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Lightning HC: Golden Knights' season 'not a Cinderella story'

Lightning HC: Golden Knights' season 'not a Cinderella story'

The Vegas Golden Knights' improbable inaugural season has been nothing short of miraculous, leading many fans and experts around the league to dub it a "Cinderella story."But if you ask Tampa Bay
Wild name Paul Fenton as new GM

Wild name Paul Fenton as new GM

The Minnesota Wild officially named Paul Fenton as their new general manager Monday, the team announced. "It is my distinct pleasure to welcome Paul Fenton as the general manager of the Minnesota
Sabres' Eichel excited at prospect of adding Rasmus Dahlin with No. 1 pick

Sabres' Eichel excited at prospect of adding Rasmus Dahlin with No. 1 pick

The main pillar in the foundation of the Buffalo Sabres' organization is excited to add the next one. After finally winning a draft lottery, the Sabres will have the No. 1 pick in June, and Jack
Report: Lamoriello met with Tavares ahead of joining Islanders

Report: Lamoriello met with Tavares ahead of joining Islanders

Things are getting interesting on Long Island, as reports surfaced Monday regarding a meeting between soon-to-be Islanders front-office executive Lou Lamoriello and New York captain John Tavares,
Report: Komarov's agent hopes to discuss future in Toronto with Dubas

Report: Komarov's agent hopes to discuss future in Toronto with Dubas

It would appear Leo Komarov would prefer to return to the Toronto Maple Leafs next season. Komarov is a pending unrestricted free agent and his representative Todd Diamond is hopeful he and newly
Report: Lou Lamoriello to join Islanders to run hockey operations

Report: Lou Lamoriello to join Islanders to run hockey operations

Former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello will join the New York Islanders to run their hockey operations, according to Arthur Staple of The Athletic. There's been speculation he would
3 things that led to the Jets' demise vs. Golden Knights

3 things that led to the Jets' demise vs. Golden Knights

After taking out the Nashville Predators in a heated seven-game series in the second round, it seemed like a near formality that the Winnipeg Jets would cruise into the Stanley Cup Final.There was
Blues' Scottrade Center to be renamed Enterprise Center

Blues' Scottrade Center to be renamed Enterprise Center

The St. Louis Blues and Enterprise announced a longtime naming-rights agreement that will see "Scottrade Center" renamed "Enterprise Center" on Monday.The agreement is for 15 years with an additional
Ovechkin: Game 6 vs. Lightning 'probably' most important of my career

Ovechkin: Game 6 vs. Lightning 'probably' most important of my career

Monday night's Game 6 against the Tampa Bay Lightning will be new territory for Alex Ovechkin.The Washington Capitals captain - who's playing in his first conference finals - will be looking to help
Hate it or love it: The polarizing effect of the Golden Knights' magical run

Hate it or love it: The polarizing effect of the Golden Knights' magical run

There's something inherently human about rooting for an underdog.We've seen it plenty of times throughout the decades of sports history: N.C. State's March Madness upset of Houston, Buster Douglas'
Report: Wild to name Paul Fenton general manager

Report: Wild to name Paul Fenton general manager

The Minnesota Wild are set to name Nashville Predators assistant general manager Paul Fenton as the team's third general manager in team history, according to Michael Russo of The Athletic. Fenton was
Golden Knights' GM at a loss to explain team's success

Golden Knights' GM at a loss to explain team's success

Even the architect of their success can't fully understand the juggernaut that is the Vegas Golden Knights.With a win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 on Sunday afternoon, Vegas is heading to the
Golden Knights become 3rd team ever to reach Cup final in inaugural season

Golden Knights become 3rd team ever to reach Cup final in inaugural season

The Vegas Golden Knights punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final and in doing so - as they have been doing all season - made history in the process. With their win on Sunday afternoon the Golden
Twitter amazed by Golden Knights punching ticket to Cup Final

Twitter amazed by Golden Knights punching ticket to Cup Final

They did it.The Vegas Golden Knights booked their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.The idea of an expansion
Patrick Kane, Frederik Andersen highlight awards list at World Championship

Patrick Kane, Frederik Andersen highlight awards list at World Championship

Sweden walked away with its second consecutive World Championship gold medal Sunday evening in Denmark, but that wasn't the only hardware being handed out by the IIHF.The federation also announced the
Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final with victory vs. Jets

Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final with victory vs. Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final - with a chip on their shoulder.''Everybody on this team has something to prove,'' Ryan Reaves said. ''We call
Sweden tops Swiss in shootout to win 2nd straight World Championship

Sweden tops Swiss in shootout to win 2nd straight World Championship

Filip Forsberg scored the shootout winner as Sweden beat Switzerland 3-2 to win its second straight World Championship gold.Sweden overcame a scare against the underdog Swiss team, who led twice in
Jets shake up lines ahead of must-win Game 5

Jets shake up lines ahead of must-win Game 5

Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice has opted to shake up his lineup ahead of a do-or-die Game 5 against the Vegas Golden Knights.In Sunday's game, the Jets will dress defensemen Dmitry Kulikov and Joe
U.S. downs Canada to capture bronze at World Championship

U.S. downs Canada to capture bronze at World Championship

Team USA defeated Team Canada 4-1 on Sunday to claim the bronze medal at the World Championship.After a 0-0 first period, New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider opened the scoring for the Americans
Top 50 pending UFAs: 10-1

Top 50 pending UFAs: 10-1

With July 1 less than two months away, theScore takes a look at the top 50 pending unrestricted free agents heading into the start of free agency.10-1 | 20-11 | 30-21 | 40-31 | 50-41Stats legend: GV =