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Reports: Rangers Players Pushed For Tortorella’s Dismissal

Rangers GM Glen Sather was vague when pressed for reasons why coach John Tortorella was fired. But multiple reports said the push to move on actually came from the players’ exit meetings.

05/30/2013

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L.A. Kings Keep Rolling Down A Bumpier Playoff Road

The Los Angeles Kings’ road toward a second straight Stanley Cup title has been longer, steeper and a whole lot bumpier than last season’s journey.

05/30/2013

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Pittsburgh Bar Banning Sales Of Sam Adams Beer During Bruins-Penguins Series

It’s going to be at least a little bit more difficult to find a frosty Sam Adams in Pittsburgh in the coming weeks.

05/30/2013

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Following Disappointing Season, Rangers Fire Coach John Tortorella

The Rangers have fired coach John Tortorella, four days after New York was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs.

05/29/2013

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Kings Advance To Western Conference Finals With 2-1 Game 7 Victory

Justin Williams scored two goals in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 on Tuesday night.

05/29/2013

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Bruins-Penguins Series To Begin Saturday In Pittsburgh; Boston To Host Game 3 On June 5

The Bruins and Penguins will kick off the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.

05/29/2013

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It’s Now Or Never For Red Wings

It began with a convincing victory for the Blackhawks. Then Jimmy Howard and the Red Wings controlled the action for three straight games, pushing the NHL’s top-seeded team to the brink of elimination.

05/29/2013

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Sharks Fall To Kings In Game 7 Of Western Conference Semis

Antti Niemi stopped 16 shots, and Dan Boyle scored early in the third period for the Sharks, who fell just short of their third trip to the conference finals in four years.

05/29/2013

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Kolbe’s NHL Playoff Recap 5-29-2013

Steve Kolbe is joined by Kevin Thomas & Andy Snakovsky to bring you the latest on the NHL Playoffs.

05/29/2013

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Kings Will Host Sharks For Game 7 Showdown After 2-1 Loss

Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.

05/28/2013

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Blackhawks Force Game 7 With 4-3 Win Over Red Wings

Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night.

05/28/2013

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Kolbe’s NHL Playoff Recap 5-28-13

Steve Kolbe is joined by Kevin Thomas & Andy Snakovsky to bring you the latest on the NHL Playoffs.

05/28/2013

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