1. How Wimbledon Won Me Over

    End-to-end, fast-paced action. A young underdog pitted against the proven superpower. A strong European presence. We’re talking about this year’s Stanley Cup Final, right? Wrong...

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  2. Columbus Blue Jackets' Draft Preview

    The Columbus Blue Jackets’ renaissance begins at the 2008 Entry Draft. The Jackets have two picks—Nos. 6 and 19—in the first round. Don’t be surprised to see one of these picks dealt for a skilled center...

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  3. Red Wings-Penguins: NBC Stands For "Nothing But Crosby"

    Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals featured fast paced hockey, hard hits and stellar goaltending. It also featured NBC wetting its collective pants over Sidney Crosby and his beloved Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  4. New York Rangers Offseason Strategy: Cool It Down

    The New York Rangers finished the 2007-'08 campaign well short of their goal. Experts picked the Rangers to go deep in the playoffs, but the Blue Shirts fell in the second round to a youthful Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  5. New York Rangers: Internal Growth a Must

    The New York Rangers are at a major crossroad in their long history. Two Ranger greats may be on their way out. Brendan Shanahan may have played his last season and Jaromir Jagr may be headed to another city, or even overseas...

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  6. Stars-Red Wings: Mike Ribeiro's Slash Intensifies Series

    Mike Ribeiro steps up to the plate. It's the 9th inning and his team is down. There are two outs and the bases are loaded. Ribeiro sees the first pitch. Chin music.The mighty Frenchman makes contact on the next pitch...

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  7. How Strong Are the Pittsburgh Penguins?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins will face off with the Philadelphia Flyers in an all-Pennsylvania Eastern Conference Final. But don't be fooled. They're not contenders. The Penguins appear to have all the ingredients to win the Stanley Cup...

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  8. What Was That About Secondary Scoring? Detroit Packs a Throrough Punch

    The Detroit Red Wings' main concern going into the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs was secondary scoring.Forwards Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Holmstrom carried the load ...

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  9. NHL: Detroit-Colorado Rivalry Losing Its Lustre

    The Detroit Red Wings, Colorado Avalanche rivalry has lost its bite.Since the gruesome 1997 brawl between the two teams, there have been many altercations...

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  10. The NHL Needs Gary Thorne

    Since the lockout ended, the National Hockey League has been missing something.Yes, obstruction has vanished from the game and financial liberalism is gone, but something far more noticeable has disappeared: Gary Thorne...

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  11. New York Rangers Will Leave Pittsburgh Penguins Feeling Blue

    One of the most storied teams in the National Hockey League is taking on one of the hottest in the Eastern Conference Semi finals.The New York Rangers are set to drop the puck with the Eastern Conference powerhouse Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday...

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