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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Capitals grind out tough shootout win against Lightning, improve Southeast Division lead

    Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT

    Vincent Lecavalier, Alex Ovechkin

    In a game that was grittier than some might expect, the Capitals managed to grind out a shootout win against the Lightning to bolster their Southeast Division lead to two points.

  7. Vote for the Save of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 7, 2011, 9:23 PM EDT

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    Chris Butler, Ryan Miller, Artem Anisimov

    Who made last week’s best save? The contestants include: Corey Crawford, Ryan Miller, James Reimer, Jay Harrison, Jhonas Enroth and Jimmy Howard.

  8. Brendan Morrison will miss at least 2-3 more weeks with swelling in knee

    Mar 7, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT

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    NHL Heritage Classic - Montreal Canadiens v Calgary Flames

    Unexpectedly effective Flames center Brendan Morrison will miss at least two or three more weeks with a knee injury.

  9. More Senators injuries: Michalek, Regin and Carkner to miss time

    Mar 7, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT

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    Milan Michalek

    A long season in Ottawa got that much tougher, as the Senators expect Milan Michalek, Peter Regin and Matt Carkner to miss significant amounts of time with injuries and/or surgeries.

  10. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 28-March 6)

    Mar 7, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Nikolai Khabibulin

    Vote for the February 28-March 6th Goal of the Week. The contestants are Pavel Datsyuk, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Niklas Backstrom, Artem Anisimov, John Tavares and Alexander Semin.

  11. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 7

    Mar 7, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Dwayne Roloson

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

  12. Southeast Division Watch (March 7)

    Mar 7, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Semyon Varlamov, Steven Stamkos

    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.

  13. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – March 6

    Mar 6, 2011, 7:48 PM EDT

    Cory Schneider

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

  14. Devils continue their improbable playoff push, beat Islanders in shootout

    Mar 6, 2011, 6:17 PM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk

    Ilya Kovalchuk and the Devils cannot be stopped, as they beat the Islanders in a shootout this afternoon.

  15. Video: All seven goals, plus Net Cam footage from Flyers-Rangers

    Mar 6, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Sergei Bobrovsky

    Here are two videos that Rangers fans will enjoy, as we share a collection of all seven New York goals as well as Net Cam footage.

  16. Video: Rangers and Flyers Star Cam footage, plus Sounds of the Game

    Mar 6, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    This post includes both the Flyers and Rangers Star Cam footage, along with the Sounds of the Game.

  17. Game of the Week: Ryan Callahan, desperate Rangers crush Flyers 7-0

    Mar 6, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    Ryan Callahan’s four-goal, one-assist game fueled the Rangers’ 7-0 beating of the Flyers in the NBC Game of the Week.

  18. This afternoon’s starting goalies – March 6

    Mar 6, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur

    Here are the probable starting goalies for today’s other three afternoon games. The starters for tonight’s two 8 pm ET games will be posted later on.

  19. Game of the Week: Rangers build lead to 4-0 against flat Flyers after two

    Mar 6, 2011, 2:28 PM EDT

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    Derek Stepan, Mats Zuccarello

    The Rangers chased Brian Boucher from the Flyers net in the second period, as Ryan Callahan earned his first career hat trick in a 4-0 game.

  20. Game of the Week: Ryan Callahan, Rangers take it to Flyers in 2-0 1st period

    Mar 6, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

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    brandondandcallyap

    Ryan Callahan and the New York Rangers came storming out of the gate in this game, as the gritty and talented forward scored two goals to give the team a 2-0 lead. Yet when many discuss this period, the officiating might steal the spotlight.

  21. Jeff Carter won’t play as flu invades the Flyers’ locker room

    Mar 6, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Jeff Carter

    One of the underrated problems for Philly lately has been an ailment that plagues many offices: the flu. Jeff Carter is the latest victim, as the symptoms will keep him out of another game today.

  22. Around the Rink – Sunday, March 6th

    Mar 6, 2011, 11:38 AM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Nashville Predators

    There are five games beyond the upcoming NBC Game of the Week between the Flyers and Rangers, so check out these previews, including big games featuring the Wild against the Sabres and Flames versus the Predators.

  23. Rangers Marian Gaborik and Ryan McDonagh will play against Flyers today

    Mar 6, 2011, 11:07 AM EDT

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    Marian Gaborik, Dwayne Roloson

    The desperate Rangers will go into this afternoon’s game with two key additions, as both Marian Gaborik and Ryan McDonagh are expected to return from injuries.

  24. Pacific Division Watch (March 6)

    Mar 6, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Jamie Langenbrunner,  Ilya Bryzgalov, Keith Yandle, Eric Belanger

    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.

  25. Save of the Night – Jimmy Howard (March 5)

    Mar 6, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

    Red Wings Ducks Hockey

    Jimmy Howard didn’t hold on to beat the Coyotes last night, so he’ll have to settle for the March 5th Save of the Night.

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