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Hockey Wilderness 4 hours ago
Wilderness Walk: MacKinnon 4, Wild 3

Wilderness Walk: MacKinnon 4, Wild 3

"Because he's Nathan MacKinnon and you're not, Sidney Crosby." -Jeremy Roenick Positives: Game Recaps MacKinnon, Avs shine against Wild, take 2-0 series lead | ProHockeyTalkDun. Avs' top line skates circles around Wild to grab 2-0 series lead - TwinCities.comDUN. Wild caught flat-footed in loss to Avalanche | Star TribuneDUUUUUUUUUUUUUU- Despite strong play from Charlie Coyle, Wild Fall to Colorado Avalnche-NNNNNNNNNNNNNNN. NHL Playoffs 2014, Wild vs. Avalanche final score: Colorado takes 2-0 series lead with 4-2 winDitto. Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche - Recap - April 19, 2014 -...
NHL 12 hours ago
Video: Wild vs Avalanche Recap Game 2

Watch: Wild vs Avalanche Recap Game 2

Recapping the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche Game 2 matchup with highlights and analysis.
St. Louis Game Time 6 hours ago
Sunday Links: Happy Holiday! Also, Happy Easter!

Sunday Links: Happy Holiday! Also, Happy Easter!

Don't let the fact that Brent Seabrook exists keep you from living a long, full life filled with lots of link-clicking! Given everything that went down yesterday (plus that whole "holiday" thing) I figured I'd just give you guys an Easter Link Hunt! (Note, I'm not good at hiding them. Sorry.) BLUES NEWS: The Blues blew a lead...and then rallied to unblow it, winning 4-3 in just one overtime. Happy recap: [SLGT] The Blackhawks played like shit...and then rallied to take the lead...and then unrallied to blow it. Not-so-happy recap: [The Committed Indian] Then this happened... [The Hockey...
NHL 18 hours ago
Video: Blackhawks vs. Blues Recap -- Game 2

Watch: Blackhawks vs. Blues Recap -- Game 2

Recapping the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues Game 2 matchup with highlights and analysis.
Defending Big D 33 mins ago
2014 NHL Playoffs: Brenden Dillon Ruled Out For Game 3 Versus Anaheim Ducks

2014 NHL Playoffs: Brenden Dillon Ruled Out For Game 3 Versus Anaheim Ducks

Brenden Dillon skated for the first time since leaving the St Louis game on April 11th, but he isn't ready to return for the Dallas Stars just yet. It's been over a week since Brenden Dillon skated. He left the playoff-clinching game versus the St Louis Blues on April 11th with a lower body injury. He returned to the ice this morning before the Dallas Stars practiced in Frisco, Texas. He could skate again tomorrow and definitely will not be ready to play for game three, which marks the arrival of playoff hockey in Dallas as the series comes to the Lone Star State. Brenden Dillon skated...

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Sunday practice update: Brenden Dillon skates before practice, but not expected to play in Game 3

FRISCO _ The Stars were back on the practice ice at the Dr Pepper StarCenter after a travel day Saturday. Injured defenseman Brenden Dillon (lower body) skated before practice, which was significant. This is the first time Stars coach Lindy …
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 5 hours ago

Wild Minute: Wild in deep trouble

After a 4-2 loss at Colorado, the wild returns to Minnesota down 2-0 in its playoff series
Denver Post 10 hours ago
Frei: Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

Frei: Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

With injuries helping force Avalanche coach Patrick Roy to shuffle his lines all season, Jamie McGinn has been a valuable winger on one of the top two lines when he was needed there, and on the third line on the rare occasions he wasn't.
Denver Post 11 hours ago
Avalanche coach Patrick Roy remembers former teammate Sandis Ozolinsh

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy remembers former teammate Sandis Ozolinsh

Roy often is at his funniest when he starts telling stories about his playing days. Saturday, he had the press room laughing as he talked about a former teammate with the Avs, defenseman Sandis Ozolinsh.

Avs playoffs 2014, postgame Game 2: Nathan MacKinnon, that is all

Anybody got Nathan MacKinnon on their playoff fantasy team? Wanna trade? No? Ok. Seven points in his first two playoff games for MacKinnon. That tied the NHL record, owned by Odie Cleghorn in 1918-19 and Barry Pederson with Boston in 1981-82. MacKinnon is the second-youngest player to record four points in a playoff game at […]
Denver Post 11 hours ago
Dater: Avs coach Patrick Roy believes risk worth it on pulling goalie

Dater: Avs coach Patrick Roy believes risk worth it on pulling goalie

"Take me out, Coach," Avalanche coach and Hall of Fame former goalie Patrick Roy used to think at the end of games with his teams down by a goal or more.

Minnesota Wild’s defense to blame in Game 2 loss

It may not be a series until each team plays at home. But it's not going to be much of a series anyway if the Wild don't start defending better. A Wild team that was so structurally sound, so good defensively for so much of this season has been so bad in the first two games of this series. Because of that, they trail the series 2-0 as they head back to St. Paul for Game 3. Saturday was the more eye-opening game because of the way Colorado's top line made the Wild look. Nathan MacKinnon, Paul Stastny and Gabriel Landeskog were a threat every time they were on the ice. They scored all four......
Denver Post 12 hours ago
Hochman: Semyon Varlamov rock solid in goal for Avs

Hochman: Semyon Varlamov rock solid in goal for Avs

Semyon Varlamov, Patrick's wall, smothered the screened shot, and on the Pepsi Center scoreboard, which is the size of Arvada, the camera zoomed in on Varly's steely blue eyes.
Denver Post 13 hours ago
Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

Jamie McGinn's versatility, playoff experience vital to Avalanche

With injuries helping force Avalanche coach Patrick Roy to shuffle his lines all season, Jamie McGinn has been a valuable winger on one of the top two lines when he was needed there, and on
St. Paul Pioneer Press 13 hours ago
Avs' top line skates circles around Wild to grab 2-0 series lead

Avs' top line skates circles around Wild to grab 2-0 series lead

DENVER -- The second time the teenager flew past Jared Spurgeon for a goal, Ilya Bryzgalov slammed his glove against the ice. His night was done.

Stars president Jim Lites thrilled to bring playoff hockey back to Dallas

Jim Nill, center, was introduced as the Dallas Stars new general manager by Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi, left, and President and CEO Jim Lites, right, on Monday, April 29, 2013, in Dallas at the American Airlines Center. (David Woo/The …
Chicago Tribune 15 hours ago

Blackhawks penalty killers fall agonizingly short

Special teams fail only once in 9 tries to stop power play cold as Blues tie score in final seconds of regulationST. LOUIS — After receiving flak early in the season — much of it deserved — the penalty kill unit came ever-so close to bailing out the Blackhawks in Game 2 against the Blues on Saturday.

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