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  1. Riding the Zamboni – Monday, January 17th

    Jan 17, 2011, 11:40 PM EST

    pavelecwins

    Let’s take a look at the games that took place on January 17, 2011.

  2. Ryan Whitney might miss rest of season after ankle surgery

    Jan 17, 2011, 10:03 PM EST

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    Edmonton Oilers v Montreal Canadiens

    Ryan Whitney could miss most – if not all – of this season’s remaining games after undergoing ankle surgery.

  3. Report: 11 NHL teams could see jersey changes in 2011-12 season

    Jan 17, 2011, 9:36 PM EST

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    Chris Neil, Mattias, Ohlund

    These teams are expected to wear slightly to dramatically different duds next season: Atlanta Thrashers, Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Los Angeles Kings, Nashville Predators, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning and Toronto Maple Leafs. Click “Read More” for the details.

  4. Milestone watch: 1,300th point for Selanne, Marleau and Langenbrunner play 1,000th game of their careers

    Jan 17, 2011, 8:36 PM EST

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    selanne1300th

    Teemu Selanne scored his 1,300th point while Jamie Langenbrunner and Patrick Marleau hit the 1,000th career game in the last two games.

  5. Danny Briere fined $1K for punching Brandon Prust from the Flyers’ bench

    Jan 17, 2011, 8:04 PM EST

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    Daniel Briere

    Danny Briere received a $1,000 fine for taking a swing at Brandon Prust despite being on the Flyers’ bench.

  6. Injury Update: Bryan McCabe expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    Jan 17, 2011, 7:26 PM EST

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    mccabe4to6

    Bryan McCabe is expected to miss four to six weeks after surgery on his broken jaw.

  7. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 17th

    Jan 17, 2011, 6:00 PM EST

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    vokounandclemmensen

    Here are the probable starting goalies for MLK Day’s remaining three games.

  8. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 10-16)

    Jan 17, 2011, 5:00 PM EST

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    howardjimmysaveofweek

    Who made the best save for the week of January 10-16th? The contestants are: Jaroslav Halak, Henrik Karlsson, Marc-Andre Fleury, Tim Thomas, Roberto Luongo, Ryan Miller and Nikolai Khabibulin.

  9. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 10-16)

    Jan 17, 2011, 4:07 PM EST

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    bennottneal

    Who scored the January 10-16 Goal of the Week? The nominees are: Sean Bergenheim, Scott Hartnell, Martin St. Louis, Dave Bolland, James Neal, Mark Recchi and Mason Raymond.

  10. Capitals beat Senators 3-1, move into first place tie in Southeast Division

    Jan 16, 2011, 6:19 PM EST

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    neuvirthstopsshannon

    The Capitals pulled into a virtual tie with the Lightning for the Southeast Division lead thanks to a 3-1 win over the Senators today.

  11. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 16th

    Jan 16, 2011, 5:30 PM EST

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    schneiderluongo

    Here are the probable goalies for Sunday’s remaining four games.

  12. Panthers captain Bryan McCabe expected to miss ‘several weeks’ after undergoing surgery for facial fractures

    Jan 16, 2011, 3:50 PM EST

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    bryanmccabe

    Panthers captain and offensive defenseman Bryan McCabe will miss “several weeks” after undergoing surgery to treat multiple facial fractures today.

  13. This afternoon’s starting goalies – January 16th

    Jan 16, 2011, 2:35 PM EST

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    brianelliottsaveofnight

    Don’t forget that weekends often include unusual start times like today: the Capitals and Senators play at 3:00 pm ET. We have the probable starting goalies for those two teams in this post.

  14. Premiere Games might be expanded to six teams in six cities; Could Ovechkin and Caps play in Moscow?

    Jan 16, 2011, 1:53 PM EST

    ovechkininmoscow

    Reports indicate that the NHL wants to expand its season opening overseas Premiere Games to six teams in six cities. Learn about which teams were invited and other details by clicking “Read More.”

  15. Corey Perry, Ducks riled up by Keith Yandle’s ‘baseball swing’ slash

    Jan 16, 2011, 1:30 PM EST

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    perryvyandle

    Corey Perry and the Ducks are upset with a big slash delivered by Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle.

  16. Marc Savard ‘woozy’ after big hit in Saturday’s game; could it be another concussion?

    Jan 16, 2011, 12:40 PM EST

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    marcsavardintrospectiveface

    He didn’t miss a shift despite laying on the ice for a while after the hit, but Deryk Engelland left Marc Savard woozy and worried that he might have another concussion.

  17. Around the Rink – Sunday, January 16th

    Jan 16, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

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    Jeff Carter, Henrik Lundqvist

    Here are previews of tonight’s five games.

  18. Save of the Night – Ryan Miller, plus a natural hat trick by John Tavares (January 15)

    Jan 16, 2011, 11:00 AM EST

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    millervs.tavares

    John Tavares had the last laugh on Saturday, but Ryan Miller made an outstanding stop on a 2-0 that ended up being the January 15’s save of the night.

  19. Goal of the Night: James Neal (January 15)

    Jan 16, 2011, 10:00 AM EST

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    nealgoalofthenightjan15

    Loui Eriksson and James Neal connected on a great 2-on-1 goal against helpless defenseman Dustin Byfuglien and goalie Ondrej Pavelec for January 15th’s goal of the night.

  20. Assorted Videos: Lundqvist gets feisty, Subban and Doughty deliver crushing hits

    Jan 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    subbanstepan

    Must-see videos including Henrik Lundqvist snapping on Max Pacioretty, Drew Doughty delivering a big hit on Taylor Hall and P.K. Subban landing a check on Derek Stepan.

  21. Video: Philadelphia Flyers hold practice in Central Park

    Jan 16, 2011, 8:00 AM EST

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    Winter Classic Hockey

    Rather than just going through the motions with a morning skate, the Philadelphia Flyers opted for a scenic practice in Central Park.

  22. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, January 15th (late edition)

    Jan 16, 2011, 2:09 AM EST

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    heatleyridingzamboni

    Here are recaps of Saturday night’s two late games, with wins for the desperate duo of California teams.

  23. Spokane Chiefs dismantle Kootenay Ice 11-2 in WHL’s ‘Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic’

    Jan 16, 2011, 12:39 AM EST

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    rockstaroutdoorhockey

    It might not have had the huge crowd of the Big Chill or the spotlight like the Winter Classic, but the WHL ran its own answer to those games with its Rockstar Outdoor Hockey Classic.

  24. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, January 15th (early edition)

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:52 PM EST

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    raywhitney900pts

    Here are summaries of the night’s first 10 games, including a natural hat trick for John Tavares and Ray Whitney earning the 900th point of his NHL career.

  25. If Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues linger, will the NHL face an 2011 All-Star Game headache?

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:10 PM EST

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    crosbyconcussionsymptoms

    Sidney Crosby is still dealing with concussion symptoms and there is no timetable for his return. What might this mean for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game?

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