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    Leafs F Kadri suspended three games
    April 13, 2018


    NEW YORK (AP) Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri was suspended for three games Friday for boarding Boston forward Tommy Wingels during Game 1 of the first-round playoff series.

    Kadri was assessed a major penalty for charging and a game misconduct midway through the third period in the Maple Leafs' 5-1 loss Thursday night.

    Seconds after Wingels caught Maple Leafs winger Mitch Marner with a high hit, Kadri left his feet and drove the kneeling Wingels' head into the boards.

    Kadri was suspended for the fourth time in his career. He had 32 goals and 23 assists in 80 games during the regular season.

    Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Saturday night in Boston.
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    Avalanche need to slow down Forsberg
    April 13, 2018


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Yes, Predators forward Filip Forsberg has watched the video of his jaw-dropping goal against Colorado a couple times, and even he agrees putting the puck through not only his legs but a defender's with a dangle ranks as his most creative yet.

    ''I had some opportunities, but I haven't finished any of them off,'' Forsberg said. ''But it was good.''

    The Colorado Avalanche showed that they can give Nashville fits with their speed and too-young-to-know-better attitude with the youngest roster this postseason. Having a chance in this first-round Western Conference series against the NHL's Presidents' Trophy winners will mean figuring out a way to slow down the Predators' top scorer.

    Forsberg's two goals in the third period not only rallied Nashville to a 5-2 win in Game 1 , the forward is averaging more than a point per game for his career against Colorado. Forsberg now has 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists) and five game-winning goals in 21 games.

    He also outscored Colorado's top line as Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen each had assists setting up the Avs' opening goal.

    Coach Jared Bednar said he thought his Avalanche, playing without top defenseman Erik Johnson (knee injury), did a nice job on Forsberg most of the game. Sam Girard played 22 minutes, 7 seconds in his postseason debut against the team that drafted him.

    ''He uses his skill and beats a guy one-on-one,'' Bednar said of Forsberg. ''The go-ahead goal at 3-2 was a lucky bounce. They shot it wide, and he got to the right spot on the ice and hit maybe his stick and a shin pad. He just goes to the hard areas.''

    The Avalanche are catching Forsberg at a bad time. The 23-year-old forward from Ostervala, Sweden, now has 32 points in his last 31 games after leading the balanced Predators with 64 points in the regular season.

    The Predators have a chance Saturday in Game 2 at something they haven't managed yet as a franchise: Taking a 2-0 series lead in their own building.

    ''We've got to be better to get this done,'' Forsberg said.

    Some things to watch Saturday:

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    Devils at Lightning, Tampa Bay leads 1-0 (3 p.m EDT, NBC/CBNBC)

    The Lightning look and sound like a team rejuvenated by playing meaningful games again.

    The Atlantic Division champions spent the final three weeks of the regular season essentially biding time while awaiting the start of the playoffs. Captain Steven Stamkos said it was important to re-establish an edge in the series opener, and now the top seed in the Eastern Conference can take a commanding lead on the underdog Devils.

    ''There's a wealth of experience in this room, with guys that have been in this situation,'' Stamkos said. ''I think you could tell, once the puck dropped, that we were very determined to set the tone and play the right way.''

    About half of New Jersey's roster entered this series with no playoff experience. Coach John Hynes expects that to be less of a factor in Game 2.

    ''I don't really want to get into what the exact message with our team was, but it (basically) was don't get too high, don't get too low,'' Hynes said. ''We have to make sure we understand the areas we've got to be better at, and I think mentally make sure that we're ready to play a certain way.''

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    Maple Leafs at Bruins, Boston leads 1-0 (8 p.m. EDT, NBC)

    The Bruins may be without forward Tommy Wingels, who did not skate Friday after taking a hit from Toronto forward Nazem Kadri. Boston coach Bruce Cassidy said Wingels was being evaluated by doctors and lists him as questionable as the Bruins try to take a 2-0 lead.

    If Wingels can't play, a possible replacement could be rookie forward Ryan Donato. Cassidy said the former Harvard star could make his postseason debut Saturday. Donato skated with Noel Acciari and David Backes in practice. Cassidy said they have options with Brian Gionta as a right wing and Danton Heinen, who can slide over.

    ''I think Ryan played really well when he was here for his 12 games,'' said Cassidy. ''We plan on using Ryan, just want to pick the right time.''

    The Maple Leafs know they have to play better on special teams after giving up three power-play goals. They also spent Friday waiting to learn what punishment the NHL would give Kadri.

    ''I don't know what they're going to do so might as well get prepared,'' Toronto coach Mike Babcock said.

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    Sharks at Ducks, San Jose leads 1-0 (10:30 p.m. EDT, NBCSN)

    The Ducks looked largely lifeless as they gave away their home-ice advantage by failing to maintain the momentum from their impressive finish to the regular season. This is a familiar pattern for the veteran Ducks, who have lost Game 1 at home in four of their last five playoff series over the past three seasons. They won two of those series.

    Perhaps Evander Kane's gritty two-goal performance in his playoff debut will get the Ducks' attention, reminding them that they can't play into the Sharks' hands by skating on the perimeter of the ice and failing to generate consistent traffic in front of Martin Jones.

    Or maybe the Sharks are hitting their stride after losing five of their final six games in the regular season. San Jose was better on both ends to win the opener 3-0 .

    ''They played how you're supposed to play in the playoffs,'' Anaheim forward Andrew Cogliano said of the Sharks. ''They played patient and played the right way. When you get chances, you have to score on them. You just execute the game plan. They did that. It seemed like we were stuck in the regular season and trying to make plays in the neutral zone, or turning the pucks over.''

