1. After 12-Game Absence, Prust Back for Habs

    Montreal is adding some sandpaper to the lineup for tonight's playoff opener against Tampa Bay . Brandon Prust, who missed the last 12 games of the regular season with a rib injury, will draw back in tonight, the club announced on Wednesday...

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  2. Joel Ward to Throw out 1st Pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals , in conjunction with the Washington Nationals, today announced that forward Joel Ward will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Jackie Robinson Day at Nationals Park on Thursday, April 17...

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  3. Why Blackhawks Will Repeat as Stanley Cup Champs

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  4. Paul Maurice Back with Jets Next Season; Alas, so Is Ondrej Pavelec

    "Ondrej Pavelec is our No. 1 goalie next season,” he said at Wednesday's press conference, via Illegal Curve...

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  5. Smith Excited to Face Brother in Playoffs

    When Brendan and Reilly Smith used to face off in a seven-game series in their childhood basement, the only thing that was ever really at stake was their pride.....

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  6. Wings Determined to Get to the Net, Create Havoc in Front of Rask

    The Detroit Red Wings anticipate a lot of action around the crease in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series against Boston .....

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  7. Hurricanes Yet to Tell Muller Job Status

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  8. Derick Brassard Says He Is 100% and Will Play Tomorrow

    Derick Brassard said after practice that he is 100% and there is no doubt in his mind that he will play tomorrow...

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  9. Brassard Declares Himself 100 Percent for Game 1

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  10. Report: Prust to Return for Game 1 Tonight

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  11. San Jose Sharks Toy with Moving Joe Pavelski to Center on Third Line

    SAN JOSE -- With three days this week to explore his options, Sharks coach Todd McLellan plucked Joe Pavelski -- his team's leading scorer with 41 goals and 79 points -- off the top ...

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  12. Leafs Sign Viktor Loov to Three-Year Deal

    David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs , announced Wednesday that the hockey club has signed defenceman Viktor Loov (LEWV) to a three-year entry level contract...

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  13. How Will Alex Ovechkin Recover from Dream Season That Turned into a Nightmare?

    This was supposed to be Alex Ovechkin's year. This was supposed to be the year Ovechkin would rip two large gorillas off his back by raising an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup...

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  14. Colorado Avalanche Transform into Cup Contender in a Season for the Ages

    "Some guys are more worried about their Vegas trip at the end of the season than playing the games. Quite frankly, I don't care about your Vegas trip right now... It's embarrassing...

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  15. Miller Gets Yet Another Chance with Rangers

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault seemed to backpedal a bit Tuesday from his statements earlier this month, when he questioned prospect J.T. Miller's commitment after sending the 20-year-old back to the minors...

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  16. Alfredsson Will Again Be Counted on to Play Key Role

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  17. Defenseman Streit Becoming an Offensive Asset for the Flyers

    SCRATCHING his head, Ken Hitchcock pored over the video from his Blues ' 4-1 loss to the Flyers on March 22 on his laptop and counted...

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  18. Bickell Doesn't Want to Be 'One-Hit Wonder' in Playoffs

    Bryan Bickell got an impish grin on his face when asked about his 2013 postseason, and the need to repeat it...

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  19. Edmonton's Anton Belov Returns to Russia with SKA St. Petersburg

    MOSCOW, April 16 (R-Sport) - Edmonton Oilers defenseman Anton Belov is to return to his native Russia with SKA St. Petersburg following an unsuccessful debut season in the NHL , SKA said Wednesday...

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  20. Hitchcock Says Blackhawks Can't Be Intimidated

    In two March matchups between the Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks , the Blues outhit the 'Hawks by a combined total of 76-43...

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  21. Eric Staal Has to Get Fans Back on His Side

    RALEIGH — It wasn't anything Eric Staal said Tuesday, as he autopsied the Carolina Hurricanes ' failure for the fifth straight time as captain, that touched on the real problem...

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  22. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Biggest Questions in Playoff Series vs. San Jose Sharks

    The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks will meet in the NHL playoffs for a second consecutive year. The Kings eliminated the Sharks in seven games in 2013 and took three of five from their California rivals in the 2013-14 regular season...

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  23. 5 Crucial X-Factors for Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers

    The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers haven't met in the playoffs in 17 years, but the bitter rivals will face one another in one of the most highly anticipated first-round showdowns of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  24. NHL Draft Lottery 2014: How Results Affect Who Will Be the No. 1 Overall Pick

    This year’s edition of the NHL draft lottery was somewhat anticlimactic. While the potential existed for something crazy — Toronto takes the first overall pick! — ...

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  25. Breaking Down the Philadelphia Flyers' and New York Rangers' Playoff History

    The Philadelphia Flyers and the New York Rangers open up the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. The two teams are long-time division rivals...

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