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Blues sign Hitchcock to 1-year deal, will be his last

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ken Hitchcock has another one-year deal to coach the St. Louis Blues. The 64-year-old Hitchcock says this one will be his last....

Rick MacLeish, Flyers star of 1970s title teams, dies at 66

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Rick MacLeish, who starred for the Broad Street Bullies teams of the Philadelphia Flyers that won the Stanley Cup in 1974 and 1975, has died. He was 66....

Penguins edge Sharks 3-2 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Nick Bonino's main job for the Pittsburgh Penguins is to get to the front of the net and create chaos. The well-bearded forward executed perfectly in his debut in the Stanley Cup Final....

The Latest: Penguins beat Sharks 3-2 in Stanley Cup Game 1

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins (all times local):...

Bettman not bullish about NHL participation in 2018 Olympics

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The NHL remains open to continuing to send its players to the Olympics, just so long as it doesn't have foot the bill....

Stanley Cup Final turns into reunion for Sharks' Paul Martin

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Back when the playoffs started nearly seven weeks ago, San Jose Sharks defenseman Paul Martin wondered what it would be like to play his old teammates in Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Final....

Sharks stars Thornton, Marleau finally reach 1st Cup final

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been linked ever since they went one-two in the 1997 NHL draft to Boston and San Jose....

Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup final fills a need for speed

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It will be speed vs. speed in the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins....

Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The hours before the biggest game of Bryan Rust's life were restless. The nap he tried to sneak in never materialized. The Pittsburgh Penguins forward's mind was simply too busy....

2 long series wins might have exhausted Blues

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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A pair of seven-game series wins might have taken a toll on the St. Louis Blues....


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