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  1. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 3-9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    chrisosgoodsaveofnight

    Who made last week’s best save: Corey Crawford, Cam Ward, Peter Budaj, Jimmy Howard, Tuukka Rask or Brian Elliott?

  2. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 3-9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    jaybeagle

    Who scored last week’s best goal: Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn, Quinton Howden, the boisterous Russian WJC team, Kris Draper or Mikhail Grabovski?

  3. Saves of the Night – Corey Crawford (January 9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Aside from the occasional night off – or the even less common instance when a save or goal isn’t deemed worthy – the gang at PHT will decide which tally or stop is the best of any given night. Once those two winners are determined, we’ll share our reasoning (and most importantly, the video clip…

  4. Goal of the Night: Jamie Benn (January 9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    jamiebenngonjan10

    No doubt about it, Jamie Benn scored the best goal of Sunday, January 9th.

  5. Nostalgic night in Chicago: Blackhawks honor ’61 squad, will build Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita statues

    Jan 10, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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    mikitaandbobbyhull

    Sunday night was a great one for Blackhawks teams from the present (5-0 win over the Islanders) and past (thanks to a heritage night in which the team announced that they would erect statues for Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita).

  6. Poll results: PHT readers think all players should be required to wear visors

    Jan 9, 2011, 11:51 PM EDT

    amusingvisorphoto

    Ultimately, PHT readers believe that NHL players should be required to wear visors.

  7. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, January 9th

    Jan 9, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

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    hillerjonasshutout

    Let’s take a look at tonight’s two latest games, including shutouts by Corey Crawford and Jonas Hiller.

  8. Video: Martin Brodeur tries to score, settles for assist on Nick Palmieri’s first NHL goal

    Jan 9, 2011, 9:37 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur tried to score yet another goal but missed the mark and ended up setting up Nick Palmieri’s first career NHL goal instead.

  9. Early ride on the Zamboni – Sunday, January 9th

    Jan 9, 2011, 8:59 PM EDT

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    devilsuspetlightning

    Here are recaps of Sunday’s three early games, including New Jersey’s upset win over Tampa Bay.

  10. Alexander Frolov requires season-ending surgery for torn ACL

    Jan 9, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT

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    frolovaclsurgery

    Knee surgery will end Alex Frolov’s season. Could his NHL relevance (and career) be in jeopardy?

  11. Flames GM Jay Feaster, Tom Kostopoulos disagree with six game suspension

    Jan 9, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT

    jayfeasterflames

    Flames GM Jay Feaster and Tom Kostopoulos disagree with the league’s decision to suspend Kostopoulos for six games, saying the hit wasn’t illegal. Click “Read More” for the details.

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

    Jan 8, 2011, 7:56 PM EDT

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    ondrejpavsstayfresh

    We conclude our list of recommended new year’s resolutions with the five teams in the Southeast Division.

  13. PHT’s midseason trophy picks (James O’Brien’s choices)

    Jan 8, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

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    dustinbyfuglienwinsit

    Expect some surprises in the first set of two mid-season trophy awards posts from the PHT staff.

  14. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 8th (early evening edition)

    Jan 8, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT

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    theoandrecchi

    There are a lot of different games tonight; here are the probable starters for the 7:00 pm ET contests.

  15. How HBO, NHL might top the first 24/7 series

    Jan 8, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT

    hendricks247

    It’s hard to imagine HBO and the NHL topping their first 24/7 collaboration, but here are two ways that would give them a fighting chance.

  16. Flyers squeak by Devils 2-1; Peter Laviolette will be one of All-Star team co-coaches

    Jan 8, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT

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    bouchergetssnowshower

    It might not last long if the Penguins win tonight, but the Flyers gained a slim lead for the top spot in the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference by beating the Devils 2-1.

  17. Sean Avery was expecting more hate from Dallas Stars fans

    Jan 8, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

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    seanaverybeingseanavery

    Sean Avery was impressed by the weak portions of hate cooked up Dallas Stars fans last night.

  18. Video: Sidney Crosby discusses concussion, two hits to head

    Jan 8, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT

    crosbyandsteckel

    Sidney Crosby addressed the media today regarding his recovery from a mild concussion and the two hits that might have caused it.

  19. Miroslav Satan signs with KHL’s Dynamo Moscow

    Jan 8, 2011, 1:40 PM EDT

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    satantokhl

    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.

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

    Jan 8, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

    stuartchecksiggy

    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?

  21. 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.

  22. 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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    bylsmaandcrosby

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

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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