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Oh My God, The Islanders Started This Series Perfectly

The first 32 minutes of Islanders-Lightning Game 1 was the dictionary definition of a stalemate. But with one explosion from Isles leader Mat Barzal, New York took control. More than halfway through the second period, Bolts goalie Andrei Vasilevsky and Isles goalie Semyon Varlamov were keeping out anything and anyone, to the tune of 20 […]

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Mathew Barzal is congratulated by Anthony Beauvillier

The Saints—Sorry, The ISLANDERS Might Be A Tougher Task For The Lightning This Time Around

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Kyle Palmieri scores

Starting Now, This Won’t Be Good Enough For The Hurricanes

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the Lightning shake hands with the Hurricanes

The Bruins’ Other Guys Were Too Little Too Late

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Leo Komarov and David Pastrnak fight for the puck

Jonathan Marchessault Made The Avalanche Look Mortal Again

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A member of the Knights Guard collects hats

The Avalanche Power Play Is Completely Unfair

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The Colorado Avalanche celebrate

Sometimes The Puck Picks The Hero

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Casey Cizikas scores

A Hater’s Guide To Every Postseason, With Lauren Theisen And Albert Burneko

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Russell Westbrook contemplates the void, and The Distraction logo.

Can Anybody Handle The Almighty Avalanche?

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The Colorado Avalanche celebrate a goal by Nathan MacKinnon

This Isn’t Quite The Alex Ovechkin I Remember

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 17: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates during warm ups before the game against the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the First Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena on May 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Sues Yacht Captain After Nightmare Christmas Vomit Cruise

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Eugene Melnyk, cast here as Thurston Howell III in a remake of Gilligan's Island.

Start The Damn Playoffs Already!

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Montreal Canadiens celebrate a goal

Hockey’s Cold War Was The Summit Of Two Photographers’ Careers

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Shane Pinto’s First Career Goal Highlights Sens’ Beatdown Of Habs

Senators Week
Shane Pinto scores

Who Was Lady Byng, And What Was Her Deal?

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When Dominik Hasek Was A Senator, Everything Went Wrong

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TORONTO - OCTOBER 5: Goalie Dominik Hasek #39 of the Ottawa Senators readies for the play against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre October 5, 2005 in Toronto, Ontario.The Senators beat the Leafs 3-2 in the first ever official shootout in the history of the NHL.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Dominik Hasek

Tom Wilson Lightly Disciplined For Breaching Decorum, Much Like When The U.S. Senate Censured Francophobic Massachusetts Federalist Timothy Pickering

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Timothy Pickering and Tom Wilson

Sens Prolong Jets’ Woes With Thrilling, Tenacious 2-1 Win

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filip gustavsson celebrates with artem zub

How Could You Not Like The Drake?

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Drake Batherson #19 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Canadian Tire Centre on January 15, 2021 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

The Ottawa Senators Have Even Failed At Truly Sucking

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Mike Reilly #5 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the Edmonton Oilers at Canadian Tire Centre on April 7, 2021 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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