Stanley Cup playoffs

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Brayton Wilson
May 22, 2018 - 11:30 am
With their playoff hopes on the line, the Washington Capitals come through on home ice, forcing a Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday night in Tampa Bay. The Capitals out-performed the Lightning all night on Monday, out-shooting the Bolts 34-24 in the win. Washington also got two...
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May 19, 2018 - 1:12 pm
The Vegas Golden Knights are only one win away from the Stanley Cup Final after taking Game 4 of the Western Conference Final, 3-2 over the Winnipeg Jets. The Golden Knights now hold the 3-1 series lead after the win. Reilly Smith provided the game-winning goal with 6:58 left in the third period...
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Brayton Wilson
May 18, 2018 - 7:21 am
So much for home-ice advantage. The Eastern Conference Final has been anything but friendly for the home team in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Games 1 and 2 went to the visiting Washington Capitals after Alex Ovechkin and his teammates exorcised their demons in the Eastern Conference Semifinals against...
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Paul Hamilton
April 26, 2018 - 1:14 pm
(WGR 550) - Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs begins Thursday with two series getting underway. San Jose heads to Vegas after the Golden Knights swept Los Angeles and the Sharks beat Anaheim in four straight. Vegas are the fifth-seeded team in the NHL while the Sharks came in 11th. Vegas were 3-0...
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Jeremy White
April 18, 2018 - 5:49 pm
Lacking a true rooting interest in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, I’m here for the story. I’m here to root for the fans of these teams. Think back to when the Bills finally broke the drought and around the country… people were happy for Buffalo. You had fans of other teams wanting to join the Bills...
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Jeremy White
March 27, 2018 - 6:28 am
Well.... the Vegas Golden Knights clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday, and I made a bet. I lost the bet and had to eat a flip flop*. Check out the video proof that I ate a flip flop!
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Brayton Wilson
June 09, 2017 - 10:56 am
The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins won consecutive championships was back in the days of Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr in 1991 and 1992. This time, the Penguins will look to be the first team since the 1997 and 1998 Detroit Red Wings to win back-to-back championships. Pittsburgh got one step...
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