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The Hurricanes showed their class on Thursday, and the Devis showed … that they technically continue to exist as an NHL team. Carolina took this one 6-3. [NHL]
Congrats to the Panthers on clinching the Presidents’ Trophy:
A season the @FlaPanthers will never forget— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 29, 2022
Florida has caped off its unprecedented 2021-22 campaign by clinching the first Presidents’ Trophy in franchise history .#NHLStats: https://t.co/MyCqfRzqU0 pic.twitter.com/VQz3sAtHLE
Greg Wyshynski argues here for an expanded NHL postseason, including the addition of the play-in tournament that the NBA has adopted. What do you think? [ESPN ($)]
Looking for someone to root for in the playoffs this postseason? A list of guys who have yet to win the Stanley Cup here: [ESPN ($)]
The always-interesting NHLPA Player Poll is back with player opinions on all sorts of interesting questions. Any results in here that jump out to you? [NHLPA]
Dustin Brown is retiring:
A true King— x - LA Kings (@LAKings) April 28, 2022
Dustin Brown, a two-time Stanley Cup champion and our all-time leader in regular-season games played, will retire from the NHL at the conclusion of the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Remember this old friend?
HOLY HELL BRANDON GIGNAC ARE YOU SERIOUS?!— Scott Matla (@scottmatla) April 29, 2022
Laval ties it up 4-4!! pic.twitter.com/XTd1Ng2P8Y
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