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TORONTO – Gary Roberts doesn’t think Sidney Crosby looked right in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The former NHLer played two seasons with Crosby in Pittsburgh and said Tuesday the Penguins superstar probably suffered from the long layoff after co…

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TORONTO – Dougie Hamilton of the Niagara IceDogs was named the Ontario Hockey League’s defenceman of the year Tuesday. Hamilton led all OHL defencemen in scoring with 72 points in just 50 games and tied for third in the league with a plus-min…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Alex Ovechkin’s power-play goal with 7:27 remaining snapped a tie and gave the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers that squared the Eastern Conference semifinal series 1-1 on Monday night. Just under 6…

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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Once again, the Phoenix Coyotes lost a player early in the first period of a playoff game. Defenseman Rostislav Klesla — already wearing a shield due to an eye injury — took a puck to the mouth area just 33 seconds into Gam…

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VOORHEES, N.J. – Jaromir Jagr’s long hair that once flowed beneath his helmet is much shorter now, and his playoff beard has plenty of grey in it. Like the man he’ll be shooting pucks at in the next round of the playoffs, Jagr is the old man …

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OTTAWA – The sting of playoff disappointment might still be fresh, but the Ottawa Senators were an optimistic bunch as they cleaned out their lockers Saturday. The Senators held a 3-2 series lead against the first-place New York Rangers, but …

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Washington 0 1 0-1 N.Y. Rangers 0 1 2-3 First Period-None. Second Period-1, N.Y. Rangers, Anisimov 1 (Fedotenko, McDonagh), 12:38. 2, Washington, Chimera 2 (Laich), 19:56. Third Period-3, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 2 (Stepan), 7:0…

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Chris Kreider is six games into his NHL career and days shy of his 21st birthday. And yet the Stanley Cup playoffs are anything but overwhelming for the newest New York Rangers forward who has quickly become a hit on Broadway…

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SAINT JOHN, N.B. – For the third straight time in as many seasons, the Saint John Sea Dogs will have a chance to hoist the President’s Cup. Stanislav Galiev scored the winning goal 11:19 into overtime as the Saint John Sea Dogs eliminated the…

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ST. LOUIS – Matt Greene scored shorthanded late in the second period for the lead and Jonathan Quick was strong in net throughout as the Los Angeles Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 in the opener of a Western Conference semifinal series on Sat…

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