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Ducks confident in playing 'simple road game' to end Predators' streak
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The Nashville Predators are halfway from reaching their first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history in part because they do a good job at taking leads and not coughing them up. Anaheim, for their part, has developed a knack for comebacks this postseason, as they showed in Game 2 when they fought back from 2-0 […]

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Bishop looks forward to playing behind Stars' offense
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The Dallas Stars have their man in the blue paint. Finally. The club announced the signing of netminder Ben Bishop to a six-year, $29.5-million deal on Friday, and later in the afternoon the 30-year-old gave his first conference call as a member of the Stars and opened up about why he chose Big D. “It’s […]

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Henrik Lundqvist explains why playing for Sweden at worlds is a big deal
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Without knowing details, you might think that representing Sweden at the World Hockey Championship would be fairly mundane for Henrik Lundqvist. Lundqvist has enjoyed plenty of international glory, and at 35, you’d think he might want a break after another roller coaster season with the New York Rangers. As it turns out … nope, playing […]

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Morning Skate: Sidney Crosby playing after a concussion is almost not worth it
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Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports If the Penguins lost Game 7, what was the point? You love hockey. You love SB Nation. You love reading hockey at SB Nation. Search your feelings. You know these things are true. But life's too busy to browse the

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Twitter reacts to Crosby playing after headfirst crash into boards
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Sidney Crosby found himself trending on social media for all the wrong reasons in Game 6. One week after suffering a concussion that sidelined him for a single playoff game, the Pittsburgh Penguins superstar took a hard, headfirst fall into the end boards near the conclusion of the first period of Game 6 against the […]

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Senators playing underdog entering Game 2 vs. Rangers
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Even after taking a series lead, the Ottawa Senators were still trying to portray themselves as the underdog in an Eastern Conference semifinal battle against the New York Rangers. "Their window to win a Stanley Cup is right now, and they have an opportunity right now to win the Cup," Senators winger Alex Burrows said […]

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Review of the Winnipeg Jets top prospects playing for the Moose
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The Manitoba Moose have several prospects who may join the big club one day, but there are three in particular who merit special attention. Not only do these three have NHL potential, they may even become impact players one day for the Winnipeg Jets. Let's take a look at their play this season, their

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Canadiens GM Bergevin: Galchenyuk's short-term future will be playing wing
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Another season has gone by, and defensive woes are still holding Alex Galchenyuk back from becoming a true No. 1 center. In the Montreal Canadiens‘ end-of-season press conference on Monday, general manager Marc Bergevin said Galchenyuk’s short-term future will be playing on the wing, according to Tony Marinaro of TSN 690 Montreal. Galchenyuk spent the […]

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Erik Karlsson playing with hairline fractures in heel
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BOSTON, MA – APRIL 23: Tim Schaller #59 of the Boston Bruins skates with the puck against Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on April 23,

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Rangers focusing on playing better in Game 4 vs. Canadiens
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J.T. Miller and the New York Rangers don't want to hear about their struggles on home ice. With their 3-1 loss in Game 3, the Rangers have now dropped six straight at home in the playoffs, dating to the 2015 Eastern Conference finals. New York, which had the league's best road record this season, finished […]

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Jarome Iginla wants to keep playing after stint with Kings (Yahoo Sports)
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Jarome Iginla feels rejuvenated after his late-season trade to the Los Angeles Kings, and the 39-year-old forward would like to play in the NHL again next season. Iginla confirmed his hopes in a conference call Wednesday, three days after the Kings’ season ended. Los Angeles acquired the 20-year veteran on March 1 to aid in […]

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Jarome Iginla wants to keep playing after stint with Kings
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Jarome Iginla feels rejuvenated after his late-season trade to the Los Angeles Kings, and the 39-year-old forward would like to play in the NHL again next season. Iginla confirmed his hopes in a conference call Wednesday, three days after the Kings' season ended. Los Angeles acquired the 20-year veteran on March 1 to aid in […]

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