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  1. Boston Bruins have the edge in all-time matchup with the Vancouver Canucks

    May 28, 2011, 2:11 PM EDT

    Darcy Hordichuk, Shawn Thornton

    The Bruins have won the vast majority of their games against the Canucks in the two team’s historical rivalry.

  2. Kerry Fraser reflects on 18th anniversary of missing Wayne Gretzky’s high-stick on Doug Gilmour

    May 27, 2011, 9:28 PM EDT

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    On the 18th anniversary of a missed high sticking penalty from Wayne Gretzky on Doug Gilmour, retired NHL official Kerry Fraser discusses that missed call.

  3. Comparing the 2010-11 Vancouver Canucks to the 1993-94 version

    May 26, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Did Kirk MacLean conjure the future spirit of Roberto Luongo in 1994? We study that question and many others by comparing the 1993-94 Canucks to the 2010-11 version.

  4. The Hockey News lists its top 10 all-time rookie playoff performances

    May 18, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT

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    Ville Leino, Tuukka Rask

    With all of the Tyler Seguin hype in mind, the Hockey News provided list of the 10 best rookie playoff performances of all-time.

  5. An in-depth look at Tyler Seguin’s special Game 2 performance

    May 18, 2011, 12:35 AM EDT

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    Tyler Seguin, Dwayne Roloson

    This post includes more perspective on Tyler Seguin’s special night, including his own feedback, highlights and where his game fits in playoff history.

  6. Video: Sean Bergenheim’s hot run makes him the latest unexpected playoff hero

    May 16, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT

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    Sean Bergenheim

    Sean Bergenheim’s goal scoring surge makes him the latest player to earn a star-making playoff run out of nowhere. This post looks at his run along with other memorably unexpected streaks and includes a great Versus video on that topic.

  7. Eastern Conference finals mark reunion for college teammates Martin St. Louis, Tim Thomas

    May 14, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT

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    Tim Thomas, Martin St. Louis

    15 years ago, Martin St. Louis and Tim Thomas helped the University of Vermont make its first Frozen Four. Now they are the biggest obstacles in each others’ paths to a Stanley Cup finals appearance.

  8. Comparing the 2010-11 Lightning to the Cup-winning 2004 model

    May 5, 2011, 10:19 PM EDT

    Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St. Louis

    It’s natural to compare this year’s Lightning to the team that won the Cup in 2004. We took that one step further by casting current players in the roles of that championship team.

  9. Backing up the buzz: This year’s first round really was special

    Apr 28, 2011, 2:40 PM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Marcus Kruger

    Do you have the sinking feeling that the 2011 first rounds really was one of the best in ages? The NHL released some stats that back up your instincts.

  10. Flyers are familiar with adversity, winning in Game 7; History isn’t on Sabres’ side

    Apr 26, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT

    Tyler Ennis, Claude Giroux

    The Flyers are familiar with adversity and have a positive record in Game 7 contests while the Sabres must overcome a history marked with few successes in these games. Read all about it in this post.

  11. The wisdom of the Philadelphia Flyers’ stubborn goalie philosophy

    Apr 25, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT

    Michael Leighton, Matt Carle

    It’s easy to criticize the Flyers’ front office for “ignoring” the goalie position, but decade after decade of success shows that they know what they’re doing.

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