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How the Capitals can beat the Penguins this time

Our writers imagine several scenarios in which Washington solves its Pittsburgh problem, and Ovechkin and the Capitals finally get past their perpetual playoff nemesis.

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The Blue Jackets’ offseason game plan

Another season filled with dominant stretches ended in an early playoff exit. Here’s how the Blue Jackets take the next step.

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X Factors for Bruins-Maple Leafs and Capitals-Blue Jackets

The pressure will be on Tukka Rask and the other goalies in Monday’s Game 6s. Nazem Kadri and Columbus’ special teams could also have a big impact on how their teams fare.

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The Flyers’ offseason game plan

We know they’ll address the goaltending (yet again), but what other moves should the club make to get better this summer?

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Bergeron back on ice but Bruins drop Game 5

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron was back on the ice for Game 5 of Boston’s first-round playoff series against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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NHL Department of Player Safety must stay consistent

Just as refs shouldn’t swallow their whistles entirely, a suspendable offense should remain so throughout the playoffs. Plus, Jersey Fouls and more.

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How dangerous are the Sharks?

After quickly disposing of the Ducks, San Jose moves on to Vegas. What are the Sharks’ chances of making another run to the Stanley Cup Final?