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NHL, St. Louis police looking into threats made towards Avalanche's Kadri

The NHL said Monday that St. Louis police are investigating threats made toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, who has been the subject of racist social media posts since he was involved in a collision that knocked Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington out for the rest of the series.

Early Voting holds off Epicenter to win Preakness Stakes

Early Voting held off hard-charging favourite Epicenter to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, validating the decision to skip the Kentucky Derby and aim for the second leg of the Triple Crown.
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Verhaeghe's OT winner sends Panthers past Capitals for 1st series win since 1996

On the wrong side of a comeback effort this time, the Florida Panthers rebounded in overtime and made sure they wouldn't need to go home to finish their first-round series.

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike withdraws from Preakness, ending shot at Triple Crown

Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike will not run in the Preakness. Owner Rich Dawson made the stunning announcement Thursday, 10 days before the race in Maryland. It means there will not be a Triple Crown winner for a fourth consecutive year.

Islanders dismiss coach Trotz 1 year after conference final appearance

Barry Trotz was fired as head coach of the New York Islanders on Monday, with general manager Lou Lamoriello saying he felt the team needed a new voice.

Unpredictability, upsets, reliance on goaltending: It's Stanley Cup playoff time

The shift from Game 82 of the regular season to Game 1 of the first round in the NHL playoffs is perhaps the most dramatic shift in sports given the level and style of play, how goals are scored and prevented, and often how post-season games are officiated.

Girls hockey programs show promise in nontraditional American markets

Because of logistical hurdles, from a shortage of rinks and ice time to a lack of college and varsity high school programs and the need for more education, growing girls hockey in nontraditional markets remains a challenge. Still, the sport is slowly expanding.

Matthews? Gaudreau? Shesterkin? Hart Trophy race at least 7 deep

Auston Matthews, Connor McDavid and Igor Shesterkin are among the front-runners for the NHL's Hart Trophy, but the pool of candidates goes at least seven deep with Johnny Gaudreau, Leon Draisaitl, Jonathan Huberdeau and Roman Josi also in the mix.

'He's driven to win': Connor McDavid's quest to be NHL's best player starts off ice

Christian Dedonato has known Connor McDavid most of his life. What he knows better than most is how much the Edmonton Oilers' star sacrifices off the ice in his drive to be the best player in the NHL.

Maple Leafs rally to beat Capitals in shootout after Ovechkin leaves with injury

Alex Ovechkin was injured, and the Washington Capitals missed a major opportunity to move up in the standings by blowing a lead and losing 4-3 in a shootout Sunday night to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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