Plugging Holes - Detroit Red Wings
The Hole: Penalty-killing forward
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Alex Galchenyuk's turnaround shot in overtime somehow got past Andrew Hammond, giving the Canadiens a 3-2 win and a 2-0 series lead.
Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists, leading the Washington Capitals and fill-in goalie Philipp Grubauer past the New York Islanders 4-3 Friday night to even their first-round series.
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi practiced Friday and is expected to play in Game 2 of the playoff series with Pittsburgh on Saturday night.
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall did not ask one player for a review or recommendation at the year-end meetings on embattled coach Craig Berube.
Antoine Vermette said he is still pleased the Blackhawks acquired him at the trade deadline and is working to keep a positive attitude despite being a healthy scratch so far in the playoffs.
Toronto police are asking for help to recover a Stanley Cup ring that was stolen last month.
Defenseman John Klingberg, who had 40 points during his rookie season, signed a seven-year extension with the Dallas Stars.
The Senators say Mark Stone has suffered a microfracture of his right wrist, and his status is unknown for the rest of their first-round playoff series with Montreal.
Rookie Philipp Grubauer was the surprise starter in goal for the Caps, who rallied to beat the Islanders to tie their series.
Roman Josi is putting himself in the conversation as being among the game's top D-men.
It's a tale of two rookies, one with the catchy nickname, the other who broke into the NHL when he was still a teenager.
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Keeper of the Stanley Cup Mike Bolt tells some of his favorite stories from his travels, including one of a missile raid in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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On the surface, the Winnipeg Jets’ 4-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series bore all the markings of a classic mismatch.
The Rangers wasted no time attacking the goal as they made the Penguins pay for a sloppy first period in winning Game 1.
There was no celebration from the Wild, no panic from the Blues. These teams know not to put too much significance in one game.
Petr Mrazek silenced any critics with his 44-save performance that gave the Red Wings a 1-0 series lead over the Lightning.
What do the metrics say about the 2015 NHL playoffs? That the Cup is returning to the Windy City.
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ESPN NHL analyst Barry Melrose breaks down which team has the best chance to go home with the Stanley Cup.
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