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NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk bounces back for Wild; Hagelin wins in …

NHL Three Stars: Dubnyk bounces back for Wild; Hagelin wins in OT

yahoo.com thehockeynews.com Updated 8 hours ago
No. 1 Star: Devan Dubnyk, Minnesota Wild The Minnesota goalie had yet another great bounce-back game, stopping 36 shots in the Wild’s 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 5. He made 19 saves in the third period alone. No. 2 Star: Carl Hagelin, New Y…
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  • Nino Niederreiter scores go-ahead goal, Wild beat Blues 4-1 to …

    Nino Niederreiter scores go-ahead goal, Wild beat Blues 4-1 to take 3-2 series lead

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    ST. LOUIS - Devan Dubnyk had a strong bounce-back effort in goal and the Minnesota Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Friday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference first-round series. After allowing six goals in two periods in a...
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  • Blues forward Jori Lehtera scratched from Game 5 because of low…

    Blues forward Jori Lehtera scratched from Game 5 because of lower-body injury

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues scratched forward Jori Lehtera because of a lower-body injury for Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild on Friday night. Lehtera has two assists in the series, playing on a line ...
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  • Vezina Trophy Finalists: Devan Dubnyk vs. Carey Price vs. Pekka…

    Vezina Trophy Finalists: Devan Dubnyk vs. Carey Price vs. Pekka Rinne

    The NHL announced on Friday that Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild, Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens and Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators are the three finalists for the 2014-15 Vezina Trophy, which is awarded “to the goalkeeper adjudged to …
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  • Predators captain Weber to miss rest of first round

    Predators captain Weber to miss rest of first round

    NHL.com yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber will miss the remainder of the Western Conference First Round series against the Chicago Blackhawks because of a lower-body injury, the Predators announced Friday. Weber was hurt in Game 2 on a hit by Chic...
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    (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 who hated them the most. Here …
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  • Why this year’s NHL’s individual awards voting was the toughest…

    Why this year’s NHL’s individual awards voting was the toughest ever

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    As a member of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association, I have the honor of casting a ballot for five of the NHL’s annual individual player awards (the Hart, Norris, Calder, Byng and Selke Trophies) as well as the league’s first-and-second-team All…
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  • Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    yahoo.com 22 hours ago
    The NHL has a “Katy Perry” problem. Well, at least now they do. When Winnipeg Jets fans serenaded Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks with a “Katy Perry” chant during Game 3 of their playoff series, it was treated by some as another comedic gem by the prev…
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  • Hawks star Patrick Kane goes behind his back for astonishing sp…

    Hawks star Patrick Kane goes behind his back for astonishing spin-o-rama assist. Yes, you read that right.

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    The Chicago Blackhawks fell 5-2 to the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of their first-round series Thursday night, but if there’s any solace to be taken for the Hawks, it’s that star winger Patrick Kane is looking like himself again – as evidenced by an a…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Predators, Canucks live to play another game

    NHL Three Stars: Predators, Canucks live to play another game

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Tyler Johnson, Tampa Bay Lightning The Lightning looked like they were headed straight for a 3-1 series deficit when their offense finally kicked in. Johnson got the rally going with 5:26 to go, and Ondrej Palat scored the tying goal just 1:…
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  • Preds avoid elimination with win over Hawks in Game 5 – but vip…

    Preds avoid elimination with win over Hawks in Game 5 – but viper’s den now awaits them in Chicago

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    After an exhausting triple-overtime loss to Chicago Tuesday, the Nashville Predators were down 3-1 in their first-round series against a Hawks squad comprised of big-game players. Sure, they’d be playing before a supportive home crowd Thursday, but even…
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  • Video - Jets Win In Shootout 01:01

    Jets Win In Shootout

    Mar 19
    Andrew Ladd's shootout goal lifted the Jets past the Blues 2-1.
  • Video - Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals 00:23

    Ovechkin Extends League Lead In Goals

    Mar 19
    Alexander Ovechkin scored his 46th and 47th goals of the season in the Capitals' 3-2 win over the Wild to extend his league lead in goals.
  • Video - Stars Stun Penguins 01:06

    Stars Stun Penguins

    Mar 19
    The Stars topped the Penguins 2-1 for their fourth win in five games.
  • Video - Blackhawks Blank Rangers 01:14

    Blackhawks Blank Rangers

    Mar 18
    Brad Richards' 11th goal of the season lifted the Blackhawks past the Rangers 1-0.

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