    San Jose coach Peter DeBoer cautioned against getting excited about seeing Sharks center Joe Thornton on the ice in pregame warmups. Thornton has not played since Jan. 25 because of an injured right knee. DeBoer said the 38-year-old veteran is improving or wouldn't be on the ice.

    ''It's not gamesmanship,'' DeBoer said. ''He wants to be around the group, and he's getting closer.''
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    Vanek, Nash among players seeking playoff redemption
    April 14, 2018


    Thomas Vanek learned early in his career how tough it is to win in the playoffs.

    When Vanek and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Philadelphia Flyers in six games in 2006 to advance, the rookie winger looked across the locker room at 37-year-old Teppo Numminen, who was on the verge of tears. Numminen had never made it out of the first round in his previous 16 NHL seasons and was overjoyed.

    ''It hit me right there and then, `Man this is hard,''' Vanek said.

    Vanek is now on the other side. In the playoffs for the seventh time, he is the Columbus Blue Jackets' oldest player at 34. Just like Rick Nash in Boston, postseason struggles and inconsistencies have followed Vanek his entire career. Based on his play down the stretch and in Game 1 against Washington, he looks poised for some playoff redemption.

    ''A very consistent scorer throughout his year and has a lot to prove and wants to win the Stanley Cup,'' Columbus general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Friday. ''That's why he's excited to be here. He wants to prove people wrong, if they think that he can't do it in the playoffs. He wants to show that he can, and he had a good start.''

    Vanek had a goal and an assist to help the Blue Jackets take a 1-0 series lead on the Capitals, and young teammate Artemi Panarin scored the game-winner to finish with three points - two more than he had in Chicago's first-round sweep at the hands of the Predators a year ago. Kekalainen pointed out Panarin was a point-a-game player for the Blackhawks in the playoffs two years ago, so hold up on the reputation rehab there.

    The same goes for Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov, who has been up and down in the playoffs. The 25-year-old from the same town in Russia as Panarin already has more goals in one game this year than he did in the 2016 playoffs, when Washington lost in the second round.

    Vanek and Nash know they're running out of time to win the Cup and make a difference on that journey.

    Nash, who drew two penalties and played over 17 minutes in his return from injury in the Bruins' Game 1 blowout of the Maple Leafs, has seen his goal production drop by half from the regular season to the playoffs over the course of his career. The 33-year-old trade-deadline pickup should get plenty of chances to show he can still be a playoff performer.

    ''He's an important player for us,'' Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said. ''That deal was made for a reason. He's an elite player ... makes us more of a threat (as) a team. He's just a proven player in this league that can finish, that can win pucks and get to the net.''

    Getting to the net has never been a problem for Vanek, whose power-play goal in Game 1 came from crashing the crease. But he hasn't always found it easy to score in the playoffs and has struggled with a minus-16 rating in six previous appearances with the Sabres, Canadiens and Wild.

    Vanek didn't know how he would fit in with Columbus, though the reviews from coach John Tortorella are positive - and honest. Vanek's propensity for defensive miscues and mistakes with the puck, and his sometimes frustrating inconsistencies, have given Tortorella and others grey hairs.

    ''I think he really is thriving and is excited about the role he has, that he was and we were in a playoff hunt and now he's in the playoffs,'' Tortorella said. ''I can see why he gives coaches nightmares in some of the things he does. I get that. But I think sometimes you need to ignore some of that and allow him to play and not get in his way. I think he's been terrific.''

    Several times leading up to the start of the playoffs and even after his goal, Vanek was asked about making an important contribution in the playoffs. Each time he changed the subject to the need for someone, anyone, on the team to have success.

    ''You can tell how excited everyone is,'' Vanek said. ''It doesn't matter if you score or not.''

    Scoring or not, making a long run a reality would be Vanek's real redemption.
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    SATURDAY, APRIL 14
    GAME TIME(ET) PICK UNITS


    COL at NAS 03:00 PM
    COL +290
    U 5.5


    NJ at TB 03:00 PM
    NJ +220
    O 6.0


    TOR at BOS 08:00 PM
    TOR +140
    U 6.0


    SJ at ANA 10:30 PM
    ANA -135
    U 5.0
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    Predators outlast Avs, take 2-0 lead
    April 14, 2018


    BOSTON (AP) David Pastrnak had a hat trick and three assists to help Boston blow out the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second straight game, leading the Bruins to a 7-3 victory Saturday night and a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference playoff series.

    Pastrnak shattered his previous career high of four points, scoring his third goal with 1:36 left to bring two trash cans full of caps and winter hats fluttering down to the ice. Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron each had four assists, and Torey Krug had three.

    Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots for Boston, and David Krejci, Rick Nash, Jake DeBrusk and Kevan Miller also scored.

    Two nights after Frederik Andersen allowed five goals in the series opener, he gave up three more on five shots in the first 12:13 before he was replaced by backup Curtis McElhinney. The Bruins added another power-play goal - their second of the night and fifth of the series - to make it 4-0 after one.

    Mitch Marner, Tyler Bozak and James Van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, who never got closer than three goals down after that. McElhinney stopped 19 of the 23 shots he faced.

    The series moves to Toronto for Games 3 and 4 on Monday and Thursday. Game 5 would be back in Boston on Saturday, if necessary.

    PREDATORS 5, AVALANCHE 4

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ryan Hartman's empty-net goal with 1:09 left wound up the winner as Nashville held off Colorado for a 2-0 lead in the first-round Western Conference series.

    After Hartman gave the Predators a 5-3 lead, Alexander Kerfoot pulled Colorado to 5-4 with 35.8 seconds left. But the Avalanche couldn't get another puck past goalie Pekka Rinne.

