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  1. Around the Rink – Monday, December 13th

    Dec 13, 2010, 2:53 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a stroll around the rink with previews of Monday’s six games, including a Pacific Division showdown between the Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks.

  2. NHL names Ryane Clowe, Marc-Andre Fleury and Rick Nash three stars of the week

    Dec 13, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

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    The NHL named its three stars of the week: Ryane Clowe, Marc-Andre Fleury and Rick Nash.

  3. Evgeni Nabokov’s KHL contract terminated for ‘family circumstances'; which NHL teams might be interested?

    Dec 13, 2010, 1:12 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Nabokov’s KHL contract has been terminated, supposedly for “family circumstances.” This makes him a free agent so we couldn’t help but ask: which NHL team makes the most sense for Nabokov? Vote for your choice in the poll within this post.

  4. NHL suspends Jody Shelley two games for check from behind on Adam McQuaid

    Dec 13, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT

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    The NHL handed Flyers enforcer Jody Shelley a two-game suspension for his hit from behind on Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid

  5. Vote for the Save of the Week (December 6-12)

    Dec 13, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Who made the best save for the week of December 6-12: Marc-Andre Fleury, Andrew Raycroft, Miikka Kiprusoff, Nikolai Khabibulin, Jonas Gustavsson or Henrik Lundqvist?

  6. Vote for the Goal of the Week (December 6-12)

    Dec 13, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Who scored the goal of the week for December 6-12: Matt Hendricks, Corey Perry, David Booth, Mikhail Grabovski, Linus Omark, Ville Leino or Mike Santorelli?

  7. Save of the Night: Henrik Lundqvist (December 12)

    Dec 13, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist tormented Mathieu Perreault and the Washington Capitals last night, earning Sunday’s best save.

  8. Goal(s) of the Night: Corey Perry’s hat trick (December 12)

    Dec 13, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The sum of Corey Perry’s three-goal, two assist night earns him Sunday’s goal of the night award.

  9. Your latest hockey sweater travesty: Florida Everblades present their ‘happy holidays’ horror

    Dec 13, 2010, 12:49 AM EDT

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    There are eyesores … and then there are the Florida Everblades “Happy Holidays” jerseys. Click “read more” to take a look at the ECHL team’s astounding offerings.

  10. Video: Minor leaguer Alex Stalock makes a major save

    Dec 12, 2010, 11:55 PM EDT

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    You know it’s a good save when a minor league stop draws the hockey world’s attention. Alex Stalock’s save is definitely doing just that.

  11. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, December 12th

    Dec 12, 2010, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at tonight’s three games, featuring a big performance by the Rangers, a win for the Sedin twins and an explosive effort by Anaheim’s three power forwards.

  12. Could this six-game slump be a ‘good’ thing in the long run for the Washington Capitals?

    Dec 12, 2010, 10:30 PM EDT

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    Could the Washington Capitals actually benefit from a little losing now once the playoffs roll around? More on that (and how much they might miss Mike Green) after the jump.

  13. Video: Alex Ovechkin fights Brandon Dubinsky after landing a hip check on Dan Girardi

    Dec 12, 2010, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Check out this exciting sequence events: the Capitals hit two posts, Alex Ovechkin lands a big hip check on Dan Girardi and then fights Brandon Dubinsky.

  14. Are people asking for the wrong Sutter brother to be fired in Calgary?

    Dec 12, 2010, 8:03 PM EDT

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    People seem to be on “Brent Sutter firing watch” but if any Sutter brother deserves to go in Calgary, Darryl would be the man.

  15. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 12th

    Dec 12, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for a light three-game night of action for Sunday.

  16. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 11th (late edition)

    Dec 11, 2010, 6:16 PM EDT

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

  17. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 11th (early edition)

    Dec 11, 2010, 5:48 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starting goalies for the first 10 of tonight’s 13 games.

  18. Around the Rink – Saturday, December 11th

    Dec 11, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Check out previews of a jam-packed 13 game schedule of Saturday games.

  19. Marco Sturm to Kings trade rumors surface again

    Dec 11, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT

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    The Marco Sturm to the Los Angeles Kings trade rumors are heating up once again. Click “Read More” to find out more about it.

  20. City of Glendale could pay $197M over 5 years to keep Phoenix Coyotes

    Dec 11, 2010, 1:17 PM EDT

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    More details on the developing Phoenix Coyotes sale: the City of Glendale might put up $197 million over about five years to potential buyer Matt Hulsizer.

  21. Report: Jordan Staal has another setback in his return from injuries

    Dec 11, 2010, 12:52 PM EDT

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    The latest scuttlebutt about Jordan Staal isn’t good: rumors are circulating that he “re-broke” his hand.

  22. Save of the Night – Andrew Raycroft (December 10)

    Dec 11, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Who would have thought that Andrew Raycroft wouldn’t just receive an NHL paycheck this season … but earn every cent and then some? Here’s his second save of the night of the week.

  23. Goal of the Night: Linus Omark (December 10)

    Dec 11, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Linus Omark’s fancy shootout winner earned Friday’s goal of the night.

  24. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, December 10th

    Dec 11, 2010, 1:11 AM EDT

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    Take a look at summaries from Friday’s three late games, which all required a shootout for resolution.

  25. Aaron Voros placed on IR after Kevin Bieksa broke his orbital bone in a fight

    Dec 10, 2010, 11:00 PM EDT

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    The Ducks placed Aaron Voros on the IR today because Kevin Bieksa broke his orbital bone in a fight during the Anaheim-Vancouver game from Wednesday. The team called up Dan Sexton to replace Voros in the lineup.

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