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Crosby scores twice, Bonino has winner as Pens beat Caps

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night....

Karlsson helps Senators edge Rangers 2-1 in Game 1
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Erik Karlsson scored on a bad-angle shot with 4:11 left in the third period, sending the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers in the opener of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night....

GM McPhee weighs hopes of Vegas hitting NHL lottery jackpot

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As jackpots go in Las Vegas, George McPhee wouldn't mind little lady luck being on the side of his Golden Knights expansion franchise when the NHL holds its draft lottery on Saturday....

Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- For the first 45 minutes of their second-round series opener, the Edmonton Oilers showed they can match the Anaheim Ducks in a tight-checking, low-scoring grind of a playoff hockey game....

Bruins will bring back Bruce Cassidy as head coach

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BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back next season, dropping the interim tag from his title as a reward for leading the team back to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons....

Ovechkin, Capitals must go through Penguins for shot at Cup

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ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Sidney Crosby is standing in Alex Ovechkin's way again. Of course....

Working overtime: Extra hockey may take its toll on players
After the Washington Capitals lost a double-overtime heartbreaker in the first round, Brooks Orpik just wanted to eat some food and go home to sleep....

Blues get faceoff leader back with Paul Stastny
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- While many of his teammates enjoyed a well-deserved break, St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny was on the ice for the team's optional skate....

John Stevens believes small changes will be big for LA Kings

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- John Stevens spent the past seven seasons as Darryl Sutter's assistant coach while the Los Angeles Kings rose to two Stanley Cup titles and then slipped to three straight disappointing seasons....

Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton will undergo surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee before becoming a potential free agent this summer....



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