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  1. Matthew Barnaby won’t do jail time after pleading guilty

    Dec 13, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT

    BARNABY

    Matthew Barnaby still could face deportation, though.

  2. Milbury, Jones debate Chris Chelios as best American

    Dec 13, 2011, 8:15 AM EDT

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    US Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction

    Mike Milbury and Keith Jones discuss what made Chris Chelios one of the best NHL players from the U.S.

  3. Roenick, Weekes debate who’s to blame for hits

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:43 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, David Krejci

    Is it the onus on the predator or the prey in regarding these toss-up hits?

  4. NHL Overtime explains Wild’s winning ways

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:03 AM EDT

    Mikko Koivu, Dany Heatley

    Thankfully no one uses the word “passive.” We wouldn’t want Mike Yeo to throw a fit, after all.

  5. Henrique, Parise star in Devils win

    Dec 12, 2011, 11:06 PM EDT

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    henriqueparise

    Adam Henrique and Zach Parise produced just enough to outlast Steven Stamkos and the Lightning, even if the Devils were more dominant than the 5-4 score suggests.

  6. Andy Sutton might have a point about suspension appeals

    Dec 12, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT

    Sutton_Andy

    Perhaps Gary Bettman isn’t the most objective judge for these situations …

  7. Firing Terry Murray wasn’t easy for Dean Lombardi

    Dec 12, 2011, 8:58 PM EDT

    Dean Lombardi,

    The fiery Kings GM isn’t shy about criticizing the players after firing the coach.

  8. Life remains miserable for Dwayne Roloson

    Dec 12, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT

    Dwayne Roloson, Mathieu Garon

    Well, at least his hockey life is a big mess.

  9. Andrew Desjardins avoids suspension, but his wallet will be lighter

    Dec 12, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

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    Andrew Desjardins, Steve Eminger

    Desjardins receives $2,500 fine for boarding Sami Lepisto.

  10. PHT Morning Skate: Dirty hits and Giroux love

    Dec 10, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux

    Terry Murray talks about the culture of hitting in the NHL, the Jets fly high and it’s never too early for Hart Trophy discussions in Saturday’s Morning Skate.

  11. Alex Ovechkin battles Dion Phaneuf, bumps linesman

    Dec 9, 2011, 11:52 PM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals

    Ovi accidentally bumped into a linesman in an amusing situation, but his matchup with Phaneuf was all business.

  12. Lost in transition: Sabres beat Panthers in OT

    Dec 9, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

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    Jason Pominville

    Florida is tied for the top spot in the East, so they’ll survive tonight’s OT loss.

  13. Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick will join U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

    Dec 9, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT

    Doc Emrick

    Mike “Doc” Emrick becomes the first media member to be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

  14. Dennis Wideman’s hat trick powers Capitals win

    Dec 9, 2011, 9:52 PM EDT

    Dennis Wideman, Alex Ovechkin

    Washington scores four power-play goals and generally gives some reason for optimism, although there are a few caveats.

  15. Enforcers card collection: brilliant, bad timing or both?

    Dec 9, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT

    brashear

    ITG is set to release a rather controversial card set, which even includes Wade Belak.

  16. When you can watch HBO 24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the Winter Classic

    Dec 9, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

    2012 Winter Classic

    Consider this your episode guide for the next edition of HBO’s 24/7 NHL production.

  17. Kirk Muller finally gets his first win as Hurricanes coach

    Dec 8, 2011, 12:42 AM EDT

    Kirk Muller

    The Hurricanes also broke their seven-game losing streak by beating the Oilers.

  18. Claude Giroux powers Flyers comeback, takes scoring lead

    Dec 7, 2011, 11:18 PM EDT

    girouxgetty

    A four-point game propels Claude Giroux to the top spot in NHL scoring with 36. Read more about the Flyers’ comeback win against the Sabres in this post.

  19. Suspension possible for Alex Ovechkin after ‘spear’ on Chris Neil

    Dec 7, 2011, 10:55 PM EDT

    neilhitsovechkin

    Watch the video and decide if Ovechkin should sit for his alleged act on Neil.

  20. Ovechkin, Capitals show some life against Ottawa

    Dec 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

    Alex Ovechkin even looked like the Ovi of old on his ninth goal of the season.

  21. Jaromir Jagr still has it

    Dec 7, 2011, 10:10 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Phoenix Coyotes

    Check out the sweet move Jagr makes to earn his ninth goal of the season (and 655th of his NHL career).

  22. Mike Richards still not skating as frustration builds for Kings

    Dec 7, 2011, 9:39 PM EDT

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    Mike Richards, Joe Pavelski

    While the Kings’ injured players are showing positive signs, Richards is the exception as he still hasn’t started skating yet.

  23. MCL sprain sidelines David Booth for 4-6 weeks

    Dec 7, 2011, 8:52 PM EDT

    Kevin Beiksa David Booth

    This probably won’t help Kevin Porter’s chances of avoiding a suspension, then.

  24. Ilya Bryzgalov sums up realignment in simple, delightful way

    Dec 7, 2011, 8:12 PM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Philadelphia Flyers

    Bryzgalov + microphone often equals amusing statements.

  25. NHL power brokers react to realignment

    Dec 6, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals Press Conference Introducing New Head Coach Dale Hunter

    The Red Wings and Capitals’ brass seem especially happy about the news.

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