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MacKinnon, Avs off to fast start

Nathan MacKinnon was in his bedroom -- well, Jean-Sebastien Giguere's basement, where the Colorado Avalanche teenager has been living all season -- when the Avalanche backup goaltender and 2003 Conn Smythe Trophy winner called MacKinnon upstairs ...

Ducks must deal with boisterous Stars fans

DALLAS -- The Anaheim Ducks established their franchise record for road victories this season (25), winning at hostile dens such as San Jose, Los Angeles, St. Louis (twice) and Chicago.

Monday night at Dallas is a different animal.

The Stars, ...

Bruins rough up Red Wings, win Game 2

BOSTON--The Boston Bruins struck back, leaving the Detroit Red Wings black and blue and all tied up.

The Wings were run aground in Game 2, undone by gaffes, undermined by tempers and bad defense and an inept power play. The Wings left TD Garden ...

Sour playoff taste familiar to Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- Losing Game 1 seemed like no big deal to the Chicago Blackhawks.

But now that they are down 2-0 to the Blues, it's starting to get real -- at least to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, who noticed the same disconcerted attitude among...

Flyers rally, even series with Rangers

NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia Flyers don't have to answer questions about failing to win in Madison Square Garden anymore.

Getting goals from two unlikely sources -- Jason Akeson and Luke Schenn -- the Flyers evened their opening-round playoff ...