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NHL Three Stars: Hudler sends Flames onward; Keith's late heroi…

NHL Three Stars: Hudler sends Flames onward; Keith's late heroics advance Hawks

yahoo.com Updated 6 hours ago
No. 1 Star: Jiri Hudler, Calgary Flames The Flames forward was a dynamo against the Canucks in Calgary’s 7-4 come-from-behind series clinching win. He scored two goals and added two assists to help Calgary make the second round of the playoffs for the f…
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  • Flames come back twice to beat Canucks, move on to face Ducks

    Flames come back twice to beat Canucks, move on to face Ducks

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Just as everyone predicted, Karri Ramo was the change the Calgary Flames needed to push them over the edge and into the second round. Wait. What? Just 7:32 into the game, Bob Hartley made a decision. A decision that could have very easily blown up in hi…
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  • Flames pull Hiller in Game 6 against Canucks

    Flames pull Hiller in Game 6 against Canucks

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    The Calgary Flames changed goaltenders in the first period of Game 6 of their Western Conference First Round series Saturday, replacing Jonas Hiller with backup Karri Ramo after the Vancouver Canucks scored on two of their first three shots. Br...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    Rumor Roundup: Would Lucic for Hall or Eberle help both teams?

    thehockeynews.com 20 hours ago
    The Edmonton Oilers winning the 2015 draft lottery continues to resonate in the trade rumor mill. Their recent hiring of former Hockey Canada honcho Bob Nicholson as CEO and former Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli as GM and president of hockey operations provi…
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  • WHL Roundup: Quenneville leads Wheat Kings to victory in Game 1…

    WHL Roundup: Quenneville leads Wheat Kings to victory in Game 1 of East final

    NHL.com Apr 25 (yesterday)
    BRANDON, Man. - John Quenneville scored twice and tacked on three assists as the Brandon Wheat Kings toppled the Calgary Hitmen 9-4 on Friday in Game 1 of the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference final. Braylon Schmyr added a pair of go...
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  • Jersey Fouls of the Week: Crosby lords over all; 'Vat' man save…

    Jersey Fouls of the Week: Crosby lords over all; 'Vat' man saves Ducks

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Hello everyone, and welcome to your weekly update of our favorite jersey fouls from the past seven days. Well, now it’s going to be weekly, starting today. In case you didn’t know, we’ve been posting a steady stream of fouls to our Tumblr page. You can …
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  • New Edmonton GM Peter Chiarelli wants a heavier Oilers team

    New Edmonton GM Peter Chiarelli wants a heavier Oilers team

    yahoo.com ESPN.com NHL.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    Peter Chiarelli was cautious in his introductory news conference as president of hockey operations and general manager with the Edmonton Oilers.The only real dig he took at the current team was its effort level. “There’s a lot of good things here and ex…
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  • Randy Carlyle receives permission to talk to Sharks about coach…

    Randy Carlyle receives permission to talk to Sharks about coaching vacancy

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    For those of us who like massive trainwreck disaster shows, then Randy Carlyle receiving permission from Toronto to talk to the Sharks about their vacant head coaching job is maybe the greatest thing ever. For those who are Sharks fans and want to see t…
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  • Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    Gary Bettman has a Katy Perry problem

    yahoo.com Apr 24 (yesterday)
    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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  • Canucks dominate Flames in crucial Game 5, stay alive with 2-1 …

    Canucks dominate Flames in crucial Game 5, stay alive with 2-1 victory

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    If you’re a believer in advanced statistics, Game 5 was the first time in the first-round tilt between Vancouver and Calgary that the Canucks controlled play in the way many had expected them to all series long. Entering the post-season, there were few …
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  • Daniel Sedin scores game winner to keep Canucks playoff hopes a…

    Daniel Sedin scores game winner to keep Canucks playoff hopes alive

    yahoo.com NHL.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    “I knew they're not just going to give their game away and go on vacation. We knew they would be coming. I knew I would face a few shots. I thought I was able to stop quite a few good ones early and help the team to stay in it, but you can't just sit ba…
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  • Nick Bonino finally solves Jonas Hiller with incredible top-she…

    Nick Bonino finally solves Jonas Hiller with incredible top-shelf snipe

    thehockeynews.com Apr 24 (2 days ago)
    Calgary’s first-round series against the Vancouver Canucks has been the Jonas Hiller show as the Flames netminder has stopped just about everything that has come his way through four games. In order to beat Hiller, the Canucks shooters have had to be ne…
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  • Video - Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Avs In Overtime

    Mar 20
    Corey Perry's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Avs 3-2.
  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime 01:11

    Ducks Edge Kings In Overtime

    Mar 18
    Ryan Kesler's overtime goal lifted the Ducks past the Kings 3-2.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.

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    Apr 23
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