    The Presidents' Trophy winners started slowly, giving up a goal on Colorado's first shot for a second straight game. Yet the Predators rallied again to take their first 2-0 lead when starting a best-of-seven series in their own building.

    Kevin Fiala had a goal and an assist, and Viktor Arvidsson, Ryan Johansen and Austin Watson scored a goal apiece. P.K. Subban and Mattias Ekholm each had two assists for Nashville, which has won 12 straight over the Avalanche. Rinne made 26 saves. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist, and Gabriel Bourque and Gabriel Landeskog each added a goal for Colorado.

    Game 3 is Monday night in Denver.

    LIGHTNING 5, DEVILS 3

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Alex Killorn scored twice during a four-goal second period, helping Tampa Bay beat New Jersey for a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference series.

    The Lightning scored three times in a 2:47 span in the second period, and the reeling Devils pulled goalie Keith Kinkaid after Killorn's third goal in two games made it 5-1 with 6:48 remaining in the period. Kinkaid, whose stellar play since January helped New Jersey finish strong and claim its first playoff berth since 2012, yielded five goals on 15 shots.

    Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point and Tyler Johnson also scored for Tampa Bay, which is up 2-0 in the series after going 0-2-1 against the Devils during the regular season.

    Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 41 shots, limiting the Devils to rookie Nico Hischier's unassisted goal in the opening period, Sami Vatanen's sixth career playoff goal late in the second, Blake Coleman's third-period tally that trimmed Tampa Bay's lead to 5-3 with eight minutes left.

    Game 3 is Monday night in Newark, New Jersey.

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    SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY APRIL 15, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    3:00 PM Pittsburgh Penguins Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center
    7:00 PM Winnipeg Jets Minnesota Wild Xcel Energy Center
    7:30 PM Columbus Blue Jackets Washington Capitals Capital One Arena
    10:30 PM Vegas Golden Knights Los Angeles Kings Staples Center


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    nhl playoff record:

    04/14/2018 1-6-1 14.29% -27.75
    04/13/2018 2-3-1 40.00% -11.50
    04/12/2018 4-5-1 44.44% -4.00
    04/11/2018 4-2-0 66.67% +9.50

    Totals...........11-16-3.........40,74%....- 33.75



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    Sunday’s 6-pack

    — Warriors 113, Spurs 92— Gregg Popovich has won five NBA titles, so he gets away with being a jerk during in-game interviews and in press conferences. No bueno.

    — Why do NBA warmup jackets have hoods on them?

    — Denver Broncos will have eight new assistant coaches this season.

    — Tampa Bay P Jake Faria’s family had season tickets to the Angels growing up; both his mom and his stepfather are powerlifters.

    — Former NBA star Dan Majerle turned down a chance to interview for the Phoenix Suns’ head coaching job, to stay on as coach at Grand Canyon University.

    — Washington center Marcin Gortat got a foul on the opening tap of the Wizard-Raptor game. Don’t see that happen too much.

    Quote of the Day
    “I’m a perfectionist, so I thought I could have done better. I felt that I helped myself out, and my agent [Leigh Steinberg] felt the same way. My thing is, I can throw with all these guys; I just don’t have the experience they do because I sat behind Pat the last two years. But as far as getting out there and throwing, I think I’m right up there with these guys.”
    Texas Tech QB Nic Shimonek, who threw for 3,963 yards, 33 TD’s, 10 INT’s as Tech’s starting QB in 2017, and now hopes to play in the NFL

    Sunday’s quiz
    Steve Kerr was once the GM of which NBA team?

    Saturday’s quiz
    Kevin Durant began his NBA career with the Seattle SuperSonics, in 2007-08. Sonics then moved to Oklahoma City the next year.

    Friday’s quiz
    Phil Mickelson’s brother/caddy used to be the golf coach at Arizona State.

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    Sunday’s List of 13: Wrapping up a cloudy Saturday

    13) Philadelphia Phillies gave rookie 2B Scott Kingery a 6-year, $23M contract with options beyond that, before he ever played a major league game.

    OF Nick Williams played 83 games as a rookie for the Phillies LY; he hit .283 with 55 RBI, pretty solid production. Not only is he still making the $553,000 league minimum, they don’t start him anymore, now that Rhys Hoskins has moved to the outfield. He started in Tampa Bay this weekend because its an AL park so they have the DH.

    Williams must be really freakin’ happy.

    12) QB Josh Allen will be the first Wyoming Cowboy taken in the first round of the NFL Draft since 1976, when they had two players taken in first round.

    11) Weird stat: Rangers’ DH/OF Joey Gallo has 53 career home runs, 50 career singles.

    10) Foot of snow in Minnesota this weekend; why didn’t these geniuses put a retractable dome on their new baseball stadium? Twins might not play for close to a week; I have Jose Abreu on my fantasy team— he’s getting the second half of this week off. No bueno.

    Seriously; Sunday’s doubleheader was postponed at 4:00 Saturday. Awesome.

    9) UCLA fired assistant basketball coach/Air Force veteran David Grace, a decorated military veteran who served in the Air Force during Operation Desert Storm.

    He’s been given credit for bringing in some of UCLA’s top recruits over the last several years, including T.J. Leaf, Ike Anigbogu and Jaylen Hands.

    8) Weirdness; A’s are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first season in Oakland this year, while the Royals are celebrating their 50th season in Kansas City this year.

    A’s started playing in Oakland in ’68, after leaving Kansas City. Royals started play when divisional play started, in ’69.

    7) Miami Marlins drew 6,150 fans for a home game with the Mets Wednesday; their AA team in Jacksonville drew 6,960 fans that same night for their Southern League home opener vs Mobile.

