NHL

Ducks juggle lines ahead of Game 7

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Dhiren Mahiban) — Fleischmann draws in for Etem.
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After prepping for three years, Franson excited to test free agency

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Dhiren Mahiban) — For the first time in his career the 27-year-old is about to hit the open market.
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Report: Devils wont sign Anthony Brodeur

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Dhiren Mahiban) — He'll be eligible to re-enter next month's NHL Draft.
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Sabres’ Kane (shoulder) ‘ahead of schedule’ with recovery

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Dhiren Mahiban) — He had surgery prior to his trade from Winnipeg in February.
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Swagger wins: How the Tampa Bay Lightning grew into champions

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — NEW YORK – After the Tampa Bay Lightning couldn’t clinch the Eastern Conference Championship at home in Game 6, palpable doubt from outsiders was the ambient noise in Steven Stamkos’s life “That might have been a little motivating, watching all the different networks talk about how the Rangers are this unbeatable force in Game 7. And give them credit, they’re a good team. But we believed in...
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Report: Phil Housley the lead candidate for Devils’ coaching vacancy

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Dhiren Mahiban) — He is currently an assistant coach in Nashville.
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Tampa Bay celebrates as many former Lightning, turned Rangers look on

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — Food for thought: If the actual Prince of Wales came out and presented the Prince of Wales trophy to the Eastern Conference champion, would the captain of the team feel more obligated to lay a hand on it? It’s definitely something the NHL should consider as Steven Stamkos followed superstition and did not touch the trophy. Even more boring was his interview with Pierre Maguire. Drink...
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Video: ‘We’re right there,’ says Lundqvist

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Cam Tucker) — Hard to blame the goalie in this one.
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Ben Bishop over King in Game 7, as Lightning feed off goalie’s effort

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Greg Wyshynski) — NEW YORK – Going by the numbers, sticking to the trends and acknowledging the history, Ben Bishop was not expected to be the goaltender raising his arms in the air in victory at the end of Game 7, having pitched a shutout and propelled his team to the Stanley Cup Final.  Not the guy who gave up five goals on three separate occasions in the series. Not the guy that wasn’t named Henrik...
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Rangers lament limited chances in Game 7 loss to Lightning

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Sean Leahy) — NEW YORK — Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final went as you’d expect. It was a tightly-played contest that was scoreless through two periods and once the Tampa Bay Lightning grabbed the lead 1:54 into the third period thanks to Alex Killorn, the frustration levels of the New York Rangers increased. In Game 7, as they were so successful at all season, the Lightning won battles in the neutral...
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NHL Three Stars: Bishop blanks Blueshirts 2-0 for SCF berth

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Jen Neale) — No. 1 Star: Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay Lightning In the his last game versus New York, Bishop was pulled after giving up 5 goals against - at home. There was some scepticism as to how he'd do in Game 7 at MSG, even though if he shut-out the Rangers on the road in Game 5. Bishop went and did it again. He stopped all 22 shots on goal and helped to lead the Lighting to the Stanley Cup Final. No. 2...
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Lightning ‘answer the challenge’ in Game 7 to reach Stanley Cup Final

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Cam Tucker) — "I don't know if we're so young and dumb and don't know any better..."
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Tyler Johnson primed for slumber party in mega-sized Lightning t-shirt (Photo)

Yahoo.com: Puck Daddy (Josh Cooper) — Here is the dream scenario after looking at the above Tyler Johnson photo.  The Lightning plays the Ducks for the Stanley Cup. Tampa wins the Cup in Anaheim and stays an extra day. Johnson goes to Disneyland and an oversized Cup Champions shirt. Maybe takes a photo with Mickey Mouse. I know players love to rock the cool Conference Champion items, but didn’t someone on Tampa think it was a...
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Vigneault: McDonagh was playing with a broken foot

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Cam Tucker) — Might explain what occurred in the first period.
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Bolts strike Stanley Cup Final berth thanks to Game 7 win over Rangers

NBCSports.com: ProHockeyTalk (Cam Tucker) — Tampa Bay awaits the winner of the Blackhawks-Ducks series.
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