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Hit parade? Umberger's return figures to up physicality between Penguins and Blue Jackets

Hit parade? Umberger's return figures to up physicality between Penguins and Blue Jackets
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  • Umberger back in Jackets' lineup after injury

    Umberger back in Jackets' lineup after injury

    ESPN.com 16 minutes ago
    R.J. Umberger will be in the Blue Jackets' lineup on Saturday after sitting Game 1 with an injury.
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  • Hit parade? Umberger's return figures to up physicality between…

    Hit parade? Umberger's return figures to up physicality between Penguins and Blue Jackets

    NHL.com 21 hours ago
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Columbus Blue Jackets hope the return of forward R.J. Umberger will help them draw even with the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday night. Umberger missed Pittsburgh's 4-3 w...
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  • Fleury, Price just good enough to win Game 1

    Fleury, Price just good enough to win Game 1

    thehockeynews.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Let’s get one thing out of the way right away. If the four teams in the Eastern Conference play throughout the playoffs the way they did on the first night of the post-season, none of them will be around beyond the second round. It was a night where all…
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  • Get Pumped For The NHL Playoffs With The Hockey Night In Canada…

    Get Pumped For The NHL Playoffs With The Hockey Night In Canada Opening

    deadspin.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Canadiens-Lightning and Blue Jackets-Penguins are already underway, but you can get hyped up for the entire NHL playoffs with tonight's Hockey Night In Canada opening. Just try not to run into a brick wall after watching it.Read more...
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  • 2014 NHL playoffs preview: Picks, predictions and more

    2014 NHL playoffs preview: Picks, predictions and more

    CNNSI.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    After a long, hard season, the war for the Stanley Cup begins. Here are our picks and predictions.
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  • Four most likely sweeps in the first round

    Four most likely sweeps in the first round

    thehockeynews.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    As I posted on Twitter Monday, I’m picking two series sweeps in Round 1. But there’s a chance two more go the minimum. Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions…Round 1: BOS in 5, MTL in 6, PIT in 4, NYR in 7. Round 2: MTL in 6, NYR in 6. Round 3: NYR in 5…
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  • Hockey Hugs: Marty St. Louis is scared; Blue Jackets float thro…

    Hockey Hugs: Marty St. Louis is scared; Blue Jackets float through life

    yahoo.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the sport of hockey, because who doesn't love a good hug now and then? Have you seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or Tweet it to @HarrisonMooney. The NHL's regu…
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  • Why your team will not win the 2014 Stanley Cup

    Why your team will not win the 2014 Stanley Cup

    thehockeynews.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    Just like the start of the regular season, any fan with a horse in the race starts the NHL playoffs with a giddy optimism. Even if you don’t believe your team will win it all, you’re surely thinking they can pull off an upset or two. Well, sorry to brea…
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  • Lindback, Gibson and Johansen named stars of week

    Lindback, Gibson and Johansen named stars of week

    NHL.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    NEW YORK – Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Anders Lindback, Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson and Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen have been named the NHL's “Three Stars” for the week ending April 13. FIRST STAR – ANDERS LINDBACK, G...
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  • Video - Penguins Rally Past Blue Jackets 01:34

    Penguins Rally Past Blue Jackets

    Apr 16
    The Penguins came back from two goals down to beat the Blue Jackets 4-3.
  • Video - Series-Stealing Goalies 02:11

    Series-Stealing Goalies

    Apr 16
    Which underdogs will ride a hot goalie to an upset in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs?
  • Video - Stanley Cup Playoffs Upset Watch 02:40

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Upset Watch

    Apr 16
    Barry Melrose points out a few teams that need to be on upset watch in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 11:55

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Apr 16
    Steve Levy and Barry Melrose preview the Stanley Cup playoffs with the players to watch and the goalies that can steal a series in the first round.

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    While it is widely believed that the New York Knicks have already made the decision to move on from coach Mike Woodson, sources tell ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard that nothing will be announced this weekend.
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