New Jersey Devils' Ryan Carter, right, fights with New York Rangers' Stu Bickel during the first period on Monday at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was just one of three fights that happened three seconds into the contest. (Bill Kostroun/Associated Press)
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After falling behind in their second-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the New York Islanders know they'll have to keep up their improved play to have a chance to advance to the conference finals. more »
Tyler Parsons made 27 saves and playoff leading scorer Mitch Marner celebrated his 19th birthday with a goal and an assist as the London Knights downed the Niagara IceDogs 4-1 on Thursday to open the Ontario Hockey League final. more »
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Cody Eakin scored at 2:58 of overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Thursday night, bouncing back from a blowout loss two days earlier to tie the second-round series at two games apiece. more »
Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic, no stranger to losing teeth on the hardcourt, had more mouth problems Thursday after a hard collision with DeMar DeRozan of the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinal. more »