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Predators rested, ready to face Blues in surprising semi

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators finally get a new opponent in the postseason after their surprising sweep of the Western Conference's No. 1 seed....

End of Sharks season could bring end to Thornton-Marleau era

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- After going through the handshake line of an early playoff loss, an emotional Patrick Marleau stood by the San Jose bench and looked up at the crowd at the Shark Tank....

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Kings have promoted associated head coach John Stevens to become their next head coach....

Oilers prove they are more than McDavid in playoff win

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Winning the Connor McDavid lottery two years ago was the key moment in the turnaround for an Edmonton Oilers team that had spent most of a decade at the bottom of the standings....

Oilers eliminate Sharks with 3-1 win in Game 6

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- After a more than a decade-long playoff drought in Edmonton, the Oilers are in no hurry to leave the NHL's postseason party....

Yeo, Blues prep for Predators after five-game win over Wild

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues were reveling in their Game 5 win at Minnesota to clinch the first-round series when coach Mike Yeo was greeted by a familiar face in the office inside the visiting team locker room....

Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis

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NEW YORK (AP) -- With his team trailing after a lackluster effort in the first 20 minutes, Mats Zuccarello came through in the second period to help the New York Rangers get a big series-clinching win....

Paajarvi's OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild....

Kuraly's 2nd goal of game lifts Bruins past Senators in 2OT
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Sean Kuraly picked a great time to score his first two NHL goals....

Ovechkin brushes off hit from Kadri, returns to Caps' win

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- As Alex Ovechkin lay face down on the ice, the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup hopes stopped....

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