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  1. Report: Andrew Alberts expected to miss 6-8 weeks with broken wrist

    Feb 15, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

    Andrew Alberts, Teemu Selanne

    Andrew Alberts will need surgery on his broken wrist, so he’ll likely miss six to eight weeks.

  2. Central Division Watch (February 15)

    Feb 15, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT

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    Colorado Avalanche v Nashville Predators

    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.

  3. Tonight’s starting goalies – February 15

    Feb 15, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk, Jhonas Enroth

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

  4. Steve Yzerman, Zenon Konopka offer different takes on Mario Lemieux’s comments

    Feb 14, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT

    Hockey Hall of Fame Induction

    Lightning GM Steve Yzerman and Islanders enforcer Zenon Konopka offer two disparate perspectives on Mario Lemieux’s much-discussed comments.

  5. Did the Bruins make a mistake by ‘rushing’ Tyler Seguin to NHL level?

    Feb 14, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers

    With Tyler Seguin becoming a regular healthy scratch, it begs the question: did the Bruins rush him into the NHL this season?

  6. Around the Rink – Monday, February 14th

    Feb 14, 2011, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Vernon Fiddler, Michal Neuvirth

    Here are previews for today’s three games, all with some playoff implications.

  7. Brad Richards will miss Stars’ road trip with undisclosed injury

    Feb 14, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT

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    The Stars will face some rare injury turmoil this season, as Brad Richards is expected to miss the team’s three-game road trip this week.

  8. 2011 NHL Trade Deadline Cheat Sheet (February 14)

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Tomas Vokoun

    Want to play armchair GM as the trade deadline approaches? Here’s a cheat sheet.

  9. Michael Grabner, Drew Stafford and Ilya Bryzgalov named Three Stars of the Week

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Ryan Miller, Michael Grabner

    The NHL named its three stars for the week of February 7-13th: Michael Grabner, Drew Stafford and Ilya Bryzgalov.

  10. Peter Forsberg cuts his comeback short, could this finally be it?

    Feb 14, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT

    Peter Forsberg

    Peter Forsberg’s comeback is over. There’s a good chance that he’ll never play another NHL game.

  11. Southeast Division Watch (February 14)

    Feb 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Dana Tyrell, Brett Clark, Sean Bergenheim, Tuomo Ruutu

    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. 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 Southeast Division.

  12. Vote for the Save of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Niklas Backstrom, Matt D'Agostini, Nick Schultz

    Vote to decide who made the best save for the week of February 7-13: Steve Mason, Ilya Bryzgalov, Kari Lehtonen, Mikko Koskinen, Robin Lehner, James Reimer or Ondrej Pavelec?

  13. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    villeleinogon

    Vote for the Goal of the Week for February 7-13th. The nominees are Rick Nash, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Mikael Samuelsson, Tyler Myers and Cam Fowler.

  14. Save of the Night – Steve Mason (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Dallas Stars

    Much like his Blue Jackets teammate Rick Nash with the Goal of the Night, Steve Mason won February 13th’s Save of the Night.

  15. Goal of the Night – Rick Nash (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Dallas Stars

    Rick Nash scored his 26th goal of the season and sixth game-winner, earning February 13th’s Goal of the Night.

  16. Pacific Division Watch (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT

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    James Neal, Todd Marchant

    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. 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 Pacific Division.

  17. Anaheim Ducks make Pacific Division even more complicated with win

    Feb 13, 2011, 11:39 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    The Ducks moved into a virtual tie for the Pacific Division lead thanks to their 4-0 win over the Oilers. Yes, the Pacific is a big, fun mess.

  18. Recaps: Canes take hold of 8th spot, Panthers slip past Sharks

    Feb 13, 2011, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Cam Ward

    Here are recaps of the Hurricanes’ pull-the-tights win against the Thrashers and the Panthers’ tight win against the Sharks.

  19. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 13th (late edition)

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT

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    vokounandclemmensen

    Here are the remaining probable starters to conclude an oddly scheduled slate of NHL games on Sunday.

  20. Video: Don’t count out the surging New Jersey Devils

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT

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    Jacques Lemaire

    The Devils are one of the hottest teams in the NHL, prompting Pierre and Mike to discuss their possible (yet unlikely) playoff run along with whether or not Jacques Lemaire will coach the team next season.

  21. Video: Milbury discusses Caps’ transition, McGuire spotlights rising Coyotes

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:07 PM EDT

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    Kings Capitals Hockey

    Mike Milbury discusses the Capitals’ bumpy transition to a more defensive-minded scheme while Pierre McGuire is impressed by Keith Yandle’s development and the Coyotes’ rise in the Pacific Division.

  22. Video: Nicklas Lidstrom discusses his future

    Feb 13, 2011, 3:46 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Lidstrom

    Discussing Nicklas Lidstrom’s ageless game and his reflections on retirement.

  23. Video: Milbury and McGuire discuss how Islanders-Penguins game went over the line

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

    Micheal Haley, Craig Adams

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss their shared belief that the Penguins-Islanders game went over the line in this video.

  24. Mario Lemieux doesn’t pull punches with statement regarding Isles-Pens situation

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:34 PM EDT

    Mario Lemieux

    Penguins co-owner and former star Mario Lemieux was not shy about expressing his dissatisfaction regarding the way the NHL handled the Islanders-Penguins fallout.

  25. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 13th (early edition)

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Mikko Koskinen

    Here are the probable starting goalies for the 3:00 pm ET contests.

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