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He is one of the NHL’s most respected players, widely considered the game's best defensive forward. But, if anything, that’s underselling Patrice Bergeron.
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Standing across from Tyler Bozak in the dressing room Sunday, you felt like you were at a dress rehearsal for his exit interview, which might come as soon as the end of business Friday with the way the Maple Leafs' series with the Bruins is going.
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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice, including one as part of a three-goal first period and another to chase Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne from the game, and the Colorado Avalanche held off the Predators 5-3 in Game 3 on Monday night to pull to 2-1 in the first-round series.
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Mike Babcock put his trust in Tomas Plekanec to shut down the Bruins' offensive threats and the decision appeared to pay off in their Game 3 win. Glenn Schiiler and Dave Poulin take a closer look at his game and the other adjustments Toronto made.
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Connor Hellebuyck, a third-year pro with no previous playoff experience, wasn't showing any negative signs about being pulled from the Jets' 6-2 post-season loss to the Minnesota Wild. And don't expect any panic desperation or frustration from Winnipeg when it resumes the best-of-seven, opening-round series Tuesday night.
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Steve Barton's spill came Sunday in the Blue Jackets' 5-4 OT win over the Capitals
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It's simply impossible for a team with a 2-0 series lead to match the desperation of a club trailing 2-0. The Winnipeg Jets learned that the hard way Sunday night with a Game 3 loss to Minnesota.
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Despite Philadelphia's best attempts—unending choruses of "Crosby Sucks!" chants and pictures of the Penguins captain in every urinal in the arena—Sidney Crosby's four-point night helped Pittsburgh earn the win.