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Predators sign Yakov Trenin to 2-year, $1.45 million deal

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Yakov Trenin to a two-year contract worth $1.45 million. The Predators announced the deal Thursday. Trenin will be paid $700,000 for the 2020-21 season and $750,000 for 2021-22.

Tampa Bay takes on Dallas with 2-1 series lead

Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division during the regular season) Edmonton, Alberta; Friday, 8 p.m.
Tampa's Steven Stamkos returns, Lightning beat Dallas 5-2 in Stanley Cup final

Tampa's Steven Stamkos returns, Lightning beat Dallas 5-2 in Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — After seven months sitting on the shelf, Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos came back for the Stanley Cup final Wednesday — albeit very briefly — and scored on his first shot on net. Stamkos, out since Feb.

Stamkos scores, leaves, Lightning beat Stars 5-2 in Game 3

EDMONTON — Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, left with injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning kept dominating without him, blowing the Dallas Stars out of an empty arena with a 5-2 rout in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesda
Sens GM Dorion says longtime goalie Anderson not expected back next season

Sens GM Dorion says longtime goalie Anderson not expected back next season

Ottawa general manager Pierre Dorion says longtime Senators goaltender Craig Anderson will not be offered a new contract by the NHL club.
Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

Tampa Bay Lightning succeeding in NHL playoffs by adding grit, sinew, sandpaper

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning have turned their Stanley Cup final with the Dallas Stars into a best of five because, to quote Tampa head coach Jon Cooper and paraphrase "The Untouchables," you can't bring a knife to a gunfight.
Sharks retain Bob Boughner as coach, removing interim tag

Sharks retain Bob Boughner as coach, removing interim tag

The San Jose Sharks saw enough from Bob Boughner behind their bench last season to be confident he's the coach to lead them back to the top.

Stars, Lightning tied 1-1 heading into game 3

Tampa Bay Lightning (43-21-6, second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Dallas Stars (37-24-8, third in the Central Division during the regular season) Edmonton, Alberta; Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Lightning strike twice on power play, beat Dallas 3-2 to even Stanley Cup final

Lightning strike twice on power play, beat Dallas 3-2 to even Stanley Cup final

EDMONTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning rediscovered the zap in their power play, using it to burn the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday and even up the Stanley Cup final.

Jets' Connor Hellebuyck, Oilers' Leon Draisaitl earn NHL awards

EDMONTON — Being named the NHL's most valuable player was a bit anticlimactic for Leon Draisaitl. After all, for the Edmonton Oilers star, it was an odd hour when news emerged that he had won both the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Ted Lindsay award.