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East 2nd Round - Game 3CAR leads series 2-0

The ex-Rangers fueling the Hurricanes this postseason

After leaving New York, six current Canes players have found success with Carolina. Now, they take a 2-0 lead back to their old home at Madison Square Garden.

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East 2nd Round - Game 3TB leads series 3-0

Stamkos' one-timer doubles Tampa Bay's lead

Steven Stamkos gives the Lightning a two-goal lead against the Panthers in the second period.

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Erik Cernak scores to retake the lead for Tampa Bay

Erik Cernak finds the top-right corner to give the Lightning a 2-1 lead in the second period.

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Reinhart ties game for Panthers on power play

Sam Reinhart scores for the Panthers in the first period against the Lightning.

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Corey Perry lights the lamp for the Lightning

Corey Perry finds the back of the net to give Tampa Bay a 1-0 lead in the first period.

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Ranking the NHL's best current rivalries

As the Battle of Alberta rages in the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs, we put the feud in perspective.

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The wild past and furious present of the Battle of Alberta

From the glory days of the '80s and early '90s, to recent bad blood, to a second-round series in 2022, here's what you need to know before opening puck drop.

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Stamkos' one-timer doubles Tampa Bay's lead

Steven Stamkos gives the Lightning a two-goal lead against the Panthers in the second period.

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Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

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  • Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

    A staple since the early 1980s, we look at the best beards in 2022, the next generation of bushy beauties and the greatest facial forests in postseason history