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2 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

NHL playoff preview capsules

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn't look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins.

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4 hrs ago | In Lou We Trust

The ILWT Guide to Choosing a Bandwagon in the 2014 Playoffs

Well folks, the Devils' season is over, and while for some that means hockey is done as well, others will tune in for the most exciting tournament in sports anyway.

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8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Sharks need Joe Thornton to come up Jumbo in playoffs

Like any good Canadian kids, the Thornton boys covered their rooms with posters of hockey gods.

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10 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Video: Sidney Crosby says playoff pressure doesn't faze him

In a year where Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby helped bring Canada another Olympic gold medal, Crosby is facing pressure to perform well in these playoffs.

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10 hrs ago | Peace Arch News

Vancouver Canucks, 4 Canadian teams go for No. 1 in NHL Draft Lottery

The Vancouver Canucks' lost season has left them with one silver living: a low pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Bruins, Blues headed for showdown for Stanley Cup

With goaltender Ryan Miller in the fold and capable of producing strong post-season performances, the St, Louis Blues are poised for a deep run in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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19 hrs ago | New York Post

Lundqvist: 'I don't feel I have to prove I can play in the playoffs'

The celebrations, ceremonies and pomp and circumstance surrounding Henrik Lundqvist this season were driven by numbers, as in the all-time franchise numbers for victories and shutouts he achieved in knocking iconic Blueshirts Mike Richter and Ed Giacomin off their respective top rungs in the record book.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Kessel sputtered along with Leafs playoff hopes

Maple Leafs sniper Phil Kessel talks to the media during the Leafs' locker clean out Monday.

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TwinCities

Wild: Captain Mikko Koivu knows how precious playoffs are

Wild center Mikko Koivu rests between shifts in the third period against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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The Miami Herald

Timonen searching for Stanley Cup in 15th season

Kimmo Timonen had just finished an interview with a Finnish television crew last week and was in a pensive but happy mood.

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CBC News

Blog Monday Musings: Bruins are Cup favourites

Patrice Bergeron's Boston Bruins are the oddsmakers' favourites to win the Cup, and he's our pick for the Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward.

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WPXI

Penguins to rely on new guys during playoff run

Seven players to appear in a game last postseason are not part of this playoff puzzle for the Penguins.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Handful of Jets possible for worlds

WORLDS AWAY: The list of Jets on the radar screen for their respective countries for the upcoming world championships in Minsk, Belarus from May 9-25 doesn't appear to be particularly long.

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Examiner.com

Blackhawks and Blues embark on similar paths to first round clash

The Chicago Blackhawks now know that they will be taking on the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the playoffs.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bradenton.com

Canucks' Daniel Sedin injured by hit from behind

Sedin, who scored two goals in the first period on Sunday night in the season finale, was injured in the second period.

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Edmonton Journal

Hockey World: Expect Sidney Crosby to score NHL MVP hardware

In the end, there were flaws in the Edmonton Oilers' game, just as there have been since the season opened.

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The Washington Post

Canucks' Daniel Sedin injured by hit from behind

Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, is taken off the ice on a stretcher after being checked into the boards by Calgary Flames' Paul Byron during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sunday April 13, 2014.

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Blades of Teal

My Two Cents: Key For The San Jose Sharks To Beating The L.A. Kings

Apr 3, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton controls the puck against Los Angeles Kings left wing Tanner Pearson during the second period at SAP Center at San Jose.

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NJ.com

Studs and duds from Devils' emotional season finale

A newsworthy Sunday afternoon at Prudential Center included Devils GM Lou Lamoriello announcing Pete DeBoer will coach next season, Jaromir Jagr moving up on the career scoring and assist list, and beloved TV color man Chico Resch getting a standing O during his last game before retirement.

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Blue Line Station

Player Report Card: Derek Stepan

Strengths: Derek Stepan had a horrible start to the season, but since coming back from the Olympic break has been the Rangers best offensive player.

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