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  • Niklas Kronwall crunches Nikita Kucherov in big collision (Video)

    Niklas Kronwall is known as a guy who plays a little fast and loose when it comes to how he hits his opponent. But he has never been suspended. Maybe some discipline will come from this bashing of Nikita Kucherov if Tampa Bay forces Game 7 against the Red Wings?

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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Nashville Predators

    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the most. Here are the snark masters from The…

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  • Can Jon Cooper's 'cheating' argument ignite the Lightning?

    When it comes to coaching rants and their effectiveness, hindsight is always 20/20. If your team wins, you’re a genius. If your team loses, you come off like panicky whiner who had to resort to certain types of off-ice antics.

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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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  • 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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  • Shea Weber injured with 'subluxed kneecap' against Blackhawks

    The Nashville Predators announced defenseman Shea Weber suffered a subluxed kneecap in Game 2 against Chicago and is out 4-6 weeks. Alas, the Predators lost to Chicago in Game 6, so really, the injury timetable means little because it happened in the playoffs.

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  • Drew Doughty, Erik Karlsson, P.K. Subban voted Norris Trophy finalists

    Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens are the three finalists for the 2014-15 Norris Trophy “given to the defenseman who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position,” the National…

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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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  • Crawford to start for Blackhawks against Wild

    Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said Monday goalie Corey Crawford will start Game 1 of the team's second-round series against the Minnesota Wild. Crawford was shaky early in the Blackhawks' six-game win over Nashville in the opening round and lost the starting job to backup Scott Darling. The…

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  • Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost dies at age 84

    (Reuters) - Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, a five-time Stanley Cup champion and 11-time All-Star, has died at the age of 84, the National Hockey League said on Monday. Pronovost, a defenseman who won four Stanley Cup titles in the 1950s with the Detroit Red Wings before winning a fifth with…

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  • Arena talks underway in Seattle suburb with eye on hockey

    The city of Tukwila has received a letter seeking zoning information for a potential multi-purpose arena from a company run by potential NHL owner Ray Bartoszek. The city released a statement about the conversations with RLB Holdings Sports & Entertainment LLC on Monday after the release of an…

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  • NHL play-offs quarterfinal results

    April 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NHL Play-offs Quarterfinal games on Monday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 T DETROIT 0 1 1 2 Tampa Bay 2 1 2 5 (The best-of-seven series is level at 3-3) 1 2 3 T WASHINGTON 0 1 1 2 NY Islanders 0 0 1 1 (Washington win the best-of-seven series by 4-3)

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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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  • NHL-Highlights of Monday's NHL playoff games

    Highlights of Monday's National Hockey League playoff games - - - Capitals 2, Islanders 1 Washington rookie center Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the winning goal in a Game Seven decider as the Capitals battled to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders to advance from a thrilling Eastern Conference…

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    NY Islanders1 - 2Washington
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  • 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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  • Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost dies at age 84

    Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He moved into coaching after his retirement and had served as a scout for the New Jersey Devils since 1990. Pronovost, a native of Lac la…

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  • Islanders-Capitals Preview

    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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