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Pittsburgh Penguins', from left to right, Sidney Crosby, Patric Hornqvist, Evgeni Malkin, Justin Schultz and Phil Kessel, gather to celebrate Schultz' power-play goal during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pa.. The Penguins won 5-1. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
April 15, 2018 - 7:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The kitschy light-up bracelets flickered in the darkened arena and another packed house roared "Crosby sucks! Crosby sucks!" Here's the thing Philly fans haven't yet accepted about Sidney Crosby over the last 13 years, he really doesn't — and especially not against the Flyers...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
April 15, 2018 - 6:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists and Matt Murray stopped 26 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins silence a raucous Philadelphia crowd and beat the Flyers 5-1 on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round playoff series. Two of the so-called fiercest rivals in the...
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Brayden Point (21) celebrates his goal against the New Jersey Devils with center Tyler Johnson (9) during the first period of Game 2 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 14, 2018 - 8:19 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It's great to play well, even better to win. That's' how the Tampa Bay Lightning view a 2-0 series lead over the New Jersey Devils. "As a coach, you care about everything. You'd like to say you played the perfect game, but somebody else has a vote out there," coach Jon Cooper...
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Nashville Predators left wing Viktor Arvidsson (33), of Sweden, celebrates after scoring a goal against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jonathan Bernier (45) during the second period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 14, 2018 - 6:08 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Hartman's empty-net goal with 1:09 left wound up the game-winner as the Nashville Predators held off the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in their first-round Western Conference series. Hartman's goal gave the Predators a 5-3 lead until Alexander Kerfoot...
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Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Brian Elliott blocks a shot during the first period in Game 2 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 14, 2018 - 3:19 pm
By sticking with Philipp Grubauer in net for Game 2, the Washington Capitals are taking a page from the Philadelphia Flyers' most recent goaltending decision. Of course, it was an entirely different book after the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Brian Elliott in a 7-0 drubbing in the first game of their...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing Erik Haula (56) scores the game winning goal against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 14, 2018 - 4:08 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Vegas, continues to happen in Vegas. The NHL's Golden Knights are the toast of the town. Erik Haula's goal in double overtime gave Vegas a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. "Honestly, I think...
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Vegas Golden Knights left wing Erik Haula (56) scores the game winning goal against Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick during the second overtime of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 14, 2018 - 2:43 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Erik Haula's goal in double overtime gave the Vegas Golden Knights a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. With 4:37 left on the clock in the second overtime, Haula skated in on his own to beat goalie Jonathan...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere (53) celebrates his goal with Claude Giroux (28) during the first period in Game 2 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists, Brian Elliott stopped 34 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers cooled off the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 on Friday night to even the first-round series at a game apiece. Shane Gostisbehere, Travis Konecny, Andrew McDonald and Nolan Patrick also...
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FILE - In this June 20, 1999, file photo, Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock hoists the Stanley Cup after the Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in triple overtime in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Buffalo, N.Y. Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. Hitchcock will become a consultant for the team he led to its only Stanley Cup championship in 1999. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 13, 2018 - 3:39 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ken Hitchcock wasn't sure how long he would coach the Dallas Stars the second time around after 15 years away. Turned out to be one season. The coach who led Dallas to its only Stanley Cup championship retired Friday, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL...
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FILE - In this June 20, 1999, file photo, Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock hoists the Stanley Cup after the Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in triple overtime in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Buffalo, N.Y. Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. Hitchcock will become a consultant for the team he led to its only Stanley Cup championship in 1999. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 13, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Ken Hitchcock wasn't sure how long he would coach the Dallas Stars the second time around after 15 years away. Turned out to be one season. The coach who led Dallas to its only Stanley Cup championship retired Friday, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. The 823...
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