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  • Mats Zuccarello out indefinitely after taking puck to the head

    If the Rangers make it to Mount Doom err … the Stanley Cup Final, they may have to do so without forward Mats Zuccarello. The team announced Monday that the Norwegian Hobbit Wizard is out indefinitely after taking a puck to the head in Friday’s Game 5 clincher against Detroit.

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  • New York TV affiliate says Islanders Game 7 win could force Game 8

    We expect this type of treatment from Los Angeles area network television affiliates but New York City? Come on guys. It’s not like the Islanders are a novelty.

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  • Five NHL players who deserve to hoist the Stanley Cup (Video)

    This week’s edition of the Wysh List, featuring Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski, looks a five (OK, six) players that he’d like to see potentially win their first Cups this postseason.

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  • Malkin, Crosby reaffirm commitment to Penguins

    Pittsburgh Penguins stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin say they're in it for the long haul. Crosby and Malkin reaffirmed their commitment to the team Sunday as players packed up for the offseason. Pittsburgh lost to the New York Rangers in five games in the opening round of the playoffs last.…

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  • Calgary Philharmonic salutes Flames' first-round win during encore (Video)

    While the celebrations were on-going, The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra had a sold out show of their own minutes away from the Saddledome and congratulated the Flames in their own special way during the encore of Carmina Burana.

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    Sat, Apr 25
    Vancouver4 - 7Calgary
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  • Quick whistle costs Ottawa Senators tying goal in Game 6 (Video)

    Quick whistle costs Ottawa the tying goal in the second period.

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  • Lightning-Red Wings Preview

    Following the franchise's best regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning's inability to solve Petr Mrazek and the Detroit Red Wings' defense could spell doom in the playoffs. Coming off his second shutout of the series, Mrazek again looks to quiet the NHL's highest-scoring team Monday night and help…

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    Mon, Apr 27
    7:00 PM EDT
    Tampa Bay at Detroit
    Preview Game
  • What We Learned: How bad is NHL officiating in Stanley Cup Playoffs?

    (Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend’s events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team. Feel free to complain about it.)

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  • NHL play-offs quarterfinal results

    April 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NHL Play-offs Quarterfinal games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 T MINNESOTA 1 1 2 4 St. Louis 0 1 0 1 (Minnesota wins the best-of-seven series by 4-2)

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  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    April 26 (The Sports Xchange) - The Minnesota Wild signed center Christoph Bertschy to a three-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2015-16 season. Bertschy, 21, collected 30 points (14 goals, 16 assists), a plus-14 rating and 26 penalty minutes in 44 games with SC Bern in the Swiss League…

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  • NHL-Highlights of Sunday's NHL playoff games

    (Adds late game) April 26 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Hockey League playoff games: - - - Wild 4, Blues 1 Minnesota left winger Zach Parise had a pair of goals as his team clinched a playoff series on home ice for the first time in franchise history, beating St Louis 4-1…

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    Sat, Apr 25
    Nashville3 - 4Chicago
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  • Embarrassed early, Blackhawks hit their stride just in time

    Ask the Chicago Blackhawks, who overcame another big first-period deficit and then a goalie swap for the second time against the Nashville Predators. The result was another 4-3 win Saturday night that closed out their first-round playoff series in six games and left Chicago awaiting the winner of…

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  • Zach Parise's pair leads Wild over Blues, into second round

    Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 shots as the Minnesota Wild eliminated the St. Louis after a 4-1 win in Game 6.

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  • Islanders beat Capitals 3-1 to force Game 7

    Islanders captain John Tavares was still attempting to gather his bearings after being leveled in the corner, when he heard the familiar - and welcome - roar go up inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for what could be the last time. Sparked by Tavares' rush, Nikolay Kulemin scored the…

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    Mon, Apr 27
    7:30 PM EDT
    NY Islanders at Washington
    Preview Game
  • Capitals-Islanders Game 7 stirs 'Epic' memories

    There's only been one Game 7 between the Capitals and Islanders, but it's stood the test of time - lots and lots and lots of time - as one of the great games in postseason annals. The ''Easter Epic'' in 1987 between Washington and New York lasted long into the night before Pat Lafontaine finally…

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  • Crosby added to Canada's squad for world championship

    (Reuters) - Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby was added to Canada's world hockey championship squad on Sunday after his team was eliminated from the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs. Crosby, who won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player in 2007 and 2014, became available…

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  • Blues pull Allen in 2nd period after 2nd goal by Wild

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues pulled goalie Jake Allen from Game 6 after the Minnesota Wild scored their second goal.

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  • Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

    The Rangers won twice on the road while eliminating the Penguins, whose lone win came on the road. Anaheim's first-round sweep of Winnipeg included two road wins, Calgary seized the advantage by winning the opener at Vancouver, and every other series featured at least one triumph by the invaders,…

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