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Burnside: Time to check the baggage

Both teams have disappointing playoff performances in their past, so Monday night is a chance at shaking the ghosts that haunt them.

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Hockey coming to Seattle?
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Nothing will ever replace the SuperSonics for Seattle, but how about an NHL team? A code interpretation request was filed Wednesday with the intention of building a multi-purpose arena in the City of Tukwila, according to ESPN's Craig Custance. 2017 target date

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Islanders-Caps Game 7 should be good
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The Caps host the first Game 7 of this year’s NHL playoffs. The teams are meeting in a Game 7 for the first time since their "Easter Epic" thriller April 18, 1987, when the Islanders won on Pat LaFontaine’s goal in quadruple overtime.

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Stamkos knows to expect injury speculation when he isn't producing, but refutes the notion. "That's not the case. I feel great."

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Jon Cooper on his Lightning team: "There's no put the tail between their legs. They dig their heels in and respond."

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Blackhawks lines: Saad-Toews-Hossa, Bickell-Richards-Kane, Sharp-Vermette-Teravainen, Desjardins-Kruger-Shaw