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How the Hurricanes reinvented hockey in North Carolina, and what's next

A return to the Stanley Cup playoffs is just the start of something special that the franchise is cooking.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Rantanen pushes Flames to the brink

Colorado is one game away from eliminating Calgary, while Wednesday's other matchups knotted their respective series. Plus, what's on tap Thursday?

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Hertl scores twice as Sharks stay alive

Tomas Hertl nets a pair of goals in the Sharks' 5-2 win in Game 5, and now trail the Golden Knights 3-2 in the series.




Blues net 3 goals in Game 5 comeback win vs. Jets

The Blues rally to a 3-2 win vs. the Jets on the shoulders of Ryan O'Reilly, Brayden Schenn, and Jaden Schwartz to take a 3-2 series lead.


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  • 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs

    Miss a game from the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs? Want to experience it again? Every playoff game is available for replay on ESPN+