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  1. Video: Devin Setoguchi’s OT winner against the Los Angeles Kings

    Apr 20, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Devin Setoguchi, Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    Want to watch Devin Setoguchi’s historic game-winner? This post includes footage of that goal, plus a video with the game’s biggest highlights.

  2. Can the Kings rebound from their epic collapse?

    Apr 20, 2011, 5:31 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Three

    The Kings became the first team in 26 years to lose a playoff game after building a 4-0 lead. How will the team and its coach react to such a brutal loss?

  3. Sharks take 2-1 series lead thanks to one of the biggest comebacks in playoff history

    Apr 20, 2011, 3:00 AM EDT

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    The Sharks became the fourth team in the history of the NHL playoffs to come behind from a 4-0 deficit and win the game. San Jose now has a 2-1 series, but both teams leave Tuesday’s contest with plenty of questions.

  4. Are the Blackhawks back in Roberto Luongo’s head after their crushing 7-2 win?

    Apr 19, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT

    Bryan Bickell, Roberto Luongo

    The Blackhawks avoided a sweep in a dramatic way by crushing the Canucks 7-2, but this game poses plenty of other questions. The biggest one might be: how will Roberto Luongo and his teammates respond to such a crushing defeat?

  5. Bruins spend off day at Lake Placid, location of 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’

    Apr 19, 2011, 10:22 PM EDT

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    The Bruins decided to take it the serenity – and Miracle on Ice related history – of Lake Placid, New York during their off day today.

  6. Ryan Miller chirps at former teammate Danny Briere

    Apr 19, 2011, 9:01 PM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Two

    Ryan Miller revealed his best smack talk since those “Yo Mama” commercials when he chirped at former teammate Danny Briere.

  7. Why prospective teams shouldn’t give up on Ilya Bryzgalov

    Apr 19, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT

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    Los Angeles Kings v Phoenix Coyotes

    Ilya Bryzgalov hasn’t been an all-world goalie in the last two playoff years, but a smart GM might realize that has as much to do with the team in front of him as it does with the man in net.

  8. The NHL explains logic behind Raffi Torres non-suspension

    Apr 18, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT

    Raffi Torres, Brent Seabrook

    Want to know why the NHL didn’t suspend or fine Raffi Torres for his check on Brent Seabrook? Here’s the league’s explanation.

  9. 2011 Playoffs: Bruins and Coyotes fight to stay relevant; Four Game 3′s overall tonight

    Apr 18, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins - Game Two

    Can the Bruins and Coyotes save their seasons? Who will pull ahead in the Penguins/Lightning and Flyers/Sabres series? Read this post for previews of all four games.

  10. Bruce Boudreau wants review of Marc Staal hit on Mike Green, won’t get it

    Apr 18, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals

    Bruce Boudreau thinks the Rangers have been targeting Mike Green, especially on a second period hit by Marc Staal. The league decided not to review that check, though.

  11. Report: Zdeno Chara’s Game 3 prospects are ‘looking good’

    Apr 18, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

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    While it’s not a guarantee, Zdeno Chara’s prospects of playing in Game 3 improved greatly after a solid morning skate.

  12. Raffi Torres won’t face fine or suspension for Brent Seabrook hit

    Apr 18, 2011, 1:31 PM EDT

    Raffi Torres, Brent Seabrook

    The NHL decided not to fine or suspend Raffi Torres for his controversial hit on Brent Seabrook. Read this post for the details, along with what PHT readers thought the league should have done.

  13. Get your ear plugs ready: Bruce Boudreau blasts Madison Square Garden

    Apr 18, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

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    Bruce Boudreau provided Rangers fans with great boo-worthy bulletin board material, as he basically called Madison Square Garden overrated.

  14. Report: Brian Boucher will start for Flyers in Game 3, with Michael Leighton backing him up

    Apr 18, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

    Brian Boucher, Sergei Bobrovsky

    The Flyers reportedly decided to go with Brian Boucher instead of Sergei Bobrovsky in Game 3. If that wasn’t enough, it also appears that Michael Leighton will back up Boucher instead of Bobrovsky.

  15. Blackhawks, Canucks react to Raffi Torres hit on Brent Seabrook

    Apr 18, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT

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    This post includes post-game reactions to the Raffi Torres hit on Brent Seabrook from both locker rooms.

  16. Should the Detroit Red Wings be worried about their defense?

    Apr 18, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Martin Hanzl, Radim Vrbata

    No one should doubt that the Detroit Red Wings are legitimate contenders for the Stanley Cup, but will a secretly shaky defense doom them against the league’s best teams?

  17. Report: Chris Pronger travels to Buffalo, but won’t play in Game 3

    Apr 18, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Three

    Chris Pronger’s return would make the Sergei Bobrovsky/Brian Boucher debate less crucial, but the star defenseman isn’t expected to play in Game 3. In fact, he might not be ready for Game 4, either.

  18. Canucks push Blackhawks to brink of elimination with 3-2 win

    Apr 17, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Three

    The Canucks have the defending champions on the ropes with a 3-0 series. This post recaps their 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.

  19. Should Raffi Torres be suspended for his hit on Brent Seabrook? (Video and poll)

    Apr 17, 2011, 10:59 PM EDT

    Canucks Oilers Hockey

    After sitting out four games (including two in the playoffs), Raffi Torres came back and delivered the same type of check that got him in trouble in the first place. Should the league do anything about his hit on Brent Seabrook? Check out video footage and share your opinion in the poll.

  20. Video: Star Cam and Net Cam highlights of Capitals-Rangers Game 3

    Apr 17, 2011, 9:51 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Three

    This post includes highlights from the Rangers and Capitals Star Cams, plus Net Cam footage.

  21. Mike Fisher comes through again as Predators edge Ducks, take 2-1 series lead

    Apr 17, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Anaheim Ducks - Game One

    If Mike Fisher keeps this up, he might be more than just Mr. Carrie Underwood in Nashville. He might be the guy who helped the Predators finally reach the second round of the playoffs.

  22. Video: Every goal from Rangers’ 3-2 win over Capitals

    Apr 17, 2011, 8:27 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Three

    Want to see every hard-fought goal from the Capitals-Rangers game? This post includes footage of each one.

  23. Video: Mike Milbury’s advice for the Boston Bruins

    Apr 17, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

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    Tomas Plekanec, Zdeno Chara, Dennis Seidenberg

    The Bruins find themselves in a 2-0 hole as their series shifts back to Montreal. What do they need to do (and avoid) to get things together? Mike Milbury shares his advice.

  24. Rangers-Capitals game knocks referee Chris Rooney out of the playoffs

    Apr 17, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Three

    Chris Rooney’s broken fibula reminds us that players aren’t the only people on the ice who face risks when they step out on the ice.

  25. Video: Mike Milbury thinks the Canucks are in control

    Apr 17, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT

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    Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin

    Mike Milbury and Liam McHugh discuss a successful start for the Canucks and how the Sedin twins are leading the way.

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