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Kris Versteeg takes nothing for granted in return

ST. LOUIS -- Unlike many of the Chicago Blackhawks who helped capture the franchise's first Stanley Cup in 49 years in 2010, Kris Versteeg wasn't able to enjoy the full spoils heaped upon the victors.

There was plenty of celebrating on the ice ...

Flyers need to give Giroux more help

Observations heading into Game 4 at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, with the New York Rangers holding a two-games-to-one series lead over the Flyers.

Much has been made about Claude Giroux's struggles in the first three games of the playoffs, ...

Blues say Backes won't play until he's healthy

CHICAGO -- St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock played it coy during the morning skate when it came to the status of center David Backes for Game 4 of the playoffs against the Blackhawks.

"He wasn't available for the pregame skate," Hitchcock said...