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Blues beat Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to advance to 2nd round
ST. LOUIS (AP) Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series Saturday night to advance to the second round.
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Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6
BOSTON (AP) Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has extra motivation to beat Boston on Sunday and eliminate the Bruins in six games: It would mean some extra time to spend with his brand-new baby daughter.
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Avalanche moving on in playoffs for 1st time since 2008
DENVER (AP) The brief message on social media from Colorado defenseman Nikita Zadorov was rhetorical in nature: ''''How is your bracket ?''''
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Canes'' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion
WASHINGTON (AP) Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier.
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Long-suffering Duchene gives Blue Jackets playoff punch
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Matt Duchene is having a splendid time these days. It showed when he skated up to the glass to greet his wife, Ashley, and 3-month-old son Beau during warmups before the Columbus Blue Jackets won their third straight playoff game.
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Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs
Rod Brind''Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special.
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Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 Friday night to advance to the second round.
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Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman to retain coach Jeff Blashill
DETROIT (AP) The Latest on the Detroit Red Wings hiring Steve Yzerman as general manager (all times local):
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Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager
DETROIT (AP) Steve Yzerman is getting another chance to return the Detroit Red Wings to glory.