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Erik Karlsson, Victor Hedman and Oliver Ekman-Larsson make Sweden a legit World Cup threat
Jaromir Jagr, Pascal Dupuis and Mats Zuccarello are the three finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy for perseverance and dedication to hockey.
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will be in the starting lineup for Game 2 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday afternoon.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist could play Saturday in Game 2, but he's a game-time decision after suffering an eye injury, while Dan Girardi has officially been ruled out.
The Tampa Bay Lightning took a 1-0 series lead with a 3-2 win over the Red Wings.
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New York Rangers forward Eric Staal had to leave Saturday's game against the Detroit Red Wings after a collision with a teammate.

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