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NHL Playoffs

The Anaheim Ducks celebrate Ryan Getzlaf's game winning goal in overtime against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Honda Center on November 22, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Lightning 1-0 in overtime. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Seek Elusive Playoff Success Vs Stars Amidst Drought

From the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his former teammates in the first round of the playoffs.

24 hours ago

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Kings Renew Rivalry With Sharks For 1st Round Of Playoffs

The rivalry between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks has grown so intense in recent years that even newcomers take little time to acclimate themselves to the animosity.

04/14/2014

Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks tries to make a save on a goal shot by Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on January 17, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Ducks 4-2. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ducks Goalie Hiller Dismayed By Pre-Playoff Benching

Jonas Hiller is disappointed he probably won’t be in the Anaheim Ducks’ net when they begin their Stanley Cup chase.

04/14/2014

T.J. Galiardi #39 of the Calgary Flames makes an attempt on Martin Jones #31 of the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 10, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (credit: Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Kings Fall To Flames 4-3; To Play Sharks In 1st Round Of Playoffs

Sean Monahan scored his 21st goal and then got the shootout winner Wednesday night as the surging Calgary Flames beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 for their fourth straight victory.

04/09/2014

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Bruins’ Effort Valiant, But Too Many Mistakes Pile Up In Game 4 Loss To Blackhawks

The Bruins’ comeback effort was great, but it didn’t matter due to all of the team’s mistakes.

06/20/2013

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Sidney Crosby’s Accusation Against Zdeno Chara Another Low Point For The Face Of The NHL

Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.

06/18/2013

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Krug Itching To Redeem Himself After Game 1 Turnover

Torey Krug is ready to make up for his costly turnover in Game 1, and it sounds like the Bruins will give him that opportunity.

06/14/2013

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Claude Julien Credits Tim Thomas For Showing Tuukka Rask How To Seize Postseason Moment

Tuukka Rask deserves all the credit in the world for his brilliance this postseason, but Tim Thomas deserves an assist for showing him how it’s done.

06/10/2013

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Julien: ‘It’s About Bringing It Tonight’

The Boston Bruins are looking to complete the sweep and close out the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

06/07/2013

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Gregory Campbell’s Gutsy Effort On Broken Leg Appreciated By Bruins Teammates

Everyone gives an extra effort in the playoffs, but Gregory Campbell gave even more.

06/06/2013

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Vokoun Starting For Penguins In Game 3 vs. Bruins

Tomas Vokoun was the first goalie off the ice at Wednesday’s morning skate, and the team announced shortly after he will start between the pipes against the Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

06/05/2013

Dustin Penner #25, Slava Voynov #26, Jeff Carter #77 and Tyler Toffoli #73 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate Voynov's goal in the second period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kings Take Game 3 With 3-1 Win Over Blackhawks

Slava Voynov had a goal and an assist, Jonathan Quick made 19 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night, trimming the Blackhawks’ series lead to 2-1.

06/04/2013

Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with his bench after scoring the Kings' second goal in the first period against the Colorado Avalanche at Staples Center on April 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kings Center Richards To Miss Game 3 With Head Injury

Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards will miss Game 3 of the Western Conference finals with an apparent head injury.

06/04/2013

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Bruins Playing Best Hockey Of Year, But It Remains All About ‘The Next Game’

Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien says his team is playing their best hockey of the year after taking each of the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals in Pittsburgh, but is far from saying the series against the Penguins is over.

06/04/2013

Captain Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings stands near the Kings bench area during a break in game action in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kings Hope To Stay Perfect At Staples Center In Game 3

After back-to-back losses in Chicago, the Kings are hoping they can stay perfect at Staples Center in a crucial Game 3 on Tuesday night.

06/03/2013

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