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  1. Riding the Zamboni – November 30th

    Dec 1, 2010, 1:35 AM EDT

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    Here are summaries of Tuesday’s five games.

  2. Maclean’s magazine names Sidney Crosby ‘Newsmaker of the Year’

    Dec 1, 2010, 12:46 AM EDT

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    Maclean’s magazine named Sidney Crosby its newsmaker of the year. Not sportsman of the year … newsmaker of the year. Click “Read More” for the details.

  3. Hall of Fame hockey writer Jim Kelley dies at age 61 after battling cancer

    Nov 30, 2010, 11:55 PM EDT

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    There’s some sad news for the hockey world tonight, as reports indicate that veteran columnist and Hall of Fame writer Jim Kelley died today after a long battle fighting pancreatic cancer. He was 61 years old. Kelley is survived by his wife Susan and two daughters, Erin and Megan, as well as three grandchildren. One…

  4. Jamie Benn wins Goal of the Week (November 22-28)

    Nov 30, 2010, 11:25 PM EDT

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    One final call to vote propelled Jamie Benn to the November 22-28 goal of the week.

  5. Simon Gagne scores overtime game winner in return to Tampa Bay Lightning lineup

    Nov 30, 2010, 10:42 PM EDT

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    Once again, Simon Gagne celebrated a return from injury by winning a game with a goal in overtime.

  6. Marc-Andre Fleury edges Sergei Bobrovsky for Save of the Week (November 22-28)

    Nov 30, 2010, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury’s flashy glove save tops the save of the week voting for the week of November 22-28.

  7. David Booth and the Florida Panthers find goals difficult to come by

    Nov 30, 2010, 9:04 PM EDT

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    How worried should the Florida Panthers be about David Booth’s scoring slump?

  8. Islanders sign Jeremy Colliton; Thrashers give Tim Stapleton two-year contract

    Nov 30, 2010, 8:02 PM EDT

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    Two players who have spent most of their careers in the minors signed deals today, as the Islanders inked Jeremy Colliton and the Thrashers gave Tim Stapleton a two year deal.

  9. Rumors of Buffalo Sabres sale still strong and why it could be a great thing for the team

    Nov 30, 2010, 7:15 PM EDT

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    Ken Campbell writes that the Sabres sale rumors are justified and that the team’s denials boil down to semantics more than anything else.

  10. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 30th

    Nov 30, 2010, 6:20 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at tonight’s probable starters for all five games.

  11. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 29th

    Nov 29, 2010, 5:50 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable goalies for tonight’s five games.

  12. Marc Savard won’t play Wednesday, but didn’t rule out a Thursday return

    Nov 29, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT

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    It sounds like Marc Savard could return to NHL action as soon as this week. Maybe.

  13. Chris Stewart injury update: Winger will reportedly miss 4-6 weeks

    Nov 29, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT

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    Here’s justification for anyone who cringes when a star player gets in a fight: Chris Stewart will reportedly miss four to six weeks after breaking his hand in a skirmish on Saturday.

  14. Hockey greats reflect on Pat Burns’ career during his funeral

    Nov 29, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT

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    Many big names attended Pat Burns’ funeral today, including Gary Bettman, Patrick Roy and Raymond Bourque.

  15. Video: Carey Price and P.K. Subban’s ‘triple low 5′ ritual

    Nov 29, 2010, 2:31 PM EDT

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    With 15 wins already this year, Carey Price and P.K. Subban are earning attention for their amusing post-victory ritual.

  16. Sidney Crosby joins Thrashers Ondrej Pavelec and Dustin Byfuglien as NHL’s three stars of the week

    Nov 29, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    From dealing with a concussion because of a collapse to being named the number one star of the week, Ondrej Pavelec provides plenty of inspiration. His teammate Dustin Byfuglien and Penguins star Sidney Crosby join him for the three stars of the week.

  17. Pat Burns funeral set for this afternoon

    Nov 29, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    The hockey world (along with friends and family) will mourn the death of Pat Burns during his funeral this afternoon.

  18. David Perron still recovering from concussions related to Joe Thornton hit

    Nov 29, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT

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    David Perron is making progress – albeit slow – from concussion issues stemming from the hit that earned Joe Thornton a two game suspension.

  19. Around the Rink – Monday, November 29th

    Nov 29, 2010, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at tonight’s five game slate of NHL action.

  20. Vote for the Save of the Week (November 22-28)

    Nov 29, 2010, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Who made the save of the week for November 22-28: Semyon Varlamov, Sergei Bobrovsky, Miikka Kiprusoff, Marc-Andre Fleury, Martin Gerber or Ilya Bryzgalov? Vote in the poll by clicking on the “Read More” link.

  21. Vote for the Goal of the Week (November 22-28)

    Nov 29, 2010, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Who scored the goal of the week for November 22-28: Jody Shelley, Jamie Benn, Dany Heatley, Alexander Semin, Jason Spezza, Lee Stempniak or Taylor Hall?

  22. Save of the Night – Semyon Varlamov (November 28)

    Nov 29, 2010, 12:33 AM EDT

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    Semyon Varlamov had the best save of November 28th, stopping the Hurricanes on a deadly chance in overtime.

  23. Goal of the Night – Alexander Semin (November 28)

    Nov 28, 2010, 11:54 PM EDT

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    It’s becoming one of the most common connections in the NHL this season: Alex Ovechkin to Alexander Semin. Check out video of another pretty goal by clicking “Read More.”

  24. Poll results: Readers also like the Ducks’ alternate uniforms

    Nov 28, 2010, 11:06 PM EDT

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    In the last of three poll results posts tonight, we share the fact that PHT readers like the Ducks third jerseys, for the most part.

  25. Poll results: Readers think refs made wrong call with Pronger’s “Avery Rule” infraction

    Nov 28, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT

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    PHT readers think that the referees were wrong in calling off that Flyers goal against the Flames after deciding that Chris Pronger violated “The Avery Rule.”

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