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NHL Three Stars: McDonagh lifts Rangers; Bruins-Habs gets physi…

NHL Three Stars: McDonagh lifts Rangers; Bruins-Habs gets physical

yahoo.com ESPN.com thehockeynews.com Updated Mar 24, 2014
No. 1 Star: Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers The Rangers defenseman finished off a New York comeback with the winner in overtime after falling behind 2-0 early. After a late third period goal from Dan Girardi tied the game 3-3, McDonagh pounced a puck ju…
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  • Kings stay hot, snap Flyers' winning streak

    Kings stay hot, snap Flyers' winning streak

    Dwight King scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.
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  • Coyotes' Smith leaves game with injury

    Coyotes' Smith leaves game with injury

    NHL.com Mar 24, 2014
    NEW YORK -- Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was forced to leave the game against the New York Rangers on Monday night with a lower-body injury. With 7:34 remaining in regulation and the Coyotes leading 3-2, Smith favored his right leg and...
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  • Report: Canes' Rutherford to resign as GM

    Report: Canes' Rutherford to resign as GM

    Jim Rutherford is expected to resign as general manager of the Carolina Hurricanes at the end of the season, according to a report by the Raleigh News & Observer.
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  • James Neal is everything that’s wrong with NHL, according to fo…

    James Neal is everything that’s wrong with NHL, according to former ref

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2014
    James Neal didn’t deserve a suspension for his cross-check to the head of Luke Glendening of the Detroit Red Wings last week, an act that earned the Pittsburgh Penguins forward a $5,000 fine. There was no injury, and the impact of his stick wasn’t exact…
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  • Blue Jackets try not to dwell on missed opportunities in playof…

    Blue Jackets try not to dwell on missed opportunities in playoff chase

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2014
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- A year ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the darlings of the Western Conference playoff race. Behind Sergei Bobrovsky’s play that would later earn him the Vezina Trophy and the excitement of seeing a downtrodden franchise finally be…
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  • Nyquist, Lundqvist, Iginla named 'Stars' of week

    Nyquist, Lundqvist, Iginla named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com Mar 24, 2014
    NEW YORK – Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 23. FIRST STAR – GUSTAV NYQUIST, R...
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  • Canes give Faulk six-year, $29M extension

    Canes give Faulk six-year, $29M extension

    The Carolina Hurricanes have signed defenseman Justin Faulk to a six-year contract extension worth $29 million.
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  • NHL Three Stars: Elliott blanks Pens; Isles playing spoiler; Re…

    NHL Three Stars: Elliott blanks Pens; Isles playing spoiler; Reimer pulled, Leafs lose

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2014
    No. 1 Star: Brian Elliott, St. Louis Blues Despite being the Blues shiny new toy, Ryan Miller didn't start against the Penguins. He was in net for the 4-1 loss to Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, and his career stats versus Pittsburgh aren't all that…
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  • Video - Kings Win, End Flyers' Win Streak 00:41

    Kings Win, End Flyers' Win Streak

    Mar 24
    The Kings beat the Flyers 3-2 to snap Philadelphia's five-game winning streak.
  • Video - Rangers Top Coyotes In OT 01:01

    Rangers Top Coyotes In OT

    Mar 24
    The Rangers beat the Coyotes 4-3 in overtime for their fourth straight win.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL owners meetings open with emphasis on respect

    Mar 24
    Rules proposals will be discussed in the coming days, but Roger Goodell kicked off the NFL owners meetings Monday by preaching respect, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Dissatisfaction with replay rules a talking point at owners' me…

    Mar 24
    ORLANDO -- Dispatches from day two of the NFL's annual meeting in the land of Mickey Mouse.....
  • Adande: Time for NBA and NCAA to part ways?

    Mar 24
    The NBA and the NCAA are both worse off for their tenuous association, writes J.A. Adande.
  • No Longer Your Dad’s NFL

    Mar 24
    ORLANDO, Fla. — The news here this week at the annual NFL meetings at a ritzy Ritz in central Florida? Officiating and an effort to create a more virtuous culture. That’s what you’ll be reading and hearing about from the meetings. Not expanding the play…