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  1. Sutter on road teams having a playoff edge: “That’s all B.S.”

    Apr 25, 2012, 8:15 PM EST

    Darryl Sutter

    Coming into tonight, Western Conference away squads are 14-7 in the 2012 playoffs.

  2. Kings would like to avoid stinking up the house at home this year

    Apr 15, 2012, 12:11 PM EST

    Dustin Brown, Drew Doughty

    The past two years at Staples Center haven’t been kind.

  3. Red Wings come back, beat Blues in shootout

    Apr 4, 2012, 11:23 PM EST

    Brian Elliott, Todd Bertuzzi

    Detroit ends Brian Elliott’s shutout streak in wild fashion.

  4. Flyers loss hurts them in the race for home ice in the first round

    Mar 31, 2012, 6:29 PM EST

    Scott Hartnell, Zbynek Michalek

    A shootout loss to Ottawa puts the Flyers three points back of Pittsburgh for fourth.

  5. Predators win big one in home ice chase against Red Wings

    Mar 30, 2012, 10:25 PM EST

    Gabriel Bourque, Jordin Tootoo, Paul Gaustad

    Predators open up a one-point lead in likely fourth vs. fifth seed matchup.

  6. Blue Jackets spotlight Red Wings’ road woes

    Mar 28, 2012, 10:47 PM EST

    Detroit Red Wings v Columbus Blue Jackets

    Detroit losing a big one for home ice in the first round.

  7. Video: Shea Weber shows that home ice has its perks

    Dec 16, 2011, 7:30 AM EST

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    Shea Weber

    If this shot came in basketball you’d have to call “bank” to make it count.

  8. Five Thoughts: Tuning up for a Game 7

    Jun 14, 2011, 10:16 AM EST

    Vancouver Canucks v Boston Bruins - Game Six

    It’s almost had to be this way with these two teams. The fact that both teams have played so well at home says something about both teams but it’s not exactly shining.

  9. Bruins not letting previous home ice success get to their heads before Game 6

    Jun 13, 2011, 11:52 AM EST

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    Andrew Ference

    If you think that the Bruins success at home against Vancouver so far in this series will spur them on tonight, think again.

  10. Five Thoughts: Apparently home ice is that important

    Jun 11, 2011, 10:43 AM EST

    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Among the five thoughts we’ve got today are how the importance of home ice has made itself more than evident in the Stanley Cup finals.

  11. Could home ice advantage tilt things in the Boston Bruins’ favor?

    Jun 6, 2011, 5:36 PM EST

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v Boston Bruins - Game Five

    The first two games of the 2011 Stanley Cup finals took place in Vancouver, resulting in narrow wins for the Canucks. Could the advantages of being at home help the Bruins swing the balance in Boston? Some numbers indicate they might have a chance.

  12. Despite Game 2 being in Vancouver, the Canucks are sleeping in a hotel tonight

    Jun 4, 2011, 1:21 AM EST

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    Stanley Cup Bruins Canucks Hockey

    So much for home cooking: the Canucks are choosing to stay at hotels instead of the comfort of their own home before big games in Vancouver.

  13. Five Thoughts: Home ice advantage myth, Flyers goaltending a recurring nightmare

    Apr 23, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

    Michael Leighton, Andrej Meszaros

    Home ice advantage is apparently a joke in the NHL playoffs this year. Speaking of jokes, hey the Flyers goaltending everyone. Those thoughts plus more on Tyler Ennis, David Legwand, and Jordin Tootoo.

  14. Video: Ask The Expert – Mike Milbury talks home ice advantage in playoffs, Devils/Isles future

    Apr 7, 2011, 7:02 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Sedin

    On this week’s “Ask The Expert” with Mike Milbury, Mike answers your questions on the importance of home ice in the playoffs as well as answering your questions about the future of the Devils and Islanders.

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