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  1. Mike Green skates, says he’s without concussion symptoms

    Apr 1, 2011, 5:52 PM EDT

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    Scott Clemmenson, Mike Green

    Mike Green skated for the first time in a month today and reported that he didn’t experience any concussion symptoms. Click “read more” for the details.

  2. So long to the ‘Stache: Bill McCreary will retire after Saturday

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT

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    New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils

    Bill McCreary – and especially his signature mustache – will be missed as the veteran referee will officiate his last game on Saturday.

  3. Race of the Playoffs: Huge games for Flames, Blackhawks

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v St. Louis Blues

    The Flames play a must-win, the Blackhawks have a huge game and the Coyotes could earn some precious point tonight. Here’s a look at three games that will affect the West’s playoff picture on Friday.

  4. James Reimer named NHL’s Rookie of the Month for March

    Apr 1, 2011, 3:25 PM EDT

    James Reimer

    The NHL named James Reimer as the Rookie of the Month for March.

  5. Report: Zach Parise is anxious to return against Canadiens on Saturday

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:23 PM EDT

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    Zach Parise is anxious for the “peace of mind” that will come with returning to action on Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens.

  6. Ryan Miller misses practice, status for big two-game road trip uncertain

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Ryan Miller

    Ryan Miller missed practice today, casting down regarding whether or not he will be able to play in two important weekend games for the Sabres.

  7. Max Pacioretty gets back onto the ice, begins rehab

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty Zdeno Chara

    Three weeks after his scary injury, Max Pacioretty skated for 20 minutes today.

  8. Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne named Three Stars of March

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT

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    Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf

    The NHL named its Three Stars for the month of March: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne.

  9. Golf-swing taunt backfires for Brad Marchand, Bruins vs. Maple Leafs

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Buffalo Sabres

    Brad Marchand’s golf-swing taunt backfired last night, as the Maple Leafs used it (plus some Bruins errors) to make a thunderous comeback. Marchand still needs to find the right balance in his pestering game.

  10. Save of the Night – Chris Mason (March 31)

    Apr 1, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Chris Mason stopped all 43 shots he saw last night, with none of them being better than when he robbed Daniel Briere for the Save of the Night.

  11. Goal of the Night – Ben Eager (March 31)

    Apr 1, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Dallas Stars v San Jose Sharks

    No, this isn’t an April Fool’s Day joke: Ben Eager earned the Goal of the Night award.

  12. Evgeni Nabokov represents Team Russia, discusses next season

    Apr 1, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Evgeni Nabokov

    Evgeni Nabokov ponders his future with or without the Islanders. Click “Read More” for the lowdown.

  13. West playoff picture: Canucks make it official, Predators win and Sharks crush Stars

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT

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    The rich got richer in the West, as the Canucks, Sharks and Predators succeeding in knocking down the Kings, Stars and Avalanche tonight. Read this post for recaps and an updated look on the West playoff picture.

  14. Vancouver Canucks clinch Presidents’ Trophy; Should fans celebrate or cringe?

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

    Christian Ehroff Maxim Lapierre

    Now that the Canucks have clinched the Presidents’ Trophy, the question is: will that award be a blessing or a curse for the best team in the NHL?

  15. Dennis Wideman admitted to hospital with ‘gruesome’ hematoma in his leg

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:08 AM EDT

    Dennis Wideman

    Things weren’t looking great for Dennis Wideman to begin with, but the news got worse: he’s been hospitalized with hematoma in his injured leg. Click “read more” for some “gruesome” details.

  16. Chris Pronger won’t return until playoffs after rehab setback

    Mar 31, 2011, 11:37 PM EDT

    Ottawa Senators v Philadelphia Flyers

    After a rehab setback, the Flyers’ hopes of letting Chris Pronger shake off some rust before the playoffs begin have been dashed. Reports indicate he won’t play again until the postseason begins.

  17. Eastern Conference playoff update: Lightning clinch a spot, Leafs keep dreaming

    Mar 31, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v New York Islanders

    There was plenty of interesting activity in the East tonight. The Capitals moved within one point of the Flyers for the top seed, the Lightning clinched a playoff spot, the Islanders hurt the Rangers’ postseason chances and the Leafs kept their dreams alive.

  18. Chirp/Counter-chirp: John Scott, Shawn Thornton exchange barbs

    Mar 31, 2011, 9:58 PM EDT

    Shawn Thornton, Fernando Pisani

    The Bruins and Blackhawks don’t meet often, but that didn’t stop them from continuing their war of words.

  19. Amazingly, Daymond Langkow might play for Flames on Friday

    Mar 31, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT

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    Daymond Langkow

    Many people (reasonably) thought that a broken vertebra would end Daymond Langkow’s career, but the Flames announced that he might play in Friday’s game against the Blues.

  20. Marian Gaborik’s hit forces Frans Nielsen to leave Rangers-Islanders game

    Mar 31, 2011, 8:48 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v New York Islanders

    A Marian Gaborik boarding hit knocked Frans Nielsen out of tonight’s Rangers-Islanders game. Should Gaborik worry about supplemental discipline?

  21. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 31 (late edition)

    Mar 31, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Jonathan Quick

    Here are the probable starting goalies for Thursday’s last three games.

  22. Today’s Starting Goalies – March 31 (early edition)

    Mar 31, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s first seven games.

  23. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 29 (late edition)

    Mar 29, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

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    Ville Leino, Kari Lehtonen

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s final four games.

  24. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 29 (early edition)

    Mar 29, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Here are the probable starting goalies for today’s first seven games. Tuesday’s final four games will be covered later on.

  25. Marc-Andre Fleury wins Save of the Week (March 21-27)

    Mar 29, 2011, 5:10 PM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury

    PHT readers made Marc-Andre Fleury the March 21-27th Save of the Week winner.

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