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Los Angeles Kings look to avoid elimination for sixth time in tonight’s Game 7

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Los Angeles Kings look to avoid elimination for sixth time in tonight’s Game 7

By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo) For the Los Angeles Kings, elimination games have become a part of their destiny. They’ve already faced five such contests during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and will do it again in tonight’s Game 7 against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center to determine which team will take on the Chicago […]

Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

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Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) With having played only the final seven minutes of Game 3 during the postseason due to injury, it was tough to tell if Philadelphia Flyers netminder Steve Mason would be up to the challenge in his first start of the series Friday night in Game 4. After all, this was a […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins mark ninth multi-goal comeback of NHL’s first-round

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Boston Bruins mark ninth multi-goal comeback of NHL’s first-round

KEEP ‘EM COMING: For the ninth time during the 31 games played in the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, a team facing a multi-game deficit came out the winner when the Boston Bruins defeated the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Throughout the entire 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, only eight multi-goal comeback […]

Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

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Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The Philadelphia Flyers played dump and chase in Game 1 at Madison Square Garden, but not the way it usually operates. Unable to penetrate the New York Rangers’ defensive vale to establish any kind of forecheck and gain possession, what ended up instead happening was Flyers skaters dumped the puck into the New York zone […]

Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

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Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) This isn’t the way that Steve Mason had imagined his first postseason with the Philadelphia Flyers. As his teammates readied themselves for Game 1 of their Metropolitan Division Semifinal against the New York Rangers, the goaltender was relegated to being an observer. “Very frustrating,” he said after skating Friday at Chelsea […]