Another exciting weekend of playoff hockey in the books. Here is the top hockey news of the day for Monday, April 29th from the weekend that was. Today’s stories include Hurricanes up 2-0, Colorado evens the series, Dallas second line leads the way, Matt Duchene’s overtime winner, Hart Trophy finalists named, Injuries mounting up for the Hurricanes, A Brooklyn Curse, Jack Hughes Stellar U18 World Championships, and Vlasic’s comments
Top Hockey News for Monday, April 29th
With the series shifting back to Raleigh, the Hurricanes are up 2-0 on the Islanders.
Colorado played an excellent road game to even the series with the Sharks at 1-1 heading back to Denver.
Behind the second line of Rope Hintz and Mats Zuccarello, the Stars win on the road to even the series at 1-1.
In another thrilling game, Matt Duchene scored the winner in Double OT as Columbus evens the series with Boston.
Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby, and Nikita Kucherov were named the finalists for the Hart Trophy.
Despite being up 2-0 on the Islanders, the injuries are starting to mount up for Carolina.
Even though fans are showing up to Barclays Center, the Islanders were not the same as if they played in Nassau Coliseum.
While Team USA finished third at the World U18 Championships, Jack Hughes showed why he is going number one.
Postgame, Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic referenced comments by Vegas hoping the NHL would apologize.