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LeBrun: Boyle is a man on a mission

At 38, Rangers D-man Dan Boyle is finding his game while trying to go out in style by lifting the Stanley Cup one more time.

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W2W4: Rangers at Lightning, Game 4

All eyes will be on Henrik Lundqvist as the Rangers look to avoid falling into a 3-1 hole against the Lightning.

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McIndoe: Fowl play from the Ducks' anchor

Frederik Andersen has become an unlikely hero for the Ducks, and his performance so far against the Blackhawks will likely have him facing a desperate Hawks team in Game 4.

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538: Statheads were right about Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson's stunning playoffs shouldn't be surprise because according to at least one commonly used value metric, his regular season had already established him as arguably the best skater in the NHL.

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Dan Boyle is on a mission

At 38, the Rangers defenseman is finding his game and adjusting to fewer minutes while trying to go out in style by lifting the Stanley Cup one more time. Cup > money

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Slava Fetisov: Keep young Russians from NHL

The former Red Wings star wants more stringent laws that would prevent promising young Russian players from moving to the NHL before they turn 28. Fetisov told Russia's R-Sport news agency that the aim is to keep "our most talented guys, the ones who the people come to see."

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Tortorella: Lundqvist is the backbone

John Tortorella told SportsCenter that the Rangers need to slow the game down and added there's no chance Henrik Lundqvist should be pulled: "If you tried to pull him, I don't think he'd leave."


Mike Babcock bids farewell to Detroit

Roughly 48 hours of having to make the most important, and agonizing, decision of his career, we saw a much different side to the man who had spent a decade behind the Red Wings bench. An emotional goodbye

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Van Riemsdyk said today was his first day on the ice since March 28. Said he needs to listen to his body to determine whether he can play.