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Hit on Maatta and late shoves put Orpik under microscope
During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew all about what Brooks Orpik can do. The rugged, bruising defenseman’s ability to play on the edge was a big part of the Penguins’ playoff success for a long time.
 
Down a man after Orpik hit, Pens top Caps 2-1; series 1-all
(AP, May 1, 2016; 12:40 AM)
 
NHL Playoff Capsules
(AP, April 30, 2016; 11:24 PM)
 
Last-place Leafs win NHL draft lottery; Jets jump to 2nd
(AP, April 30, 2016; 10:02 PM)
 
Ducks accept blame for Boudreau firing after playoff ouster
(AP, April 30, 2016; 8:04 PM)
 
Johnson has 2 goals and assist, Lightning beat Islanders 4-1
(AP, April 30, 2016; 7:55 PM)
 
Barkov, Eriksson, Kopitar are Lady Byng finalists
(AP, April 30, 2016; 4:42 PM)
 
Blues look to avoid 0-2 deficit against Stars
(AP, April 30, 2016; 3:44 PM)
 
Joel Ward leads Sharks past Predators 5-2 in Game 1
(AP, April 30, 2016; 2:27 AM)
 
NHL Playoff Capsules
(AP, April 30, 2016; 1:47 AM)
 
Faksa has goal and assist, Stars beat Blues 2-1 in Game 1
(AP, April 30, 2016; 12:00 AM)
 
Doughty, Karlsson, Burns finalists for Norris Trophy
(AP, April 29, 2016; 8:24 PM)
 
Penguins and Capitals expect Crosby to respond in Game 2
(AP, April 29, 2016; 5:16 PM)
 
Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit
(AP, April 29, 2016; 4:30 PM)
 
Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Johan Larsson to 1-year deal
(AP, April 29, 2016; 3:08 PM)
 
Caps’ Tom Wilson fined $2,400 for knee hit to Pens’ Sheary
(AP, April 29, 2016; 2:55 PM)
 
Oshie has hat trick, Capitals beat Penguins 4-3 in overtime
(AP, April 29, 2016; 12:47 AM)
 
Bergeron, Kesler, Kopitar are Selke Trophy finalists
(AP, April 28, 2016; 8:15 PM)
 
Ducks face changes when slow starts finally catch up to them
(AP, April 28, 2016; 7:45 PM)
 
Wild GM: Torchetti a ‘very serious candidate’ to be coach
(AP, April 28, 2016; 5:54 PM)
 
Rested Sharks ready to face rolling Predators in 2nd round
(AP, April 28, 2016; 4:43 PM)
 
A playoff twist: Ruff coaching Stars vs. Hitchcock’s Blues
(AP, April 28, 2016; 4:24 PM)
 
Predators win their first Game 7, but reward is San Jose
(AP, April 28, 2016; 3:07 AM)
 
Predators edge Ducks 2-1 in Game 7, advance to 2nd round
(AP, April 28, 2016; 1:53 AM)
 
NHL Playoff Capsules
(AP, April 28, 2016; 12:58 AM)
 
Tavares, Prince lead Islanders past Lightning 5-3 in Game 1
(AP, April 27, 2016; 11:29 PM)
 
Bishop, Holtby, Quick are Vezina Trophy finalists
(AP, April 27, 2016; 7:32 PM)
 
Penguins vs. Capitals is more than just Crosby vs. Ovechkin
(AP, April 27, 2016; 6:53 PM)
 
Elliott, Pietrangelo, rookies key to Blues breakthrough
(AP, April 27, 2016; 3:53 PM)
 
After 7-year wait, ‘Sid vs. Ovi’ is back on
(AP, April 27, 2016; 5:10 AM)
 
Predators, Ducks will close 1st round after 2nd round begins
(AP, April 27, 2016; 2:29 AM)
 
After the frenzy, Stars move forward expecting that to help
(AP, April 27, 2016; 2:28 AM)
 
Islanders have been Tavares’ team from day he was drafted
(AP, April 26, 2016; 10:13 PM)
 
Flyers F Schenn suspended for 3 games for charging
(AP, April 26, 2016; 7:05 PM)
 
Stars still waiting for Tyler Seguin to get back on the ice
(AP, April 26, 2016; 6:36 PM)
 
Predators, Ducks will close 1st round after 2nd round begins
(AP, April 26, 2016; 6:34 PM)
 
Stamkos skates, but not close to returning for Lightning
(AP, April 26, 2016; 6:33 PM)
 
Blackhawks positioned for more success next season
(AP, April 26, 2016; 6:00 PM)
 
Capitals’ Orpik could be difference-maker vs. Penguins
(AP, April 26, 2016; 5:26 PM)
 
Sharks wait a little longer to find out 2nd-round opponent
(AP, April 26, 2016; 5:16 PM)
 
Winds of change coming to Rangers after early playoff exit
(AP, April 26, 2016; 5:00 PM)
 
Panthers indicate that Mitchell’s career likely over
(AP, April 26, 2016; 2:46 PM)
 
Blues end string of 1-and-dones by beating Blackhawks in 7
(AP, April 26, 2016; 2:30 AM)
 
Brouwer puts Blues over top, Blackhawks eliminated
(AP, April 26, 2016; 12:55 AM)
 
Predators force franchise’s 1st Game 7, beat Ducks 3-1
(AP, April 26, 2016; 12:03 AM)
 
NHL Playoff Capsules
(AP, April 25, 2016; 11:42 PM)
 
Despite another resilient rally, Wild again exit early
(AP, April 25, 2016; 6:14 PM)
 
Penguins goaltender Fleury still dealing with concussion
(AP, April 25, 2016; 4:48 PM)
 
At ease in Pittsburgh, Kessel making impact for Penguins
(AP, April 25, 2016; 4:47 PM)
 
Panthers came far in 2015-16, now eyeing the future
(AP, April 25, 2016; 3:46 PM)
 
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