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  1. Miroslav Satan signs with KHL’s Dynamo Moscow

    Jan 8, 2011, 1:40 PM EDT

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    December 8th is a sad day for pun lovers in the NHL, as Miroslav Satan signed with Dynamo Moscow of the KHL according to reports.

  2. Report: Brad Stuart’s broken jaw won’t require surgery, will sideline him for 6-8 weeks

    Jan 8, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

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    Tough news for the Detroit Red Wings: Brad Stuart’s broken jaw will force him to miss 6-8 weeks, even though surgery won’t be required. Should the league suspend Tom Kostopoulos for the hit?

  3. NHL hands Ben Eager four-game suspension for cheap shot on Colby Armstrong

    Jan 8, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

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    eagercheapshot

    The NHL handed Ben Eager a well-deserved four game suspension for his sucker punch on Colby Armstrong.

  4. Dan Bylsma denies putting Sidney Crosby on the ice with knowledge of concussion symptoms

    Jan 8, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT

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    Dan Bylsma addressed the speculation that the Penguins mishandled Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues today.

  5. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 8th (extra early edition)

    Jan 8, 2011, 12:15 PM EDT

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    kevinpoulin

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

  6. Around the Rink – Saturday, January 8th

    Jan 8, 2011, 12:02 PM EDT

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    zetterbergvkesler

    Here are previews of tonight’s 11 games, highlighted by an alpha dog showdown between Western powerhouses Detroit and Vancouver.

  7. Perennial bad apple Jesse Boulerice receives 10-game suspension from AHL for mild check on ref

    Jan 8, 2011, 11:37 AM EDT

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    jesseboulerice

    Jesse Boulerice added another bullet point to his staggering resume of dumb acts by receiving a 10-game suspension from the NHL after bumping a referee.

  8. Save of the Night – Brian Elliott (January 7)

    Jan 8, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Brian Elliott shut down a great odd man rush by the Blackhawks by making the save of the night for December 7th.

  9. Goal of the Night: Patrick Kane (January 7)

    Jan 8, 2011, 10:20 AM EDT

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    Kanegoalofnight

    There were a lot of great goals last night, but Patrick Kane’s game of take away and nice shot earned him the December 7th goal of the night.

  10. Brad Stuart suffers broken jaw from controversial hit by Tom Kostopoulos

    Jan 8, 2011, 9:54 AM EDT

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    People are discussing a possible suspension after Tom Kostopoulos landed a dirty blindside hit on Brad Stuart last time.

  11. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, December 7th

    Jan 8, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT

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    keslerbeatsbulin

    Check out summaries of Friday night’s games in this post.

  12. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Pacific Division

    Jan 8, 2011, 12:56 AM EDT

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    richardsandlehtonen

    What changes should each Pacific Division consider – and avoid – in 2011? Here are the new year’s resolutions for those five teams.

  13. Former San Jose Sharks forward Tom Cavanagh dies at age 28

    Jan 7, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

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    cavangh

    Sad news out of Providence, Rhode Island today: former San Jose Sharks draft pick and minor league player Tom Cavanagh was found dead inside a mall parking garage. The Providence Journal reports that the forward died due to “multiple traumatic injuries due to blunt force trauma.” He was 28 years old. Sharks general manager said…

  14. Leafs throttle Thrashers 9-3; Ben Eager lands cheap shot on Colby Armstrong

    Jan 7, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

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    eagercheapshot

    An ugly loss got uglier when Ben Eager landed a sucker punch on Colby Armstrong. The Leafs got revenge via four power-play goals on the resulting five-minute man advantage; will the league further discipline Eager and the Leafs with a suspension?

  15. Struggling Kings welcome back Willie Mitchell, Alexei Ponikarovsky for Saturday’s game

    Jan 7, 2011, 9:40 PM EDT

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    The disappointing Los Angeles Kings will bolster their struggling lineup with the return of Willie Mitchell and Alexei Ponikarovsky tomorrow night.

  16. Banged-up Gilbert Brule ruled out for Oilers’ game vs. Canucks tonight

    Jan 7, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

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    brulebruised

    A bruised chest/abdomen will keep Gilbert Brule out of tonight’s Oilers-Canucks game. Kurtis Foster will be back in Edmonton’s lineup, though.

  17. Nick Leddy’s exciting week continues with Blackhawks call-up

    Jan 7, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT

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    It’s been a busy, emotional week for Chicago Blackhawks defenseman/prospect Nick Leddy. Things were pretty low on Monday when Leddy and the United States world junior team absolutely fell on their faces against Canada in the tournament’s semifinal 4-1 loss. His spirits certainly must have been improved on Wednesday, though, as the U.S. gutted out…

  18. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 7th

    Jan 7, 2011, 6:47 PM EDT

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    reimerandmonster

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

  19. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 6th (late edition)

    Jan 6, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT

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    anteroniittystartinggoalies

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

  20. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 6th (early edition)

    Jan 6, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT

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    hedberg

    Here are the starting goalies for today’s first four games. We’ll have an update for the later games soon.

  21. Sidney Crosby won’t play tonight against Canadiens; Matt Cooke also out

    Jan 6, 2011, 6:27 PM EDT

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    crosbyandcooke

    Sidney Crosby and Matt Cooke are going to miss tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Click “Read More” for details on the severity of their injuries.

  22. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Northwest Division

    Jan 6, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT

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    craigandersonnyr

    What changes should each Northwest Division consider in 2011? Here are the new year’s resolutions for those five teams.

  23. Columbus Blue Jackets waive Mike Commodore

    Jan 6, 2011, 3:51 PM EDT

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    Not long after Mike Commodore requested a trade, the Blue Jackets decided to waive him.

  24. Around the Rink – Thursday, January 6th

    Jan 6, 2011, 2:51 PM EDT

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    subbanvkunitz

    Here are previews for tonight’s eight games.

  25. Already injured Jordan Eberle gets his appendix removed

    Jan 6, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT

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    Think you’ve had a rocky start to 2011? Jordan Eberle can relate: his country failed in the WJC, he’s dealing with an ankle injury on an awful Edmonton team and underwent an emergency appendectomy this week. Yikes.

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