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Winnipeg's Emotional night spoiled by Ducks

The Ducks deflated the Winnipeg crowd -- which hadn't seen a playoff game in 19 years -- with an overtime win that puts the Jets on the cusp of elimination.

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13hJoe McDonald

Bettman pleased with Vegas ticket-drive progress

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's update on the Las Vegas expansion ticket drive included a report of strong commitment and a plan to discuss further action at the league's board meeting in June.

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22hCraig Custance

Custance: Three moves Oilers should make

After securing the No. 1 pick (and likely, Connor McDavid) in the draft, the Oilers still have plenty of work to do, Craig Custance writes.

NHL Highlights

Breaking down Wild's Game 3 win (0:47)

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15hScott Powers

By the numbers: Hawks-Preds series

Here’s a look at some notable statistics through three games in the Chicago Blackhawks-Nashville Predators’ first-round series:1. Neither team is dominating in possession when the game is within a goal during the first two periods or tied in the third period (which is otherwise known as Corsi close).

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23hSean McIndoe

Assessing lottery weekend

We now know who's in line to draft Connor McDavid, and not everyone is pleased about the results. Oh, there were some playoff games, too.

Stanley Cup Analysis

Darling stops the Predators (1:10)


Stanley Cup Highlights

Blackhawks take Game 3 (1:32)

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Megagraphic: Stanley Cup, by the numbers

So, you thought you knew the Stanley Cup, did you? Well, our crack research department dug up some fun factoids and spiffy stats that might surprise you about the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup.


Levy and Melrose: Stanley Cup playoffs are the best (2:21)