2 in NHL Central Scouting's final ranking of North American skaters for the 2018 NHL Draft, to be held at American Airlines Center in Dallas on June 22-23.

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Stanley Cup Final

Devorski rooting on Capitals, Golden Knights GMs in Stanley Cup Final

Former NHL referee longtime friend of MacLellan, McPhee

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Conflicting loyalties are facing retired NHL referee Paul Devorski when he watches two friends and former junior teammates battle for the Stanley Cup.

Devorski, who was a tough-as-nails defenseman and a team captain before he turned to officiating, was a teammate of Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan and Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee when they won a title together in 1978, helping Guelph capture the Centennial Cup, the Canadian Junior A championship.

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playoffs

Druce hoping Ovechkin breaks his Capitals record in Stanley Cup Final

Washington captain has 13 goals in playoffs, needs two against Golden Knights to surpass 1990 mark

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- John Druce, the former Washington Capitals forward who caught lightning in a bottle in the 1990 Stanley Cup Playoffs, said he's on the edge of his seat anticipating that Alex Ovechkin will break his Capitals record for most goals in the postseason.

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Stanley Cup Final

Golden Knights won't change style against Capitals in Game 3

Expect to bounce back on road in Stanley Cup Final

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- The Vegas Golden Knights won't change their approach in the Stanley Cup Final after a 3-2 home loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 2 on Wednesday.

The best-of-7 series is tied 1-1 with Game 3 here Saturday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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column

Jets have plenty of work ahead after surging to contender status

Busy offseason awaits with five players set to become UFAs, nine pending RFAs

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WINNIPEG -- The elements of opportunity are in front of the Winnipeg Jets after a huge leap forward in the 2017-18 season.

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NHL Insider

Jets credit Golden Knights after season-ending loss in Game 5

Players say effort was there in Western Final, it was simply Vegas' time

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WINNIPEG -- The feeling was empty when the whiteout ended.

"It's hard to believe it's over, really," Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault said after a 2-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final at Bell MTS Place on Sunday, ending the best-of-7 series. "We tried so hard too. We left it all out there. It's so disappointing when you put so much effort into it but the result is not there. It's hard to swallow."

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Conference Final

Jets optimistic they can still win Western Final against Golden Knights

Winnipeg believes series is 'far from over' after Game 4 loss

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- There was no resignation in what the Winnipeg Jets were saying after a 3-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.

Despite the precarious position of having to win three games in a row if they want to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, the Jets mostly liked how they played in these back-to-back road losses.

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Conference Final

Ehlers could play for Jets in Game 4 against Golden Knights

Forward missed previous game because of illness

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Nikolaj Ehlers could return to the Winnipeg Jets lineup in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on Friday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN1, TVAS).

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