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Strang: Nash not escaping the heat

The Rangers' leading scorer has one goal in the playoffs, but he's not running and hiding in the wake of his team's offensive woes.

3hCraig 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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50mKatie 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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20hScott 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)



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Red Sox' David Ortiz's advice for the Wild being down 3-0: "In hockey, you have to play every single period like like it's your last."

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Red Sox' David Ortiz on Patriots' situation: "It bugs me. What does it have to do with winning the Super Bowl?”