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A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries:

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Maple Leafs introduce Shanahan as team president

TORONTO (AP) — Brendan Shanahan is officially on the job in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ front office.

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Daniel Sedin injured in Canucks’ win over Flames

Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, is taken off the ice on a stretcher after being checked into the boards by Calgary Flames' Paul Byron during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver,  British Columbia, on Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A miserable season for the Vancouver Canucks ended with a scary incident.

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Canucks’ Daniel Sedin injured by hit from behind

Vancouver Canucks' Daniel Sedin, of Sweden, is taken off the ice on a stretcher after being checked into the boards by Calgary Flames' Paul Byron during second period NHL hockey action in Vancouver,  British Columbia, on Sunday April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin was taken off the ice on a stretcher and hospitalized after being hit from behind by Calgary’s Paul Byron on Sunday night.

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Newly eliminated Knicks stop Bulls’ streak at 7

New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler, left, tries to block a shot by Chicago Bulls' Mike Dunleavy during the first half of the NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — In nearly 800 NBA regular-games, Carmelo Anthony had never played in one like this.

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