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Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Avalanche host Golden Knights in Game 1

Hurricanes-Lightning second-round series begins; Canadiens' confidence growing

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2021 NHL postseason. There are two playoff games scheduled for Sunday and there were two Saturday.

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Pacioretty returns, scores in Game 7 for Golden Knights against Wild

Forward had been out since May 1; Reaves removed from protocol

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Pacioretty's go-ahead goal

MIN@VGK, Gm7: Pacioretty rifles home a one-timer

R1, Gm7: Max Pacioretty buries a one-timer in the slot past Cam Talbot to give the Golden Knights a 3-2 lead in the 2nd period

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LAS VEGAS -- Max Pacioretty scored in his return for the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round against the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.

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Golden Knights defeat Wild in Game 7, advance to Stanley Cup Second Round

Will face Avalanche; Janmark scores first NHL hat trick for Vegas

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Janmark's Game 7 hat trick

MIN@VGK, Gm7: Janmark fuels Golden Knights with hatty

R1, Gm7: Mattias Janmark scored in the 1st and tallied twice in the 3rd, helping Vegas advance to the second round with his first NHL hat trick

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LAS VEGAS -- The Vegas Golden Knights eliminated the Minnesota Wild with a 6-2 win in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round at T-Mobile Arena on Friday.

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3 Keys, Wild at Golden Knights, Game 7 of first round

Minnesota, Vegas look to advance in Stanley Cup Playoffs, face Colorado next

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

No. 3 Wild at No. 2 Golden Knights

9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS, ATTSN-RM, BSN, BSWI+

Best-of-7 series tied, 3-3

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Golden Knights host Wild in Game 7

Slavin helps Hurricanes advance to second round; Canadiens resilient against Maple Leafs

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily in-depth look at the 2021 NHL postseason. There is one playoff game scheduled for Friday and there were two Thursday.

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Golden Knights see positives in Game 7, despite history

DeBoer spinning two straight losses to Wild into 'one-game opportunity in our home rink'

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

Peter DeBoer made an interesting comment about Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round, considering how the Vegas Golden Knights got here against the Minnesota Wild.

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Game 7 between Wild, Golden Knights discussed on 'NHL @TheRink' podcast

Future facing Penguins, Oilers, Panthers, Gretzky joining Turner Sports among other topics

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

A look ahead to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round between the Vegas Golden Knights and Minnesota Wild, and the future of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers, were among many topics covered in the latest edition of the "NHL @TheRink" podcast.

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Golden Knights dealing with illness, injuries entering Game 7

Played without four regulars in loss to Wild that evened series

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

The Vegas Golden Knights are dealing with illness and injury entering Game 7 of the Stanley Cup First Round against the Minnesota Wild at home on Friday (9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS, ATTSN-RM, BSN).

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Wild shut out Golden Knights in Game 6, push series to limit

Score three in third period, Talbot makes 23 saves

by Jessi Pierce / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Talbot blanks Golden Knights

VGK@MIN, Gm6: Talbot earns shutout to force a Game 7

Cam Talbot was perfect in net tonight, stopping 23 of the shots that came his way, helping lift the Wild to a 3-0 win and force a Game 7

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Cam Talbot made 23 saves, and the Minnesota Wild avoided elimination for the second straight game by defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 3-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup First Round at Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday.

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Wild defeat Golden Knights in Game 5, avoid elimination

Score four goals on 14 shots; Talbot makes 38 saves

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Independent Correspondent

Kaprizov's first NHL playoff goal

MIN@VGK, Gm5: Kaprizov scores 1st career playoff goal

R1, Gm5: Kirill Kaprizov buries a Mats Zuccarello feed for his 1st career playoff goal 52 seconds after Mark Stone scored to tie the game at 1

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LAS VEGAS -- The Minnesota Wild avoided elimination with a 4-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup First Round at T-Mobile Arena on Monday.

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