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  1. Red Wings prove they’re still class of Central after sweeping home-and-home against Blue Jackets

    Nov 28, 2010, 8:08 PM EDT

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    The Red Wings gained a four point advantage – and a substantial mental edge – by winning their home-and-home series against the Blue Jackets.

  2. Kevin Westgarth in good spirits after being bloodied by John Scott

    Nov 28, 2010, 7:29 PM EDT

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    Even after getting his face rearranged, Kevin Westgarth still found a reason to smile.

  3. Poll results: PHT readers dig the new Blue Jackets third jerseys

    Nov 28, 2010, 6:47 PM EDT

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    We asked PHT readers if they like or dislike the Columbus Blue Jackets’ recently unveiled new third jerseys. Check out the poll results after the jump.

  4. With Marc Savard on the verge of returning, Boston must decide who needs to go

    Nov 27, 2010, 6:15 PM EDT

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    With Marc Savard (and Marco Sturm) nearing a return, the longtime questions are coming to the forefront for the Boston Bruins. Most importantly: who needs to go?

  5. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 27th (early edition)

    Nov 27, 2010, 5:27 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for the rest of today’s games.

  6. Devils beat Flyers in shootout for third win in four games

    Nov 27, 2010, 4:28 PM EDT

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    Thanks to Johan Hedberg, the Devils won three of their last four games. This afternoon’s 40 save performance might be his best job in that span.

  7. Sidney Crosby takes points lead, gives Pittsburgh sixth straight win with hat trick performance

    Nov 27, 2010, 4:03 PM EDT

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    On the strength of Sidney Crosby’s hat trick, the Penguins are now on a six game winning streak and Crosby holds a tenuous points lead over Steve Stamkos. Read all about it in this full recap.

  8. Around the Rink – Saturday, November 27th

    Nov 27, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at today’s 11 games, including two that began at 1:00 pm ET.

  9. Mike Modano suffers from lacerated wrist; surgery will keep him out indefinitely

    Nov 27, 2010, 12:25 PM EDT

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    Surgery on a lacerated right wrist suffered during Friday’s game against the Blue Jackets will leave Mike Modano out indefinitely. We hate to ask, but could this be it for the 40-year-old veteran?

  10. This afternoon’s starting goalies – November 27th

    Nov 27, 2010, 12:10 PM EDT

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    With two games beginning at 1:00pm ET today, we thought an early edition of starting goalies was in order. Check back later today for the later starters.

  11. Save of the Night: Marc-Andre Fleury (November 26)

    Nov 27, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    There were some jaw dropping saves on Friday, but style points pushed Marc-Andre Fleury’s glove stop over the top.

  12. Video: Martin Havlat’s goal of the night runner-up

    Nov 27, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    It wasn’t the best goal of the night, but Martin Havlat’s tally is worth a look. The video’s available after the jump.

  13. Goal of the Night: Jamie Benn (November 26)

    Nov 27, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    There were some great goals on Friday, but Jamie Benn’s shorthanded score tops them all.

  14. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, November 26th

    Nov 27, 2010, 12:50 AM EDT

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    Here are summaries of the six later games from Friday’s slate of hockey action.

  15. Detroit wins first of big back-to-back games against Columbus 2-1

    Nov 26, 2010, 11:36 PM EDT

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    The Red Wings won a hard fought game against the Blue Jackets tonight, building a small lead in the Central Division. They play Columbus again – this time at home – tomorrow night.

  16. Video: Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick

    Nov 26, 2010, 10:56 PM EDT

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    Check out a video clip of Alexander Semin’s natural hat trick from this afternoon’s 6-0 thrashing of the Lightning.

  17. Anaheim Ducks debut new third jerseys in loss against Chicago

    Nov 26, 2010, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Take a look at the Anaheim Ducks’ distinct new third jerseys, which they debuted against the Chicago Blackhawks today. Then tell us if you like or dislike them in the poll by clicking “Read More.”

  18. Early ride on the Zamboni – Friday, November 26th

    Nov 26, 2010, 8:22 PM EDT

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    Here are summaries of the oddly timed series of games during Black Friday.

  19. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – November 26th

    Nov 26, 2010, 6:42 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable goalies for tonight’s remaining games, including another return by Ryan Miller.

  20. Chris Pronger falls victim to ‘The Avery Rule’ as Flames beat Flyers; did refs make the right call?

    Nov 26, 2010, 5:56 PM EDT

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    “The Avery Rule” made an unlikely appearance today, as a Flyers OT game winner was called off because Chris Pronger waved his hand in Miikka Kiprusoff’s face. Did the officials make the right call?

  21. Mike Modano admits he ‘kind of gave up’ on last few seasons with Dallas Stars

    Nov 26, 2010, 4:54 PM EDT

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    In a surprisingly honest interview, Mike Modano admitted that he “kind of gave up on” the last few seasons in Dallas.

  22. Inside the Western Conference Standings – November 25

    Nov 25, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Inside the West: a bright side to look on for the Predators, Oilers and Kings along with reason for concern for the Sharks, Wild and Red Wings.

  23. Inside the Eastern Conference Standings – November 25

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Inside the Eastern Conference: why the Flyers might be the best team in the East, the Lightning could actually get even better and how the Capitals need to earn the top seed … plus more tidbits.

  24. Video: Kimmo Timonen’s glass shattering dump-in

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:25 AM EDT

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    Check out Kimmo Timonen’s glass breaking dump-in by clicking “Read More.”

  25. Craig Anderson leaves game early with groin injury

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:10 AM EDT

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    On only his second game back from a knee injury, Craig Anderson left tonight’s game against the Canucks with a groin injury. Adam Foote also didn’t finish tonight’s contest for Colorado.

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