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Sissons stepping up for Predators against Avalanche

Forward's two-way game has helped Nashville build lead in Western series

by Robby Stanley / NHL.com Correspondent

NASHVILLE -- Nashville Predators forward Colton Sissons knows how to raise his game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Sissons has five points (three goals, two assists) in four games against the Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference First Round and 11 points (seven goals, four assists) in his past 12 playoff games.

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Bergeron out for Bruins in Game 4 against Maple Leafs

Center scratched with upper-body injury, is day to day

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Patrice Bergeron is not playing for the Boston Bruins against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round on Thursday.

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Round 2

Golden Knights turn focus to facing Sharks in second round

Trying to manage time off after sweeping Kings

by Danny Webster / NHL.com Correspondent

LAS VEGAS -- Gerard Gallant was excited for the 24 hours following the Vegas Golden Knights' four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference First Round.

After that, it was back to business.

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Laine turns 20, happy with goal total as teenager for Jets

Forward ranks No. 3 before that age in NHL history

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WINNIPEG -- Patrik Laine's days as a teenager are over, but the Winnipeg Jets forward said his 20th birthday Thursday should change nothing.

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Hartman suspended one game, out for Predators in Game 5

Disciplined for illegal check to head of Avalanche forward Soderberg

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Ryan Hartman has been suspended one game by the NHL Department of Player Safety.

The Nashville Predators forward was disciplined for an illegal check to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg in Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round on Wednesday.

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Wild must create more offense against Jets

Zucker, Coyle, Niederreiter have no points with Minnesota on brink of elimination in first-round playoff series

by Jessi Pierce / NHL.com Correspondent

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jason Zucker isn't making excuses.

The Minnesota Wild forward knows he, along with forwards Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter, have to play at a higher level to help the Wild avoid playoff elimination by the Winnipeg Jets in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round at Bell MTS Place on Friday (7:30 p.m. ET; USA, SN, TVAS2, FS-N).

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Player Safety

NHL suspends Hartman one game, will miss Game 3 for Predators

Forward committed illegal check to head of Avalanche forward Soderberg

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

Ryan Hartman suspended one game

Hartman suspended one game for a check to the head

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman has been suspended for one game for an illegal check on Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg

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NEW YORK - Nashville Predators forward Ryan Hartman has been suspended for one game for an illegal check to the head of Colorado Avalanche forward Carl Soderberg during Game 4 of the teams' First Round series in Colorado on Wednesday, April 18, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

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Round 1

Jets could be thin on defense for Game 5 against Wild

Morrissey suspended; Enstrom, Myers questionable with injuries

by Scott Billeck / NHL.com Correspondent

WINNIPEG -- The Winnipeg Jets may have to rely on a next-man-up mentality they've grown accustomed to when they play Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round against the Minnesota Wild on Friday (7:30 p.m. ET; USA, SN, TVAS2, FS-N).

The Jets, who lead the best-of-7 series 3-1, could be without defensemen Toby Enstrom and Tyler Myers, each a game-time decision because of a lower-body injury. Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov (back) has yet to return to skating, and defenseman Josh Morrissey is suspended one game for cross-checking Wild forward Eric Staal in Game 4.

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5 Keys: Capitals at Blue Jackets, Game 4

Goalie matchup, fatigue factor among storylines for Washington, Columbus

by Craig Merz / NHL.com Correspondent

CAPITALS at BLUE JACKETS 

7:30 p.m. ET; USA, SN, TVAS2, FS-O, NBCSWA

Columbus leads best-of-7 series 2-1

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Round 1

Hammond to start Game 5 for Avalanche against Predators

Goalie replaces injured Bernier with Colorado on verge of elimination

by Rick Sadowski / NHL.com Correspondent

DENVER -- Andrew Hammond will start in goal for the Colorado Avalanche against the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Western Conference First Round at Bridgestone Arena on Friday (9:30 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN360, TVAS, FS-TN, ALT).

Hammond, 30, made eight saves after replacing injured Jonathan Bernier to start the third period of a 3-2 loss at Pepsi Center in Game 4 on Wednesday.

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