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Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals previews
Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals previews

After beating the Kings in 2013 and falling to the eventual champions in 2014, the Blackhawks will face the Ducks for the first time in the teams’ playoff history. Both bring star power — think Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry and Ryan Kesler of the Ducks vs. Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Marian Hossa of the Blackhawks — but both get significant contributions from supporting players. “I respect them, but I don’t give them too much respect that I’m scared of them,” Kesler said. “They’re a very good team but so are we, and we’re both in the conference finals for a reason. We both know how to win. It’s going to be a good...

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