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55 min ago | SFGate

Sharks, Kings focus on forgetting Game 1

About the only positive the Los Angeles Kings could take out of their lopsided loss Thursday night in their playoff opener against the Sharks was that no matter how poorly they played, it still only counted as one loss.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Antti Niemi, Tommy Wingels, Raffi Torres, Alex Stalock

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The News-Messenger

Calvert's goal in double overtime gives Blue Jackets first playoff win in franchise history

Columbus Blue Jackets' Matt Calvert celebrates with teammates after scoring his game-winning goal in the second overtime period of a first-round Stanley Cup playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Calvert, R.J. Umberger, Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brian Gibbons, Sidney Crosby

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT, take 2-0 lead

Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks, David Backes, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk, Barret Jackman

YESNetwork

Mason ruled out, Emery in for Game 2

Steve Mason still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 against the New York Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Ray Emery, Cal Heeter, Scott Hartnell, Claude Giroux, New York Rangers

Sports Network

Avalanche shoot for 2-0 lead vs. Wild

The Colorado Avalanche pulled off a comeback victory in their first playoff game since 2010 and the Central Division champions hope to take a 2-0 series lead when they host the Minnesota Wild in Saturday's Game 2 from the Pepsi Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Kyle Brodziak, Erik Johnson, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

SLAM! Sports

NHL notes: Islanders could keep first-round pick

New York Islanders General Manager Garth Snow at the announcement that the NHL's New York Islanders will move to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn from 2015 in New York October 24, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garth Snow, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Thomas Vanek, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, NHL Northeast Divison, Matt Moulson

The Miami Herald

Playoffs good time for Red Wings' Johan Franzen to kick his scoring into gear

Johan Franzen certainly has shown he can produce in the playoffs for the Red Wings, and they will need the Mule to kick in his share of offensive production if they are to knock off the top-seeded Bruins in a first-round series that begins tonight in Boston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Hockey, Johan Franzen, Ryan Sproul, Niklas Kronwall, Xavier Ouellet

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks past Stars 3-2 in Game 2

Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Stars, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf, Matt Beleskey, Aaron Rome, Brenden Dillon

Detroit Free Press

Tight Game 1 gets away from Bruins

The top seeding didn't do the Boston Bruins any favors Friday night in a 1-0 loss to the Red Wings in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Zdeno Chara, Kevan Miller, Torey Krug, Daniel Paille, Chris Kelly

Northern Michigan News

Canadiens top Lightning again for 2-0 series lead

Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Carey Price, Brendan Gallagher, Brian Gionta, Rene Bourque

Northern Michigan News

Penguins wary of Blue Jackets after Game 1 escape

Sidney Crosby is used to the attention. It comes with the territory when you're the best hockey player in the world.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal, Sidney Crosby, Brandon Sutter, Beau Bennett, Evgeni Malkin

Ledger-Enquirer.com

10 Things to Know for Today

St. Louis Blues right wing Adam Cracknell, right, reacts after scoring against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey opening-round playoff series, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Adam Cracknell

Daily Journal

Smith brothers to meet in playoffs for 1st time

"We were always playing mini sticks or road hockey or shinny on the ice out on the rink, stuff like that," Brendan Smith said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Red Wings, Brendan Smith, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron, Loui Eriksson

WLBT-TV Jackson

Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

DENVER - Patrick Roy showed as much boldness behind the bench as he once did as a Hall of Fame goaltender.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Kyle Brodziak, Colorado Avalanche, Marc-Andre Cliche, Paul Stastny, Patrick Roy

KMIZ

Steen, Blues slip past Blackhawks in 3OT

Left winger Alexander Steen scored 26 seconds into the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night in game one of their first-round playoff series.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Patrik Berglund, Vladimir Tarasenko, Kevin Shattenkirk, Barret Jackman, Adam Cracknell

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

The San Jose Sharks spent seven games struggling to get the puck past Jonathan Quick in a playoff loss a year ago.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, Joe Pavelski, Patrick Marleau, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Brent Burns

SanLuisObispo.com

Rangers score 3 in 3rd, top Flyers in opener 4-1

The teams were locked in a 1-1 tie when Jason Akeson - playing in just his third career NHL game - was given a double high-sticking penalty for clipping Rangers forward Carl Hagelin with 7:35 remaining.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Derek Stepan, Benoit Pouliot, Brad Richards, Ryan McDonagh

KIDK CBS 3

Blues' Oshie, Berglund to miss playoff opener

The St. Louis Blues will begin their first-round NHL playoff series at home against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night without forwards TJ Oshie and Patrik Berglund.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, Alexander Steen, Patrik Berglund, David Backes, T.J Oshie, Vladimir Tarasenko

Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM

Trending Now: Cubs get blanked twice by Yankees

The Cubs played two games in New York against the Yankees and didn't score a run in the double-header losing 3-0 and 2-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Dale Weise, Montreal Canadiens

Lowell Sun

Bergeron gets Olympics boost

For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Jarome Iginla, Olympic Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, Patrice Bergeron (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports

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