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Matthews scores sweet backhand goal in Maple Leafs' win.

Auston Matthews skates in on Cam Ward and beats him with a backhand shot while falling down in Toronto's 4-0 shutout victory.

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Zuccarello nets the winner for Rangers.

Tied at 1-1 in the third period, the Rangers win the faceoff and get the puck in front to Mats Zuccarello who scores what would prove to be the game-winning goal in New York's 2-1 victory.

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Marchand's breakaway goal wins it for the Bruins in OT.

Patrick Marleau is able to even the game at one, but the Bruins run a great play off the faceoff setting up Brad Marchand's overtime winner as Boston gets by the Sharks 2-1.

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Drouin lifts Lightning with OT winner.

Matt Duchene's goal with 42 seconds left sends the game to overtime, but Jonathan Drouin's backhander beats Calvin Pickard and gives the Lightning a 3-2 victory over the Avalanche.

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Patrick Kane is mayor of dangle city in win.

Jack Eichel's no-look assist on Evander Kane's goal is overshadowed by Patrick Kane on a terrific deke on the goalie as the Blackhawks hammer the Sabres 5-1.

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Mrazek makes fantastic glove save in Red Wings' win.

Nick Bonino shoots at what looks like a wide open net, but Petr Mrazek makes the great glove save to rob Bonino and lead the Red Wings to a 5-2 win over the Penguins.

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Albom remembers Mike Ilitch's legacy.

Mitch Albom pays tribute to Detroit's own Mike Ilitch, remembering his impact as an owner on the city and on both the Tigers and Red Wings.

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Coyotes prospect scores goal with opponent's stick.

In a bizarre turn of events, Erie Otters forward Dylan Strome is forced to pick up his opponent's stick before executing a perfect give-and-go.

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Is Nyquist's six-game suspension too lenient?

The Around the Horn panel all agree that Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist should have received a heftier suspension than six games.

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Sadly the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety missed the mark badly by suspending Detroit's Gustav Nyquist for just six games for his brutal stick to the face of Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon in a clear case of retaliation. The league acknowledged the result could have been career threatening and yet because Spurgeon wasn't seriously injured and Nyquist has no history of this type of behavior the league declined to make a strong statement in giving a suspension half what the act warranted.

Scott Burnside, ESPN Senior Writer

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The greatest mullets in sports history.

As hockey great Jaromir Jagr turns 45, take a look back at his signature hairstyle and a few other sports figures brave enough to wear the mullet.

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Habs GM Marc Bergevin meeting media right now in Montreal. Says firing Michel Therrien was a very difficult decision but felt his team reached a "turning point" and needed a new voice. Said the fact that a quality coach like Claude Julien was suddenly available wasn't main reason for the timing, hinting that change might have happened regardless. Which explains why a source confirms Montreal also sought permission from Florida to speak with Gerard Gallant but in the end didn't end up talking to him.

Pierre LeBrun, ESPN Senior Writer

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Did You Know: Burns' prolific Sharks' tenure.

Did You Know looks at Brent Burns' multi-goal performances since joining the Sharks.

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