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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Champs! The victorious Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate the Stanley Cup with proud NHL commissioner Gary Bettman in a memorable ceremony. All photos copyright NBC Sports via Getty Images courtesy Associated Press It took a lot longer than expected. … Continue reading

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Shattenkirk’s overtime winner puts Lightning a game away from the Stanley Cup

All postseason, the Lightning have been on a mission. It began with a five game first round triumph over the Blue Jackets, avenging last year’s humiliation. They still had to work extra hard in Games One and Five before putting … Continue reading

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Lightning even up Stanley Cup series with Stars

Nikita Kucherov congratulates Andrei Vasilevskiy, who improved to 6-0 following playoff losses this postseason in the Lightning 3-2 win over the Stars in Game Two to level the Stanley Cup Final. AP Photo credit Tampa Bay Lightning via Getty Images … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: What can be learned from the Islanders’ run

It’s not too often I write about a bitter rival. However, the Islanders made it impossible not to devote a few posts to them due to their great run in these very unpredictable and strange Stanley Cup Playoffs. Give credit … Continue reading

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Stars advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Stars pour off the bench to celebrate a Game Five won they won’t soon forget. They came back to defeat the Golden Knights 3-2 last night to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. AP Photo credit Dallas Stars via … Continue reading

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Game #69 Kakko scores twice and Zibanejad reaches 40 goals in key win over Stars, Shesterkin 31 saves, Rangers 40 Goal Club

Igor Shesterkin gets some love from Marc Staal after a big 4-2 Rangers win over the Stars. They remain three points out of the wildcard with 13 games left. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Needing a … Continue reading

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Game #51 Stars bring Rangers back to reality, Lundqvist pulled, Buchnevich demoted despite a goal

Stephen Johns celebrates an emotional goal during a Stars 5-3 win over the Rangers, who again failed to win three in a row last night. AP Photo credit Dallas Stars via Getty Images Some games you can’t explain. Although I … Continue reading

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Maroon’s double overtime winner against remarkable Bishop is what the NHL Playoffs are all about

There was a great Game Seven played in St. Louis last night between the Stars and Blues. The two Central Division rivals gave everything in a do or die situation that required double overtime to decide. Despite remarkable dominance and … Continue reading

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Game #38: Weird Wednesday – Stars 5, Devils 4

If there was ever a night to scratch your head over a tale of two games, last night in Dallas was that night. Perhaps even more noteworthy than yet another Devils road defeat is just how striking the difference was … Continue reading

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