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  • Antoine Vermette's glass case of emotion

    Following the marathon triple overtime Game 2, where Vermette played 21:14, the lowest time on ice of the forwards, he learned he would be scratched for Game 3. Naturally he was not thrilled with the decision and his emotion took over.

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  • Lightning's Ben Bishop on spot after giving up 10 goals

    Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Two was a Lightning blowout. Three was a shootout and the last one Lundqvist stole for the Rangers with a 38-save performance in a 5-1 win…

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    Sun, May 24
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    Tampa Bay at NY Rangers
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  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: Babcock in blue; Hipsters love Henrik

    If you want to submit, make sure to email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com or tweet to the hashtag #jerseyfoul. We’ll pick them up, and try to make sure to give credit where credit is due.

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  • How the Ducks soared so far this postseason

    Now, after three games in the Western Conference Final and a 2-1 series lead, one has to wonder if the Ducks were underrated going into this match up. Anaheim is 10-2 in these playoffs. One loss was against Calgary, and came off a fluky set of events that led to an OT winner. Anaheim’s other…

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  • NHL play-offs semifinal result

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the NHL Play-offs Semifinal match between Chicago and Anaheim on Saturday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 OT T CHICAGO 1 0 3 1 5 Anaheim 0 1 3 0 4 (The best-of-seven series is level at 2-2)

  • Why Gary Bettman really should have kept his mouth shut on CTE

    The NHL commissioner's comment this week about NHL players and brain trauma shone the spotlight once again on a multi-layered issue.

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  • Blackhawks stay patient and perfect in postseason overtime

    It might not sound like much of a strategy for playing sudden-death hockey, but patience has kept the Chicago Blackhawks perfect in overtime this postseason. Antoine Vermette, who was switched out of Game 3 for ''fresher legs'' by coach Joel Quenneville, notched the game winner 5:37 into the extra…

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  • Just Look What She Did!

    Walmart Security Cameras Captured The Whole Thing! [30 Photos]

  • Oshawa beats Rimouski 4-3 in Memorial Cup

    QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Hunter Smith broke a tie at 9:24 of the third period and the Oshawa Generals beat the Rimouski Oceanic 4-3 on Saturday night in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams.

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  • Blackhawks edge Ducks in double-overtime thriller

    Antoine Vermette scored in the second overtime as the Chicago Blackhawks swooped for a 5-4 victory over Anaheim that leveled their NHL Western Conference finals series. Chicago on Saturday knotted the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. Brandon Saad had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Toews…

  • Babcock bids emotional farewell in Detroit

    A day after being introduced as the new coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock was back in Detroit, speaking with reporters in the Red Wings' dressing room. In what was something of a farewell address to the organization and the city, Babcock thanked Detroit owner Mike Ilitch, described the…

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  • Edmonton Oilers ticket campaign includes the McDavid 'golden envelope'

    The never-ending celebration of the Edmonton Oilers winning the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft continues.

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  • Battle in front of nets key to reaching Stanley Cup final

    The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. Anaheim got another scoring tip in a 2-1 victory over Chicago in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night, helping the Ducks to a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. While the Eastern Conference…

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  • Concussion expert calls Gary Bettman's CTE comments 'lawyer speak'

    “The people who are actually doing the work on CTE are far more convinced than people who are lobbing grenades from the sidelines,” Nowinski told Puck Daddy.

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  • It's not only the 'Triplets' producing for the Tampa Bay Lightning

    We all know what kind of damage the “Triplets” line of Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat and Nikita Kucherov have done for the Lightning in these playoffs. But as the Tampa offense has come alive in their last two games against the New York Rangers, a different line is starting to heat up.

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  • Bettman talks salary cap; Quenneville's lineup changes; Boyle has more to prove (Puck Headlines)

    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. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com.

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  • Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

    Antoine Vermette turned a huge disappointment into a moment of pure joy. Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second extra session, and the Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. ''I'm glad he finished it for us,'' coach Joel…

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