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  1. Coyotes knew they’d be contenders — in February

    May 9, 2012, 2:03 PM EDT

    GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 27: Mikkel Boedker #89 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates with teammates Keith Yandle #3 and Shane Doan #19 after his goal against the Nashville Predators in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 27, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Stellar month gave the Coyotes belief they could play with anybody.

  2. Team Russia says “no” to Ilya Bryzgalov

    May 9, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    They’re sticking with Semyon Varlamov in goal instead.

  3. Columnist: In deep U.S. goalie class, Quick is No. 1

    May 9, 2012, 12:57 PM EDT

    Jonathan Quick

    USA Today’s Kevin Allen says Kings goalie is the cream of the crop.

  4. KHL President: Nashville punished Radulov for not signing a long-term deal

    May 9, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

    Alexander Radulov

    Oh, so it wasn’t for staying out late and playing terrible in Game 2. Who knew?

  5. No need to panic — Jay Beagle is fine

    May 9, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

    Jay Beagle

    Washington’s shutdown forward wasn’t on the ice for the morning skate.

  6. Claude Giroux is bummed out the Flyers’ season didn’t go longer

    May 9, 2012, 11:43 AM EDT

    Claude Giroux

    “I still think that we are a good team. It should have been a tighter series.”

  7. Here’s what they’re saying about Bryzgalov’s blunder

    May 9, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT

    Bryz Believe

    Shockingly, most of it isn’t good.

  8. Trotz laments Preds’ elimination: “This was a team that had all the depth”

    May 9, 2012, 11:04 AM EDT

    Barry Trotz

    Nashville head coach speaks about what could’ve been.

  9. Watch Russian President Vladimir Putin play hockey after winning election

    May 9, 2012, 11:02 AM EDT

    Vladimir Putin

    When you’re the President of Russia you get to do these sorts of things.

  10. Brooks Laich: “You can play against skill. You can defend against skill.”

    May 9, 2012, 10:21 AM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    He’s apparently quite happy being part of a grind-it-out team these days.

  11. The Devils won’t be sweating either the Caps or Rangers

    May 9, 2012, 9:18 AM EDT

    Bryce Salvador, Martin Brodeur

    Their regular season record against both was pretty good.

  12. Kimmo Timonen really thought this was the Flyers’ year

    May 9, 2012, 8:51 AM EDT

    Claude Giroux, Kimmo Timonen

    “After the Pittsburgh series I really thought this was our chance.”

  13. PHT Morning Skate: Ilya Kovalchuk is getting good at silencing critics

    May 9, 2012, 8:45 AM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Five

    Remember when he was the superstar teams couldn’t count on? That and more in the Morning Skate.

  14. Laviolette on Bryzgalov gaffe: “That goal was tough. It stung. It hurt.”

    May 8, 2012, 11:59 PM EDT

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    For some, it will sting and hurt for months. Maybe more.

  15. Devils might hope that Rangers-Capitals goes seven games

    May 8, 2012, 11:41 PM EDT

    downvolchenkovgetty

    In other words, New Jersey might prefer “rest over rust.”

  16. Jaromir Jagr: “I want to cry right now”

    May 8, 2012, 11:23 PM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Five

    A tough end for what the future Hall of Famer calls “the most enjoyable year” he’s had.

  17. Brodeur: “Our big weapon is the coaching staff”

    May 8, 2012, 11:11 PM EDT

    Peter DeBoer

    Was that the real difference in this series?

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