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Will Lightning get revenge after last year's flub?
After settling for the second seed in the Eastern Conference, the Lightning could be set up for a revenge game against the Blue Jackets in the first round.
Flyers' Hart set to face his idol in Habs' Price
After leading the Flyers to the top seed in the East, Carter Hart now faces his idol in Carey Price and the Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs. Will Hart be affected by going head-to-head with...
Flyers sweep Bruins, Bolts, Caps in Round Robin
After surgically going through the best teams in the East, the Flyers prove they will be a force in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Flyers cruise past Lightning for top seed in East
Two from Nicolas Aube-Kubel helped the Flyers jump ahead of Tampa Bay to secure the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Farabee, Flyers fire back against Lightning
Joel Farabee reclaims Philly's two-goal advantage over the Lightning in the fight for the top spot in the East.
Hedman exits early, slams stick in frustration
Victor Hedman is forced to leave early against the Flyers and is seen slamming his stick in frustration as he heads to the locker room.
Aube-Kubel deflects shot past Vasilevskiy for lead
Nicolas Aube-Kubel deflects Shayne Gostisbehere's shot past Andrei Vasilevskiy to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead vs. the Lightning.
Chicago could keep top-seeded Vegas on their toes
The Golden Knights took the top spot in the West after an OT thriller, but there won't be room to slip up when they face the Blackhawks.
NHL Return to Play: Round-robin standings, scenarios
Taking a look at the round-robin schedule and scenarios for Saturday.
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NHL schedule for 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers in Return to Play
The Stanley Cup Qualifiers are under way in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto.
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Flyers-Lightning stream: NHL Return to Play round-robin game
Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app.
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Golden Knights nab top West seed in OT thriller
Vegas picked up the top seed in the Western Conference after Alex Tuch's OT winner pushed them past Colorado, who settle for the second seed.
Tuch blasts shot past Grubauer for OT winner
Alex Tuch rips a shot past Philipp Grubauer glove side in overtime to give Vegas the 4-3 win over Colorado and the top seed in the West.
Marchessault goes top shelf on penalty shot
Jonathan Marchessault brats Philipp Grubauer top shelf on the penalty shot to give the Golden Knights a 3-2 lead over the Avalanche.
MacKinnon ties game for Avalanche against Knights
Nathan MacKinnon sends his swiveling backhand past a lunging Robin Lehner to pull the Avalanche level with the Golden Knights.
Marchessault deflects in PPG for icebreaker
Jonathan Marchessault deflects Shea Theodore's shot past Philipp Grubauer on the power play to give the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead in second.
Lehner robs Rantanen to keep Knights, Avs tied
Robin Lehner's spectacular glove save denies Mikko Rantanen and the Avalanche the opening goal against the Golden Knights.
Avalanche-Golden Knights stream: NHL Return to Play round-robin game
Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and the NBC Sports app.
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Lightning-Flyers, Avalanche-Golden Knights play for top seeds
The Golden Knights are going hard for home ice in the West even though there are no fans and all games are being played in Edmonton.
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Kraken hire Everett Fitzhugh as club’s first broadcaster
Fitzhugh is believed to be the first Black team broadcaster hired by an NHL franchise.
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The Wraparound: First Round seeding up for grabs Saturday
The Wraparound is your daily look at the 2020 NHL Return to Play.
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Canucks’ Tanev scores 11 seconds into OT to eliminate Wild
The Vancouver Canucks win their first series since the 2010-11 season thanks to Chris Tanev and his overtime goal.
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Tanev, Canucks playoff bound after OT win vs. Wild
Chris Tanev nets the series winner just 11 minutes into OT to win 5-4 after Bo Horvat tied it late in the third as Vancouver eliminates Minnesota and heads to the playoffs for the first time in five years.
Tanev scores series winner just 11 seconds into OT
Chris Tanev fires a wrist shot from the point past Alex Stalock to win it for Vancouver just seconds into the extra frame as the Canucks eliminate Minnesota and clinch a playoff spot for the first time...
Horvat drives to net, slaps in equalizer vs. Wild
Bo Horvat crashes the net and one-times a behind-the-net feed past Alex Stalock to make it 4-4 for Vancouver with a little under six minutes to go and eventually force overtime vs. Minnesota.
NHL 2019-20 Final standings, playoff schedule, draft lottery results
An updated look at where teams finished the 2019-20 regular season.
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Mleczko: Matthews embracing challenge, intensity
Anson Carter, AJ Mleczko and Kathryn Tappen break down Auston Matthews' heroics and standout performance in Game 4 and how he's handling the ups and downs that come with critical matchups to lead the way...
