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  • Corey Perry jerks around Jets to set playoff tone

    The Anaheim Ducks players know that teammate Corey Perry is a jerk on the ice. When other team’s fans boo Perry and player chirp him, it’s clear Perry is doing something to bother everyone in an the building that has some association with his opponent.

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  • Capitals' Game 2 comeback evens series vs. Islanders

    It had to turn eventually for the Washington Capitals, and it did.

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  • Stars give John Klingberg 7-year, $29.75 million extension after stellar rookie year

    After a campaign that saw Klingberg lead the Stars and all NHL rookie defensemen in scoring with 11 goals and 40 points, he was rewarded with a seven-year, $29.75 million extension on Friday.

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  • Ottawa general manager says P.K. Subban threatened Mark Stone before slash

    Of course this P.K. Subban/Mark Stone slash thing got weirder after Thursday’s practice media availability following Montreal’s Game 1 win over the Senators. Why? Because it’s the playoffs. And both teams hate each other. And they’re both Canadian and on the East Coast, which means a ton of media…

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  • Sens to celebrate life of Mark Reeds; McDavid on lottery; stolen Cup ring (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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  • Czech ice-hockey star Jaroslav Holik dies aged 72

    Czech ice-hockey legend Jaroslav Holik, who led his country's under-20 team to world titles in 2000 and 2001 as a coach, has died at the age of 72, local media said on Friday. As a player, Holik helped former Czechoslovakia win the world championships in 1972 as the center of a line also comprising…

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  • Petr Mrazek proves the right choice in Red Wings Game 1 win

    That Mike Babcock … he pushes all the right buttons. Well most of them at least. After all he is human. And he made the correct move Thursday night by starting Petr Mrazek in goal for Game 1 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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  • Pacioretty returns to Canadiens' lineup after concussion

    MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal scoring leader Max Pacioretty returned to the Canadiens' lineup Friday night, and Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone also took the ice in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoff series.

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  • NHL play-offs quarterfinal results

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the NHL Play-offs Quarterfinal games on Friday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 OT T MONTREAL 0 2 0 1 3 Ottawa 1 0 1 0 2 (Montreal lead the best-of-seven series by 2-0) 1 2 3 T WASHINGTON 0 2 2 4 NY Islanders 1 2 0 3 (The best-of-seven series is level at 1-1)

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  • NHL-McDavid offers lottery winner a 'generational' talent

    By Tim Wharnsby April 17 (Reuters) - Last week, Erie Otters wunderkind Connor McDavid made a play that even had veteran scouts in the crowd shaking their heads in amazement. This is a common occurrence for the 18-year-old McDavid, the prize of Saturday's National Hockey League draft lottery that…

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  • Jets-Ducks Preview

    The only relatively surprising aspect of the series opener between Anaheim and Winnipeg came when the Jets entered the third period leading by a goal on the road. The top-seeded Ducks rallied for a 4-2 victory Thursday, something they had done 24 times during the season. Three of those comeback…

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  • Alex Galchenyuk's OT goal gives Canadiens 3-2 win, 2-0 series lead over Senators

    Mark Stone played for Ottawa. Max Pacioretty returned for Montreal. But the story coming out of Senators-Canadiens Game 2 will be Alex Galchenyuk, whose overtime goal sends the series to Ottawa with the Habs up 2-0.

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  • Lake Erie Monsters new AHL partner of Columbus Blue Jackets

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have reached an agreement with the Lake Erie Monsters to have the Cleveland-based team serve as the NHL club's American Hockey League affiliate.

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  • Russia goes back to USSR but still fails to win

    Russia's national ice hockey team went back to the USSR by donning the famous jersey of the legendary Soviet squad but failed to recapture past glories as they slumped to defeat against Finland. Russia on Thursday played the first period of their Euro Hockey Tour match away to Finland in the strip…

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  • With Holtby ill, Capitals recall Grubauer from AHL Hershey

    With starting goalie Braden Holtby ill, the Capitals have recalled backup Philipp Grubauer from Hershey of the AHL before Game 2 of Washington's playoff series against the New York Islanders. Speaking hours before Friday's game, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Holtby has ''been under the weather…

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  • NHL-National Hockey League roundup

    The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Craig Berube on Friday after just two years. This season, the Flyers finished sixth in the Metropolitan Division (12th overall) with a 33-31-18 record, finishing 14 points out of a playoff spot. "In a nutshell, I just didn't feel he got enough out of our group…

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  • Watch Ben O'Connor's between-the-legs penalty shot goal at IIHF Worlds (Video)

    The IIHF Div. 1 Group B World Championships are taking place in the Netherlands with Great Britain topping the table after three games. The winner of the group advances to Group A next year

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