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  1. NHL decides not to fine or suspend Zdeno Chara for hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 9, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty

    In a surprising turn of events, the NHL didn’t fine or suspend Zdeno Chara for his brutal hit on Max Pacioretty. Vote in the poll to determine if the league made the right call or not.

  2. How the Montreal Canadiens feel about Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 9, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens

    Michael Cammalleri and Carey Price weigh in on Zdeno Chara’s check on their teammate Max Pacioretty.

  3. Jonas Hiller’s vertigo-like problems continue

    Mar 9, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    58th NHL All-Star Game

    After more than a month, Jonas Hiller is still grappling with vertigo-like symptoms that seem to only be getting worse.

  4. Brad Richards might be back for Dallas Stars tonight

    Mar 9, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

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    Brad Richards,  Patrick Sharp

    While he’s not guaranteed to be back in the lineup, Marc Crawford announced that Brad Richards is ‘scheduled’ to return to action for the Stars tonight.

  5. Zdeno Chara’s hit leaves Max Pacioretty with severe concussion, fractured vertebrae

    Mar 9, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Max Pacioretty

    As many feared, Max Pacioretty is suffering severe injuries from the ugly hit administered by Zdeno Chara. The Canadiens forward is out indefinitely with a severe concussion and broken vertebrae.

  6. Report: Three local groups might be interested in keeping Thrashers in Atlanta

    Mar 9, 2011, 12:44 PM EDT

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    Reports indicate that three local owners might be interested in buying the Thrashers, thus possibly keeping them in Atlanta. That will be easier said than done, though.

  7. Penguins hand head coach Dan Bylsma three-year extension

    Mar 9, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

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    Dan Bylsma

    The Penguins locked up another essential part of their foundation today, as they signed head coach Dan Bylsma to a three-year contract extension.

  8. Atlantic Division Watch (March 9)

    Mar 9, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Darroll Powe, Marc-Andre Fleury

    Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Atlantic Division.

  9. Save of the Night – Tuukka Rask (March 8)

    Mar 9, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    It wasn’t great night for Tuukka Rask and the Bruins, but he made one outstanding stick save that earned him the March 8th Save of the Night.

  10. Goal of the Night – Erik Condra (March 8)

    Mar 9, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    Erik Condra’s two goals helped the Senators beat the Devils last night, with the first one earning our March 8th Goal of the Night.

  11. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, March 8th

    Mar 9, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski, Dany Heatley

    This post includes recaps of Tuesday’s tightly fought late games, including some tough overtime losses for the Coyotes and Predators.

  12. Steve Moore still feels effects of notorious Todd Bertuzzi incident seven years later

    Mar 8, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Todd Bertuzzi

    Seven years after the Todd Bertuzzi incident, Steve Moore is still unable to function normally. Read about the details in this post.

  13. Early Ride on the Zamboni – Tuesday, March 8th

    Mar 8, 2011, 10:58 PM EDT

    Tuukka Rask

    Here are recaps of the night’s first seven games.

  14. Ryan Miller wins Save of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 8, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Ryan Miller

    Ryan Miller’s stop on Mats Zuccarello earned him the February 28-March 6th Save of the Week.

  15. Max Pacioretty leaves Bruins-Canadiens game on a stretcher after brutal hit by Zdeno Chara (Video)

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:39 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara, Steve Kampfer, Roman Hamrlik, Max Pacioretty

    Max Pacioretty left the Bruins-Habs game on a stretcher tonight, as Zdeno Chara caught him with a brutal hit in an awkward spot.

  16. Gary Bettman blames threat of lawsuit for lack of Coyotes sale, admits time is running out

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:10 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

    Gary Bettman discussed the Phoenix Coyotes’ sale tonight, but didn’t really tell us anything we didn’t know already. Click “Read More” for the details.

  17. Alex Ovechkin wins Goal of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 8, 2011, 8:06 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin won the Goal of the Week award for February 28-March 6th. Check out the poll results and video of the goal in this post.

  18. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 8 (late edition)

    Mar 8, 2011, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Ilya Bryzgalov

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s three late games

  19. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 8 (early edition)

    Mar 8, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT

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    Daniel Briere, Tomas Vokoun

    Here are the probable starting goalies for the six early games from 7 and 7:30 pm ET.

  20. Central Division Watch (March 8)

    Mar 8, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Detroit Red Wings

    Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Central Division.

  21. Save of the Night – Kari Lehtonen (March 7)

    Mar 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    Dallas Stars v San Jose Sharks

    Kari Lehtonen showed impressive skill – and more than a little bit of luck – as he earned the March 7th Save of the Night.

  22. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (March 7)

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin won the game for the Capitals last night and earned the Goal of the Night for March 7th in the process.

  23. Riding the Zamboni – Monday, March 7th

    Mar 8, 2011, 2:04 AM EDT

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    Brenden Morrow, Anze Kopitar

    Here are recaps of Monday’s three games, including a big win for the Stars against the Kings.

  24. Bruce Boudreau says both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are ‘OK’

    Mar 8, 2011, 12:28 AM EDT

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Joe Thornton

    Good news for the Capitals: Bruce Boudreau said that both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are “OK” after being banged up during tonight’s game against Tampa Bay.

  25. As Panthers get ready to host Blackhawks, Dale Tallon tries to put past with Chicago behind him

    Mar 7, 2011, 11:02 PM EDT

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    Dale Tallon

    After watching the Blackhawks team he built win a Cup once he was ousted, Dale Tallon is moving on with the Panthers, who host Chicago Tuesday night.

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