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  1. Video: Net and Star Cam footage from Bruins-Lightning Game 4

    May 21, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

    Check out Net Cam and Star Cam footage from Game 4 between the Bruins and Lightning.

  2. The NHL won’t fine or suspend Jamie McGinn for boarding hit on Aaron Rome

    May 21, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT

    Aaron Rome

    The NHL won’t fine or suspend Jamie McGinn for boarding Aaron Rome, but it would be surprising to see him play for the Sharks again in the playoffs after his second ill-advised major penalty and game misconduct of the postseason.

  3. Thrashers fans rally during Select-A-Seat event, burn Winnipeg Jets banner

    May 21, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT

    Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

    Thrashers fans held a rally/tailgate to show that they want the team to stay in Atlanta. If nothing else, they enjoyed at least one last hurrah and got a few jabs in on Winnipeg and The Atlanta Spirit in the process.

  4. Video: Tim Thomas bounces back from struggles in 2009-10 season

    May 21, 2011, 3:24 PM EDT

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    Tim Thomas

    A lot of people counted Tim Thomas out this season after an off-year in 2009-10. Anyone who followed his career knows that Thomas won’t just give up, though.

  5. Your San Jose Sharks-Vancouver Canucks Game 3 primer

    May 20, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    Want to track down all the best PHT content for Game 3 between the Canucks and Sharks? This post covers all the bases.

  6. Sharks know Game 3 is important but a loss wouldn’t be a ‘death-hammer’

    May 20, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT

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    Todd McLellan

    The Sharks know that tonight’s Game 3 match against the Canucks is important, but they also realize it’s not technically a ‘must-win’ game.

  7. Canucks could complete a rare run of top-level hockey in Vancouver with Stanley Cup win

    May 20, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT

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    The Canucks are six playoff wins away from completing a rare hockey feat for the city of Vancouver: a gold medal and Stanley Cup in successive years. Even if the Canucks fall short, it’s still been a pretty stunning run, as this post illustrates.

  8. Winnipeg mayor says it’s ‘just a matter of time’ before Thrashers deal is completed

    May 20, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT

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    Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz said it’s “just a matter of time” before the Atlanta Thrashers will relocate to Winnipeg.

  9. Ben Eager is expected to play for Sharks in Game 3

    May 20, 2011, 2:45 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Two

    Despite a costly third period meltdown that put his team in a bad position in Game 2, Ben Eager is expected to play for the Sharks in Game 3.

  10. Derek Boogaard died due to toxic mixture of alcohol, oxycodone

    May 20, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT

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    Derek Boogaard reportedly died from a toxic mixture of alcohol and oxycodone. (Updated with a statement from Boogaard’s family.)

  11. Poll: Name that (potential) new Winnipeg NHL team

    May 20, 2011, 1:34 PM EDT

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    If the Thrashers do indeed move to Winnipeg, it’s likely they won’t use Thrashers as the team name. So let us know what you think they should be called instead.

  12. Report: The Atlanta Spirit are still selling tickets to Atlanta Thrashers games

    May 20, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

    THRASHERS FAN

    The Atlanta Spirit continue to make themselves look bad as they are still selling tickets to an Atlanta Thrashers season that might not even happen.

  13. Video: Hockey Central previews Sharks-Canucks Game 3

    May 20, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Daniel Sedin Hendrik Sedin Ryan Kesler Christian Ehrhoff

    Mike Keenan and Keith Jones break down Game 3 between the Sharks and Canucks.

  14. Video: Steven Stamkos discusses his quick (but bumpy) climb to stardom

    May 20, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    This video covers the ups and downs of Steven Stamkos’ first three years in the NHL.

  15. Report: Luc Robitaille’s won’t lose home or Kings job while bank forecloses on his house

    May 20, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Tim Leiweke, Luc Robitaille

    It looks like former NHL star Luc Robitaille’s Santa Monica home will go into foreclosure, but it’s not all bad news. He probably won’t lose his home or his job as the Los Angeles Kings’ president of business operations, according to Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times. Elliott’s report indicates that Robitaille is suffering…

  16. Your moment of anti-zen: Bask in Guy Boucher’s glorious rage

    May 20, 2011, 2:40 AM EDT

    Guy Boucher

    His anger might have been justified after a bad penalty on Marc-Andre Bergeron, but Guy Boucher’s moment of rage amused much of the hockey world in Game 3. Re-live that humorous reaction in this post.

  17. Winnipeg hockey fans celebrate Thrashers’ rumored relocation

    May 20, 2011, 1:51 AM EDT

    NHL in Winnipeg

    The rumored deal that would relocate the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg isn’t quite official yet, but some Winnipeg hockey fans are already celebrating as if the deal was sealed.

  18. Screenshot indicates that EA Sports’ NHL 12 will include Winter Classic

    May 20, 2011, 12:57 AM EDT

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    It looks like EA Sports’ NHL ’12 hockey video game will include one much-awaited feature: the ability to play in The Winter Classic.

  19. Bruins score early, Tim Thomas shuts out Lightning to give Boston 2-1 series lead

    May 19, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Three

    David Krejci scored about a minute into the game and that’s all the Bruins would need as Tim Thomas earned a 31-save shutout. Boston cruised to a 2-0 win and 2-1 series lead in Game 3.

  20. Report: Atlanta Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg is a done deal (Updated with denials)

    May 19, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

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    One major news outlet is reporting that the Atlanta Thrashers will, indeed, move to Winnipeg. Then again, many others are refuting that report. Stick with this post for updates on this story.

  21. Fredrik Modin retires from NHL after 14 seasons

    May 19, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Fredrik Modin announced his retirement after 14 NHL seasons, with his best moments as a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning. PHT looks back at his underrated career in this post.

  22. Flyers admit they’ve heard the conflicting reports about Nikolay Zherdev

    May 19, 2011, 7:48 PM EDT

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    Nikolay Zherdev

    It’s unclear what did (or did not) happen between Nikolay Zherdev and his wife today, but the Flyers admitted they’re aware of the conflicting reports. There does seem to be one consensus among most people, though: Zherdev’s NHL future is in serious doubt.

  23. Your one-stop source for Sharks-Canucks Game 2 content

    May 18, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

    Antti Niemi

    Want to catch up on all of PHT’s content previewing Game 2 of the Sharks and Canucks? This post has you covered.

  24. Thrashers fans plan rally for Saturday, Manitoba Premier says taxpayers won’t foot bill

    May 18, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT

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    Here’s your daily update of Thrashers/Winnipeg/True North news, highlighted by a Thrashers fan rally and more on city funding out in Manitoba.

  25. The Hockey News lists its top 10 all-time rookie playoff performances

    May 18, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT

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    Ville Leino, Tuukka Rask

    With all of the Tyler Seguin hype in mind, the Hockey News provided list of the 10 best rookie playoff performances of all-time.

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