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Hard Hits: Ovechkin and Caps silencing critics

Through three games of the most unpredictable Stanley Cup Final, it’s Alexander Ovechkin and the Caps needing just two more wins to capture the franchise’s first Cup. In a virtuoso performance following a bizarre introduction from game show host Pat … Continue reading

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Stamkos praises ex-Rangers vets following second round win over Bruins

Former Captain Brayden Point (@BraydenPoint19) had a goal in the Bolts 3-1 series clinching Game 5 win over Boston. Good luck to Pointer & the @TBLightning in the NHL Eastern Conference Final pic.twitter.com/vZoWOpNudL — Moose Jaw Warriors (@MJWARRIORS) May 6, … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Former Rangers having impact for Lightning

When Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller were traded to the Lightning at the very end of the trade deadline, they went from a hopeless situation on Broadway to a pressure packed one in Tampa. No stranger to deep runs in … Continue reading

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No Licking Allowed: The curious case of Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand remains a puzzling star player for the Bruins. A top 10 player who can impact the game in all three zones with his tenaciousness combined with speed and skill, The Rat was up to his old tricks during … Continue reading

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Controversy makes NHL look bad in these playoffs

Controversy has surrounded too many games in these playoffs. The NHL looks bad for how some key decisions have impacted games on the big stage. Look no further than what took place over the weekend. Let’s start with Saturday night … Continue reading

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Couturier’s hat trick and five points while hurt overshadow Guentzel’s four goals

Sometimes, the NHL Playoffs demonstrate how courageous these players are. The level of pain threshold they play through is unreal. Patrice Bergeron once played with a broken rib and separated shoulder in Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: First Round lacking usual bite

HARD HITS By Derek Felix Always #LeafsNation A post shared by Toronto Maple Leafs (@mapleleafs) on Apr 21, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT Normally, the first round of the NHL Playoffs has a couple of riveting series. This year has been … Continue reading

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Devils must overcome devastating loss on controversial hit to keep season alive

Coming off a epic Game Three highlighted by MVP candidate Taylor Hall’s three points in a huge 5-2 victory before a raucous environment at The Prudential Center, the Devils suffered a devastating loss in Game Four to the Lightning on … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Golden Knights are for real

All this to wish the team good luck the next few days 🤩 pic.twitter.com/8JQaW60pfv — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) April 14, 2018 In its amazing inaugural season that included a Pacific Division crown and 109 points, the Vegas Golden Knights … Continue reading

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Way to kick us while we’re down

I didn’t watch tonight’s game. I didn’t have to. Anyone with a brain knew the Wolf Pack had no chance against the Devils who are going to the playoffs no matter how inept Toronto is. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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