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Penguins erase 2-goal deficit, beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 1

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Patric Hornqvist, Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel scored in a 4:49 span to help the Pittsburgh Penguins rally to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the second-round series....

Penguins' Malkin skates, progressing for return from injury

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evgeni Malkin skated with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates for the first time since suffering an apparent leg injury last week....

Bruins score 4 in 3rd to beat Maple Leafs 7-4 in Game 7

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BOSTON (AP) -- Jake DeBrusk watched the tiebreaking goal go into the net from ice level, sliding into the boards on his backside after he was flattened by Toronto defenseman Jake Gardiner....

Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale

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Drew Doughty watched other playoff games this season and couldn't believe that George Parros, the NHL's discipline czar, had suspended him for a head shot....

You again? Penguins face familiar foe in Capitals

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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- Sidney Crosby has faced the Washington Capitals three times in the playoffs. All three times the Pittsburgh captain has led his team to victory. And all three times the Penguins used the win as the springboard to a raucous mid-June parade with the Stanley Cup in tow....

Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Washington Capitals can now turn their attention to the Pittsburgh Penguins and avenging some playoff disappointments....

Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7
TORONTO (AP) -- Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday night, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the first-round series....

Lured out of retirement, Preds' Mike Fisher chasing 1st Cup

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Losing the Stanley Cup last June wasn't what hurt Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg the most. Seeing how painful the loss was for veteran center Mike Fisher proved even more agonizing....

Wild split with GM Chuck Fletcher after playoff exit

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild split with general manager Chuck Fletcher after nine seasons with only two playoff series wins....

Predators beat Avs 5-0 in Game 6 to win first-round series

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DENVER (AP) -- Colorado had speed and youth. Nashville brought experience and know-how....


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