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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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All even through two games, Pens hold off Isles

So far, three first round series are all even through two games. They include the Bruins/Capitals, Islanders/Penguins and Wild/Golden Knights. These could go long. Especially based on how hard fought they’ve been. In a pivotal Game Two that saw the … 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 26: The gang that can’t shoot straight

Reilly Smith flips a backhand past Henrik Lundqvist to convert a breakaway goal in a Golden Knights 4-1 win that cooled off the Rangers on Monday night. AP Photo by Vegas Golden Knights via Getty Images Forget that five-game point … Continue reading

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Ovechkin wins Conn Smythe in Capitals first ever Stanley Cup

It took only five games. But getting the fourth one against the Golden Knights proved difficult for the Capitals. Led by their captain, they fought back after falling behind a goal to stun Vegas 4-3 in Game Five to capture … Continue reading

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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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Conference Finals Preview: Fresh blood good for NHL

Unlike the past decade that’s been largely dominated by the Penguins, Blackhawks and Kings who combined for eight of the last nine Stanley Cups, there’s fresh blood in the Conference Finals which start tonight in Tampa with the Lightning hosting … Continue reading

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Golden Knights and Sharks giving good show

So far, the second round has been much better than the first. With more evenly matched opponents, each series has a chance to go six or seven games. While the Lightning drew even with the Bruins last night, the Golden … Continue reading

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Rangers lose big in Vegas

Plenty of fans made the trip to the sunset strip to cheer on their favorite team in Vegas. A destination I could be soon visiting in a month. The Rangers let down a lot of fans with another disjointed performance … Continue reading

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Game 13: KZB Line sparks third period comeback in 6-4 win over Golden Knights on emotional night for city

#NYR Broadway Hat selfie for @MikaZibanejad!! pic.twitter.com/096nGpy2FY — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 1, 2017 It was a Happy Halloween 🎃 for the Rangers thanks to a stirring third period comeback in a much needed 6-4 win over the Golden Knights … Continue reading

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