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Lightning’s Ben Bishop on spot after giving up 10 goals

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, foreground, and defenseman Andrej Sustr (62), of the Czech Republic, can't stop a goal by New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) during the third period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Nash had two goals and an assist as the Rangers defeated the Lightning 5-1. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

NEW YORK (AP) — Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4

New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider celebrates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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Babcock bids emotional farewell in Detroit

Toronto Maple Leafs' new head coach Mike Babcock laughs during an NHL hockey press conference in Toronto, Thursday, May 21, 2015.  Babcock spent the last 10 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, where he won the Stanley Cup in 2008. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Babcock stood at the front of the familiar dressing room at Joe Louis Arena, this time for something of a farewell address.

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Blackhawks recall defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from minors

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks recalled defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk from the minors Friday, and coach Joel Quenneville did not rule him out for the Western Conference finals against Anaheim.

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Battle in front of nets key to reaching Stanley Cup final

Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) denies Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell (29) on a shot during the third period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Chicago. The Ducks won 2-1. (Michael Goulding/The Orange County Register via AP)

CHICAGO (AP) — The NHL’s hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive.

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