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Burnside: Game changer

If Patrick Maroon hadn't salvaged his career, he might never have made a world of difference to young cancer patient Niko Greco.

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Pronman: Top 100 prospects for 2015 draft

Sure, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel are the top two NHL draft prospects. But who goes thereafter? Corey Pronman ranks the top 100, including notes from scouts and executives.

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W2W4: Ducks at Flames, Game 3

So far, the Flames have been outmatched. Will returning to Calgary for Game 3 help them find some offensive momentum against the Ducks?

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Blackhawks' stars again proving their worth

Once again, the best players -- Kane, Toews, Keith, Hossa, Sharp -- are leading the way in what's been a successful playoff run for the Blackhawks.

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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.

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Getz "We came here to steal a game. We need to get better - we had a lot of uncharacteristic mistakes tonight. We couldn't end it in OT."

Final: Flames 4, Ducks 3 (OT)

After the Flames tied the game with less than 20 seconds in regulation, Mikael Backlund scored his first postseason goal 4:24 into the extra period to push the Flames past the Ducks in Game 3. Anaheim leads the series 2-1. Box score

Flames tie it up late in third

With just 19.5 seconds left, the Flames evened things up to make up for what appeared to be a game-tying goal earlier in the third that was waved off. Ducks lead the series 2-0. Follow live


Controversial no-goal call

It looked like Flames center Sam Bennett converted from close, but the referees couldn't find conclusive evidence and ruled that it wan't a goal (as it was originally called). The Ducks have a 3-2 lead in the game and a 2-0 edge in the series. Follow live

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Blackhawks didn't allow a 5-on-5 goal in the last two games. They did that just one other time this season -- Oct. 25 & 28, 2014.

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Wild coach Mike Yeo said it would take two things to come back against the Blackhawks: "Character and belief."

Anaheim has lead after two

The Ducks have scored three goals on just 16 shots tonight and held the Flames to four shots in the second period (allowing a goal). Anaheim has a 3-2 lead. Follow live


Highlight: Blackhawks blank Wild

Corey Crawford had 30 saves, and that plus a Patrick Kane goal gave Chicago the win and 3-0 series lead.


Beleskey scores, Ducks take lead

Matt Beleskey scored, as he did in Games 1 and 2, to give the Ducks a 3-2 edge. Anaheim is looking to take a 3-0 series lead over Calgary. Follow live

Flames even it up at two

Joe Colborne went on a breakaway and made a nice move to beat Frederik Andersen and score a short-handed goal. It's Colborne's first career playoff goal. Follow live

Final: Blackhawks 1, Wild 0

Patrick Kane had the lone goal of the night as Corey Crawford kept Minnesota off the scoreboard. The Game 3 win gives the Blackhawks a 3-0 lead in the series, and they will go for the sweep on Thursday. Box score