    6) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be on Dancing With the Stars this fall; he could’ve made a freakin’ fortune in endorsements during/after his career, but he is very quiet and never showed much personality so once he stopped playing ball, he kind of disappeared.

    Kareem will by 71 on Monday; good to see him enjoying himself now. I’ve said this before here and I firmly believe it— he was the most dominant basketball player ever.

    5) Masters champ Patrick Reed sat behind the plate as the Astros game Saturday wearing his green jacket; he was also at a Rockets’ game and went to the drive-thru window at Chick-fil-A wearing the jacket. At what point does he hang the jacket in his closet and go back to playing golf?

    4) Cubs 14, Braves 10— Atlanta led this game 10-2 in 6th inning on a hideous, cold, rainy day in Wrigley Field. Braves’ bullpen got 8 outs, allowed 11 runs.

    This game shouldn’t have been played; the weather was awful.

    3) Golfer Kelly Kraft missed the cut by a stroke at Hilton Head this week, in large part because his tee shot on the par-3 14th hole hit a bird and fell into the water— he double-bogeyed the hole. Because the bird is not a man-made object, Kraft had to play the ball where it lied, or take a penalty; had he hit an airplane, apparently he would get relief. Go figure.

    2) Former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops and legendary Arizona hoop coach Lute Olson recently had statues of themselves put up on the schools’ campuses.

    1— In 1997, Barry Levinson wrote a movie called Wag the Dog, where just before a Presidential election, a spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer got together to fabricate a war in order to cover up the President’s sex scandal. Sound familiar?

    HBO and Levinson are in the process now of creating a Wag the Dog comedy series, but the idea just isn’t funny anymore.
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    Sunday's NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview and Odds

    The opening round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs continues Sunday with four games on the ice, including the Jets and Golden Knights looking to take commanding three game leads in their respective series.

    Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers (-110, 6)

    Series tied at 1-1.

    SERIES PRICE (PER SPORTS INTERACTION):



    LINE HISTORY: The Flyers opened as -100 at most shops at money coming in on Philadelphia has seen that number jump to -110 as of Saturday night. The total hit the betting board and has yet to move off the opening number.

    INJURY REPORT:

    Penguins - RW Carter Rowney (Out Indefinitely, Upper Body).

    Flyers - G Michal Neuvirth (Questionable, Lower Body).

    MATCHUP CHART:



    TRENDS:

    * Penguins are 6-0 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
    * Over is 7-0 in Penguins last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
    * Over is 6-1 in Flyers last 7 games following a win.
    * Over is 6-0-1 in the last 7 meetings.
    * Penguins are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.




    Winnipeg Jets at Minnesota Wild (-110, 5.5)

    Jets lead series 2-0.

    SERIES PRICE (PER SPORTS INTERACTION):



    LINE HISTORY: Minnesota opened as high as -133 chalk for a must win Game 3, money coming in on the road team has driven that number down as low as -105 at some books. The total opened at 5.5 and has held firm at that number.

    INJURY REPORT:

    Jets - C Mathieu Perreault (Questionable, Shoulder), D Toby Enstrom (Questionable, Lower Body), LW Matt Hendricks (Questionable, Lower Body), D Dmitry Kulikov (Late April, Back).

    Wild - D Gustav Olovsson (Questionable, Upper Body), D Ryan Suter (Out For Season, Ankle), C Luke Kunin (Out For Season, Knee).

    MATCHUP CHART:



    TRENDS:

    * Jets are 8-0 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning record.
    * Wild are 1-7 in their last 8 Conference Quarterfinals games.
    * Under is 4-0 in Jets last 4 overall.
    * Under is 6-1 in Wild last 7 Conference Quarterfinals games.
    * Jets are 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.




    Columbus Blue Jackets at Washington Capitals (-155, 5.5)

    Blue Jackets lead series 1-0.

    SERIES PRICE (PER SPORTS INTERACTION):



    LINE HISTORY: In Sunday's only Game 2 the Capitals opened as low as -150 home chalk and that number wasn't high enough for bettors who bet the line up to -155. The total hit the board at 5.5 and has not moved.

    INJURY REPORT:

    Blue Jackets - C Alexander Wennberg (Doubtful, Upper Body), LW Lukas Sedlak (Out Indefinitely, Head).

    Capitals - D Michal Kempny (Probable, Head), C Travis Boyd (Questionable, Illness), RW Jay Beagle (Questionable, Upper Body).

    MATCHUP CHART:



    TRENDS:

    * Blue Jackets are 10-1 in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference.
    * Over is 7-0 in Blue Jackets last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
    * Over is 4-0 in Capitals last 4 overall.
    * Over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings.
    * Blue Jackets are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Washington.




    Vegas Golden Knights at Los Angeles Kings (-145, 5)

    Golden Knights lead series 2-0.

    SERIES PRICE (PER SPORTS INTERACTION):



    LINE HISTORY: The Kings opened this must win Game 3 as -137 home faves and that wasn't enough high enough as money continued to come in on LA raising the line to -145 at most books. The total hit betting boards at 4.5 and has been bet up slightly to 5.

    INJURY REPORT:

    Golden Knights - D Luca Sbisa (Questionable, Hand), LW David Perron (Questionable, Undisclosed), D Clayton Stoner (Out Indefinitely, Abdominal).

    Kings - D Jake Muzzin (Questionable, Upper Body), D Drew Doughty (Eligible Sunday, Suspension), D Derek Forbort (Out Indefinitely, Lower Body).

