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NEW YORK—After dropping the opening two games of their second round series with to the Senators in Ottawa, the New York Rangers returned to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday in desperate need of a victory. Not only did they get that much-needed win, they also controlled the pace of play for most of their 60 …

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NEW YORK (AP) Mats Zuccarello had a goal and an assist to lead New York to a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night, cutting the Rangers’ deficit to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Michael Graber, Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg also scored, and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 shots for the …

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EDMONTON, Alberta — An NHL team works hard all season long in order to secure as high a playoff seed as possible. A high seed, after all, means home-ice advantage. But, this season, the question has to be: Why did so many teams even want home-ice advantage? Throw away the color-coordinated shirts and pom-poms; turn …

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Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with a concussion and is ruled out of Game 4 of the Penguins’ Eastern Conference semifinal with Washington on Wednesday. He has battled concussions and other injuries throughout his career. A brief look at Crosby’s injury history, as compiled by The Canadian Press: Jan. 18, 2008-Crosby suffers a …

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NHL Entry Draft: With the Draft Lottery Now Over, 15 Team’s Positions Have Been Solidified in the Draft Order. So Let’s Jump Into Our Third Edition of our First Round Mock Draft. The NHL Entry Draft is getting close and for every hockey fan, this is a day we all look forward too. It’s a …

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BOSTON (AP) Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs acknowledged Tuesday that he might have held up the coaching change that helped the team turn its season around and qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in three seasons. But in his first public comments on the team since the fall, Jacobs expressed appreciation …

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Marco Scandella underwent successful left arthroscopic hip surgery on Tuesday afternoon, the Minnesota Wild announced. The 27-year-old defenseman is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for next season. Scandella played in 71 games for the Wild in 2016-17, tallying four goals and nine assists. He has 89 points in his seven-year NHL career, …

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Sidney Crosby will be out indefinitely due to a concussion suffered during Monday’s Game 3 in Pittsburgh. Crosby suffered the injury when Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen delivered a cross-check to the side of Crosby’s head as the two collided near the Washington net in the first period. Niskanen was given a five-minute major, and a game …

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Wild defenseman Christian Folin has had right shoulder surgery. The team said Monday that Dr. Brad Nelson performed the surgery at TRIA Orthopaedic Center. The Wild say Folin is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for the start of training camp in September. Source: Fox Sports

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