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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

Joey Hishon #38 of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck in his NHL debut against Jared Spurgeon #46 of the Minnesota Wild during the first period in Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 24, 2014 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. The Wild defeated the Avalanche 2-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Avs Try To Regroup After Wild Tie Series At 2

Patrick Roy has shown all sorts of patience with his youthful squad this season.

04/25/2014

Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche scores a goal against Jonas Brodin #25 and goalie Ilya Bryzgalov #30 of the Minnesota Wild in the first period in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Pepsi Center on April 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Stastny Leads Avs To 5-4 OT Win Over Wild

Paul Stastny scored 7:27 into overtime after tying the game with 13.4 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Colorado Avalanche to a 5-4 win over the Minnesota Wild in the opener of the Western Conference quarterfinals on Thursday night.

04/17/2014

The fans join the celebration after Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche scored the game winning goal in overtime against goalie Al Montoya #35 of the Winnipeg Jets at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Avalanche Playoffs Tickets Go On Sale This Weekend

The Colorado Avalanche are hot, and fans wanting to see their team in the NHL Playoffs for the first time since 2010 will want to act fast to get tickets.

04/04/2014

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Bruins’ Effort Valiant, But Too Many Mistakes Pile Up In Game 4 Loss To Blackhawks

The Bruins’ comeback effort was great, but it didn’t matter due to all of the team’s mistakes.

06/20/2013

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Sidney Crosby’s Accusation Against Zdeno Chara Another Low Point For The Face Of The NHL

Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.

06/18/2013

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Krug Itching To Redeem Himself After Game 1 Turnover

Torey Krug is ready to make up for his costly turnover in Game 1, and it sounds like the Bruins will give him that opportunity.

06/14/2013

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Kings Look Ahead After Championship Run Falls Short

Los Angeles is the 14th consecutive NHL champion to fail to repeat, but the first in four years to make it back to the conference finals the next year.

06/10/2013

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Claude Julien Credits Tim Thomas For Showing Tuukka Rask How To Seize Postseason Moment

Tuukka Rask deserves all the credit in the world for his brilliance this postseason, but Tim Thomas deserves an assist for showing him how it’s done.

06/10/2013

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Julien: ‘It’s About Bringing It Tonight’

The Boston Bruins are looking to complete the sweep and close out the Pittsburgh Penguins Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

06/07/2013

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