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A looming cap crunch could force GM Peter Chiarelli to put some players on the block.
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The NHL's playoff format is like the league took all the dumb in Canada and all the dumb in the United States and mashed it together into one great pile of lunacy.
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No matter which team wins to face the Senators in the Eastern Conference finals, the Capitals and Penguins will emerge from Game 7 with a place in history that they will never shake.
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According to a report from Newsday, New York Islanders captain John Tavares underwent right hand surgery last month to fix an issue that lingered throughout the regular season. However, the star centre is expected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 season and the Islanders are looking to lock him up long-term this offseason.
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The New Jersey Devils confirmed Tuesday that Ilya Kovalchuk, whose rights are still owned by the team, intends on returning to the NHL.
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In returning to Madison Square Garden, where the New York Rangers have already handed them two decisive losses in this second-round series, the Ottawa Senators shook up their whole routine leading into Game 6.
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Andre Burakovsky scored twice, Nicklas Backstrom got his sixth of the playoffs and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Monday night to force a Game 7 in their taut Eastern Conference semifinal.
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The reason why Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was not removed from Game 6 after a head-first collision into the boards is simple: concussion spotters did not have the authority to do so.