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Expansion draft issues loom for Ducks after playoff exit
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After coming up short in the playoffs, the same Anaheim Ducks squad that just missed this year’s Stanley Cup Final is unlikely to return next spring. That’s because the Ducks face arguably the biggest decisions of any team ahead of next month’s expansion draft, when the incoming Vegas Golden Knights will grab a player from […]

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Watch: Senators hold moment of silence for victims of Manchester attack
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A moment of silence was held before Game 6 in Ottawa as our thoughts are with the people of Manchester. pic.twitter.com/xixchoB9I7 — NHL (@NHL) May 24, 2017 Hockey was not the focus prior to Game 6 between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins. Before the national anthems, fans at Canadian Tire Center observed a moment […]

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MLB, NHL and NBA Picks For May 23rd | Game Time Decisions
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Gabe lists his favorite picks for May 23. Find out who you should be betting on and why! SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/FNTSYSportsNetwork?sub_confirmation=1 FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/FNTSYSportsNet LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/FNTSYsportsnetwork/ FNTSY Sports Network has your fantasy sports mock drafts, draft strategy, previews and analysis for MLB, NHL, NBA and NFL, including fantasy football 2017 and […]

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Pekka Rinne silences critics on Predators' Stanley Cup Final quest
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The Stanley Cup Playoffs have their mythic qualities. As Pekka Rinne sees it, the Nashville Predators just completed their third of four trials in this mythic journey, each with their own distinct challenges. Here it was about physical hockey,” he said, moments after the Predators eliminated the Anaheim Ducks in six games, winning their first […]

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Carlyle says Ducks were dealt ‘tough hand’ by schedule-makers
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Call it sour grapes if you wish, but Randy Carlyle thinks the Anaheim Ducks got screwed by the NHL’s schedule-maker. The head coach launched his complaint last night after his Ducks fell to the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final. “I don’t think we played poorly in the series,” said Carlyle.

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Nashville is a hockey town, so Canada was totally wrong
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The “Nashville Is A Hockey Town” story has become its own sub-genre at this point. The articles start with a hockey writer at some local greasy spoon, because it’s very important to establish a non-traditional market through its cuisine. Then, to underscore that we’re not exactly in Kamloops here, they add a little local color […]

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Celebrity Predator Fans Rejoice
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Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, and Connie Britton. (Photo: Getty Images) For the first time ever, the Nashville Predators have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final — and a slew of celebrity fans were so excited they pretty much lost it. In case you aren

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Carrie Underwood's Husband Is Going to the Stanley Cup Finals — See Her Amazing Celebrations!
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Carrie Underwood has Stanley Cup fever!The country singer was, of course, cheering on her hockey player husband, Mike Fisher, when his team, the Nashville Predators, defeated the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 on Monday night and earned its first-ever trip to the

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Senators not thinking about elimination, using Game 6 as an ‘opportunity’
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Ottawa Senators head coach Guy Boucher gives instruction to Clarke MacArthur (16) during the third period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Ottawa Senators are in a place against the Pittsburgh Penguins that they’ve yet to experience this postseason. […]

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Welsh and Holiday returning to UCLA
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UCLA sustained some major, though expected, attrition from its roster this spring. On Tuesday, the Bruins announced a pair of significant contributors that will be back. Welsh, a 7-foot center, averaged 10.8 points and 8.7 rebounds as a senior last year for the Bruins.

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Fixing The NHL: Four Easy Rule Changes
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The NHL has an officiating problem. I don’t mean that in the sense that the league’s referees and linesmen themselves are the problem. Hockey is a fast, nuanced sport, and the on-ice officials are no worse than their NFL or NBA counterparts. Nor am I of the opinion that NHL officiating is progressively getting worse. Since […]

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Senators' attendance; RIP Bill White; Strome's big night at Memorial Cup (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Look at all that fun P.K. Subban is having. Mike Milbury must be dry heaving.

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