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Kyle Dubas of Maple Leafs will interview with Avalanche: Report
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Elliotte Friedman dropped a bombshell during coverage of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final: The Toronto Maple Leafs have given permission to assistant general manager Kyle Duba to interview with the Colorado Avalanche. Dubas, 31, was hired as an assistant general manager by the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014 by team president Brendan Shanahan. […]

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Penguins have Senators on the brink
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The Ottawa Senators fell to a humiliating 7-0 defeat in Game 5 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to leave them on the brink of Stanley Cup elimination.

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Penguins redefining defense by committee
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When the Pittsburgh Penguins lost defenseman Kris Letang for the entire postseason it was thought be a crushing blow to their chances to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Not only is Letang one of the best defensemen in the world, he is one of the most important cogs in the Penguins’ machine. During last year’s […]

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Illustrated Review: How the Penguins busted the Senators' neutral zone trap
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In the early stages of the Eastern Conference Final, the narrative attached to the Ottawa Senators was they were a boring team to watch, running a neutral zone trap, squeezing the offensive life out of their opponents and games. It became such a self-aware story that fans chanted "1-3-1" at Canadian Tire Centre after the […]

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Penguins lose goal on Ottawa coach’s challenge in Game 6 (Video)
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Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley thought he had opened the scoring in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final against the Ottawa Senators. There was a scramble in front of Senators goalie Craig Anderson at 3:04 of the second period. Daley finally jabbed it past Anderson for the 1-0 Penguins’ lead.

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Craig Anderson, Senators force Game 7 vs. Penguins
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Craig Anderson saved the day, saved the Ottawa Senators’ season and saved nearly everything else in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Senators goalie made 45 saves to backstop Ottawa to a 2-1 home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, avoiding elimination and forcing a Game 7 on Thursday night. It was a mighty […]

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Penguins vs. Senators odds 2017: Pittsburgh road favorite in potential clincher in Game 6
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The Pittsburgh Penguins can advance to the Stanley Cup Final with a win on Tuesday night when they face the Senators in Ottawa in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Pittsburgh Penguins are 17-8 in their last 25 games against the Ottawa Senators. With one more win over the Senators this Tuesday night […]

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Sens owner: ‘Very disturbing’ that tonight’s game may not sell out
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Entire rows in the upper deck of the Canadian Tire Centre still haven’t been sold for tonight’s Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins. The Senators’ attendance has been a big story throughout these playoffs.

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Senators owner calls lack of Game 6 sellout 'very disturbing'
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The Ottawa Senators are once again well short of a sellout for Tuesday’s do-or-die Game 6 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, with hundreds of tickets still up for grabs hours before puck drop. “It’s very disturbing, however, knowing the players and coaches they will be trying their hardest for Ottawa,” owner Eugene Melnyk told the Ottawa […]

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Mareks Mitens 2017 NHL Draft Profile
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Player: Mareks Mitens Position: Goalie Height: 6’1” Weight: 176 lbs. Team: Aston Rebels(NAHL) Final NHL Central Scouting Rank: Not ranked What I Like Stellar International Play Mitens has been one of the top goalies for Latvia in international competition, including this past year at the World Juniors. His numbers haven’t been overly impressive, which is […]

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Point-Counterpoint: Tomas Tatar, Drafting a Forward and Kevin Shattenkirk
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Welcome to another edition of Point-Counterpoint. Corey (CoreyWIIM) and Kyle (KTBauer). We will have a statement, Corey and Kyle will be placed on either side of the issue and will need to defend the side they were placed on. This will be interesting at times, because either could and will at times be placed on […]

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Senators need peak Karlsson, who's 'not really' hindered by injury
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The Ottawa Senators are hoping a little extra rest will pay off for their superstar. Captain Erik Karlsson sat out the second half of a lopsided Game 5 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, but he maintains it was solely for precautionary reasons and not due to a re-aggravation of hairline fractures in his left foot […]

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