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Police probe threats aimed at Avs' Kadri

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The NHL said Monday that St. Louis police are investigating threats made toward Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri, who has been the subject of racist social media posts since he was involved in a collision that knocked Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington out for the rest of the series.

Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press by email that the league and police looking into the situation.

"We take threats made to any of our players or other club personnel seriously," Daly said. "We are in touch with St. Louis Police Department and they are employing enhanced security procedures both at the arena and in the hotel."

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Penguins GM wants Malkin, Letang to stay

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ron Hextall wants to find a way to have Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang stay with the club for the rest of their careers.

"In a perfect world (Malkin) retires a Penguin," Hextall said Monday. "And I think Tanger's the same."

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Lightning eye sweep of NHL-best Panthers

The Tampa Bay Lightning can return to the Eastern Conference Finals for a third straight season with a victory against the visiting Florida Panthers in Game 4 of their second-round series in the Stanley Cup playoffs on Monday night.

The Lightning took a 3-0 series lead with a 5-1 win against the Panthers in Tampa on Sunday afternoon, the third straight game they limited Florida to one goal.

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Blues, Avs deal with injuries for Game 4

The St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche will have to work through major injury concerns as their second-round Western Conference playoff series continues Monday.

The Avalanche lead the best-of-seven series 2-1 after winning 5-2 in Game 3 Saturday. Game 4 will be played Monday in St. Louis.

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Rangers look to even series with 'Canes

On Sunday, the New York Rangers managed to find more open ice for their offense and then survived a barrage of shots on goal from the Carolina Hurricanes.

As a result, the Rangers have a chance to even the Eastern Conference second-round series at home on Tuesday.

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Flames try to avoid 3-1 hole to Oilers

Trailing 2-1 in a playoff series is not uncharted territory for the Calgary Flames. They were in this exact situation in their opening-round set with the Dallas Stars before winning three of four games to advance.

However, as the Flames prepare for Game 4 of their Western Conference second-round clash at the Edmonton Oilers, they are up against a team that has been dominating play for much of the past two games. On Sunday, the Oilers rode four second-period goals to a 4-1 victory.

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Leafs ink D Giordano to 2-year extension

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs signed veteran defenseman Mark Giordano to a two-year contract extension Sunday.

The average annual value of the contract is $800,000.

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Pens' Rust fine with taking less to stay

PITTSBURGH (AP) Bryan Rust felt he deserved a raise. He just didn't necessarily want one so big it would jeopardize his chances of staying in Pittsburgh.

Sure the versatile Pittsburgh Penguins forward had a sense of what his worth would have been on the open market. Ultimately, however, staying in the place where he met his wife, had his son and won two Stanley Cups trumped whatever curiosity he might have felt about exploring his options elsewhere.

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Bowness won't return as coach of Stars

Rick Bowness will not return as head coach of the Dallas Stars after nearly three seasons in which he led them to the 2020 Stanley Cup Final and the playoffs again this year.

While Bowness was not under contract past this season, the 67-year-old coach said in a statement released by the team Friday that he was stepping away to "allow the organization the opportunity to pursue a different direction at the head coaching position." The move doesn't necessarily mean Bowness is done coaching.

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Sutter, Brunette, Gallant up for Adams

NEW YORK (AP) Calgary Flames head coach Darryl Sutter is among the three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, presented annually to the NHL's coach of the year.

Andrew Brunette of the Florida Panthers and Gerard Gallant of the New York Rangers are the other two finalists.

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