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    TRENDS:

    * Golden Knights are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
    * Kings are 0-4 in their last 4 Conference Quarterfinals games.
    * Under is 6-1 in Golden Knights last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
    * Under is 7-0 in Kings last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
    * Under is 5-0-1 in the last 6 meetings.
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    NHL

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    Pittsburgh Penguins
    Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
    The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games
    Pittsburgh is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
    The total has gone OVER in 11 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games on the road
    Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
    The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
    Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
    Philadelphia Flyers
    Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
    Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
    The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 14 games
    Philadelphia is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games at home
    Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
    Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
    The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
    Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh


    Winnipeg Jets
    Winnipeg is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
    Winnipeg is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
    The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games
    Winnipeg is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
    Winnipeg is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
    The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Winnipeg's last 10 games on the road
    Winnipeg is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
    The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Winnipeg's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
    Winnipeg is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Winnipeg's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
    Minnesota Wild
    Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
    The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games
    Minnesota is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
    Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
    Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Winnipeg
    The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Winnipeg
    Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Winnipeg
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Winnipeg


    Columbus Blue Jackets
    Columbus is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
    Columbus is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games
    Columbus is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
    Columbus is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Columbus's last 5 games on the road
    Columbus is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Washington
    Columbus is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Washington
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of Columbus's last 5 games when playing Washington
    Columbus is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
    Columbus is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
    Washington Capitals
    Washington is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
    Washington is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
    Washington is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 7 games at home
    Washington is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Columbus
    Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Columbus
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Columbus
    Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Columbus
    Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Columbus


    Vegas Golden Knights
    Vegas is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
    Vegas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
    The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Vegas's last 20 games
    Vegas is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
    Vegas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
    Vegas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
    The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Vegas's last 11 games on the road
    Vegas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Los Angeles
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Vegas's last 5 games when playing Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Kings
    Los Angeles is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
    Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
    The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles's last 6 games
    Los Angeles is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
    Los Angeles is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Vegas
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles's last 5 games when playing Vegas
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    Sunday, April 15



    Pittsburgh @ Philadelphia

    Game 19-20
    April 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Pittsburgh
    12.376
    Philadelphia
    10.631
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Pittsburgh
    by 1 1/2
    5
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Pittsburgh
    -115
    6
    Dunkel Pick:
    Pittsburgh
    (-115); Under

    Winnipeg @ Minnesota


    Game 21-22
    April 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Winnipeg
    11.030
    Minnesota
    12.173
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Minnesota
    by 1
    7
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Minnesota
    -110
    5
    Dunkel Pick:
    Minnesota
    (-110); Under

    Columbus @ Washington


    Game 23-24
    April 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Columbus
    12.507
    Washington
    11.038
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Columbus
    by 1 1/2
    7
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Washington
    -160
    5 1/2
    Dunkel Pick:
    Columbus
    (+140); Over

    Vegas @ Los Angeles


    Game 25-26
    April 15, 2018 @ 10:30 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Vegas
    11.600
    Los Angeles
    10.250
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Vegas
    by 1 1/2
    3
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Los Angeles
    -145
    5
    Dunkel Pick:
    Vegas
    (+125); Under
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    Sunday, April 15


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    PITTSBURGH (48-30-0-6, 102 pts.) at PHILADELPHIA (43-27-0-14, 100 pts.) - 4/15/2018, 3:00 PM
    Top Trends for this game.
    PITTSBURGH is 10-16 ATS (-9.4 Units) in a road game where where the total is 6 or more this season.
    PITTSBURGH is 2-7 ATS (-7.8 Units) after playing 3 consecutive home games this season.
    PHILADELPHIA is 28-19 ATS (+1.1 Units) second half of the season this season.
    PHILADELPHIA is 14-7 ATS (+6.6 Units) on Sunday games over the last 2 seasons.
    PHILADELPHIA is 21-5 ATS (+14.6 Units) in home games after a division game over the last 2 seasons.
    PHILADELPHIA is 63-59 ATS (-3.1 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 3 seasons.
    PITTSBURGH is 21-8 ATS (+10.4 Units) in April games over the last 3 seasons.
    PITTSBURGH is 116-67 ATS (+16.8 Units) second half of the season over the last 3 seasons.
    PITTSBURGH is 47-25 ATS (+12.4 Units) vs. division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
    PITTSBURGH is 15-7 ATS (+22.8 Units) in road games when tied in a playoff series since 1996.
    PITTSBURGH is 25-9 ATS (+10.7 Units) after allowing 4 goals or more this season.
    PITTSBURGH is 15-2 ATS (+12.0 Units) after a loss by 2 goals or more in their previous game this season.
    PHILADELPHIA is 254-265 ATS (-18.7 Units) after a win by 2 goals or more since 1996.

    Head-to-Head Series History
    PITTSBURGH is 10-4 (+3.7 Units) against the spread versus PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
    PITTSBURGH is 10-4-0 straight up against PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
    10 of 12 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+8.3 Units)

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    WINNIPEG (54-20-0-10, 118 pts.) at MINNESOTA (45-28-0-11, 101 pts.) - 4/15/2018, 7:00 PM
    Top Trends for this game.
    WINNIPEG is 1-7 ATS (-7.1 Units) in road games after a 3 game unbeaten streak this season.
    MINNESOTA is 104-64 ATS (+23.3 Units) in home games after scoring 1 goal or less in their previous game since 1996.
    WINNIPEG is 54-31 ATS (+12.0 Units) in all games this season.
    WINNIPEG is 10-0 ATS (+10.0 Units) in April games over the last 2 seasons.
    WINNIPEG is 31-14 ATS (+9.1 Units) second half of the season this season.
    WINNIPEG is 10-1 ATS (+8.5 Units) on Sunday games this season.
    WINNIPEG is 36-21 ATS (+14.7 Units) vs. division opponents over the last 2 seasons.
    WINNIPEG is 27-17 ATS (+6.4 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
    WINNIPEG is 17-7 ATS (+7.5 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season this season.
    MINNESOTA is 72-77 ATS (-16.4 Units) second half of the season over the last 3 seasons.

