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Five things to know about the National Hockey League playoffs

The Battle of Alberta keeps giving us fireworks, McDavid remains elite and all eyes will be on St. Louis.
Flames looking for 'foundation' after Game 2 loss: 'We're playing into their hands'

Flames looking for 'foundation' after Game 2 loss: 'We're playing into their hands'

CALGARY — Tyler Toffoli doesn't recognize this version of his team. And if the Flames don't get back to what's made them successful all season, Calgary could be in big trouble against its high-flying provincial rival.
Edmonton Oilers douse Calgary Flames 5-3 to even playoff series 1-1

Edmonton Oilers douse Calgary Flames 5-3 to even playoff series 1-1

CALGARY — The Edmonton Oilers overcame a pair of disallowed goals and two broken sticks the Calgary Flames converted into goals to win 5-3 and even their playoff series at one victory apiece Friday.

Scoreboard for Friday, May 20, 2022

Friday's Games NHL Playoffs Second Round (Best-of-seven series) Edmonton 5, Calgary 3 (Series tied 1-1) Carolina 2, N.Y.
Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals

Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 32 points with six 3-pointers and eight rebounds, Kevon Looney had a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors used one of their signature third-quarter flurries to rally past the D
Whitecaps turn to CPL's Niko Giantsopoulos to solve keeper crisis

Whitecaps turn to CPL's Niko Giantsopoulos to solve keeper crisis

VANCOUVER — In the midst of a goaltending crisis, the Vancouver Whitecaps are turning to outside help. Niko Giantsopoulos, a 27-year-old from Markham, Ont., is being loaned to Vancouver from York United of the Canadian Premier League.
Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

RALEIGH, N.C.
Springer, Bichette back solid Ryu start as Blue Jays top Reds 2-1

Springer, Bichette back solid Ryu start as Blue Jays top Reds 2-1

TORONTO — Hyun Jin Ryu added some velocity to his pitches and it led to his first win of the season.
Not much wind and a lot of Will as Zalatoris leads at PGA

Not much wind and a lot of Will as Zalatoris leads at PGA

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The wind finally relented Friday in the PGA Championship. Will Zalatoris never did.
Longtime New Yorker writer, editor Roger Angell dies

Longtime New Yorker writer, editor Roger Angell dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Angell, the celebrated baseball writer and reigning man of letters who during an unfaltering 70-plus years helped define The New Yorker’s urbane wit and style through his essays, humor pieces and editing, has died. He was 101.