Hurricanes edge Pens 4-3 to take lead in tight Metropolitan
Jesper Fast scored 9 seconds into the third period to break a tie, Sebastian Aho followed with his 22nd goal of the season and the Carolina Hurricanes edged the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Sunday to move into first place in the Metropolitan Division.
How to Watch the Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (6/5/21) -- Stanley Cup Playoffs (R2, G4) | Channel, Stream, Time
After an intense game three, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Carolina Hurricanes meet once again in Tampa Bay on Saturday afternoon. After going up 2-0 in Raleigh, the Lightning looked to have the series well in hand heading into Thursday night’s matchup back home in Tampa. Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)In the third period, both teams tightened down defensively, neither wanting to give up the game-winning goal. In the extra frame, it was Tampa who took a penalty, giving the Hurricanes offense a chance. What: NHL Central Division FinalsWho: (1) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (3) Tampa Bay Lightning (Lightning leads 2-1)When: Saturday, June 5Time: 4:00 p.m.mlive.com
Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2
Jordan Staal scored twice and Nino Niederreiter beat Juuse Saros for the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators in the first game of the teams' first-round playoff series.
Adam Erne delivers again as Red Wings top Carolina in shootout
The Detroit Red Wings, like they have multiple times this season, rebounded Saturday from a terrible performance two nights earlier. Adam Erne scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and then converted in the seventh round of the shootout as the Red Wings defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 at PNC Arena. Dylan Larkin, Anthony Mantha and Valtteri Filppula also scored in regulation for the Red Wings (14-23-6). After Larkin scored on his team’s first attempt, the Red Wings had five opportunities to win in the shootout before Erne’s goal. Erne scored on a breakaway with 6:20 remaining in the third period to put the Red Wings ahead 4-3.mlive.com
Hurricanes take over in 3rd period, beat Red Wings 5-2
(AP Photo/Chris Seward)RALEIGH, N.C. – Jordan Staal and Jesper Fast scored a pair of goals early in the third period to help the Carolina Hurricanes take over and beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-2 on Thursday night. Filip Zadina scored twice for the Red Wings, first for a 1-0 lead in the first period and then a 2-1 lead midway through the second. Jonathan Bernier finished with 27 saves in the Red Wings’ third straight loss. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said he hopes Larkin is ready to return next week. UP NEXTDetroit: The Red Wings return home Tuesday to start a two-game set with reigning Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay.
Filip Zadina scores twice, but Red Wings drop third in row
Filip Zadina twice gave the Detroit Red Wings the lead Thursday, but they could not protect it. The Red Wings (7-16-3) have lost three in a row after winning the first game of a road trip. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill pulled goaltender Jonathan Bernier for the extra skater with 5:15 remaining. Andrei Svechnikov answered just 21 seconds later, snapping a hard shot past Bernier just six seconds into a power play. The Red Wings registered 11 shots on the power play and have scored on the man-advantage in four consecutive games following a 0 for 40 drought.mlive.com
Necas lifts returning Hurricanes past Lightning 1-0 in OT
Carolina Hurricanes' Martin Necas (88) shoots the puck past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) for an overtime goal in an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)RALEIGH, N.C. – Rod Brind’Amour got the tough and determined performance he wanted from his Carolina Hurricanes as they returned from a pause due to COVID-19 concerns. Martin Necas beat Andrei Vasilevskiy at 1:12 of overtime and Petr Mrazek had 32 saves to help the Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 1-0 on Thursday night after having four straight games postponed. “That was a goaltending duel tonight,” Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point said. Tampa Bay goaltender Curtis McElhinney remained the only Lightning player on Thursday's list.
The Latest: Tennessee Tech men’s hoops has schedule change
(AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team has its first schedule change of the season because of COVID-19 issues. Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 follow the protocol established by the league and the players' association. Club medical staff are in regular communication with individuals who test positive to monitor symptoms. Staal said he was “the first guy to test positive” and said he was “as surprised as anyone else – really in shock” after finding out. He said he was trying to be safe and follow health protocols before testing positive.
