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Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily: Bruins, Blues strike first

It looks like the excitement of the first round will be carrying over based on Thursday's action. Plus, get ready for Sharks-Avs and Isles-Canes.

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Can the 'Bunch of Jerks' win another round?

The Isles swept Sidney Crosby out in the first round, while the "Bunch of Jerks" upended the defending Cup champs in seven. Who wins this series?

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Sharks look to keep the momentum against Avs

San Jose narrowly escaped a first-round challenge from Vegas, and Colorado orchestrated a huge upset over Calgary. Who wins?

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Can the Blues get past a red-hot Ben Bishop?

St. Louis was one of the hottest teams in the second half of the season and will take on a proverbial wall in goal in Dallas' Ben Bishop. Who wins?

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Blue Jackets look to keep magical run going

Columbus shocked the world by sweeping top-seeded Tampa Bay. Can Artemi Panarin & Co. keep it rolling against Boston?

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