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Stanley Cup Final tale of the tape: Full breakdown and picks

Which team has the superior first line? The better power play? Who has been blessed by the hockey gods? We debate eight categories and make picks.

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Experts' predictions: Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe picks

Our NHL experts forecast who will win the Cup and MVP honors.

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Barnwell: Ultimate surprise sports runs -- where Vegas ranks

Does Vegas' Stanley Cup run make it the most unlikely finalist in modern American sports? Bill Barnwell looks at candidates across the big four.

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Vegas' success wasn't rigged: Here's how the Knights were built

No one expected Vegas to make the Stanley Cup Final this season. Here's how each player taken in the expansion draft has helped (or not).

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Mic'd up moments of the Caps' Game 7 win

Washington takes Game 7 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Watch "Quest for the Stanley Cup" on ESPN+ and streaming exclusively on the ESPN App.

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Vegas' quest for the Cup reaches final stage

The Golden Knights' improbable run to the Stanley Cup finals continues after their series win against the Winnipeg Jets. Watch "Quest for the Stanley Cup" on ESPN+ and streaming exclusively on the ESPN App.

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Caps finally break through in the playoffs

After years of heartbreak, the Capitals finally get over the hump and will advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years.

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