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  1. This afternoon’s starting goalies – February 12

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

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    Daniel Sedin, Semyon Varlamov

    Here are the starting goalies for today’s two afternoon games.

  2. Here’s your schedule for 2011 Hockey Day in Canada

    Feb 12, 2011, 11:59 AM EDT

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    Want to know how you can follow Hockey Day in Canada? We have you covered, whether you live in the U.S. or Canada.

  3. Around the Rink – Saturday, February 12th

    Feb 12, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Phoenix Coyotes v Chicago Blackhawks

    Here are previews for Saturday’s eight games.

  4. Goal of the Night – Cam Fowler (February 11)

    Feb 12, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Tim Jackman, Curtis McElhinney

    Cam Fowler’s overtime winner moved the Ducks into fourth place in the West and earned him the February 11th Goal of the Night.

  5. Save of the Night – Kari Lehtonen (February 11)

    Feb 12, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Phoenix Coyotes v Dallas Stars

    Kari Lehtonen’s insane glove save ended up being February 11th’s best stop. Check it out in this post.

  6. Northwest Division Watch (February 12)

    Feb 12, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

    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 Northwest Division.

  7. Video: Travis Hamonic provides latest Gordie Howe hat trick

    Feb 12, 2011, 1:44 AM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

    Travis Hamonic provided the latest Gordie Howe hat trick last night, with one goal, two assists and two fights.

  8. Leafs goalie bits: Gustavsson undergoes minor heart surgery, Giguere discusses 2011-12

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

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    Jean-Sebastien Giguere; Jonas Gustavsson

    Maple Leafs goalie news: J.S. Giguere ponders his future with the team while Jonas Gustavsson undergoes a minor heart procedure.

  9. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, February 11th

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk, Brian Rolston, Patrik Elias

    Here are recaps of a busy Friday night in the NHL, featuring red-hot Ilya Kovalchuk and the Devils beating the almost-as-hot Sharks and other interesting results.

  10. Islanders dominate Penguins 9-3 in fight-filled, chaotic game

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

    Micheal Haley, Craig Adams

    The Islanders clobbered the Penguins 9-3, but the goals will likely be overshadowed by a fight-filled night that feature more than 300 penalty minutes.

  11. Peter Forsberg’s return cannot stop Avs’ skid, Columbus beats Colorado 3-1

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT

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    Peter Forsberg, Kris Russell

    Peter Forsberg looked pretty solid in his first NHL game in three years, but the Avalanche were still hapless in their sixth straight loss, as Columbus beat them 3-1.

  12. Ducks activate Jonas Hiller from IR, send Timo Pielmeier back to minors

    Feb 11, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT

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    58th NHL All-Star Game

    Although he probably won’t start in tonight’s game, the Ducks activated workhorse goalie Jonas Hiller from the IR today.

  13. Back to the Rescue? Thrashers activate Tobias Enstrom from IR

    Feb 11, 2011, 8:07 PM EDT

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    Dustin Byfuglien, Nik Antropov

    The Thrashers activated all-star caliber defenseman Tobias Enstrom from the IR today. The team missed him badly, even if he slips under the radar compared to his partner in crime Dustin Byfuglien.

  14. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 11 (late edition)

    Feb 11, 2011, 7:12 PM EDT

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    Here are the starting goalies for tonight’s four latest games, including Marty Turco’s (possible) reunion with his former team in Dallas.

  15. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 11 (early edition)

    Feb 11, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT

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    Here are the starting goalies for today’s 7pm ET games.

  16. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 10th

    Feb 10, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

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    Mikko Koskinen

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s five games, including the beginning of the Mikko Koskinen era for the Islanders.

  17. Quebec officials name who will pay the bill for their new NHL-friendly $400M arena: taxpayers

    Feb 10, 2011, 5:32 PM EDT

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    Quebec City officials announced that their upcoming $400 million arena will be paid 50-50 by the city and the province.

  18. Report: Ryan Malone might miss up to two months with abdominal injury

    Feb 10, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v New Jersey Devils

    Reports indicate that Ryan Malone might miss up to two months with what could be a torn abdominal muscle.

  19. Canadiens add some muscle by calling up Ryan White, but do they need more?

    Feb 10, 2011, 3:40 PM EDT

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    Johnny Boychuk, Jaroslav Spacek

    The Canadiens called up rough forward Ryan White to help add some muscle (and possibly replace an injured player), but will that be enough to soothe the battered-and-bruised Habs?

  20. Around the Rink – Thursday, February 10th

    Feb 10, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT

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    Brooks Orpik, Justin Williams

    Here are previews for tonight’s five games.

  21. Penguins news: Sidney Crosby expects to play this year, team calls up 4 players

    Feb 10, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby discussed his concussion issues for the first time since January 25th while the team called up four players from the minors.

  22. NHL shares artist rendering of 2011 Heritage Classic

    Feb 10, 2011, 1:48 PM EDT

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    What will the 2011 Heritage Classic look like? The NHL provided an artist rendering of what the scene that might take place on February 20th.

  23. Predators acquire Mike Fisher from Senators in exchange for first rounder, conditional pick

    Feb 10, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

    Mike Fisher, Daniel Alfredsson

    The Predators attempted to fill a serious need at center by acquiring Mike Fisher from the Senators, sending their 2011 first rounder and a conditional 2012 pick that could be a second or third rounder to Ottawa. Somewhere, Carrie Underwood is smiling.

  24. Wednesday’s controversial hit: Ryan Getzlaf dings up Dan Hamhuis

    Feb 10, 2011, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    Wednesday night featured another controversial hit when Ryan Getzlaf clobbered Dan Hamhuis, although this time around it seems like the consensus was that it wasn’t suspension-worthy.

  25. Save of the Night – Robin Lehner (February 9)

    Feb 10, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Robin Lehner

    Robin Lehner and the Senators had another tough night, but that doesn’t change the fact that he made a brilliant save. The stop ended up being Wednesday’s best.

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