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Ben Bishop “Day-to-Day”, Thought He Broke His Leg

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Bishop Thought Things Were Way Worse In Game 1’s 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop went down when his foot jammed into the goal post. It was a freak injury that resulted in him being carted off the ice on a stretcher. It was an also a moment where the goaltender was convinced he’d ...

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Why You Should Root For the Sharks

Apr 14, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44), right wing Joel Ward (42), center Tomas Hertl (48), and  right wing Joonas Donskoi (27) celebrate a goal in the second period of the game one of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Sharks Should Be Earning Your Support We’re down to the Final Four of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. That means there’s a pretty dang good chance that the team you root for has either been long-eliminated or honing their golf game since the start of the playoffs. So now that we’re down to the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay ...

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Jimmy Fallon: Tonight Show Superlatives

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Fallon Mocks NHL Players in Annual Tradition There are many traditions in the NHL. Playoff beards, handshakes, and overtimes make up most of each postseason. Some are new, like Jimmy Fallon mocking players’ faces on The Tonight Show. That’s right, it’s time for another edition of Tonight Show Superlatives, in which Fallon hands out high-school yearbook awards to NHL players ...

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Is This The Year of The Blues?

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Blues Advance to WCF To say that these Stanley Cup Playoffs have been cathartic for the St. Louis Blues would be something of an understatement. Still, as they advance to their first Western Conference Final since 2001, they certainly cannot rest as if they are playing on house money. There are even bigger humps to get over that pre-date that ...

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Vancouver Canucks: Top 5 Draft Targets

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Canucks Begin Rebuild With 5th Pick The 2014-15 season was the unofficial beginning of the rebuild effort in Vancouver and it showed by the product put on the ice in 2015-16. The Canucks finished second from the bottom in the top-heavy Pacific Division, posting a 31-38-13 record that put them only ahead of the Edmonton Oilers in the standings. They ...

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Penguins Topple Caps in OT to Win Series

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Penguins Deal Caps Yet Another Disappointing Playoff Exit Another year of regular season results, another playoff with an early exit. Such is the way of life for the Washington Capitals. Despite overcominh a 3-0 hole to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6, the Caps couldn’t hold on for the win, losing in overtime and ultimately dropping the series 4-2. The ...

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Okposo, Nielsen Face Uncertainty with Islanders

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Forwards Future with Islanders Uncertain General Manager Garth Snow knows that his New York Islanders could look quite different heading into the 2016-17 season after returning the same group that made the playoffs in 2015 after missing out the previous year. Then again, there was some good news when it was announced earlier today that top-pairing defenseman Travis Hamonic had ...

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Travis Hamonic to Stay in New York; Rescinds Trade Request

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Travis Hamonic #3 of the New York Islanders takes a break during the game against the New Jersey Devils in a preseason game at the Barclays Center on September 21, 2013 in Brooklyn borough of New York City.The game is the first professional hockey match to be held in the arena that is slated to be the new home for the Islanders at the start of the 2015-2016 season.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hamonic to Stay an Islander Travis Hamonic has been saying it since Sunday’s Game Five elimination at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning and repeated it again during locker clean out day to the MSG Network. He loves being an Islander. Not only that, but he loves New York, and he loves the organization (pronounced “organ-eye-zation”). Newsday’s Arthur Staple ...

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Predators, Stars Force Game 7

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Clutch Performances Lead to Decisive Games It could have been a night of handshakes, but instead we will see one more game. Well, two more. Game Seven awaits both the Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars after the teams pulled out narrow victories in their Game Six match ups on Monday night. For the Stars, who took on the Blues in ...

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Lightning In Dangerous Groove

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Lightning Thriving Without Stamkos There were many who had their doubts about the Tampa Bay Lightning. After all, it’s reasonable to do just that when a team loses a star the caliber of Steven Stamkos. So after the star center went out with a blood clot, many wondered just how far the Lightning could go in the playoffs. Well 10 ...

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