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April 16, 2019 - 2:02 am
A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an ongoing impact on the reigning Stanley Cup champions' playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes.
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April 16, 2019 - 1:54 am
Mikael Granlund scored on a wrist shot from just inside the blue line with 8:19 left and the Nashville Predators, after blowing a two-goal lead, beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series.
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Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins controls the puck against Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders
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Colin Dunlap
April 15, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Because this could be the final time they are ---- fully, at least ---- the team that you have come to know.
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) handles the puck against New York Islanders center Brock Nelson (29) during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs
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Josh Rowntree
April 15, 2019 - 2:28 pm
There has been no celebrating for the Islanders… yet. New York leads the Penguins 3-0 in the best-of-seven series, but Islanders players on Monday were focused singularly on Tuesday night’s Game 4 at PPG Paints Arena. “Our job here is to prepare ourselves for tomorrow, for a big game,” defenseman...
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April 15, 2019 - 2:20 pm
It isn’t over yet, but it’s getting pretty close.
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New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs
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Bob Grove
April 14, 2019 - 7:15 pm
The urgency, the desperation, the determination, whatever you want to call it – has to come from the 20 players who pull on the uniform.
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) looks on against the New York Islanders during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG PAINTS Arena. New...
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Josh Rowntree
April 14, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Unable to generate offensive chances and having production from its star players disappear, Pittsburgh is now facing a 3-0 hole to the surprising New York Islanders following Sunday’s 4-1 Islanders victory at PPG Paint Arena. “At this point, we just have to take a step back, we’ve got to look at it...
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April 14, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Jordan Eberle scored for the third straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 25 shots and the Islanders rolled to a 4-1 victory over the stunned Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday to take a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal.
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Goal scorer Hilary Knight, left, and assist Kelly Pannek of the U.S. celebrate game opening goal during the IIHF Women's Ice Hockey World Championships semifinal match between the United States and Russia in Espoo, Finland on Saturday, April 13, 2019.
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April 14, 2019 - 11:09 am
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — The United States soared into the gold-medal game at the women's world hockey championship by routing Russia 8-0 Saturday behind two goals each by Hilary Knight and Kelly Pannek. The undefeated Americans will be going for their fifth straight title Sunday against Finland. The...
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Michell Picard, Dani Cameranesi, Hilary Knight and Alex Carpenter of USA celebrate after scoring their team's first goal during the IIHF Women's Ice Hockey World Championships quarterfinal match between USA and Japan in Espoo, Finland, Thursday, April 11,
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April 13, 2019 - 12:52 pm
The United States will play Russia in the semifinals on Saturday.
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