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Strang: Caps find new hero in Game 3 victory

Grinder Jay Beagle scored the game-winner as Braden Holtby registered a shutout, and the Capitals took a 2-1 series lead over the Rangers.

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Custance: Value of Green, others on the rise

It happens every spring. A team goes on a run in the Stanley Cup playoffs and you can almost see the price tags of its potential free agents increasing, like the gauge going up at the gas pump.

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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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Stanley Cup Playoffs Analysis

Patrick Kane: 'Turn good defense into offense' (1:00)

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Explaining my second-round playoff picks

Craig Custance makes a case for his Stanley Cup playoffs final four of the Capitals, Lightning, Blackhawks and Ducks.

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Rangers Video: Martin St. Louis, Kevin Hayes stopped by Braden Holtby on best scoring chances in 1-0 loss to Capitals

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Capitals Highlight: Jay Beagle scores lone goal, Braden Holtby 30 saves in 1-0 win over Rangers; take 2-1 series lead

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Barry Trotz happy it was Jay Beagle to score the game-winner: "I've got a special place in my heart for the … grinders, if you will." #WSH