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The Kings took down the Blackhawks and are headed to the Stanley Cup Final where they'll face the Rangers. I don't think I have to tell you this, but I think we all just became temporary Kings fans. [PHT]
Derek Stepan has forgiven his friend Brandon prust for the hit that gave him a broken jaw. [Eye on Hockey]
Eric wellwood has retired at age 24, after suffering a nasty skate cut a year ago. [Puck Daddy]
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