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Penguins pulverize Senators to take 3-2 series lead
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Pittsburgh leads the series 3-2 and can clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Final on Tuesday in Ottawa. Murray, making his second start after being injured most of the postseason, made 25 saves. Sidney Crosby, Bryan Rust and Phil Kessel each had a goal and an assist, and Carter Rowney and Evgeni Malkin each […]

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NHL playoff scores 2017: Penguins rebound with Game 4 win to tie series
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Pittsburgh hung on after taking a 3-0 lead to tie up the Eastern Conference Final. Pittsburgh responded to its rough 5-1 loss to Ottawa in Game 3 by turning back to Matt Murray as starting goaltender. Murray also got a lot of help from his teammates, who held a 35-26 advantage in shots on goal […]

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Penguins dominate Senators in Game 5 to take 3-2 series lead
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PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champions pounced on the Ottawa Senators early in a 7-0 demolition in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday to take a 3-2 series lead. Sidney Crosby scored for a third consecutive game as […]

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Senators invite Penguins back into series with disjointed Game 4
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Turns out, who started in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins wouldn’t matter much. With the chance to seize complete control, and move to within a win of a Stanley Cup Final appearance, the Ottawa Senators were lifeless and disjointed for prolonged stretches against a championship-caliber opponent, and were rather rightfully handed a deficit they couldn’t overcome. […]

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Ducks even series by beating the Predators 3-2 in overtime of Game 4
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Before each game, Corey Perry said the Ducks go over a list of things they have to do well and things they have to overcome to be successful. On Thursday, in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, they crossed off a lot of items on that list, racing out to a two-goal lead, giving […]

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Ducks fend off Predators to take overtime win in Game 4 and even series
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The Western Conference Final is now a best-of-three series. An overtime goal from Corey Perry propelled the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win Thursday against the Predators in Nashville. Rickard Rakell got the Ducks out to a 1-0 lead.

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Ducks even series vs. Predators with Game 4 overtime victory
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Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano (7) celebrates with goalie John Gibson (36) after defeating the Nashville Predators in overtime of Game 4 of the Western Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Ducks won 3-2. The Anaheim Ducks evened their Western Conference Final series against […]

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Stanley Cup playoffs: Senators blow out Penguins to take series lead
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The Ottawa Senators sent the Eastern Conference finals series into a frenzy with a five-goal outburst against reigning NHL Stanley Cup champions the Pittsburgh Penguins. Ottawa posted a comprehensive 5-1 game-three win on Wednesday to take a 2-1 series lead against the Penguins. The Sens were quick to disprove critics of the dull, bend-but-do not break trap system […]

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Quick start propels Senators to Game 3 win, series lead over Penguins
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There are fast starts, and then there’s what the Ottawa Senators pulled off on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final. Within the first 12:52 of the hockey game, the Senators jumped out to a 4-0 lead on the Pittsburgh Penguins at Canadian Tire Centre, sending the home crowd into an absolute […]

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Pens aim to even series with Sens, but who's in goal?
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The day before the crucial Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan kept everyone guessing as to the identity of his starting goalie on Friday. Will it be Marc-Andre Fleury, who has started every playoff game for the Penguins this spring but was yanked in Game 3 after giving up […]

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Ducks need more discipline to even series with Predators
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Frequent trips to the penalty box are nothing new for the Anaheim Ducks, but staying out of the sin bin would go a long way in helping them tie up the Western Conference Final against the Nashville Predators. The Ducks take a ridiculous amount of penalties, and while they’ve managed to get this far in […]

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Senators dominate Penguins in Game 3, take series lead
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The Ottawa Senators put the Pittsburgh Penguins away in the first period of Game 3, jetting out to a 4-0 lead and never looking back in a 5-1 victory, to take a 2-1 Eastern Conference Final lead on Wednesday night. Mike Hoffman, Mark Methot, Derek Brassard and Zach Smith scored in the first 12 minutes […]

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