Tortorella: 'I'm not gonna explain' Jackets' loss
Anson Carter says the Jackets should put this game behind them and have someone else field postgame questions after John Tortorella shows his frustration and keeps his presser under a minute long following...
Hughes' drive from point evens score for Canucks
Quinn Hughes gets open in the slot and fires a shot through traffic and past Alex Stalock on on the power play to make it 3-3 for Vancouver vs. Minnesota.
Pearson's scorching snap shot ties it for Canucks
Tanner Pearson picks up a rolling puck from Bo Horvat and fires it past Alex Stalock to respond for Vancouver vs. Minnesota.
Kunin crashes net to get Wild on the board early
Luke Kunin drives to the crease and chips the puck past Jacob Markstrom to put Minnesota in front 1-0 just 2:58 into the first vs. Vancouver.
Maple Leafs force Game 5, stay alive thanks to unbelievable comeback
This is a comeback for the ages.
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Leafs stave off elimination with unreal OT win
Toronto rallies from a 3-0 deficit in a span of 3:34 with under four minutes to go in regulation and Auston Matthews nets the overtime winner for an insane 4-3 win over Columbus to force Game 5.
Matthews completes insane comeback with OT winner
Auston Matthews gets to the right circle and fires a one-timer off a feed from John Tavares past Elvis Merzlikins to win it in overtime for the Leafs and force Game 5.
Leafs rally from 3-0 deficit in just 3:34 minutes
Down 3-0, Toronto pulls Frederik Andersen with about four minutes left in regulation and gets goals from William Nylander, John Tavares and Zach Hyman in a span of under four minutes to force OT vs....
Canucks-Wild stream: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Qualifiers
Coverage begins at 10:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
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Blackhawks eliminate Oilers to continue wave of Game 4 upsets
Corey Crawford and Jonathan Toews stood tall for Chicago.
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Toews, Hawks hold off Oilers, advance to playoffs
Dominik Kubalik nets the go-ahead goal with about 11 minutes to go in regulation and Jonathan Toews adds two assists en route to a 3-2 win for Chicago, eliminating Edmonton and moving on for the first time...
Gavrikov's wrister through traffic makes it 2-0
Vladislav Gavrikov gets open in the left circle and sends a wrist shot through a screen in front and past Frederik Andersen to extend the Blue Jackets lead by two vs. the Leafs.
Kubalik's rocket puts Hawks up 3-2 in third
Jonathan Toews finds Dominik Kubalik, who fires a one-timer from the left circle past Mikko Koskinen to give Chicago a 3-2 lead over Edmonton with almost 11 minutes remaining in regulation.
Atkinson converts on 2-on-1 to give Jackets lead
Cam Atkinson and Pierre-Luc Dubois go on a 2-on-1 break, where Atkinson one-times a cross-ice feed past Frederik Anderson to give Columbus an early lead over Toronto.
Lehkonen, Price lead charge as Habs eliminate Pens
Artturi Lehkonen nets the game-winner with 4:11 to go in regulation time and Carey Price notches the shutout with 22 saves as Montreal advances as Pittsburgh misses the playoffs for the first time in 14...
Jones: Canadiens playing with house money
Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp explain that the Canadiens are dangerous because no one expects them to advance and the players are fueled by being underdogs.
Why do Penguins keep getting eliminated early?
Patrick Sharp and Keith Jones try to determine what's wrong with the Penguins, now that they have lost nine of their last 10 playoff games.
Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs stream: 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Qualifiers
Live look-in coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
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Sharp: Habs' Weber, Petry were difference vs. Pens
Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp explain that the defenders in front of Carey Price, especially Shea Weber and Jeff Petry, were the difference-makers in the Habs' upset of the Penguins.
Highmore scores go-ahead goal for Hawks
Matthew Highmore receives the puck from Ryan Carpenter and scores a go-ahead goal to give Chicago a 2-1 advantage against Edmonton.
Blackhawks' Saad evens the score vs. Oilers
Brandon Saad beats Mikko Koskinen early in the first period off assists from Connor Murphy and Jonathan Toews to pull Chicago even with Edmonton.
Oilers start hot with Archibald's quick goal
Connor McDavid sets up Josh Archibald who finishes for the Oilers on a one-time shot, as the Oilers take a 1-0 lead against the Blackhawks.
NHL 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers schedule
NBC Sports will present up to 120 hours of coverage from the NHL’s 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers on NBC, NBCSN and USA Network beginning August 1
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