    Head-to-Head Series History
    WINNIPEG is 10-6 (+5.9 Units) against the spread versus MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
    WINNIPEG is 10-6-0 straight up against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
    9 of 16 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.8 Units)

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    COLUMBUS (46-30-0-7, 99 pts.) at WASHINGTON (49-26-0-8, 106 pts.) - 4/15/2018, 7:30 PM
    Top Trends for this game.
    WASHINGTON is 50-34 ATS (+15.6 Units) in all games this season.
    WASHINGTON is 23-10 ATS (+11.0 Units) revenging a loss versus opponent this season.
    WASHINGTON is 20-7 ATS (+9.8 Units) after playing 3 consecutive home games over the last 3 seasons.
    WASHINGTON is 26-16 ATS (+9.5 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
    COLUMBUS is 8-0 ATS (+8.0 Units) in road games on Sunday games over the last 2 seasons.
    COLUMBUS is 28-13 ATS (+12.5 Units) when playing with 2 days rest over the last 2 seasons.
    WASHINGTON is 7-11 ATS (-13.1 Units) in home games in April games over the last 3 seasons.
    WASHINGTON is 42-52 ATS (-42.5 Units) in home games after 3 or more consecutive overs since 1996.

    Head-to-Head Series History
    WASHINGTON is 9-5 (+2.2 Units) against the spread versus COLUMBUS over the last 3 seasons
    WASHINGTON is 9-5-0 straight up against COLUMBUS over the last 3 seasons
    6 of 10 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.6 Units)

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    VEGAS (53-24-0-7, 113 pts.) at LOS ANGELES (45-31-0-8, 98 pts.) - 4/15/2018, 10:30 PM
    Top Trends for this game.
    VEGAS is 54-31 ATS (+16.5 Units) in all games this season.
    VEGAS is 10-1 ATS (+8.6 Units) on Sunday games this season.
    VEGAS is 22-9 ATS (+9.8 Units) vs. division opponents this season.
    VEGAS is 27-15 ATS (+11.1 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
    LOS ANGELES is 84-83 ATS (-15.0 Units) in all games over the last 2 seasons.
    LOS ANGELES is 18-23 ATS (-14.0 Units) in a home game where where the total is 5 or less over the last 2 seasons.
    LOS ANGELES is 7-13 ATS (-15.8 Units) in April games over the last 3 seasons.
    LOS ANGELES is 43-48 ATS (-29.2 Units) second half of the season over the last 2 seasons.
    LOS ANGELES is 13-18 ATS (-10.4 Units) vs. division opponents this season.
    LOS ANGELES is 16-27 ATS (-19.6 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.

    Head-to-Head Series History
    VEGAS is 4-2 (+1.4 Units) against the spread versus LOS ANGELES over the last 3 seasons
    VEGAS is 4-2-0 straight up against LOS ANGELES over the last 3 seasons
    5 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+5.1 Units)
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    SUNDAY, APRIL 15
    GAME TIME(ET) PICK UNITS


    PIT at PHI 03:00 PM
    PIT -135
    U 6.0

    WIN at MIN 07:00 PM
    MIN -105
    U 5.5

    CLB at WAS 07:30 PM
    CLB +135
    O 5.5


    VEG at LA 10:30 PM
    VEG +130
    O 5.0
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    SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY APRIL 16, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    7:00 PM Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs Air Canada Centre
    7:30 PM Tampa Bay Lightning New Jersey Devils Prudential Center
    10:00 PM Nashville Predators Colorado Avalanche Pepsi Center
    10:30 PM Anaheim Ducks San Jose Sharks SAP Center at San Jose

    SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY APRIL 17, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    7:30 PM Washington Capitals Columbus Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena
    8:00 PM Winnipeg Jets Minnesota Wild Xcel Energy Center
    10:30 PM Vegas Golden Knights Los Angeles Kings Staples Center

    SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 18, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    7:00 PM Pittsburgh Penguins Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center
    7:30 PM Tampa Bay Lightning New Jersey Devils Prudential Center
    10:00 PM Nashville Predators Colorado Avalanche Pepsi Center
    10:30 PM Anaheim Ducks San Jose Sharks SAP Center at San Jose

    SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY APRIL 19, 2018

    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    7:00 PM Boston Bruins Toronto Maple Leafs Air Canada Centre
    7:30 PM Washington Capitals Columbus Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena
    10:00 PM Los Angeles Kings Vegas Golden Knights T-Mobile Arena

    SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY APRIL 20, 2018

    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    12:00 AM Colorado Avalanche Nashville Predators Bridgestone Arena
    12:00 AM Minnesota Wild Winnipeg Jets Bell MTS Place
    12:00 AM Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins PPG Paints Arena
    12:00 AM San Jose Sharks Anaheim Ducks Honda Center

    SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY APRIL 21, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    12:00 AM Columbus Blue Jackets Washington Capitals Capital One Arena
    12:00 AM New Jersey Devils Tampa Bay Lightning Amalie Arena
    12:00 AM Toronto Maple Leafs Boston Bruins TD Garden
    12:00 AM Vegas Golden Knights Los Angeles Kings Staples Center

    SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY APRIL 22, 2018
    Time (ET) Away Home Site
    12:00 AM Anaheim Ducks San Jose Sharks SAP Center at San Jose
    12:00 AM Nashville Predators Colorado Avalanche Pepsi Center
    12:00 AM Pittsburgh Penguins Philadelphia Flyers Wells Fargo Center
    12:00 AM Winnipeg Jets Minnesota Wild Xcel Energy Center

    Updated Mon Apr 16 1:02 AM EDT



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    NHL PLAYOFF RECORD:

    DATE W-L-T % UNITS RECORD

    04/15/2018 5-1-2 83.33% +21.25
    04/14/2018 1-6-1 14.29% -27.75
    04/13/2018 2-3-1 40.00% -11.50
    04/12/2018 4-5-1 44.44% -4.00
    04/11/2018 4-2-0 66.67% +9.50

    TOTALS..........20-17-5.......54.05%.....-12.50
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    Monday’s 6-pack

    — Idaho is the fastest growing state in this country.

