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    Can Flyers keep relying on Emery?

    The Rangers were exposing a Ray Emery weakness through the first four periods of their first round series with New York and things looked bleak. To his credit, the veteran backup found a way to adjust. Can he continue it until the cavalry – Steve Mason – returns?

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    Top 10 clutch performers in the playoffs

    With the regular season over, the real season has begun, the time of the hockey year when the men separate themselves from the boys. Here are guys you want to have the puck on their stick when the game is on the line.

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    Nathan MacKinnon is an Unholy Terror

    The Calder Trophy favorite wrecked Minnesota's defense with an incredible goal to get Colorado on the board as the Avs looked to put distance between themselves and the Wild.

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    Johansen helps Columbus win first playoff game ever

    Matt Calvert got the winner in double overtime, but Columbus has an emerging superstar in Ryan Johansen, who is starting to fulfill his destination as a lottery pick.

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    Late in the third period of Game 2, Chicago's Brent Seabrook hit David Backes square in the head, leaving the Blue on the ice. St. Louis scored on the power play to send the game into OT and then won it. After blowing the game for his team, will Seabrook now get suspended for Game 3?

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    Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for cheap, unpenalized groin slash on Danny DeKeyser

    Milan Lucic was given a slap on the wrist for his slash to Danny DeKeyser's groin, and though that seems light, it wasn't the worst ruling on the play. The referees should have called a penalty on the play, since that's what would have hurt Lucic and the Bruins most.

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    Getting Jarome Iginla a Stanley Cup would be “a great honor”

    The Boston Bruins are proven champions and the best bet to come out of the Eastern Conference this spring. They even have added motivation: winning a Stanley Cup for Jarome Iginla before Father Time catches up with him.

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    Proof that referees prone to making even-up calls in the playoffs

    We think we see it all the time, and now there is proof. Do referees make even-up calls during the playoffs? A new study says yes, even if they do it subconsciously.



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