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  1. Video: Michelle Obama’s hockey advertisement

    Feb 1, 2011, 4:30 PM EST

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    Tampa Bay Rays  v Baltimore Orioles

    Michelle Obama implores kids to get active, which includes playing hockey.

  2. Around the Rink – Tuesday, February 1st

    Feb 1, 2011, 4:00 PM EST

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v Philadelphia Flyers

    Here are previews of tonight’s 12 games.

  3. Atlantic Division Watch (February 1)

    Feb 1, 2011, 3:30 PM EST

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    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Atlantic Division.

  4. Buffalo Sabres news: Lindy Ruff turned down extension, team sale official

    Feb 1, 2011, 2:59 PM EST

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    The Sabres announced that the team sale has been completed. With Darcy Regier in place as the general manager, the focus shifts to longtime head coach Lindy Ruff’s future.

  5. Rangers reinforcements: team gets Dubinsky and Callahan back tonight

    Feb 1, 2011, 2:14 PM EST

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    Chicago Blackhawks v New York Rangers

    The Rangers will bring back valuable forwards into the lineup tonight, as Ryan Callahan and Brandon Dubinsky are expected to play against the Penguins.

  6. Colorado Avalanche-St. Louis Blues game postponed because of weather issues

    Feb 1, 2011, 1:47 PM EST

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    Anthony Neglia, Julie Mira

    Weather worries forced officials to postpone the Colorado Avalanche-St. Louis Blues game tonight.

  7. Report: New Jersey Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek looks to sell team

    Feb 1, 2011, 1:28 PM EST

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    Lou Lamoriello, Ilya Kovalchuk,  Jeff Vanderbeek,

    On the latter half of a miserable 2010-11 season, Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek is reportedly looking to sell the team.

  8. NHL names three stars of All-Star week: Eric Staal, Jonathan Quick, and Michael Grabner

    Feb 1, 2011, 12:30 PM EST

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    The NHL named the three stars of the week for January 24-30th: Eric Staal, Jonathan Quick and Michael Grabner.

  9. Alex Ovechkin wins Goal of the Week (January 24-30)

    Feb 1, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

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    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    Alex Ovechkin was one of the most entertaining figures during the all-star weekend, so it makes sense that he earned the Goal of the Week.

  10. Dan Bylsma: Evgeni Malkin isn’t ‘ready to go’ against Rangers tonight

    Feb 1, 2011, 11:43 AM EST

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    Evgeni Malkin

    The Penguins will play without both Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin once again tonight, as the team reports that Malkin is still fighting off the effects of a sinus infection.

  11. Alex Ovechkin faces scoring struggles against playoff teams

    Jan 31, 2011, 6:16 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    Here’s some fodder for Alex Ovechkin/Capitals haters: the Russian star is struggling to put up the same numbers against elite teams as he does against weaker clubs.

  12. Florida Panthers center Shawn Matthias expected to miss 6-8 weeks with broken ankle

    Jan 31, 2011, 5:36 PM EST

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    Colin White, Shawn Matthias

    The Panthers’ dim playoff hopes took another small hit today, as George Richards reports that center Shawn Matthias will miss six to eight weeks with a broken ankle.

  13. Report: Announcement of Buffalo Sabres sale to Terry Pegula will be made Thursday

    Jan 31, 2011, 4:33 PM EST

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    B. Thomas Golisano

    The Buffalo Sabres are expected to announce the team’s sale to Terry Pegula this Thursday, according to multiple reports.

  14. Southeast Division Watch (January 31)

    Jan 31, 2011, 3:48 PM EST

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    Honda NHL SuperSkills

    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Southeast Division.

  15. Pittsburgh Penguins injury updates: Evgeni Malkin practices, Sidney Crosby doesn’t

    Jan 31, 2011, 2:44 PM EST

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    Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malki

    Sidney Crosby did not practice and won’t play in tomorrow’s game for the Penguins. Evgeni Malkin did practice, however, but it’s not clear if he’ll appear in that Tuesday contest against the Rangers.

  16. Jordin Tootoo takes next step in substance abuse program; cleared to practice with Predators

    Jan 31, 2011, 2:14 PM EST

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    Jordin Tootoo, Mark Shewchyk

    While Jordin Tootoo won’t be able to travel with the team or appear in NHL games, he was cleared to practice with the Nashville Predators again today.

  17. Tampa Bay Lightning introduce new team logo, new ‘vision’

    Jan 31, 2011, 1:23 PM EST

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    The Tampa Bay Lightning shared their new logo and jersey designs today. Check out their new look and tell us how you feel in this post’s poll.

  18. Patrice Bergeron, Keith Yandle and Pekka Rinne named three stars for the month of January

    Jan 31, 2011, 12:30 PM EST

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    Patrice Bergeron, Carey Price

    The NHL named its three stars for the month of January today, with Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron getting the top nod, Phoenix Coyotes Keith Yandle receiving the second star and Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne earning the third star. Here are summaries of the months for those three players, combining notes from the league’s…

  19. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 24-30)

    Jan 31, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

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    Pekka Rinne

    Which one of last week’s best save was better: Tim Thomas, Niklas Backstrom, Roberto Luongo or Henrik Lundqvist’s stop?

  20. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 24-30)

    Jan 31, 2011, 11:00 AM EST

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    Who scored last week’s best goal: Mike Weaver, Brad Richards, Erik Johnson, Alex Ovechkin or Anze Kopitar?

  21. Save of the All-Star Game: Henrik Lundqvist (January 30)

    Jan 31, 2011, 10:00 AM EST

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    58th NHL All-Star Game

    Henrik Lundqvist stopped Matt Duchene in the first penalty shot in all-star game history, earning himself the January 30th save of the night.

  22. Goal of the All-Star Game: Anze Kopitar (January 30)

    Jan 31, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    Los Angeles Kings v Phoenix Coyotes

    Anze Kopitar might not fly under the radar much longer if he keeps scoring goals like he did in Sunday’s All-Star Game.

  23. 2011 NHL All-Star Game: Team Lidstrom beats Team Staal 11-10; Patrick Sharp named MVP

    Jan 30, 2011, 7:16 PM EST

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    58th NHL All-Star Game Portraits

    Team Lidstrom held off Team Staal in a wild third period to win 11-10. Patrick Sharp earned the MVP while Henrik Lundqvist stopped Matt Duchene during the first penalty shot in All-Star Game history.

  24. Charles Barkley, Michael Strahan ‘hold court’ at Minnesota Wild rookies dinner

    Jan 30, 2011, 3:21 PM EST

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    Marcelo Godoy, Charles Barkley

    The Minnesota Wild’s rookie dinner had two unexpected (and entertaining) guests: former NBA star Charles Barkely and former NFL defensive end Michael Strahan.

  25. Gary Bettman, NHL Board of Governors discuss hits to the head, concussions

    Jan 30, 2011, 1:36 PM EST

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    Gary Bettman

    Gary Bettman admits that concussions have increased, but claims that blindside hits have decreased thanks to rule changes. Click “Read More” for the details.

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