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Colorado to Western Conference Finals at last, faces Oilers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colorado forward Gabriel Landeskog finally gets a chance to play in the Western Conference Finals. The Avalanche have advanced to the Stanley Cup semifinal for the first time since the 2001-02 season. Colorado beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Friday to win the best-of-seven series 4-2. “We’ve been through some …

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Brendan Shanahan trade pays off for Wings; Kirk Maltby makes SI cover

In the spring of 1997 — a quarter-century ago — the Detroit Red Wings embarked on their quest to end a 42-year Stanley Cup drought. The Free Press has commemorated that historic quest with a new book: “Stanleytown: The Inside Story of How the Stanley Cup Returned to the Motor City After 41 Frustrating Seasons.” …

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Can Hurricanes solve road woes in Game 6 vs. Rangers?

The Wraparound is your daily look at the 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. We’ll break down the NHL playoff games today with the all-important television information. • The Avalanche have punched their ticket to the Western Conference Final after beating the Blues thanks to Darren Helm‘s late goal. Colorado will now play the Oilers. • On Saturday, …

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Ex-Detroit Red Wings’ Darren Helm propels Colorado Avalanche into conference finals

Darren Helm began his NHL career helping the Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup — and now he’s doing the same for their old arch rival.  Helm secured the Colorado Avalanche a spot in the Western Conference Final when he scored with 5.6 seconds remaining in regulation Friday in Game 6 against the St. Louis …

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Darren Helm sends Avalanche to Western Conference Final with buzzer beater

The Colorado Avalanche are moving on. Thanks to their 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night they were finally able to break through the Second Round ceiling this core has been stuck under the past four years and advance to the Western Conference Finals. This is Colorado’s first trip to the Western …

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Brad Marchand undergoes surgery on both hips, Bruins announce

Bruins provide injury update, recovery timeline on Brad Marchand originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston In an offseason already filled with uncertainty for the Boston Bruins, the team announced Friday that one of its most important players had undergone surgery on both of his hips. Brad Marchand had a successful hip arthroscopy and labral repair on both …

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How Eric Lindros went from Michigan youth phenom to Red Wings rival

In the spring of 1997 — a quarter-century ago — the Detroit Red Wings embarked on their quest to end a 42-year Stanley Cup drought. The Free Press has commemorated that historic quest with a new book: “Stanleytown: The Inside Story of How the Stanley Cup Returned to the Motor City After 41 Frustrating Seasons.” …

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