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Ducks beat back Chicago for 2-1 series lead

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Defenseman Simon Despres scored the tiebreaking goal to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 win against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.

Blues elevate Brodeur to assistant GM

Martin Brodeur, St Louis Blues

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Longtime NHL goaltender Martin Brodeur was named assistant general manager by the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday.

Lightning beat Rangers in OT to take 2-1 series lead

Steven Stamkos scores goal

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The red-hot "Triplets" line of Ondrej Palat, Tyler Johnson and Nikita Kucherov carried the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 6-5 overtime win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday.

Babcock to coach Maple Leafs

Michael Babcock, Detroit Red Wings bench

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Mike Babcock bolted Detroit for a record eight-year deal that could be worth up to $50 million from the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Blackhawks beat Ducks 3-2 in 3OT to even series

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The Chicago Blackhawks struck back to even the Western Conference finals 1-1 with the Anaheim Ducks, winning a war of attrition with a 3-2 triple overtime victory at the Honda Center on Tuesday.

Reports: Oilers to hire McLellan as next coach

Todd McLellan, San Jose Sharks coach

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Former San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan is expected to be hired as coach of the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Johnson's hat trick leads Lightning over Rangers

Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay Lightning celebrate Game 2 goal

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Center Tyler Johnson recorded the first hat trick in franchise history as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New York Rangers 6-2 in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on Monday night.

Flyers hire college veteran Hakstol as coach

Dave Hakstol, North Dakota hockey coach

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The Philadelphia Flyers hired college veteran Dave Hakstol, who has no NHL playing or coaching experience, as the 19th head coach in team history.

Ducks down Blackhawks to take 1-0 series lead

Anaheim Ducks celebrate goal

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After all the hype around the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks' star power, it was a twice-drafted Danish goalie and a cast of role players that stole the spotlight in Game 1 on their Western Conference final series.

NHL notebook: Senators owner Melnyk needs liver transplant

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Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has been hospitalized for three weeks as he awaits a liver transplant, and the team on Thursday appealed to the public in hope of finding a suitable donor.

Rangers beat Capitals in OT to reach East finals

New York Rangers game-winner Game 7

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Center Derek Stepan scored with 8:36 remaining in overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 win against the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of their second-round series at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night.

Ovechkin guarantees Caps will win series vs. Rangers

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, 2015 playoffs

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Captain Alex Ovechkin expressed his optimism that the Washington Capitals will eliminate the New York Rangers in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.


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