American Hockey News for 25 May 2022
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his second goal of the night with 3:27 left in regulation as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead in the teams' second-round... playoff series.
Andrew Copp had a goal and two assists, and Frank Vatrano and Adam Fox each had a goal and an assist as the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 in Game 4 Tuesday night, evening the... second-round series.
What goes around, sure enough, comes around. The Hurricanes, so very anxious to send a roughhouse message at the end of Game 3, were severely punished in Game 4 for some foolish, aggressive behavior.
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The Flames came tantalizingly close to evening their series with the Oilers, with their performance in Tuesday night's Game 4 loss giving them hope even though they now face elimination.
Carolina veteran goaltender Antti Raanta and the Hurricanes were again skittish away from home on Tuesday night, dropping a 4-1 decision to the Rangers in New York, a result that evened this... second-round series at 2-2.