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Islanders win Game 1, take home ice back from Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. — Whenever the Islanders got behind, they fought their way out of trouble. When they finally got the lead, they didn’t give it back. John Tavares had a goal and two assists, including one that set up Kyle ...

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Leonard: The NHL can't mask this problem for the goalies

PITTSBURGH — Alain Vigneault has seen an injury like Henrik Lundqvist’s once before. The Rangers coach can’t place the last time he saw a hockey player’s stick poke a goalie in the eye through his mask, but Vigneault did remember ...

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Rangers don't think Henrik Lundqvist's eye injury is serious

PITTSBURGH – Alain Vigneault said Thursday that the Rangers’ doctors believe Henrik Lundqvist’s right eye injury is “nothing too serious,” but there is swelling around the eye, so he was set to see a specialist again in Pittsburgh Thursday. Vigneault, ...

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Breakding down the Islanders – Panthers first round matchup

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images John Tavares leads a strong attack from the Islanders. The co-owner of the Panthers flat-out stated that he preferred to face the Islanders in the first round of the playoffs. And many accused the Isles of tanking ...

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Rangers – Penguins: Eastern Conference playoffs matchups

The Penguins are the favorites, but it’s impossible to ignore that the Rangers have won seven of their last eight playoff games head-to-head in eliminating Pittsburgh the last two years. In 2014, they stormed back from a 3-1 deficit to ...

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King Henrik and Rangers ready for Penguins in playoffs

Keith Srakocic/AP Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers look to turn back Sidney Crosby (l.) and the heavily favored Penguins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Henrik Lundqvist was back at practice Tuesday feeling “pretty close to 100%” ...

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Leonard: Capitals will slay Sharks, win first Stanley Cup

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images This is the year when someone will be able to pry the Stanley Cup from the grip of Jonathan Toews and the Blackhawks (and the Kings, for that matter). This is the year. This is the spring ...

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Ed Snider, founder of Philadelphia Flyers, dead at 83

Matt Rourke/AP Flyers founder Ed Snider was diagnosed with cancer two years ago. Ed Snider, the Philadelphia Flyers’ founder and chairman, died Monday morning at the age of 83 from complications related to a battle with cancer, the team announced. ...

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Henrik Lundqvist pulls disappearing act at Rangers practice

Henrik Lundqvist suddenly left the ice at 12:06 p.m. early in the Rangers’ first postseason practice Monday for unknown reasons, returned to the ice at 12:20 to resume working with the team, then waved Alain Vigneault for a replacement and ...

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Rangers, Islanders playoff schedules released

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Rangers and Penguins will clash again this Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Rangers vs. Penguins Game 1: Wednesday, April 13 8 p.m., NY Rangers at Pittsburgh (USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports) Game 2: Saturday, April 16 3 p.m., NY ...

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