The Boston Bruins are getting the gang back together.
The Anaheim Ducks have signed John Klingberg to a one-year, $7 million contract.
Brad Marchand scored one goal and assisted on another to lead the Boston Bruins past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 and send their first-round playoff series to a decisive seventh game.
Rookie Seth Jarvis scored twice and Antti Raanta finished with 34 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 5-1 to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Brad Marchand had two goals and three assists to help the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 and even their first-round playoff series a two games apiece.
The NHL playoffs are missing the close games and comebacks that seemingly comes annually with all the postseason intensity.
The physicality of the NHL playoffs is creeping into the crease.
The eight playoff teams in the Eastern Conference have been set since before the All-Star break.
The two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning made another trade on the eve of the deadline aimed at becoming the NHL’s first team to win three in a row since the 1980s.
The scheduled game Thursday night between Anaheim and the Detroit Red Wings has been postponed to Sunday because of COVID-19-related issues affecting the Ducks.