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NHL Top 5 Plays from 4/16/2015

2015 NHL playoff scores: Ducks come back again, take down Jets

Thursday's playoff action was highlighted by Anaheim's 25th third period comeback of 2014-15.<p>The Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames -- the West's first and seventh seeds, respectively -- are famous for their often baffling third period comebacks. These improbable wins happened frequently in the …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators

NHL PREVIEW BANNER<p><i>(Ed. Note: There are five Canadian teams in the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, trying their hardest to recapture Lord Stanley’s Cup and</i> …

Far from stale, Sedin twins lead Vancouver’s playoff charge

On the way out the door a year ago, John Tortorella was not kind. He had presided over a disaster of a season, and in his last words as coach of the Vancouver Canucks, Tortorella pinned blame on the team's veteran roster, led by the Sedin twins.<p>"It's stale," said Tortorella. "This is a group that …

Ranking the Hottest Teams in the NHL Heading into the Playoffs

Is it possible to carry momentum from the regular season into the playoffs in the NHL, or does the "second season" begin with a clean slate when the puck drops on Wednesday night?<p>Looking at last year, it appears that regular-season success will only take a team so far. The Stanley Cup champion Los …

Max Pacioretty skates with Habs, still uncertain for start of playoffs

TORONTO -- Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty, who has been out injured, skated on Saturday morning in Montreal.<p>But Canadiens coach Michel Therrien …

First-round preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Detroit Red Wings

Next month will mark five years since the Tampa Bay Lightning lured Steve Yzerman away from the Detroit Red Wings to transfer all he learned under …

First-round preview: Vancouver Canucks vs. Calgary Flames

This is a playoff matchup very few people would have ever expected before the season. Few thought the Calgary Flames would make the postseason, and …

First-round preview: New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

The New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins meet in Round 1 in a rematch of the 2014 Eastern Conference semifinals, but plenty has changed since …

First-round preview: Anaheim Ducks vs. Winnipeg Jets

Certainly this is not a playoff matchup anyone (or at least very few) in the hockey world would have predicted last fall. In fact, I recall making …

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First-round preview: St. Louis Blues vs. Minnesota Wild

These teams represent two of the five Central Division teams to make the playoffs -- the second straight year the division has sent the maximum …

First-round preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators

Dear Montreal Canadiens, here's your gift for winning the Atlantic Division: a first-round date with the hottest team in hockey. Yikes.<p>And it's not …

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MacGregor: Senators’ odds-defying ride is easier to enjoy than explain

Non-stop craziness."<p>Taylor Gagner just shakes his head at the memory.<p>It was at the 11:49 mark of the third period: Mark Stone, a sixth-round draft pick of the Ottawa Senators had just plucked a puck – quick and neat as netting a goldfish from a small aquarium – off the stick of a defender and in a …

Mirtle: The 2015 Stanley Cup winner will be … almost anyone

Getty Images<p>Montreal Canadiens vs. Ottawa Senators<p>Likely the most fascinating series in the first round solely because of the goaltending matchup. The Habs have the likely Hart Trophy winner in Carey Price up against Ottawa’s Andrew Hammond, an undrafted 27-year-old minor-league veteran who has …

Flames, Canucks set to renew intense rivalry in historic series of redemption

In 1989, the Vancouver Canucks were massive underdogs to the NHL-best Calgary Flames in the first round of the playoffs.<p>Trevor Linden was a rookie. He broke his nose in Game 5, courtesy of a puck to the face, and in Game 6, with Vancouver facing elimination at home, Linden opened the scoring …

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – April 10, 2015

Looking to fill up your iPhone or iPad with free apps? Great apps go free on a regular basis, just like these 31 apps.<p>This apps gone free alert …

OMG, this guy created awesome VHS cover art for today’s TV shows and movies.

YES. SO MUCH YES.<p>AMAAAAAZING.<p>See them all here.

The death of the exam: Canada is at the leading edge of killing the dreaded annual ‘final’ for good

Print<p>Exam season — that annual academic ritual of last-ditch, high-stress cramming — is upon the students of Canada. But as two major universities, …

3 Lessons From History’s Greatest Geniuses That Will Make You More Creative

1) Reflect On What You Are Trying To Accomplish<p>Don’t rush in. Plan. Think about what you’re trying to do and what it takes to succeed.<p>Via Creating …

10 Habits of People Who Love to Work Out

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Behind 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' - An Interview with the Director of the Cobain Documentary

Two decades after his suicide and the cult of Cobain is unwavering. We talked to director Brett Morgen who was given unrestricted access to the Nirvana frontman's archive to create this doc.<p>It’s been sixteen years since filmmaker Brett Morgen was last at SXSW. Back then he was touting his boxing …

Aaron Baddeley just made the craziest birdie in golf history. Seriously.

A lot of crazy things happened during the opening round of the Valero Texas Open. PGA Tour pros making huge numbers, struggling to break 90, and even breaking clubs in bunkers.<p>But it wasn't all bad.<p>Aaron Baddeley turned another potential Day 1 disaster into the craziest birdie he or anyone has …

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The Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Is Already Breaking Records

Does your calculator even go this high?<p>The May 2 welterweight bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is poised to be one of the most money-earning events in boxing history. ESPN has a round-up of the various records that the fight has already broken or will soon break. In short: The …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

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All aboard San Francisco's startup bus craze

'Introverts in the front, extroverts in the back.'<p>Late Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the back of a Leap bus with CEO Kyle Kirchhoff when the bus manager, a young blond guy named Richard, approached, holding his smartphone like a menu. Kirchhoff had just shown me how riders can use the Leap app …

The science of why stepping on Legos makes you want to die

“I hope you step on a Lego” is such an apt curse that it has become a meme. Pages upon pages of YouTube videos detail the experience’s excruciating agony.<p>The comedian Steve Ranazzissi perhaps described the moment the best: “Last week I stepped on a Lego with my bare foot and I almost murdered my …

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26 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Borrow

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50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

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