    — Penguins 5, Flyers 1— Pittsburgh scored two goals 0:05 apart.

    — Mets 3, Brewers 2— Wilmer Flores hit a walk-off homer on a cold day in Queens.

    — Cardinals 3, Reds 2— Cincinnati is off to a 2-13 start this season.

    — Celtics 113, Bucks 107 OT— Milwaukee’s Khris Middleton sent game to OT with a 3-pointer at the buzzer of regulation.

    — Satoshi Kodaira won his first PGA tournament, beating Si Woo Kim in a playoff on Hilton Head. He started Sunday six shots out of the lead- it is 6th year in a row the winner of this tournament started the final round 3+ shots out of the lead.

    Quote of the Day
    “When all is said and done, more is said than done.”
    Aesop

    Monday’s quiz
    What team did Bartolo Colon begin his major league career with?

    Sunday’s quiz
    Steve Kerr was once the GM of the Phoenix Suns.

    Saturday’s quiz
    Kevin Durant began his NBA career with the Seattle SuperSonics, in 2007-08. Sonics then moved to Oklahoma City the next year.

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    Monday’s List of 13: Wrapping up a sports weekend

    13) Idea for a reality TV show: Pro teams do exit interviews with players after each season; would be television gold to see some of them, especially with disgruntled players, or with guys who are delusional about their abilities. Kind of like a postseason Hard Knocks.

    For instance, Cowboys/Dez Bryant exit interview in December must’ve been a good one.

    12) Los Angeles Angels used nine different starting pitchers in their first 15 games this year, the most by any team in their first 15 games since the 1960 Baltimore Orioles.

    11) Monday morning’s 11am Orioles-Red Sox game was postponed late Sunday afternoon, so no need to post your fantasy lineups early Monday. This is first time since 1984 the Patriots Day game was rained out.

    It also means I get to sleep later Monday morning ��

    10) Odd managing in the Brewers-Mets game Sunday; Mets led 1-0 in top of 5th inning, Brewers had a guy on 3rd with two men out, and pitcher Jhoulys Chacin was due up, you think they’d pinch-hit for him, but Chacin grounded out to shortstop. Since Chacin hit, you assume he’ll pitch the bottom of the 5th inning, right?

    Wrong. Milwaukee takes Chacin out after not pinch-hitting for him with the tying run on third base. Go figure. Must be an analytics thing.

    9) Boston media will be happy; Angels’ rainout in Kansas City Sunday means that Shohei Ohtani will make his next start against the Red Sox in Anaheim Tuesday night.

    8) Six baseball postponements Sunday; the only time in last 20 years with six postponements in one day was September 12, 2008.

    7) Oakland starting pitchers have finished the 6th inning in 3 of their 16 games; three times by Sean Manaea, zero times by everyone else.

    For the record, the A’s traded Ben Zobrist for Manaea, back when they helped he Royals win the World Series with that trade- now it is paying off for them.

    6) Saturday night in Dodger Stadium, Arizona’s Deven Marrero hit a home run, but passed the runner on first base, who was going back to tag up, thinking the ball might be caught.

    Play results in a 2-run single for Marrero, but he does not score because he passed a runner, so he was out on the play- that doesn’t happen very often.

    5) Matt Harvey hasn’t gotten an out in the 6th inning in any of his starts since May 28, 2017 vs Pittsburgh- thats 11 starts in a row. Harvey is a free agent after this season; good luck there.

    4) NFL Draft note: New England drafted a DL/LB with its first pick in five of last six drafts.

    3) Pacers 98, Cavaliers 80— Lebron James teams had won their last 21 first round playoff games, but that streak was ended rudely here.

    2) Twins had a miserable baseball-free weekend at home, with a foot of snow falling; now they head to Puerto Rico to play a couple of games with the Indians in San Juan.

    1) They had 23 inches of snow in Green Bay this weekend, in mid-April. Oy.
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    'Bread' is the man in playoff surge for the Blue Jackets
    April 16, 2018


    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Artemi Panarin turned out to be everything the Columbus Blue Jackets were looking for when they traded for him last summer: A dead-eye sniper and deft puck distributor who can get game-breaking goals and make everyone around him better.

    And, the Blue Jackets hope, a guy who can get them deeper into the playoffs.

    So far, so good. Columbus heads home to Nationwide Arena after taking a 2-0 lead over Washington in their first-round series on Sunday night, a come-from-behind 5-4 overtime win in which Panarin contributed a pair of key assists.

    That came three nights after Panarin won the series opener in overtime. With two assists already in regulation, he drove down the left side, slipped past Capitals defenseman Dimitry Orlov and snapped a shot over goalie Philipp Grubauer's shoulder.

    ''There's very few people who can make that shot,'' Washington coach Barry Trotz said.

    ''He can make a play from nothing,'' Orlov said. ''He's so smooth.''

    The Blue Jackets probably wouldn't be playing in the postseason without the 26-year-old Russian they call the ''Bread Man.'' He was a steady presence and consistent scorer through a bumpy season of slumps and injuries to other key players.

    Panarin led Columbus with 27 goals and 55 assists, and his 82 points were the most in a single season in franchise history. His plus/minus of 23 and average of just over 20 minutes on the ice per game were career highs.

