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Hockey Today: Who moves on?

Let's talk about who will advance to the Cup final, OT hero Matt Beleskey and Ken Hitchcock returning to St. Louis.

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Seattle arena investor: No hockey-first plan yet

The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant..

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Vollman: Why Lightning have edge in Game 7

Of the five teams in the NHL that are deepest in puck-moving defensemen, three of them are among the four conference finalists. Rob Vollman defines PMDs and explains why Tampa Bay gets the edge.

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McIndoe: 20 playoff controversies

The debate over Andrew Shaw's disallowed header is the most recent in a string of controversies -- some major, some overblown -- that have surfaced during the postseason.

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First period does Hawks in against Ducks

The Blackhawks' bad postseason habit of allowing goals in bunches bit them again Monday, when a three-goal deficit proved to be their undoing.

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The San Jose Sharks are expected to announce Peter DeBoer as their next head coach before the end of the week, a source said.

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Curious why NHL assistants w/head coaching experience aren't getting more looks: Payne, Granato, Dineen, John Stevens all strong options.

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Like the Pete DeBoer hire in San Jose. That's a situation where you want a coach with experience, who can make tough decisions.

Sharks to hire Peter DeBoer

San Jose will hire him as head coach before the end of the week, a source told ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. GM Doug Wilson declined to comment. DeBoer coached the Devils to the 2012 Stanley Cup finals, but was fired 36 games into the 2014-15 season after four years behind the bench.