1. Power Ranking Every Head Coach in 2nd Round of Stanley Cup Playoffs

    It shouldn't come as a surprise that the list of coaches that delivered their respective teams to the second round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is impressive...

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  2. 10 Bold Predictions for 2nd Round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

    After the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers advanced to the second round with Game 7 victories, the 2013 NHL conference semifinal matchups became set...

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  3. New York Rangers vs. Washington Capitals Game 7: Live Score, Updates, Analysis

    Henrik Lundqvist had his second straight shutout, and the New York Rangers have defeated the Washington Capitals in Game 7. Ryan Callahan scored right as the third began, opening up a four-goal margin for the Rangers...

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  4. Detroit Red Wings: Justin Abdelkader Stepping Up at the Right Time

    Throughout the 2013 NHL season, Detroit Red Wings fans were filled with various emotions. Nicklas Lidstrom had just retired, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter had chosen the Minnesota ...

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  5. The 6 Most Valuable Locker-Room Leaders in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Some players in the NHL just have that special leadership trait. You'll hear scouts talk about young skaters having "intangibles" leading up to drafts. You'll hear coaches talk about the need for leaders to emerge in the locker room...

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  6. The Biggest Improvement Each NHL Team Needs to Make This Offseason

    The first round of the 2013 NHL playoffs is starting to wrap up, but that doesn't mean it's too early to look ahead at what each and every team should concentrate on during the offseason to improve...

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  7. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Islanders Game 6: Live Score, Updates, Analysis

    Game 6 between the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins is over, and Brooks Orpik is the hero. The Pens win this series 4-2 and are headed to a second-round date with the Ottawa Senators...

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  8. Ranking the 6 Most Dangerous Attacking Duos in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    We are more than a week into the 2013 NHL playoffs, which has been more than enough time to remind onlookers of the importance of possessing a strong attacking duo in the postseason...

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  9. New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 5 between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders is in the books—Tomas Vokoun pitched a shutout after starting in place of Marc-Andre Fleury, and after the Pens ...

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  10. Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Game 4: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    Game 4 between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs came down to overtime, and who else but David Krejci would end it in extra time? He scored his third goal of the game and ...

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  11. 10 NHL Stars with the Most to Gain in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are more than a week old, and just like in years gone by, there are a few players that have just a bit more at stake than others...

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  12. Breaking Down Each Finalist's Case for 2013 Vezina Award

    The NHL has announced the three finalists for the 2013 Vezina Trophy: Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks...

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  13. Who's to Blame for Vancouver Canucks' Disastrous Postseason?

    The Vancouver Canucks have been swept out of the first round by the San Jose Sharks after losing Game 4 of their 2013 NHL Stanley Cup playoff series in overtime...

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  14. 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Most Unexpected Storylines to Emerge in 1st Round

    The 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs are just over a week old and all of the series in the quarterfinals are at least three games old, which means that plenty of storylines have started to emerge...

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  15. Boston Bruins vs. Toronto Maple Leafs: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    The first home playoff game in over nine years for the Toronto Maple Leafs didn't go according to plan as they were defeated by the Boston Bruins by a final score of 5-2...

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  16. Power Ranking the Top Stars in the 2013 NHL Playoffs

    Almost every 2013 NHL playoff series is three games old now, which means that some of the league's best players have had ample time to impose their game upon the opposition...

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  17. 10 Burning Questions Midway Through First Round of 2013 NHL Playoffs

    The 2013 NHL playoffs are at least two games old for each ongoing series, and several important questions have emerged already. Heading into the playoffs, there were some obvious story lines...

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  18. Maple Leafs vs. Bruins: Instant Analysis, Updates and Score

    The goals didn't come in the first period of Game 2 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruins, but once they started, they didn't stop the rest of the way through...

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  19. Young NHL Skaters Ready to Break Out Next Season

    The 2013 NHL playoffs are underway, but that doesn't mean that it's too early to look forward to the 2014 NHL regular season and which young players could make an impact. Few things invigorate a fanbase like a possible young star...

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  20. The 10 Greatest NHL Playoff Beards of the Past Decade

    The tradition of the playoff beard is alive and well, from the guys skating in the 2013 NHL playoffs all the way down to the most minor of leagues across North America and Europe...

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  21. 5 NHL Stars Who Will Likely Be on the Move with a Poor Postseason Performance

    With the 2013 NHL playoffs underway, the pressure around the league has certainly ratcheted up a notch—it's during the games that players don't get paid for where they actually earn their money...

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  22. Upset Meter for Every First-Round NHL Playoff Series

    The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs open on Tuesday night, and that means that the upset meters finally have a chance to kick into high gear...

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  23. 2013 NHL Mock Draft: Post-Lottery 1st-Round Predictions

    The 2013 NHL draft came one step closer with the conclusion of the lottery draft, and the Colorado Avalanche should thank the hockey gods for the chance to draft Seth Jones with the first overall selection...

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  24. Preview and Prediction for Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

    The 2013 Stanley Cup playoff matchups are finally set, and after the Ottawa Senators knocked off the Boston Bruins in the final game of the season, it'll be the B's taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the postseason...

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  25. 10 Bold Predictions for 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 2013 NHL playoff seeds and matchups are finally set, which naturally leads fans and pundits alike to make a series of predictions heading into the postseason...

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