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  1. NHL suspends Bobby Ryan two playoff games for foot stomp

    Apr 16, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT

    Bobby Ryan, Jordin Tootoo

    The NHL decided to suspend Ducks forward Bobby Ryan for two games for his foot stomp on Predators skater Jonathan Blum.

  2. Coyotes-Red Wings Game 2 highlights, plus Nicklas Lidstrom’s thoughts

    Apr 16, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT

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    Jimmy Howard, Nicklas Lidstrom, Johan Franzen

    This post includes video highlights of the Red Wings’ 4-3 over the Coyotes and Nicklas Lidstrom’s post-game comments.

  3. Video: Johan Franzen’s stitched up, post-game interview

    Apr 16, 2011, 4:49 PM EDT

    Phoenix Coyotes v Detroit Red Wings - Game Two

    Johan Franzen said he feels fine after suffering another facial injury, even if he doesn’t look the part. Check out his comments in the video in this post.

  4. Red Wings hold off surprising Coyotes surge, take 2-0 series lead with 4-3 win

    Apr 16, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

    Ilya Bryzgalov

    The Coyotes scored three unanswered goals to make Game 2 interesting, but the Red Wings ended up taking a 2-0 series lead with a 4-3 win.

  5. Phoenix shows some fight, still in big hole with Detroit up 4-1 after two periods

    Apr 16, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT

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    Ilya Bryzgalov

    Despite some signs of life from the Coyotes, the Red Wings maintained their three-goal lead going into the third period, with the score being 4-1.

  6. Pavel Datsyuk dazzles, Detroit’s PP takes over to give Red Wings 3-0 first period lead

    Apr 16, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT

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    Pavel Datsyuk

    Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings power play dominated the first period, as Detroit generated a 3-0 lead on the floundering Coyotes.

  7. 2011 Playoffs: Teams try to maintain or reverse momentum in four Game 2 contests

    Apr 16, 2011, 12:27 PM EDT

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    Phoenix Coyotes v Detroit Red Wings - Game One

    Two home teams hope to take 2-0 series leads while two others hope to avoid 0-2 deficits in tonight’s four Game 2 contests.

  8. Bobby Ryan could face suspension for ‘stomp’ on Jonathan Blum

    Apr 16, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT

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    The league will hold a disciplinary hearing with Ducks forward Bobby Ryan because of his skate stomp on Jonathon Blum. Could he face a suspension?

  9. Zdeno Chara hospitalized with dehydration; status for tonight’s Game 2 unknown

    Apr 16, 2011, 11:21 AM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara

    The Bruins hold their breath today, as Zdeno Chara’s Game 2 status is in question after he went to the hospital because of dehydration on Friday.

  10. Need a new head coach? Root against Bruce Boudreau’s Washington Capitals

    Apr 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    2011 NHL Winter Classic Practice

    Bruce Boudreau’s job is safe in Washington … for now. If something goes wrong and the Capitals send him packing, every coach-less team has a reason to consider hiring him.

  11. Anaheim’s stars produce early lead, Ducks tie series with Predators at 1-1

    Apr 16, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT

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    ducksevenseries11ap

    After the Predators cruised to a Game 1 win and shut down the Ducks offense, Anaheim’s stars came through to tie the series up at 1-1 with a 5-3 win.

  12. Canucks hang on after hectic finish, take 2-0 series lead over Blackhawks

    Apr 16, 2011, 1:02 AM EDT

    Daniel Sedin, Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith

    The Canucks took a 2-0 lead, but a wild finish might give the defending champion Blackhawks some needed confidence as the series shifts back to Chicago.

  13. Capitals beat Rangers at their own game, take 2-0 series lead with Michal Neuvirth shutout

    Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Two

    The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.

  14. Tampa Bay rides thunderous start to 5-1 win against Pittsburgh, ties series 1-1

    Apr 15, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Vincent Lecavalier, Martin St Louis, Simon Gagne, Steven Stamkos

    Tampa Bay’s veterans came through in a big way tonight, powering the Lightning to an electric 5-1 win against the Penguins. The series is now tied 1-1.

  15. Report: Chris Pronger won’t play in Game 2, still isn’t shooting pucks

    Apr 15, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v Philadelphia Flyers

    Chris Pronger won’t be able to play for Philadelphia until Game 3 of their series against Buffalo, at the earliest. Read this post for more on his murky situation.

  16. With Tomas Kopecky out, Fernando Pisani hopes to start another magical playoff run

    Apr 15, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT

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    Dallas Stars v Chicago Blackhawks

    With Tomas Kopecky out with an upper-body injury, the Blackhawks turn to Fernando Pisani, who hasn’t been in a playoff game since his out-of-nowhere hot streak with the Oilers in 2006.

  17. Vincent Damphousse responds to domestic abuse charges, also accuses wife of assault

    Apr 15, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Allana Henderson, Vincent Damphousse

    Vincent Damphousse responded to charges of domestic abuse, saying that he was the victim rather than the perpetrator.

  18. Jason Arnott appreciates the Devils’ decision to trade him to Capitals

    Apr 15, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals

    Jason Arnott appreciates the fact that the Devils traded him to a contender and hopes to make the most of his time with the Capitals.

  19. With prospects waning, Coyotes’ fate could be decided while they’re still in the playoffs

    Apr 14, 2011, 4:11 PM EDT

    Coyotes-logo

    The NHL might deny rumors that the Coyotes are already on their way to Winnipeg, but the countdown to a final decision seems to be approaching.

  20. Video: Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones preview Kings-Sharks

    Apr 14, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

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    setoguchiap

    Want the lowdown on Game 1 of Kings-Sharks? This video provides a preview of their first-ever playoff match.

  21. Fractured teeth, double root canal won’t sideline Martin St. Louis on Friday

    Apr 14, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT

    Martin St. Louis

    Martin St. Louis lost two teeth and was forced to undergo a double root canal because of a high-stick that wasn’t even called. Yet he won’t miss Friday’s game … because he’s a hockey player.

  22. Renewed hostilities dominate tonight’s Game 1 matches

    Apr 14, 2011, 12:01 PM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins

    Tonight’s teams won’t need introductions, as Game 1 between Habs-Bruins, Sabres-Flyers and Kings-Sharks kick off on Thursday. This post contains previews for all three games.

  23. Report: Chris Pronger won’t play for Philadelphia Flyers tonight

    Apr 14, 2011, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Flyers’ fans fears have been justified with the news this morning that Chris Pronger won’t play in tonight’s Game 1 against the Sabres.

  24. Pekka Rinne, Mike Fisher help Predators dismantle Ducks 4-1

    Apr 14, 2011, 1:38 AM EDT

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    Pekka Rinne, Bobby Ryan

    Mike Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped all but one shot to power the Predators’ 4-1 over the Ducks.

  25. Roberto Luongo blanks Blackhawks, Vancouver wins 2-0

    Apr 14, 2011, 1:06 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo

    Roberto Luongo also had a 32-save shutout tonight, as he blanked the Blackhawks in a 2-0 win for the Canucks.

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