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The five fastest overtime goals in NHL post-season history

The five fastest overtime goals in NHL post-season history

thehockeynews.com Updated May 26 (yesterday)
Once it got to overtime, few expected Monday evening’s contest between the Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks to go anything less than one full overtime period. Shockingly, however, it was over almost as soon as it started – 45 seconds in, Matt Belesk…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s …

    Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s future

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    While superstar Steven Stamkos tries to help the Tampa Bay Lightning reach the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, speculation is brewing over his long-term future with the club. Stamkos’ eligibility next summer for unrestricted free agency and the Lightning’s effo…
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  • Pro wrestler-turned-UFC fighter CM Punk isn’t shy to show his t…

    Pro wrestler-turned-UFC fighter CM Punk isn’t shy to show his true colors – Blackhawks’ red

    thehockeynews.com May 21 (6 days ago)
    You’ve got to understand this about Phil Brooks, professionally known as CM Punk: he was never handed anything as a blue-collar kid coming out of Chicago, as a student, as a pro wrestler who rose to the pinnacle of the industry or in his current line of…
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  • Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…
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  • NY Islanders quickly sell out of melted Nassau Coliseum ice

    NY Islanders quickly sell out of melted Nassau Coliseum ice

    yahoo.com May 15
    In the grand tradition of sports teams knowing parts of their fanbase will buy anything, the New York Islanders, who said goodbye to Nassau Coliseum last month, have sold out of melted ice from their home of 43 years. NHL teams have this done before, mo…
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  • The family business: How Paul Reinhart helped sons Sam, Griffin…

    The family business: How Paul Reinhart helped sons Sam, Griffin and Max become top prospects

    By George Johnson Watching his father, Paul, on ESPN Classic is like being transported into another world for Sam Reinhart. But it’s not his dad’s skill that has Sam in awe. The effortless skating style, crisp passing and ability to read the play in the…
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  • How to snuff out a superstar

    How to snuff out a superstar

    The Oshawa Generals knew they had a tall task on their hands. Facing Erie in the OHL final, the Gens had to figure out a way to stop Otters superstar Connor McDavid, who came into Game 1 with a dizzying 42 points in 15 playoff games. At the end of the n…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Early exit could mean roster shakeup for Blues

    Rumor Roundup: Early exit could mean roster shakeup for Blues

    Another St. Louis Blues early playoff exit sparked speculation a roster shakeup could be in the works this summer. However, such moves might not be easy to pull off. Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the combination of the Blues’ lim…
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  • Read Charles Wang’s letter to Islanders fans as they leave Nass…

    Read Charles Wang’s letter to Islanders fans as they leave Nassau

    When the New York Islanders begin playing at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn next season, it marks a new era for the franchise. Not only because they’re saying goodbye to the beloved asbestos hive known as the Nassau Coliseum, but because it’s the beginnin…
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  • The 10 most amazing rookie performances of the past 10 playoffs

    The 10 most amazing rookie performances of the past 10 playoffs

    My oh my, these Washington Capitals rookies. Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a penultimate blow to the New York Islanders in round 1 with a dazzling two-goal, one-assist performance in Game 5. Then he finished the job with the Game 7 winner. It was Andre Bur…
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  • Islanders remove Nassau Coliseum ice for last time

    Islanders remove Nassau Coliseum ice for last time

    The New York Islanders removed the ice from the Nassau Coliseum on Tuesday for the final time. Eight days after the Islanders' season ended with a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference First Round series, Co...
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  • Islanders defenseman Hamonic nominated as Humanitarian of the Y…

    Islanders defenseman Hamonic nominated as Humanitarian of the Year

    New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic had one of the best seasons of his young career on the ice. It’s his year away from the rink, however, that should be helping the 24-year-old blueliner make some new fans. For his work in the community, espec…
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  • Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL hi…

    Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL history?

    When fans of the Anaheim Ducks watch games such as Thursday night’s thrashing of the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of their playoff series, there’s a good chance they thank their lucky stars that Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are under contract for the next f…
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 New York Islanders

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 New York Islanders

    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hate them the mos…
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  • Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scores a nearly impossible goal on …

    Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scores a nearly impossible goal on Henrik Lundqvist

    Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored twice in Washington’s opening round series against the New York Islanders, but he didn’t have the type of impact he’s capable of. However, in Game 1 of the Caps’ second-round series against the New York Rangers Thur…
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  • John Tavares honored by Hart Trophy nomination as 'sting' of pl…

    John Tavares honored by Hart Trophy nomination as 'sting' of playoff exit lingers

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Ryan Strome lives with John Tavares, but he was unaware that the New York Islanders captain was nominated for the Hart Trophy until he overheard a phone conversation. “Nice guy,” Strome joked Thursday. “He’d have my vote every day,” he…
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: NY Rangers vs. Washington Capital…

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: NY Rangers vs. Washington Capitals (Puck Daddy)

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    Sorry all people of New York City. You have been deprived of a magical Rangers/Islanders playoff series to close out the Nassau Coliseum. Thanks Washington Capitals, for beating the Isles in the first round and ruining our dream. Whatever, this should s…
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  • Video - Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders 00:40

    Toews Leads Blackhawks Past Islanders

    Mar 17
    Jonathan Toews had two goals and two assists in Chicago's 4-1 win over New York.
  • Video - Habs Hand Isles Third Straight Loss 00:52

    Habs Hand Isles Third Straight Loss

    Mar 14
    Max Pacioretty scored his 34th goal of the season in Montreal's 3-1 win over New York.
  • Video - Rangers Edge Islanders 01:08

    Rangers Edge Islanders

    Mar 10
    Rick Nash's 39th goal of the season lifted the Rangers past the Islanders 2-1.
  • Video - Nash On Rangers' Win 01:04

    Nash On Rangers' Win

    Mar 10
    Rick Nash discusses the Rangers' 2-1 win over the Islanders.

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