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Sometimes a funny thing happens for would-be dynasties as the presumed perpetually-ruling king goes off the rails. In the case of a team like the early 1970s Bruins, that king spent too much of his time drinking himself into oblivion. For the early 1990s Penguins, the short-time sovereign made the mistake of underestimating the rabble—that …

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TORONTO—In the two children’s books he’s authored, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has always wanted to share a lesson. For the kids that read his books, Hyman wants them to remember to believe in themselves. Sitting in his dressing room stall after being eliminated from playoff contention with 2-1 overtime loss in Game 6 …

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ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues’ quest for the Stanley Cup will continue Wednesday when they host the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series. Game 1 will be played at 7 p.m. at Scottrade Center. Game 2 will be played at the same time and place two days later before …

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The Ducks made quick work of the Flames with a four-game sweep in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Following the Oilers’ Game 6 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, Anaheim found out their round two opponent. And now they know when their best-of-seven series with Conor McDavid and the …

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NEW YORK (AP) The NHL postseason is down to eight teams with the St. Louis Blues hosting the Nashville Predators and the Anaheim Ducks hosting the Edmonton Oilers to start the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night. After the two Western Conference series get going, the Ottawa Senators host the New York …

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If their first-round performance was any indication, the Toronto Maple Leafs have officially arrived. As the Leafs did the previous five games, they pushed the Washington Capitals to the limit in Game 6. A furious forty minutes of hockey produced exactly zero goals, in large part because of the outstanding play from Toronto’s Frederik Andersen …

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Second Round NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks 4-0 sweep over Calgary Flames set a statement for future playoff matches. With Edmonton’s 4-2 series over San Jose. The two offensive juggernauts will face off in round two of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. Second Round NHL Playoffs; The playoff history between these two is bleak, the last …

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The first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs got its 17th overtime game on Sunday afternoon, tying a league record for most overtimes in a single round. It was the Bruins and Senators going into the extra frame, and it was the Sens who ultimately came away with the win to clinch the series. Clarke MacArthur got …

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BOSTON (AP) Clarke MacArthur spent almost two full seasons recovering from a concussion, wondering if he would ever be able to return to the Senators. ”There’s nothing like living in the NHL and living in these playoffs,” he said after scoring a power-play goal 6:30 into overtime to help Ottawa beat Boston 3-2 in Game …

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It’s still quite a shock to be sitting and writing that Nashville completed a four-game sweep against the Chicago Blackhawks and did it in convincing fashion. Before diving into the keys for Nashville’s dominance over the Hawks, let’s take a moment to look back at our initial preview. Forwards Pre-Series Edge Given: Chicago When you compare …

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