1. Canadiens' Devante Smith-Pelly Gearing Up for the Playoffs

    About 45 minutes into each training session, drills come to a halt and most players disappear through a doorway that leads into the team's dressing room...

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  2. Kimmo Timonen Wants to End Career on His Terms -- and with a Cup

    Markus Lehto heard plenty about how his client, Kimmo Timonen, was too small as a defenseman to ever make it in the NHL ...

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  3. Kings Missed Playoffs, but Don't Blame Sutter

    The Stanley Cup playoffs start this week, and now we know why the defending champion Los Angeles Kings aren't in them: The players hate their coach, Darryl Sutter...

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  4. Franson Remains Day-to-Day, Will Miss Game 1

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  5. Fisher (Lower Body) to Return Tonight vs. Blackhawks

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  6. Deep Blues See Lessons in Early Exits, Must Overcome Demons Make Cup Run

    The past few years have taught the St. Louis Blues what not to do in playoff hockey. Don't lose a bunch of games in a row to end the regular season and don't let up with a two-game series lead...

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  7. Report: Flames Sign NCAA Champion G Gillies

    The Calgary Flames have signed Providence goaltender Jon Gillies, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports...

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  8. Playoffs the test for Rangers' Rick Nash - Hockey - NorthJersey.com

    No matter what Rick Nash did this regular season, quite likely his best since breaking into the NHL , he knows the real narrative to his 2014-15 entry is yet to be written...

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  9. For Canadiens, Heightened Expectations Apply Not Just to Players

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  10. Senators Tough Guy Chris Neil Will Be Ready When Called Upon

    Chris Neil hasn't played a game since he fractured his thumb in a fight with Edmonton Oilers winger Luke Gazdic on Valentine's Day...

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  11. Senators Captain Erik Karlsson 100% Ready to Go

    Erik Karlsson didn't skate again Tuesday, his second straight day avoiding the ice while the Senators were practising...

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  12. Can Andrew Hammond Lead Sens to Stanley Cup?

    Bryan Murray has seen this kind of Cinderella goaltending story before and both times it got him a trip to the Stanley Cup final...

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  13. Ottawa Senators Fan Photos Highlight Playoffs Magic

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  14. Caps Hope to Carry Physical Play into Playoffs

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  15. Alex Ovechkin Had Another Great Year, but … Can He Win in the Playoffs?

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  16. NHL: Capitals' Ovechkin Hungers for Playoff Success

    For all of his goals and trio of MVP trophies, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin never has been past the second round of the NHL playoffs...

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  17. Holtby Looking to Move Past Record-Setting Season, Leave Mark on Playoffs

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  18. Are the Capitals Ready to 'Raise Their Flag'?

    The background photograph on Barry Trotz's laptop matches one on a shelf over his desk, next to a folded American flag...

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  19. NHL -- Q with New York Islanders Captain John Tavares

    New York Islanders captain John Tavares will face Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin when the two clubs clash in the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  20. Tavares: Man on Mission in Playoffs

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  21. Friedman: Which Islanders Will We Get In The Playoffs, Jekyll Or Hyde?

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  22. Start of Playoffs a Chance for Up-and-Down Islanders to Start Fresh

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  23. Keeping Ovechkin, Caps' Power Play in Check Are Keys for Islanders: Newsday

    Everyone knows what's coming when the Capitals are on the power play: Alex Ovechkin is going to shoot, almost always from his spot in or around the faceoff circle to the goaltender's right...

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  24. Reds' Mesoraco Expected Back in a Week or Less

    The Cincinnati Reds don't expect All-Star catcher Devin Mesoraco's sore left hip to force him to the disabled list...

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  25. Bruins Relieve Chiarelli of General Manager Duties

    Boston Bruins President Cam Neely announced today, Wednesday, April 15, that Peter Chiarelli has been relieved of his duties as General Manager of the Boston Bruins...

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