RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chris Kreider scored twice, Igor Shesterkin was strong in net again and the New York Rangers ended Carolina’s perfect postseason run at home, beating the Hurricanes 6-2 in the decisive Game 7 of their second-round playoff series Monday night.
New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was displeased with the skirmish at the end of his team's Game 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes.
One day later, he was ready to put it behind them.
“Last night in the heat of the moment, you're (upset),” Gallant said Monday.
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — Max Domi scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Carolina Hurricanes got help from a rookie goaltender, boosting their Metropolitan Division lead by beating the New York Islanders 5-2 Sunday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi to an eight-year extension, which would keep the 21-year-old forward with the franchise through the 2029-30 season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Auston Matthews became the first player to score 40 goals this season, Petr Mrazek made 31 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs held off the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Red-hot Patrik Laine scored three goals to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Chicago Blackhawks 7-4 on Thursday night.
Boone Jenner, Yegor Chinakhov and Max Domi each had a goal and assist for Columbus, which has won three of four to move above .500 at 24-23-1.
Chicago Blackhawks (12-18-5, seventh in the Central) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (16-16-1, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Blackhawks visit Columbus after Oliver Bjorkstrand scored two goals in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 victory over the Devils.
Columbus Blue Jackets (14-13-1, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Buffalo Sabres (10-15-5, sixth in the Atlantic)
Buffalo, New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Buffalo takes on Columbus looking to break its four-game home slide.
SEATTLE (AP) — Back in the summer, Jake Bean believed he would be selected in the NHL's expansion draft and the next stop in his career was going to be in Seattle.
Bean instead ended up in Columbus, and made his first trip to Seattle as a member of the Blue Jackets memorable.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice, defenseman Morgan Rielly set up four goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Tuesday night to stop a two-game skid.
Rielly set up power-play goals by William Nylander and captain John Tavares, and two more from Matthews.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins stopped 39 shots, Gustav Nyquist scored short-handed and had an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Vancouver Canucks 4-2 Friday night.
Jack Roslovic scored the tiebreaking goal 6:06 into the third period for Columbus, and Adam Boqvist and Max Domi also scored.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Elvis Merzlikins made 36 saves for his seventh career shutout and the Columbus Blue Jackets blanked Winnipeg 3-0 on Wednesday night to hand the Jets their fourth consecutive defeat.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Roslovic had two goals and an assist to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets past the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Monday night.
Roslovic and defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov each scored his first two goals of the season for Columbus.
Washington Capitals (7-2-4, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (7-3-0, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jackets +116, Capitals -137; over/under is 5.5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without key forwards Patrik Laine and Max Domi for Saturday's game against Colorado.
The Blue Jackets said Friday that the 23-year-old Laine will miss four to six weeks with an oblique strain.
Colorado Avalanche (4-4-1, sixth in the Central) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (6-3-0, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blue Jackets +142, Avalanche -174
Columbus Blue Jackets (5-3-0, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Colorado Avalanche (4-4-0, fifth in the Central)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -243, Blue Jackets +195; over/under is 6
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets forward Max Domi will miss two to four weeks with a rib fracture, the team said Monday.
The 26-year-old center was injured in the Blue Jackets’ 2-1 win over Seattle on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oliver Bjorkstrand had two goals and two assists, Max Domi added a goal and two assists and the Columbus Blue Jackets made Brad Larsen a winner in his coaching debut with an 8-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets center Max Domi is expected to miss the beginning of the 2021-22 season after surgery to repair a labral tear in his right shoulder.
Domi is expected to make a full recovery in five to six months, Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Max Domi scored 4:39 into overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Saturday night in the season finale for both teams.
Matiss Kivlenieks had 33 saves for the Blue Jackets, who despite the feel-good win to end the season couldn't avoid finishing in the Central Division cellar...