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Picks for each Stanley Cup semifinal series

Which teams will reach the NHL's Stanley Cup Final? Here are our picks for Golden Knights-Canadiens and Lightning-Islanders.

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Stanley Cup semifinals preview: Golden Knights vs. Canadiens

We break down the Vegas-Montreal series position-by-position, and make a series pick.

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Wyshynski: Ten reasons to root for the Montreal Canadiens, I guess

With the Habs eight games away from a Stanley Cup, we make a list of factors that could make someone want to jump on the bandwagon.

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    Replay NHL games during the Stanley Cup Qualifiers and Playoffs, and join Linda Cohn, Barry Melrose and Nabil Karim daily on In The Crease for full highlights and analysis.