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Blues head to Stanley Cup Final after 5-1 win

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Looking ahead for the Sharks: Erik Karlsson a massive summer domino

The Sharks' Stanley Cup journey fell short again and some key veterans are without a deal for 2019-20. Here's what's in store this offseason.

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NHL Prospect of the Year: Why Cale Makar is a franchise defenseman

The Avalanche blueliner was downright terrific this year. Here's a look at his season, along with five prospects who pushed him for the top spot.

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Breakout prospects for all 31 NHL teams in 2018-19

Which prospects took the biggest steps forward this season for each NHL team?

Who stands out in every Central Division team's prospect system?

Kirill Kaprizov, Cale Makar and Adam Boqvist lead a relatively shallow Central Division prospect pool. How does each team's farm system stack up?

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Stanley Cup playoffs central

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Blues push Sharks to the brink

Do the Sharks have another comeback in them? We break down Game 5 and look ahead to the rest of the series.

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The Next Wave of Talent

Top prospects for every Pacific Division team, including Vegas' Glass

Which NHL prospects look ready to bring an influx of youth to the veteran-heavy rosters on the West Coast?

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Prospect pool risers and fallers for every Atlantic Division team

With prospect seasons winding down, we check in on the Atlantic Division teams' pipelines and who might be ready to make an NHL impact next season.

Rangers, Islanders and Flyers lead Metro Division prospect systems

Many Metropolitan teams have restocked in rebuilds. Which prospects are ready to make the NHL jump next season?

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Original St. Louis Blues alumnus Bob Plager on what seeing this team play for the Stanley Cup means to him.

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Tarasenko, Blues advance to 1st Stanley Cup since 1970

Vladimir Tarasenko nets his eighth goal of the playoffs, helping the Blues dispatch the Sharks 5-1.

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