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Lightning face Rangers with trip to Cup finals on the line
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GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- It's one game for a trip to the Stanley Cup finals and the chance to play for hockey's biggest prize....

Buffalo Sabres hire ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A week after losing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres went with another experienced Stanley Cup winner by hiring Dan Bylsma to become their next coach....

Ducks lose 5-2 to Blackhawks, head home for Game 7
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said he saw something in his team in the second period for the first time in the playoffs....

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals
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CHICAGO (AP) -- It is really hard to wear out Duncan Keith. He just keeps going and going and going....

Lightning routed 7-3 by Rangers in Game 6
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Lightning goalie Ben Bishop admitted that he really doesn't want to watch the tape of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals....

Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist had lots of help in another season-saving performance for the New York Rangers....

Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- After careful deliberation, the St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season....

Toews gets 2 to force OT, but Hawks drop Game 5 to Ducks 5-4
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- When Jonathan Toews scored twice in the final seconds to force overtime in Game 5, the Western Conference finals appeared to be bending under the weight of the Chicago Blackhawks' famed playoff tenacity....

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago....

Rangers once again facing elimination, been there, done that
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Rangers will need another comeback to keep their Stanley Cup drive alive....

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