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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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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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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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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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It's deadline day for Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters. The 51-year-old will decide Friday whether to opt-out of the final year of his contract with the Hurricanes, or stay with the team and earn $1.6 million for next season.
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Steve Barton's spill came Sunday in the Blue Jackets' 5-4 OT win over the Capitals