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Niedermayer sets night’s tone as Ducks rout Capitals

As much as Scott Niedermayer's effortless skating defined him as a great player, his class and humility define him as a quality human being. With his friends and family gathered at Honda Center on Sunday to celebrate the retirement of his No. 27 Anaheim Ducks jersey, the Hall of Fame defenseman took care to recognize the team's equipment managers, trainers and public relations officials – by name. "I don't know what else you're supposed to do," he said. "I think the longer I've been retired the more you recognize the input from so many people that help make these things happen."

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Canes in playoff position

Carolina Hurricanes forward Brock McGinn says "every period, every game" is important at this point of the season after a 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Feb. 16, 2019, that lifted the Canes into a wild-card playoff position.

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Kyle Palmieri’s 3-point night leads Devils over Sabres

The Devils and Cory Schneider were each seeking consecutive wins for the first time in, well, a while Sunday night. It didn't come easy, but by the end of the night, New Jersey and its goalie had that victory, a 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres at Prudential Center.

Canes in playoff position

Carolina Hurricanes forward Brock McGinn says "every period, every game" is important at this point of the season after a 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars on Feb. 16, 2019, that lifted the Canes into a wild-card playoff position.