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Brad Marchand is at it again. The pesky Bruins winger has found a way to agitate Leo Komarov without getting a suspension or even a penalty. Marchand kissed Komarov on the cheek during Game 1. He did the same thing during a regular season game in November. ''That was weird'', said Nazem Kadri. ''That was very weird to me...it's certainly uncomfortable to watch.''
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The Kings are already dealing with an injury to Jake Muzzin, leaving them with what could be a depleted defense for Game 2.
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Brad Marchand, David Backes and David Krejci each scored a power-play goal, and Tuukka Rask stopped 26 shots to lead the Boston Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.
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The top seed in the Eastern Conference got early goals from four players — none of them named Nikita Kucherov or Steven Stamkos — before holding off the New Jersey Devils for a 5-2 victory Thursday night in Game 1 of the first-round series.
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For the majority of Game 1, Washington outplayed Columbus and had the lead numerous times but couldn't close it out. So is it time to panic for head coach Barry Trotz and the Capitals? Craig Button shares his thoughts, and explains why he thinks Tom Wilson deserves to be suspended for his hit on Alexander Wennberg.
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Filip Forsberg scored twice in the third period and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the first-round Western Conference series.
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Evander Kane scored two goals in his first career playoff game and Martin Jones made 25 saves as the San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Thursday night in their first-round series opener.
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The NHL is moving up its All-Star skills competition and game next season.