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  1. Dustin Byfuglien scores in OT to help Thrashers beat Habs

    Jan 2, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT

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    Ondrej Pavelec and Dustin Byfuglien helped the Thrashers earn a 4-3 overtime win against the Canadiens in an early afternoon game today.

  2. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 2, 2011 (late edition)

    Jan 2, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT

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    craiganderson

    Here are the starting goalies for tonight’s later games.

  3. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 2nd (early edition)

    Jan 2, 2011, 4:10 PM EDT

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    There are some odd start times for today’s games, so we’ll periodically update you with the probable starting goalies. Here are the starters for today’s first three games.

  4. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Northeast Division

    Jan 2, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

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    What should each NHL team resolve to change – or keep the same – in 2011? We provide our suggested new year’s resolutions, up now: the Northeast Division.

  5. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Central Division

    Jan 2, 2011, 1:50 PM EDT

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    kaneandhossa

    What should each NHL team resolve to change – or keep the same – in 2011? We provide our suggested new year’s resolutions, up next: the Central Division.

  6. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Atlantic Division

    Jan 2, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT

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    brodeurbummed

    What should each NHL team resolve to change – or keep the same – in 2011? We provide our suggested new year’s resolutions, beginning with the Atlantic Division.

  7. Around the Rink – Life after the Winter Classic edition

    Jan 2, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT

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    January 2nd won’t generate the hockey hype like January 1st does, but there’s plenty to see today with eight games on the docket. Check out these previews to find out some of the unusual start times for today.

  8. Goal of the Night – Tyler Ennis (January 1)

    Jan 2, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Tyler Ennis beat a sprawling Tim Thomas to win Saturday’s goal of the night.

  9. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, January 1st

    Jan 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Here are recaps of the six games played indoors on Saturday night.

  10. 2011 Winter Classic Star Cams: Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin

    Jan 2, 2011, 1:56 AM EDT

    ovisidstarcams

    Check out Star Cam footage of Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin from the 2011 Winter Classic.

  11. Video: Alex Ovechkin pumps up his teammates for Winter Classic

    Jan 2, 2011, 12:42 AM EDT

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    Check out NBC’s Sounds of the Game for the 2011 Winter Classic, featuring Alex Ovechkin pumping up his Capitals teammates.

  12. Video: 2011 Winter Classic highlights

    Jan 2, 2011, 12:09 AM EDT

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    Video highlights from the 2011 Winter Classic.

  13. Tampa Bay tries to improve its goalie situation by trading for veteran Dwayne Roloson

    Jan 1, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT

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    The Lightning acquired goalie Dwayne Roloson from the Islanders in exchange for prospect Ty Wishart. The question is, who will be the odd man out between Roloson, Dan Ellis and Mike Smith?

  14. Eric Fehr’s two goals steal the Winter Classic spotlight as Capitals beat Penguins 3-1

    Jan 1, 2011, 11:07 PM EDT

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    While Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin dominated the headlines going into the Winter Classic, hard working Capitals forward Eric Fehr stole the show with a great two goal performance.

  15. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 1st

    Jan 1, 2011, 5:55 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starting goalies in today’s seven games.

  16. Around the Rink – Saturday, January 1st

    Jan 1, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

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    Believe it or not, the Winter Classic isn’t the only hockey game taking place tonight. Here are previews for the other six contests.

  17. Semyon Varlamov will start in Winter Classic; does that mean Varly holds the upper hand in Caps’ net?

    Jan 1, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT

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    varlyjan1

    Should we read anything “bigger” into the Capitals’ choice to start Semyon Varlamov instead of Michal Neuvirth for the Winter Classic? Maybe.

  18. Mike Green helps his friend get on Winter Classic ice for marriage proposal

    Jan 1, 2011, 2:16 PM EDT

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    Mike Green is known for his ability to set up the Washington Capitals offense, but his best assist of the weekend might have come early, as he helped get his friend on the Winter Classic ice to make a marriage proposal.

  19. ESPN Magazine tabs Evander Kane in its ‘NEXT’ feature

    Dec 31, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

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    ESPN Magazine named Evander Kane as its ‘NEXT’ important hockey player for 2011 and beyond.

  20. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 31st (late edition)

    Dec 31, 2010, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for tonight’s later games, from 8:00 pm ET and on.

  21. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 31st (early edition)

    Dec 31, 2010, 4:40 PM EDT

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    alexaulddec31

    Here are the probable starting goalies for the 5,6 and 7 pm ET games. We’ll get you up to date with the other games later on.

  22. Around the Rink – New Year’s Eve edition

    Dec 31, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT

    canucksvstars

    Here are previews of tonight’s nine games, which include some earlier than usual starts to accommodate people’s NYE plans.

  23. Fun with numbers for the 2011 Winter Classic

    Dec 31, 2010, 1:24 PM EDT

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    Let’s take at look of the most interesting numbers going into the 2011 Winter Classic.

  24. Video: Mario Lemieux, Peter Bondra star in Alumni game 5-5 tie

    Dec 31, 2010, 12:21 PM EDT

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    While the 2011 Winter Classic Game is a celebration of the modern era in Pittsburgh and Washington, the alumni game looked to the past. Perhaps it makes sense, then, that Mario Lemieux and Peter Bondra came up big just like old times.

  25. Save of the Night – Duncan Keith for Marty Turco (December 30)

    Dec 31, 2010, 11:30 AM EDT

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    We once again decided to award the save of the night to a defenseman, as Duncan Keith bailed Marty Turco out after the puck moving goalie made a turnover.

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