Canes' season paused, while Caps play on without 4 regulars
For Peter Laviolette, his Washington Capitals will keep playing for the next week without four prominent players who broke the rules. There's no indication the Capitals are being shut down, though they will have to play the next four games without captain Alex Ovechkin, No. The NHL defers to local authorities, and the minimum four games for the Capitals players relates to the District of Columbia's quarantine regulations. The Hurricanes have so far had three games postponed because of their outbreak and won't play for at least a week. I think that’s really what we’re going to find out.”___AP Sports Writers Aaron Beard and Stephen Hawkins contributed.
Ovechkin on COVID list, Caps fined $100K; Canes games off
Five players from the Carolina Hurricanes also are on the list and that team’s games were called off by the league through “at least” Saturday. The postponements were announced Wednesday, a day before the Hurricanes were set to host the Florida Panthers in their home opener. This is the first instance this season of Capitals players appearing on the NHL’s COVID-19 list, which could include those who test positive, have a potential exposure or face quarantine requirements. The league didn’t specify which team prompted that night’s postponement, although four Hurricanes players — Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook, Jaccob Slavin and Teuvo Teravainen — were added to the daily COVID-19 list later Tuesday afternoon. Their past five games have been postponed during a stretch in which six Wizards players tested positive for the illness caused by the coronavirus and three others were sidelined after contact tracing determined they might have been exposed.
The Latest: NBA’s Wizards cleared to return to practice
That can mean a positive COVID-19 test, an inconclusive test or potential exposure to someone who tested positive. He was pulled at halftime of Memphis’ game against Brooklyn on Jan. 8 but played the Grizzlies’ next game Jan. 11 against Cleveland. The postponement follows a positive COVID-19 test, subsequent quarantining, and contact tracing within the Boston College men’s program. The conference also said Pittsburgh's men's game at Wake Forest scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7, will move to this Saturday evening. ___Washington’s NFL team says it has closed its practice facility “for several days” after employees of the organization tested positive for COVID-19.
Carolina-Nashville 1st NHL postponement since season started
The NHL did not specify which team prompted the postponement, though four Hurricanes players were added to the COVID-19 list Tuesday. The NHL already postponed the start of the Dallas Stars' season after six players and two staff members tested positive for the virus. Hurricanes players Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook, Jaccob Slavin and Teuvo Teravainen joined captain Jordan Staal on the unavailable list because of COVID-19 protocols. The teams aren’t scheduled to play again in Nashville until the end of the season with back-to-back games on May 7-8. Now the Predators, who gave players Tuesday off after the postponement, are scheduled to visit Dallas on Friday night for the Stars' season opener.
The Latest: ACC postpones two women's basketball games
___George Washington’s men’s basketball team is postponing two upcoming Atlantic 10 games after head coach Jamion Christian tested positive for COVID-19. ___The Kennesaw State women’s volleyball team called off the first two games of its spring season because of positive COVID-19 tests. The league says the postponement is because of a combination of positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining inside the Vanderbilt program. ___Rutgers women’s basketball has postponed home games on Thursday against Penn State and Sunday against Iowa. Rutgers has not announced any recent positive tests, but it cannot play because of protocols outlining a return to competition after positive COVID-19 tests among Tier 1 individuals.
Red Wings offense stifled in first game back: A few bright spots
DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings were a team without any real offensive threat in their first game in about 10 months Thursday night. However, there were a few bright spots for the new-look Red Wings, a team with a list of additions to the lineup. He signed a one-year deal with the Red Wings this past spring, then scored 20 points in 23 games with Orebo. Hopefully he can help the Red Wings find the back of the net. Thomas GreissThomas Greiss made 40 saves in his debut with the Red Wings -- what more can you ask for?