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The Pittsburgh Penguins are now four wins away from repeating as the Stanley Cup champions. Chris Kunitz’s goal in double overtime clinched Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night, as the Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2. The Penguins got out in front of the Senators near the midway point in the …

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Chris Kunitz scored his second goal of the game in double overtime to send Pittsburgh past Ottawa, 3–2 and seal the Eastern Conference Finals. The defending champion Penguins will return to the Stanley Cup Finals after his slapshot found the net with 14:51 left in the period. KUNITZ. GAMER. https://t.co/qyfwchDq4Q pic.twitter.com/XO2rilGyYz — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 26, …

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The Buffalo Sabres Have Needed Some Help on the Blue Line, and on Thursday They Got Themselves a Key Piece. It’s no surprise that the Buffalo Sabres have needed help on their backend for quite some time now. And they definitely signed a key piece on Thursday. The player in question is KHL defenseman Viktor …

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It has come to our attention that Charles Barkley bet on the Ottawa Senators in the NHL’s Eastern Conference finals, which built to a Game 7 on Thursday night. The Senators and Penguins headed to overtime tied 2–2. The game took place as Barkley was working Game 5 of the NBA’s East finals, which the …

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Columbus Blue Jackets Make Depth Signing to Help Their Backend. For 29 teams, their off-seasons have already started and for the Columbus Blue Jackets who are facing the expansion where they may possibly lose Sergei Bobrovsky, they have made a depth signing today. Apr 20, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets center William Karlsson …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Ryan Kesler and Kevin Bieksa both say the Anaheim Ducks’ narrow defeat in the Western Conference finals this week was the toughest loss of their hockey careers. That’s a major statement for two veterans who lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final as teammates with the Vancouver Canucks just six years …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Anaheim Ducks defensemen Hampus Lindholm and Sami Vatanen need shoulder surgeries that will sideline them into next season. Ducks general manager Bob Murray disclosed the problems Thursday while the Ducks packed up for the summer following their six-game loss to Nashville in the Western Conference finals. Lindholm will out for four to …

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Anaheim Ducks defensemen Sami Vatanen and Hampus Lindholm need offseason shoulder surgeries, GM Bob Murray said on Thursday. Lindholm is expected to miss 4-5 months while Vatanen’s rehab will take longer. #NHLDucks coach Randy Carlyle looks back on the season: “We were a lot closer than people give us credit for.”https://t.co/RFFbZCZE9F pic.twitter.com/UBAl0mFSup — Anaheim Ducks …

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Otters’ back. Steve Ott, a hard-nosed forward who played for the Blues for two-plus seasons, is the newest member of Mike Yeo’s staff of assistant coaches. “Steve was a competitor on the ice as a player and I expect him to bring that energy in this role,” Yeo said in a team press release. “He was …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg is having quite the spring for the Nashville Predators, setting franchise records with his eight goals and 15 points. He’s tied the team mark with at least a point in seven straight games. Pontus Aberg scored the game-winning goal to put Nashville up 3-2 in the Western Conference finals, while …

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