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Otters' Brown, Storm's Finn have history on, off ice

A relentless competitive spirit brought Connor Brown and Matt Finn together as 3-year-olds learning how to skate at West Mall Rink in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Wayne Gretzky, NHL Players

Sun Apr 20, 2014

BleacherReport

2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Teams Who Could Miss out Next Season

It is a long, tedious journey to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs. A dynamic offense, gritty defense, smart goaltending and a whole lot of heart are the necessary keys to win hockey's greatest prize: Lord Stanley's Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Atlantic Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players

Forbes.com

Down 0-2, Blackhaws Tickets Now Have Lowest Postseason Premium In NHL Playoffs

Last season, the Blackhawks overcame a two-game deficit to defeat the Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup for the 2nd time in three years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Boston Herald

Milan Lucic spearheads talk

Milan Lucic is at his best when he plays with emotion, and every once in a while he steps over the line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Players, Danny DeKeyser, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Central Division, Alexei Emelin

On the Forecheck

Admirals update: Milwaukee set to face Marlies in first round

The regular season has come to an end, and Milwaukee has been getting hot at just the right time.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Nashville Predators

Cape Breton Post

NHL preview roundups

April 19, 2014 Chicago at St. Louis 3:00 PM ET In the minds of many, the St. Louis Blues went from the penthouse to the outhouse in record time as they concluded the regular season mired in a six-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division, Chicago Blackhawks, Paul Stastny, NHL Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

NHL results and news, April 19

Blues defenseman Barret Jackman is congratulated after scoring the overtime winner against the Blackhawks in St. Louis.

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

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Montgomery, Hayton lift Muskies into Western Conference Finals; knock off Omaha 4-2

Tied at two with less than three minutes to play in the final period Jake Montgomery scored back-to-back goals lifting the Musketeers to a 4-2 win over Omaha in the first round of the Clark Cup Playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, NHL Northwest Division, Gabriel Landeskog, Semyon Varlamov, NHL Players, Matt Calvert

BleacherReport

NHL Playoff Schedule 2014: Vital Viewing Info for Weekend's Postseason Action

The 2014 NHL playoffs may be in the their infancy, but there has already been a ton of exciting action, and that will almost certainly continue as the first round progresses.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Detroit Red Wings, NHL Central Division, Pavel Datsyuk, NHL Players, Patrick Roy

Thrasher Backer

POLL: Do You Want The Winnipeg Jets To Trade Evander Kane?

It was a disappointing year for the Winnipeg Jets, faltering early, and missing the playoffs for the third straight year up north.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Toffoli, NHL Players

KHQ-TV Spokane

Chiefs' Holmberg Named WHL Poy Finalist

The Western Hockey League today announced the WHL Eastern and Western Conference finalists for the 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year.

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The Globe and Mail

Duhatschek: Young Swedish blueliners taking NHL by storm

Anaheim defenceman Hampus Lindholm, right, celebrates with Teemu Selanne in a game against the San Jose Sharks on April 9. Anaheim defenceman Hampus Lindholm, right, celebrates with Teemu Selanne in a game against the San Jose Sharks on April 9. A few days before the NHL playoffs began, the Anaheim Ducks' sparkling rookie defenceman Hampus Lindholm ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Hampus Lindholm, Teemu Selanne, NHL Players, Sami Vatanen, Ryan Getzlaf

BleacherReport

Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of Each NHL Playoff Series

Three nights into the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, each team has seen some action.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ondrej Palat, Ben Bishop, Anders Lindback, NHL Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Forbes.com

How Faceprices For Bruins Playoff Tickets Are Killing The Secondary Ticket Market

The Bruins have a long history of success with six Stanley Cups championships, most recently in 2010-11.

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CBS Local

Kings, Quick Unfazed After Falling 6-3 To Sharks In Game 1

Jonathan Quick realizes that even the NHL's best defensive team is powerless against a few bad bounces of the puck.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Pacific Division, Alec Martinez, Robyn Regehr, Jonathan Quick, NHL Players

Inside Bay Area

Live Stanley Cup playoffs chat: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 2, Sunday at

Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton, Brent Burns, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Northwest Herald

Musick: Bollig at home on the road in St. Louis

The Blackhawks' 27-year-old winger could have relaxed with the trophy at a lake house or partied with it at a ritzy club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Stastny, NHL Players, Ben Bishop, Chris Butler, Patrick Maroon

Isportsweb.com

Western Conference Playoff Capsules

The Stars took two of three from the Ducks, scoring 11 goals in the process, but the two teams haven't met since February 1. Four of the league's top-10 scorers get together for what looks to be a lamp-lighting frenzy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Dallas Stars, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, Jamie Benn

Philly.com

Our choices for NHL awards

Perhaps because it is expected with a player of his stature and skill, Sidney Crosby posted the NHL's third 100-point season since 2010, and even the most hardcore hockey observers did little more than shrug their shoulders.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, NHL Players, Pascal Dupuis, Anaheim Ducks, Ryan Getzlaf

ABC News

Stastny Leads Avs to 5-4 OT Win Over Wild

Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Colorado Avalanche, Minnesota Wild, Kyle Brodziak, NHL Players, Paul Stastny, Joe Sakic

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