1. Torres Likely Day-of Decision for Playoff Opener

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Raffi Torres is making progress but it's still unclear whether he'll play for the San Jose Sharks in their playoff opener Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings ...

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  2. NHL Lottery 2014: Projected Order, Odds and Format for Pre-Draft Event

    The 2013-14 NHL regular season is finally over. While many teams have already turned their attention to the playoffs, the rest of the league is forced to focus on the draft lottery and where each team will pick in the first round...

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  3. Sabres Can't Keep Top Pick During Draft Lottery

    BUFFALO – Chalk up one more loss for the Sabres this season.The rebuilding club couldn't retain the No. 1 overall pick during tonight's NHL Draft Lottery. Instead, the Florida Panthers moved up one spot to the top selection...

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  4. Islanders Receive Fifth Pick of Draft

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  5. Florida Wins '14 NHL Draft Lottery, Will Pick First Overall

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  6. 5 Reasons for Pittsburgh Penguins Fans to Be Optimistic About the Playoffs

    With the 82-game regular season — a season which saw them win 51 games — now behind them, the Pittsburgh Penguins can look ahead to the games that really matter in pursuit of another 16 wins and the Stanley Cup...

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  7. Flyers vs. Rangers: Preview and Prediction for NHL Playoffs 2014 Matchup

    It's hard to believe, but the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers are meeting in the playoffs for the first time since 1997, when the Flyers beat the Rangers in five games to advance to the Stanley Cup Final...

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  8. NHL Playoff Predictions 2014: Underdogs That Will Overcome Odds in 1st Round

    Opinions regarding the NHL 's new playoff system seem to run the gamut, but there is no question that it has led to some intriguing first-round matchups ...

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  9. Hard-Hitting Dillion a Gametime Decision for Stars in Opener vs. Ducks

    The Dallas Stars could be without their most physical rearguard for Wednesday's playoff opener against Anaheim ...

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  10. NHL Hit with Third Concussion Lawsuit

    A third group of ex-NHLers — which includes retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett — have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the NHL regarding concussions and head injuries, per the Associated Press...

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  11. Kings Recall Rookie Forward Linden Vey from Manchester of the AHL

    The Kings on Tuesday recalled rookie forward Linden Vey from their American Hockey League affiliate in Manchester, N.H...

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  12. Buffalo Sabres: Could Losing the Draft Lottery Be Better in the Long Run?

    On Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET, the NHL will announce the winner of the draft lottery, and Buffalo Sabres fans will finally be able see where this dreadful season will slot us in June's draft...

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  13. NHL Draft 2014: Latest on Ryan Kesler, Sam Bennett and More Offseason Rumors

    While one group of NHL teams gets ready for a playoff run that will end with one club raising the Stanley Cup, the rest of the franchises have already turned their attention to the offseason...

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  14. NHL Series Odds with Picks and Predictions

    Starting Wednesday night, this season’s quest to capture Lord Stanley’s Cup will get underway with four best-of-seven series in both the NHL ’s Eastern and Western Conferences...

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  15. NHL.com: Granlund, Kuemper Return to Practice for Wild

    The Minnesota Wild could be on the verge of getting two key players back from injury in time for their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche. Game 1 is Thursday at Pepsi Center in Denver (9:30 p...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  16. NHL.com: Bruins Have Done Their Homework on Red Wings

    There are many intriguing matchups in the Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round series between the Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings. Even the coaches have an interesting tie-in...

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  17. NHL.com: Flyers' Newcomer Akeson Could Get Call vs. Rangers

    Jason Akeson was hoping all season he would get the call, the one that would summon the 23-year-old from the American Hockey League to the Philadelphia Flyers...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 days ago 125 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL.com: Rangers' Brassard Leaves Practice with Injury

    New York Rangers forward Derick Brassard left practice early Tuesday limping and holding his lower back, apparently sustaining the injury while the Rangers did special teams work in preparation for the Stanley Cup Playoffs...

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  19. Blues Get Some Injured Players Back at Practice

    The St. Louis Blues ended the regular season missing eight regulars from their lineup. When they open the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Thursday against the Chicago Blackhawks , veteran ...

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  20. Penguins Pave Way for Returns with AHL Demotions

    The Pittsburgh Penguins reassigned three players to the American Hockey League Tuesday to seemingly make room for players returning from injury...

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  21. NHL.com: Dubinsky, Murray Return to Blue Jackets Practice

    There were two numbers of interest among the media attending Columbus Blue Jackets practice Tuesday: 17 and 27...

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  22. Men's World: Fifteen Players Chosen for 2014 U.S. Men's National Team

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus...

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  23. Hawks Practice as Full Team, Arrange Lines

    The Chicago Blackhawks did something Tuesday they haven't been able to do for nearly a month. They practiced as a full team...

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  24. Boudreau Won't Say Who's Starting for Ducks, but the Money's on Andersen

    A rather big story is quietly developing in Anaheim, where rookie Frederik Andersen has emerged as the favorite to start in goal for the Ducks when they kick off their first-round series Wednesday versus Dallas...

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  25. No Promises for Edmonton Oilers Next Year

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