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Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

Members of the San Jose Sharks, left, celebrate a game-winning goal by center Patrick Marleau as Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli, right, looks on during the overtime period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Sharks won 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Patrick Marleau’s fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for postseason heroics to one simple trait.

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Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, right, gets the puck past Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery, left, for a goal during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star.

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Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton reacts after scoring during the first period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance.

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LA Kings recall Cup winner Colin Fraser from AHL

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward Colin Fraser from their AHL affiliate in Manchester.

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Blues hope history won’t repeat against Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Ben Smith (28) takes a backhanded shot on goal past St. Louis Blues defenseman Jordan Leopold during the second period in Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series game Monday, April 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Blues don’t want their recent playoff history repeating itself.

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