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Panthers jump Sabres to win NHL draft lottery

The Florida Panthers bucked the odds by jumping up a spot to win the NHL draft lottery and earn the right to the top pick in June.

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More former players sue NHL regarding concussions

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.

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Wild expect to put Granlund back in lineup vs. Avs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund likely will return to action for the playoffs, after a hit to the head kept him out for the last six games of the regular season.

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Roy makes all right moves in 1st year leading Avs

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, Colorado Avalanche's head coach Patrick Roy yells on the bench as Marc-Andre Cliche (24), John Mitchell (7) and Maxime Talbot (25) look on during third period action against the Winnipeg Jets in  in Winnipeg. Roy's pushed all the right buttons in leading a team that finished last in the Western Conference a season ago back into the playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press,  John Woods)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Patrick Roy’s fiery personality was on full display in the opening game when the Colorado coach got into a heated exchange with Anaheim, banging his hands again and again on the glass partition until it tilted.

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Lightning’s Lindback to start Game 1 vs. Canadiens

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), from Sweden, deflects a shot in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, April 13, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper grudgingly gave up the news.

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