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  1. Jeff Carter wins the Goal of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 25, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT

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    Jeff Carter

    Claude Giroux and Jeff Carter combined for an effort worthy of the Goal of the Week for January 17-23rd.

  2. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 25th

    Jan 25, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT

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    69105_wild_lightning_hockey-backstrom

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

  3. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 24th

    Jan 24, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT

    Martin Biron

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

  4. Around the Rink – Monday, January 24th

    Jan 24, 2011, 4:41 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Brandon Dubinsky

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

  5. Making lemonade from puck burglary: Chris Pronger says he’d auction Cup finals puck for charity

    Jan 24, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

    puckburglar

    Chris Pronger says he’d be willing to auction off the game puck from the Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals and give the proceeds to charity.

  6. Oilers Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle will miss 2011 NHL All-Star Game with injuries

    Jan 24, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT

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    hemskyback

    Two more players will miss the All-Star Game Weekend, as injuries will keep Oilers forwards Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle out of the festivities.

  7. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT

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    darkandmysterioushalak

    Cast your vote in the poll to determine which goalie made the Save of the Week: Pekka Rinne, Braden Holtby, Ryan Miller, Kari Lehtonen, Mathieu Garon or Dan Ellis.

  8. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

    Dave Bolland

    Who scored the goal of the week for January 17-23: Mattias Tedenby, Corey Perry, Marian Gaborik, Patrice Bergeron, Jeff Carter, Colin Wilson or Nathan Gerbe?

  9. Tim Thomas, Steven Stamkos and Martin Broduer named the three stars of the week

    Jan 24, 2011, 12:54 PM EDT

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    Tim Thomas

    The NHL named its three stars of the week for January 17-23rd: Tim Thomas, Steven Stamkos and Martin Brodeur.

  10. Sidney Crosby won’t attend All-Star weekend festivities

    Jan 24, 2011, 12:32 PM EDT

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    We already knew that he wouldn’t play in the game, but it turns out that Sidney Crosby won’t show up for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game weekend at all as he deals with concussion problems.

  11. Evgeni Nabokov drama continues as goalie hung up on Garth Snow, Islanders wait to see if he reports

    Jan 24, 2011, 11:53 AM EDT

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    Evgeni Nabokov

    The drama continues between Evgeni Nabokov and the New York Islanders, as the Russian goalie reportedly hung up on Isles GM Garth Snow.

  12. Save of the Night – Pekka Rinne (January 23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 10:50 AM EDT

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    Predators Oilers Hockey

    Pekka Rinne dropped his stick in the perfect spot to make the Save of the Night for January 23rd.

  13. Goal of the Night: Jeff Carter (January 23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    jeffcarterextensiontalks

    Claude Giroux’s great saucer pass and Jeff Carter’s impressive bit of hand-eye coordination produced Sunday’s best goal.

  14. Predators remain hot, earn 3-2 shootout win against Oilers; Should the Red Wings be worried?

    Jan 23, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT

    Predators Oilers Hockey

    The Predators are one of the hottest teams in the NHL right now, as they’ve won three in a row and 10 of their last 12 games.

  15. Tampa Bay begins epic 12-game homestand by crushing Atlanta 7-1; Steven Stamkos takes NHL scoring lead

    Jan 23, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT

    stamkosscoringlead

    The Lightning will spend more than a month in Tampa Bay during a 12-game run, so they decided to make themselves at home with a 7-1 pasting of the Thrashers. Steven Stamkos passed Sidney Crosby for the league leading in points during the game.

  16. Devils beat Panthers 5-2 for fourth win in a row, Sabres best Islanders 5-3

    Jan 23, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur, Ilya Kovalchuk

    Here’s a recap of the two afternoon games featuring a Devils win over the Panthers and the Sabres’ victory against the Islanders.

  17. Videos: Star Cam footage from Flyers-Blackhawks Game of the Week

    Jan 23, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT

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    toewsdeerinheadlights

    Here are some selected bits of Star Cam footage for both the Flyers and Blackhawks during today’s Game of the Week contest.

  18. Video: Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire discuss which player should go first in All-Star Game Fantasy Draft

    Jan 23, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Steven Stamkos

    This video includes a preview of the 2011 NHL All-Star Game, highlighting the debate regarding which player will go No.1 in Friday’s fantasy draft.

  19. Video: Daniel Carcillo bloodied in fight with Jake Dowell

    Jan 23, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT

    Left Wing Dan Carcillo

    Jake Dowell left Dan Carcillo bloodied in a fight today, but many believe Carcillo was the true victor. Judge for yourself in this video.

  20. Video: Jonathan Toews reflects on his great 2010

    Jan 23, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews discusses his amazing 2010 in this installment of NBC video.

  21. Today’s starting goalies – January 23rd

    Jan 23, 2011, 2:29 PM EDT

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    pavelecwins

    Here are the probable starting goalies for today’s remaining games, which feature some odd start times.

  22. Why this year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Chicago Blackhawks

    Jan 23, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

    Joe Quenneville, Antti Niemi, Michael Leighton

    This year’s Philadelphia Flyers look an awful lot like last season’s Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks. Read this post to see why.

  23. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 22nd (late edition)

    Jan 22, 2011, 6:48 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Pittsburgh Penguins

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

  24. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 22nd (early edition)

    Jan 22, 2011, 6:32 PM EDT

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    hillerjonasshutout

    Here are the starting goalies for the games taking place at 7:00 pm ET.

  25. Devils upset Flyers 3-1, Blackhawks beat Red Wings 4-1 in division rivalry games

    Jan 22, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Corey Crawford, Henrik Zetterberg

    The lowest team in the NHL’s standings (New Jersey) beat the highest ranked one in the league (Philadelphia) while Chicago is now on a 5-0-1 run thanks to their win over Detroit this afternoon.

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