1. Penguins vs. Senators: Why Blowout Win Doesn't Solve Pittsburgh's Problems

    The Pittsburgh Penguins dominated the Ottawa Senators Wednesday night with a 7-3 Game 4 victory to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the conference semifinals...

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  2. Ranking the 5 Biggest Surprise Stars of the 2013 NHL Playoffs

    Every year we see players who unexpectedly make great contributions to their team's success in the NHL playoffs...

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  3. Alain Vigneault Fired: Ranking the Best Candidates for Vancouver Canucks Coach

    The Vancouver Canucks were eliminated from the NHL playoffs in disappointing fashion in each of the last three years, and on Wednesday, the team decided to fire head coach Alain Vigneault...

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  4. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013: Who's Hot and Who's Not Midway Through 2nd Round

    We have now reached the point where most of the second-round series in the 2013 NHL playoffs are at the halfway point...

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  5. Bruins vs. Rangers: How Will New York Respond to Playoff Crisis?

    The New York Rangers were pushed to the brink of elimination on Tuesday when they lost 2-1 in Game 3 of their second-round playoff matchup with the Boston Bruins to fall behind 0-3 in the series...

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  6. Complete Timeline of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs So Far

    The 2013 NHL playoffs have provided hockey fans with some truly memorable moments, and we are only halfway through the second round...

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  7. Blackhawks vs. Red Wings: What Happened to Chicago's Star-Studded Offense?

    The Chicago Blackhawks have lost back-to-back games for the first time in the 2013 NHL playoffs as a result of their 3-1 Game 3 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Monday...

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  8. Boston Bruins vs. NY Rangers: Is Tuukka Rask a Stanley Cup-Caliber Goalie?

    Tuukka Rask joined the ranks of the goaltending elite during this shortened 2013 NHL season with consistently strong play in leading the Boston Bruins to their sixth consecutive playoff appearance...

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  9. Is New York Rangers Coach John Tortorella Still on the Hot Seat?

    John Tortorella is the most controversial head coach in the NHL , and like all coaches of this nature, there comes a time when their fiery style no longer benefits the team...

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  10. Why New York Rangers Need Perfection from Henrik Lundqvist to Survive 2nd Round

    For the New York Rangers to overcome an 0-2 series deficit against the resurgent Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semifinals, star goaltender Henrik Lundqvist must play at an elite level for the remainder of the series...

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  11. Sidney Crosby: Complete Timeline of the Kid's Amazing 2013 Season

    Sidney Crosby proved why he's the best player in the world with a magnificent hat trick against the Ottawa Senators on Friday in what is the high point of an astonishing season for the Pittsburgh Penguins captain...

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  12. 5 Impressive NHL Playoff Performers Not Receiving Enough Attention

    Many of the players who make a strong impact on their team's success during the NHL playoffs are often the guys who don't score a ton of goals or make the highlight reel plays...

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  13. Biggest Takeaways from Thursday's NHL Playoff Action

    There were two second-round playoff matchups on the NHL schedule Thursday night and both of them provided hockey fans with thrilling late-game action...

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  14. Boston vs. New York: Rookie D-Men Power Bruins with Stout Game 1 Performance

    The Boston Bruins were without three veteran defensemen in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series against the New York Rangers on Thursday as Dennis Seidenberg, Andrew Ference and Wade Redden couldn't play because of injuries...

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  15. The Jarome Iginla Effect: Penguins Fueled by Star's Thirst for Stanley Cup Glory

    Jarome Iginla is the best player in the NHL who has never experienced what it's like to lift the Stanley Cup, and winning a championship for him is serving as a powerful motivator ...

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  16. Red Wings vs. Blackhawks: Why Detroit Is Already Desperate for a Win in Game 2

    The Detroit Red Wings lost another Game 1 on Wednesday night when they were beaten 4-1 at the United Center by the rival Chicago Blackhawks to open their Western Conference semifinals series...

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  17. How Heavily Will Boston Bruins Lean on Zdeno Chara Against New York Rangers?

    The Boston Bruins rely on captain and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara to log 27-plus minutes of ice time and defend opposing teams' best forwards each night during the playoffs...

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  18. Biggest Storyline Surrounding Each 2nd-Round NHL Playoff Series

    The second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs should provide hockey fans with some incredible hockey, especially since two Original Six matchups will rekindle storied rivalries (Boston vs...

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  19. How the Los Angeles Kings Are Starting to Play Like Champions Once Again

    The Los Angeles Kings defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of their Western Conference Semifinals series on Tuesday with the kind of defensive performance that helped them win the Stanley Cup last season...

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  20. Can the Pittsburgh Penguins Win the Stanley Cup with Tomas Vokoun in Net?

    When the Pittsburgh Penguins found themselves in an unexpected 2-2 first-round series tie with the New York Islanders , head coach Dan Bylsma made the decision to replace struggling goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury with veteran backup Tomas Vokoun .

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  21. The 10 Biggest Bargains in the 2013 NHL Playoffs

    Depth is one of the essential ingredients in winning the Stanley Cup. Having great depth at forward and on the blue line is required of all teams with championship aspirations because ...

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  22. Why Toronto Maple Leafs Are Winners Despite Wild Playoff Loss to Boston Bruins

    The Toronto Maple Leafs suffered one of their worst playoff losses in franchise history on Monday when they blew a 4-1 third-period lead in Game 7 of their first-round series against the Boston Bruins and lost in overtime...

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  23. Do Boston Bruins Have More Questions or Answers After Series vs. Maple Leafs?

    The drama of the Stanley Cup playoffs cannot be matched by any other sport, and Monday night's Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs at TD Garden was a perfect example...

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  24. Stanley Cup Report Card for the Top 10 NHL Superstars

    The first round of the 2013 NHL playoffs will conclude on Monday night with two Game 7 matchups on the schedule...

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  25. Will James Reimer Be the Catalyst for a Leafs Upset over Bruins?

    James Reimer played the best game of his NHL career Friday night to help the Toronto Maple Leafs stave off elimination...

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