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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


Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

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.