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Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins....

Power down? Why power plays are less successful in playoffs

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Having a potent power play is certainly useful in getting to the playoffs. Once there, maybe not as much....

AP Sources: Caps to host Leafs in outdoor game at Navy

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The NHL will play an outdoor game at a U.S. service academy for the first time when the Washington Capitals host the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, next season....

Laviolette, Sullivan meet in 1st all-US coaches Cup Final

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Hockey history will be made for American coaches in the Stanley Cup Final....

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

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PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chris Kunitz spent a portion of the spring nursing a lower-body injury and wondering if his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins was over. The veteran forward's contract is up this summer and he's been around long enough to know how these things go, particularly when you're 37....

Predators just one NHL team winning thanks to its Swedes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg is having quite the spring for the Nashville Predators, setting franchise records with his eight goals and 15 points. He's tied the team mark with at least a point in seven straight games....

Pekka Rinne has Nashville in 1st Final with smothering run

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne's face right now is nearly impossible....

Nashville wants more history than just 1st Stanley Cup Final

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators, the final team into the NHL playoffs, are headed to the first Stanley Cup Final in franchise history....

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final....

Ducks captain Getzlaf fined for apparent homophobic slur

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf was fined $10,000 on Saturday for apparently using a homophobic slur during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals....


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