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Rapid Reaction: Habs can't solve Bolts

The Habs outshot and outworked the Bolts, but Tampa still handed Montreal a gut-wrenching loss, scoring in the final second to take a 3-0 series lead.

10hCraig Custance

Custance: Will a KHL star have NHL success?

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic -- He’s non-traditional, as one NHL executive put it. Steve Moses doesn’t have the prototypical, size nor has he taken the prototypical path to the NHL.

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7hKatie Baker

Grantland: NHL Playoffs Report

Taking a look at were the Wild things are (hint: it's not pretty), and examining how the Flames roasted the Ducks with a comeback.

Eichel using world championships as measuring stick (2:38)
Faulk on Team USA's win over Russia (2:54)
Levy and Melrose: The science of playoff cheating (2:17)
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1dScott Burnside

Devils' hiring of GM Ray Shero is long overdue

Hiring GM Ray Shero is a few years too late as there's a reason the Devils missed the playoffs three straight seasons, and it starts at the top.

Levy and Melrose: Intensity in the playoffs (1:52)


Levy and Melrose: Stanley Cup playoffs are the best (2:21)



Canadiens Video: Barry Melrose says the inability to get the puck deep three times doomed Montreal late in Game 3


Capitals edge Rangers for 3-1 series lead

Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored both goals for Washington and Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots -- including a penalty shot -- to put New York on the brink of elimination.


Rangers Video: Derick Brassard scores 5th goal but Carl Hagelin unable to convert penalty shot in 2-1 loss to Capitals


Capitals Highlight: Andre Burakovsky scores twice, Braden Holtby stops penalty shot in 2-1 win over Rangers in Game 4


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Earlier this ssn, Burakovsky might've pouted when not playing. Barry Trotz told him he wasn't going back in lineup until he cracked a smile.

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Washington Capitals take a 3-1 series lead with 2-1 win over New York Rangers in Game 4. Chance to close out on Friday.

Burakovsky, Holtby lead Caps to victory

Andre Burakovsky scored both goals for the Capitals and Braden Holtby turned away 28 shots as Washington held off New York to grab a 3-1 lead in the series. Box score

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Lightning beat buzzer to win Game 3

Tyler Johnson scored the winning goal with 1.1 seconds remaining to give Tampa Bay a 2-1 victory over Montreal and a commanding 3-0 series lead.