    Panarin - sounds like Panera Bread, hence the hockey nickname of ''Bread Man'' or just ''Bread'' - has embraced being a featured star after playing in the large shadow of Patrick Kane in Chicago in his first two years in the league.

    ''In Chicago, I played with Kane and got a lot of assists from him,'' Panarin said. ''But I always wanted something more, to put more of the game on myself and be more accountable for the result. Here, I got that, what I wanted.''

    Panarin, who won the Calder Trophy as the top rookie in the NHL in 2015-16, was acquired from the Black Hawks last June along with forward Tyler Motte for forward Brandon Saad and goalie Anton Forsberg. Saad was a reliable player for Columbus for two seasons.

    ''Bread is a different type player because he can make a special play to win a game,'' Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella said. ''I just think for you to get through and find your way and try to be a better playoff team, you have to have some players that are dynamic. You're not coaching it, they just see something, they seize a moment and they win you a game. Or they make a huge play to get you back in the game in another way.''

    With the Blue Jackets on a power play and down 3-2 in the second period on Sunday, Panarin dribbled the puck and patiently waited for a lane to open up before delivering a pinpoint circle-to-circle pass to Cam Atkinson , who scored the tying goal.

    Panarin's line mates, veteran winger Atkinson and 19-year-old rookie center Pierre-Luc Dubois, have benefited from his skills. Atkinson - who had two goals on Sunday - has come on strong after missing time with injuries, finishing the regular season with 14 goals and 14 assists in February and March. Dubois had 20 goals and 28 assists in the regular season, making him the most productive rookie in Blue Jackets history.

    Panarin makes $6 million a year on a contract that runs through next season. He'll be due a sizeable salary bump if the Blue Jackets decide to keep him around after that.

    So far, he's been an ideal fit.

    ''When they first traded me, of course for a couple days, I worried,'' he said. ''But then I calmed down and understood that this is all good for me. I understood that here I would progress as a player first and foremost. What's most important to me isn't money, but the whole game.''
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    Boston @ Toronto

    Game 27-28
    April 16, 2018 @ 7:05 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Boston
    11.874
    Toronto
    9.569
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Boston
    by 2 1/2
    6
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Toronto
    -115
    5 1/2
    Dunkel Pick:
    Boston
    (-105); Over

    Tampa Bay @ New Jersey


    Game 29-30
    April 16, 2018 @ 7:35 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Tampa Bay
    10.083
    New Jersey
    11.437
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    New Jersey
    by 1 1/2
    7
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Tampa Bay
    -140
    6
    Dunkel Pick:
    New Jersey
    (+120); Over

    Nashville @ Colorado


    Game 31-32
    April 16, 2018 @ 10:05 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Nashville
    12.583
    Colorado
    11.009
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    Nashville
    by 1 1/2
    7
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    Nashville
    -160
    5 1/2
    Dunkel Pick:
    Nashville
    (-160); Over

    Anaheim @ San Jose


    Game 33-34
    April 16, 2018 @ 10:35 pm

    Dunkel Rating:
    Anaheim
    11.258
    San Jose
    13.162
    Dunkel Team:
    Dunkel Line:
    Dunkel Total:
    San Jose
    by 2
    4
    Vegas Team:
    Vegas Line:
    Vegas Total:
    San Jose
    -140
    5
    Dunkel Pick:
    San Jose
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    NHL

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    Trend Report
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    Boston Bruins
    Boston is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
    Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
    Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
    The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games on the road
    Boston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
    Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Toronto
    Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
    Toronto Maple Leafs
    Toronto is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
    Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
    The total has gone OVER in 15 of Toronto's last 22 games
    Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
    Toronto is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
    The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 15 games at home
    Toronto is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Boston
    Toronto is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston
    Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston


    Tampa Bay Lightning
    Tampa Bay is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
    Tampa Bay is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games
    Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
    Tampa Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
    Tampa Bay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
    The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games on the road
    Tampa Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey
    Tampa Bay is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing New Jersey
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing New Jersey
    Tampa Bay is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
    The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
    New Jersey Devils
    New Jersey is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games
    New Jersey is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
    New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games at home
    New Jersey is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
    New Jersey is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Tampa Bay
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
    New Jersey is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
    The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 8 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay


    Nashville Predators
    Nashville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    Nashville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
    The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 5 games
    Nashville is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
    Nashville is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
    The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games on the road
    Nashville is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
    Nashville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nashville's last 5 games when playing Colorado
    Nashville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Colorado
    Nashville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Colorado
    The total has gone OVER in 6 of Nashville's last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
    Colorado Avalanche
    Colorado is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
    Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
    Colorado is 18-5 ATS in its last 23 games at home
    Colorado is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
    Colorado is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Nashville
    Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nashville
    The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Nashville
    Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Nashville
    Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Nashville
    The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing at home against Nashville


    Anaheim Ducks
    Anaheim is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
    Anaheim is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
    Anaheim is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim's last 6 games on the road
    Anaheim is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing San Jose
    Anaheim is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Jose
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Anaheim's last 7 games when playing San Jose
    Anaheim is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Jose
    Anaheim is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against San Jose
    Anaheim is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against San Jose
    The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Anaheim's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Jose
    San Jose Sharks
    San Jose is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
    San Jose is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
    The total has gone OVER in 11 of San Jose's last 16 games
    San Jose is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
    The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games at home
    San Jose is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Anaheim
    San Jose is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Anaheim
    The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Jose's last 7 games when playing Anaheim
    San Jose is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Anaheim
    San Jose is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Anaheim
    San Jose is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Anaheim
    The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Jose's last 7 games when playing at home against Anaheim
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