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Money moments of the conference finals

We have had some doozy moments in the conference finals. As both head toward the finality of Game 7s, we take a look back at our favorite plays.

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Seattle arena investor: No hockey-first plan yet

The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant..

Goaltenders the key in Game 7 (1:10)
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McIndoe: End of the Blackhawks?

Chicago is as close to a dynasty as any team in the salary cap era, but this year's run could be the end of the Blackhawks as we know them.


Stanley Cup finals schedule

The schedule for the Stanley Cup finals has been released. All that's left to complete it are some teams to contest for the big silver fella.

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The celebrity that is the Stanley Cup (1:49)
Breaking down the Blackhawks' Game 6 win (3:18)
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Pronman: 'Grade A' mock draft

Corey Pronman plays GM for every NHL team, sharing his optimal picks for the first round of the 2015 NHL draft.

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Oilers highlight an already impressive offseason of coaching hires

If the Edmonton Oilers did nothing else, it would already be one of their most impressive offseasons in franchise history. Watching new GM Peter Chiarelli and new coach Todd McLellan sit side by side and answer questions during their May 19 news conference to introduce McLellan, the coach drove home the notion that this was a new reality in Edmonton.

Who wins Game 7? (0:40)
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McIndoe: 20 playoff controversies

The debate over Andrew Shaw's disallowed header is the most recent in a string of controversies -- some major, some overblown -- that have surfaced during the postseason.

E:60 - Liam the Fist-Bump Kid (12:28)


John Tortorella: Game 7 about goalies

"It's the goalies. It has to be," Tortorella told SportsCenter. He said he wasn't making predictions. But ... Henrik Lundqvist? ... At home at Madison Square Garden? "Scary," said Torts.


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Dan Bylsma said the common thread of four finalists is they can defend: "The key to puck possession is being able to defend."

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Dan Bylsma on coaching Jack Eichel in Worlds: "He stacked right up there with his skill, size & ability to play the game."

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Boudreau on his d-men: "Confidence is always high. These are great players who've gotten us this far, and my confidence isn’t lost in them."

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Bruce Boudreau with the media right now: "I think we were too tentative last night. We were waiting for something to happen."

Sabres hire Dan Bylsma

The former Penguins coach has 479 games coached over six NHL seasons and immediately becomes the most experienced Sabres coach since Scotty Bowman was hired in 1979. Bylsma won the Stanley Cup in the 2008-09 season, his first of six seasons with Pittsburgh.

The Buffalo Sabres have hired former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma as their new head coach, the team announced.