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  1. Mike Smith stops regulation-record 54 shots for third straight shutout

    Apr 4, 2012, 12:53 AM EDT

    Mike Smith

    Coyotes get another big regulation win in the process.

  2. Video: Crosby scores three points in loose Pens-Bruins game

    Apr 4, 2012, 12:25 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New Jersey Devils

    Not all of them were just because Marty Turco was in net, either.

  3. Uh oh: Lundqvist deals with “stiff” arm from game

    Apr 4, 2012, 12:04 AM EDT

    Travis Zajac

    King Hank might not shoot for win No. 40.

  4. Sharks sweep huge home-and-home vs. Stars

    Apr 3, 2012, 11:39 PM EDT

    Steve Ott,Brent Burns,Antti Niemi

    Two big regulation matches swing teams’ fates.

  5. Panthers cough up chance to clinch Southeast, playoffs

    Apr 3, 2012, 10:53 PM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Florida Panthers

    Florida appears content to back into first berth in more than 10 years.

  6. Sabres’ weird win might be a metaphor for their season

    Apr 3, 2012, 10:20 PM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres

    And in less happy news, Toronto’s season too.

  7. Rangers clinch Atlantic, East’s top seed

    Apr 3, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v New York Rangers

    The first bullet point in Tortorella’s Jack Adams argument?

  8. Kyle Brodziak shakes off skate to the face

    Apr 3, 2012, 9:08 PM EDT

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    Example 1,585 that hockey players are tough.

  9. Ilya Bryzgalov’s return isn’t exactly off to a great start

    Apr 3, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    Some might call his first period humongous bad.

  10. Penguins-Flyers and Bruins-Rangers drew great ratings

    Apr 3, 2012, 6:43 PM EDT

    Lots of eyeballs on NBC and NBC Sports Network on Sunday.

  11. This just in: Darryl Sutter is “not Nostradamus”

    Apr 1, 2012, 10:00 AM EDT

    Darryl Sutter

    He’s upbeat about the Kings’ road trip overall, though.

  12. Capitals, Sabres react to changing fortunes

    Apr 1, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Washington Capitals

    Buffalo’s Ville Leino knows time is running out.

  13. Video: Steven Stamkos nets NHL record fifth OT goal

    Apr 1, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Steven Stamkos

    Symbolically enough, on the same night that the Lightning were officially eliminated.

  14. PHT Morning Skate: Flames extinguished

    Apr 1, 2012, 7:00 AM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

    A roundup of Saturday’s most interesting developments.

  15. Ray Whitney scores 1,000th point in Coyotes win

    Apr 1, 2012, 12:07 AM EDT

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    Ray Whitney Getty

    Mike Smith now has back-to-back shutouts.

  16. Leafs shock Sabres; Capitals earn shootout win

    Mar 31, 2012, 10:09 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Washington might also have a chance at the Southeast Division title.

  17. Devils dominate Canes, clinch playoff berth

    Mar 31, 2012, 9:41 PM EDT

    Ilya Kovalchuk

    New Jersey makes it official.

  18. Video: Reporter can’t mask disdain for Leafs

    Mar 31, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT

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    Randy Carlyle, Brian Burke

    CTV’s Lance Brown provides a report that’s humorous – whether it’s intentional or not.

  19. Tough start for Sabres: Thomas Vanek might be injured

    Mar 31, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT

    Thomas Vanek

    They’re also down 1-0 to Toronto while Washington leads Montreal through the first period.

  20. East update: An ideal night for idle teams

    Mar 30, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    Here’s a quick roundup of who clinched, who inched and who’s officially out.

  21. Predators win big one in home ice chase against Red Wings

    Mar 30, 2012, 10:25 PM EDT

    Gabriel Bourque, Jordin Tootoo, Paul Gaustad

    Predators open up a one-point lead in likely fourth vs. fifth seed matchup.

  22. Panthers might not win the Southeast after all

    Mar 30, 2012, 9:44 PM EDT

    Tomas Fleischmann, Dalton Prout

    Should-be layups have mostly been losses for a team that seemed like a shoo-in.

  23. Crosby becomes seventh-youngest player to score 600 points

    Mar 30, 2012, 9:19 PM EDT

    crosbydupuisgetty

    Pascal Dupuis set a special mark of his own.

  24. Weighing “what’s wrong” with the Sharks

    Mar 30, 2012, 8:11 PM EDT

    Patrick Marleau Joe Thornton

    We expect a lot of pantomimed choking hand signals in the comments – you scamps.

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