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Fourth line sets the table for Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- They play the fewest minutes of anyone on the ice, but what a hard-hitting fourth line does with those minutes can set the tone for an entire game.

"I definitely think if we're playing in their end and have the momentum, it ...

Blues work overtime again to defeat Blackhawks

ST. LOUIS -- Barret Jackman's shot squeezed through Chicago netminder Corey Crawford's legs and gave the Blues a 4-3 victory in overtime of Game 2, in the NHL Western Conference quarterfinals Saturday at Scottrade Center.

Jackman's goal came five...

Bruins' Lucic fined for spearing incident

BOSTON -- Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic said he has no plans to spear anyone else, which should come as a relief to the rest of the NHL.

Lucic got away with the cheap shot of Friday's Game1 when he stuck his stick between the legs of Red ...

Ducks have an edge with Perry and Getzlaf

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- If the Ducks are to make a legitimate run at a Stanley Cup, they'll need Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry to be heard from often and repeatedly in this postseason.

Getzlaf and Perry, the Ducks' twin terrors for whomever they play ...

Observations from the Flyers-Rangers series

Aiding Emery

The Flyers need to give goalie Ray Emery much more support than in the opener, when he was their best player and New York spent a huge majority of the game in the offensive end.

Special teams

New York dominated the special-teams ...