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Not 10 minutes had ticked away in the opening salvo of the Winnipeg Jets–Minnesota Wild series before a tall pane of Plexiglas had been popped out of it stanchion.
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Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves for his 11th career playoff shutout, Shea Theodore scored in the first period and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the franchise's first playoff game.
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Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message in their playoff opener.
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The players spoke on Monday, and not a single one of them was willing to admit what had been clear since Day 1 of what has to be considered one of the most catastrophic seasons in the 109-year history of the Montreal Canadiens.
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For the last decade, the Vancouver Canucks did not navigate by compass or map or even the stars. They navigated by the Sedins. Now they will be forced to adjust as the twins leave a leadership void in the dressing room beginning next season.
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While this season might have been the most taxing of Max Pacioretty's captaincy with the Montreal Canadiens, he doesn't intend for it to end. When asked if he would agree to play without the "C" next season, the 29-year-old New Canaan, CT native told RDS's Chantal Maccabee, "No!"
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They call the corners and the front of the net the "dirty area." Maybe, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Especially in the post-season.
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Some NHL teams just have a rough season. Other squads, however, come in with high expectations and fall on their faces. Here, we take a look at four teams that had the potential and hype to do better but couldn't make the postseason cut. We look at what went wrong and what may be on the horizon for four of the biggest underachievers in the 2017-18 season.