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Penguins 'not the same team' after Qualifiers loss to Canadiens, GM says

Rutherford seeks changes in attitude, personnel following second straight early postseason exit

by Wes Crosby / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

The Pittsburgh Penguins need changes in attitude and personnel after losing their first postseason series for a second straight season, general manager Jim Rutherford said Tuesday.

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Stanley Cup Qualifiers schedule

Round-robin, best-of-5 series to take place in Toronto, Edmonton

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Here is the day-by-day and series-by-series schedule for the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers. All Eastern Conference games will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto; Western Conference games will be held at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

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Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets must 'reset' selves in Game 5 of Cup Qualifiers

Aim to handle emotions in series finale after Toronto's historic comeback victory

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

With memories of one of the most crushing losses of his NHL career still fresh in his mind, Nick Foligno came down from his hotel room Saturday morning and was greeted with smiles from his Columbus Blue Jackets teammates.

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Cup Qualifiers Buzz: Merzlikins to start Game 4 for Blue Jackets

Voracek out for Flyers against Lightning; Pacioretty 'really close' to return for Golden Knights

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Welcome to the Stanley Cup Qualifiers Buzz. The Qualifiers are in full swing, with games starting Aug. 1 in hub cities Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (Western Conference), and will continue through Sunday. There are 22 teams still playing for the Stanley Cup after the New York Rangers were eliminated Tuesday and the Winnipeg Jets were eliminated Thursday. 

Here's a look around the NHL at the latest from the Qualifiers:

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Qualifiers Buzz: Huberdeau likely for Panthers in Game 4 vs. Islanders

Hamilton back at Hurricanes practice; Evans doubtful for Canadiens

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Welcome to the Stanley Cup Qualifiers Buzz. The Qualifiers are in full swing, with games starting Aug. 1 in hub cities Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (Western Conference), and will continue through Sunday. There are 23 teams still playing for the Stanley Cup after the New York Rangers were eliminated Tuesday. 

Here's a look around the NHL at the latest from the Qualifiers:

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Rask, Bruins not worried after losing No. 1 seed in East

Can't finish higher than No. 3 after second defeat in Cup Qualifiers round-robin

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

Tuukka Rask said he isn't concerned about the two losses the Boston Bruins have in their first two games in the round-robin portion of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers, at least not in terms of where it'll place them in the Eastern Conference seeding.

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Scheifele, Laine not ruled out for Jets in Game 4 against Flames

Forwards have not skated since injured in Game 1 of Qualifiers

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine have not been ruled out for the Winnipeg Jets when they play the Calgary Flames in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers on Thursday (10:30 p.m. ET; CNBC, NHL.TV, SN, TVAS).

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Rangers, Hurricanes engage in post-series fist-bump line after Qualifier

Teams share moment of sportsmanship after Carolina finished sweep of New York

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Hurricanes, Rangers bump fists

CAR@NYR, Gm3: Hurricanes, Rangers exchange fist bumps

SCQ, Gm3: The Hurricanes celebrate and bump fists with the Rangers as they advance to the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

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One of the NHL's greatest traditions is living on even in the age of COVID-19.

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Lundqvist streak ends at 129 consecutive postseason starts for Rangers

Shesterkin in goal for Game 3 of Qualifiers against Hurricanes, halting third-longest run in NHL history

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Henrik Lundqvist's streak of 129 consecutive starts in the NHL postseason ended Tuesday when rookie goalie Igor Shesterkin started for the New York Rangers in a 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. 

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3 Keys: Islanders vs. Panthers, Game 3 of Cup Qualifiers

New York seeks series sweep; Florida needs to be better on special teams

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

No. 7 Islanders vs. No. 10 Panthers

Noon ET; NBCSN, NHL.TV, SN, TVAS, FS-F, MSG+ 

New York leads best-of-5 series, 2-0

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