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Hochman: Where was that heart in Game 4? Blues ascend with epic comebacks in Game 5 classic win | Benjamin Hochman

DENVER – Inside a quiet elevator in a silenced arena, the doors opened to reveal the biggest Blues fan there is. Tom Stillman, hockey-loving chairman of the Blues, stepped into a Ball Arena elevator to go down to ice level, where it had just happened. It, of course, being the impossible. “That was hard on …

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Revisiting: The Time Ticking on Tom Fitzgerald, GM of the New Jersey Devils

We’re lost, but we’re making good time! While I was listening to someone rattle off some of their favorite Yogisms – the sayings of Hall of Fame baseball catcher Yogi Berra – this one caught my ear. I was interested enough that I looked up the quote, and found it was an old saying from …

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Who are the coaching options? What will they do in a free agency? What to watch for this Chicago Blackhawks offseason. – Chicago Tribune

The 2021-22 Chicago Blackhawks season probably has faded from fans’ memories already – because who really wants to remember anything that transpired on or off the ice during that turbulent time? The team would rather have fans look forward as it begins to reinvent the franchise, including introducing potential season ticket holders to its hockey …

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NHL playoff results daily: Maple Leafs, Hurricanes, Kings, Blues all take series leads

Game 5: Hurricanes 5, Bruins 1 | Carolina leads 3-2 Who was the guy? Sebastian Aho had a strong game, netting two helpers at five-on-five and tilting the ice in his team’s favor. Carolina generated about 61.5 percent of the shot attempts and earned an 82.3 percent expected goals rate with him on the ice. …

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State of play: Florida has two shots at the Stanley Cup this year

The night before the Lightning brought the Stanley Cup to the White House last week, Tampa Bay’s Ondrej Palat flicked a wrister into the chest of Florida goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, halting play. Palat skated to the bench, emotionless about the shot and save. Blood spattered behind him. Panthers agitator Ryan Lomberg punched Erik Cernak in …

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