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Niemi to start in goal for Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Antti Niemi will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks in the opener of their first-round playoff series against Los Angeles.

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Canadiens hope to build on win against Lightning

Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price (31) stops Tampa Bay Lightning center Nate Thompson (44) on a breakaway in overtime of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Canadiens won the game 5-4. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Carey Price concedes that failing to protect a pair of third-period leads is not a formula for success in the NHL playoffs.

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Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

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)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points.

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Oshie ruled out for Blues playoff opener

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have ruled out forward T.J. Oshie for their playoff opener against the Chicago Blackhawks, but Vladimir Tarasenko is set to return after missing 15 games with a broken thumb.

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Mitchell, Sarich out for Avs vs. Wild

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without forward John Mitchell and defenseman Cory Sarich in Game 1 of their playoff series against Minnesota on Thursday night.

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