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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Soon-to-be-former Canadiens president discusses team’s problems with language barrier

    May 18, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT

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    2011 Heritage Classic - Spectator Plaza Day 2

    Departing Habs president Pierre Boivin expressed his frustration at the unofficial quota of French-Canadian players many Canadiens fans expect to see on Montreal’s roster.

  16. Al Montoya undergoes knee surgery, Islanders claim he’ll be ready for training camp

    May 18, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT

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    The New York Islanders announced that goalie Al Montoya had successful surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee suffering during the World Championships. The Islanders claim he should be 100 percent by training camp.

  17. Report: Mikael Samuelsson won’t travel with Canucks for rest of series vs. Sharks

    May 18, 2011, 2:14 PM EDT

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    Mikael Samuelsson

    It sounds like the Canucks will be without winger Mikael Samuelsson for the rest of their series against the Sharks.

  18. Alain Vigneault on Manny Malhotra return talk: ‘Don’t go there’

    May 18, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Mike Gillis, Manny Malhotra

    Many were excited that Manny Malhotra skated in full gear, but Alain Vigneault was quick to shoot down talk of a playoff comeback.

  19. Sharks coach Todd McLellan is ‘massaging minds’ going into Game 2

    May 18, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT

    Stanley Cup Western Conference Finals - Practice

    Sharks coach Todd McLellan isn’t expecting huge improvements in Game 2, he just wants his team to take those extra steps to win the game.

  20. Bob Boughner resigns from assistant coach position after one season with Columbus

    May 18, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT

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    Bob Boughner decided to step down from his assistant coaching position with the Blue Jackets after just one season. Find out why he resigned in this post.

  21. Video: Versus previews Game 2 of Sharks-Canucks

    May 18, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game One

    Want a quick preview of Game 2 between the Sharks and Canucks? Check out Hockey Central’s take in this post.

  22. Both the Lightning and Bruins have a lot to work on going into Game 3

    May 18, 2011, 1:17 AM EDT

    Simon Gagne, Ryan Malone, Dennis Seidenberg

    The Bruins and Lightning can take away some good things from their first two games, but both teams have a lot to work on going into Game 3.

  23. An in-depth look at Tyler Seguin’s special Game 2 performance

    May 18, 2011, 12:35 AM EDT

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    Tyler Seguin, Dwayne Roloson

    This post includes more perspective on Tyler Seguin’s special night, including his own feedback, highlights and where his game fits in playoff history.

  24. Tyler Seguin, Bruins explode in second period, hang on to tie series 1-1

    May 17, 2011, 11:49 PM EDT

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    Tyler Seguin, Chris Kelly, Dennis Seidenberg, Michael Ryder

    Tyler Seguin took over in the second and the Bruins held on in the third to win 6-5 to earn a 1-1 series tie with the Lightning in Game 2.

  25. Video: Dwayne Roloson’s age-defying playoff run

    May 17, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Tampa Bay Lightning - Game Four

    Tonight hasn’t been especially good to Roloson and the Lightning, but this Versus video discusses what still must be considered an outstanding run.

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