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Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

Point scores again, Lightning beat Islanders 2-1 in Game 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y.
Hurricanes extend Brind'Amour, who wins coach of year honors

Hurricanes extend Brind'Amour, who wins coach of year honors

Rod Brind'Amour never worried much about being able to reach a deal to remain coach of the Carolina Hurricanes. “It was just a matter of time, really,” Brind'Amour said Thursday as the team announced a three-year contract extension.
Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry talks injury, 'scary looking' eyes after return

Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry talks injury, 'scary looking' eyes after return

Jeff Petry's young sons were warned by their mother that dad looked a little different.
Montreal Canadiens' Marc Bergevin named a finalist for top GM award

Montreal Canadiens' Marc Bergevin named a finalist for top GM award

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin is one of three finalists for the Jim Gregory Award.
Offense from defense a key factor in Stanley Cup semifinals

Offense from defense a key factor in Stanley Cup semifinals

One of the first things Peter DeBoer wanted to change when he took over as Vegas Golden Knights coach 17 months ago was getting defensemen more involved in the offense. It took some time.
Montreal hangs on for 3-2 win to even series with Golden Knights at a game each

Montreal hangs on for 3-2 win to even series with Golden Knights at a game each

LAS VEGAS — This being Las Vegas, the Montreal Canadiens decided they would make it interesting.
Russian goalies highlight Lightning-Islanders series

Russian goalies highlight Lightning-Islanders series

NEW YORK (AP) — Semyon Varlamov is the wily veteran, coming off a season in which he set career bests in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts for the New York Islanders.
Rangers confirm Gallant has been hired to replace Quinn

Rangers confirm Gallant has been hired to replace Quinn

Gerard Gallant is the new coach of the New York Rangers and will be tasked with taking one of the NHL’s youngest clubs to the next level. The Rangers announced Gallant's hiring Wednesday after agreeing to a four-year contract with him this week.
Jason Spezza signs with Maple Leafs at league minimum for third straight season

Jason Spezza signs with Maple Leafs at league minimum for third straight season

TORONTO — Jason Spezza will once again be sporting blue and white next season. The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday the 38-year-old forward has re-signed with his hometown team at the league minimum US$750,000 for the 2021-22 campaign.

New York, Tampa Bay square off with series tied 1-1

Tampa Bay Lightning (36-17-3, third in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. New York Islanders (32-17-7, fourth in the East Division during the regular season) Uniondale, New York; Thursday, 8 p.m.