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2 hrs ago | MSNBC
It's been said that the Detroit Red Wings aren't your typical low seed team and they showed it tonight by squeaking past the Presidents' Trophy-winning Boston Bruins 1-0 to take Game 1 of the series.
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6 hrs ago | Bleedin Blue
The St. Louis Blues rolled out the "We All Bleed Blue" campaign ahead of the 2013-14 NHL playoffs, and the motto seems to make a lot more sense than the ones that opposing squads have come up with.
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Columbus Blue Jackets' Jack Johnson tries to clear Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby from in front of Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky during the second period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
13 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
St. Louis Blues goalie Ryan Miller, left, and teammate David Backes prepare fore Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in St. Louis.
17 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
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.
The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.
Goalie Ryan Miller will look to assist his new team, the St. Louis Blues, by limiting the Blackhawks' scoring in the first round of the 2014 NHL Playoffs.
Former University of Maine All-America goaltender Jimmy Howard, pictured in an April 11 game, leads the Detroit Red Wings into their NHL Eastern Conference playoff series against the Boston Bruins beginning Friday night at TD Garden.
St. Louis Blues fans are blowing up Twitter this week as the team prepares to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL playoffs.
The Pittsburgh Penguins ' fanbase didn't foresee the first game in the 2014 NHL Playoffs going quite like it did for their favorite hockey team.
Nashville Predators center Craig Smith scores on Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov , of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 13, 2014.
The good news continues to pile on for the St. Louis Blues. Vladimir Tarasenko hasn't definitely been cleared to play in Game One between the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks, but there's mounting evidence that suggests the talented Russian forward could be ready to go in time for the series opener.
Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures.
Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said there's not one disadvantage to starting the first-round playoff series against Boston on Friday.
The St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks are two of the best teams in the NHL this season.
The Chicago Blackhawks carry out the Stanley Cup Championship banner past the Stanley Cup during a ceremony before an NHL hockey game between the Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Chicago.