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  1. Save of the Night: Marc-Andre Fleury (December 14)

    Dec 15, 2010, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury’s been on fire lately, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising that he earned another Save of the Night award (even in a loss).

  2. Goal of the Night: Jordan Eberle (December 14)

    Dec 15, 2010, 10:15 AM EDT

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    A nice team effort helped Jordan Eberle score the goal that was worthy of December 14th’s goal of the night award.

  3. City of Glendale approves Coyotes’ new lease deal 5-2; light at the end of the tunnel approaches rapidly

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:25 AM EDT

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    Matt Hulsizer’s quest to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes seems like it’s almost finished, as the City of Glendale approved the team’s new lease deal.

  4. Marc-Andre Fleury earns another Save of the Week award (December 6-12)

    Dec 15, 2010, 1:36 AM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury lost his first game in a long time tonight, but hey, at least he received the save of the week award for December 6-12.

  5. Kris Versteeg helps Toronto beat Edmonton 4-1

    Dec 15, 2010, 12:38 AM EDT

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    Here is a recap of tonight’s Toronto-Edmonton game.

  6. Linus Omark’s shootout hot doggery earns him the Goal of the Week (December 6-12)

    Dec 14, 2010, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Linus Omark’s controversial goal earned the December 6-12 goal of the week award.

  7. Anaheim Ducks give coach Randy Carlyle one year extension

    Dec 14, 2010, 10:30 PM EDT

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    A month and a half after it seemed like he might be on the hot seat, the Anaheim Ducks gave head coach Randy Carlyle a one-year extension.

  8. Philadelphia passes Pittsburgh with win as they end Penguins’ streak, but cannot keep Crosby off the board

    Dec 14, 2010, 10:04 PM EDT

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    Sure, Sidney Crosby extended his point scoring streak to 19 games, but the Flyers stopped the Penguins’ winning streak and took the Atlantic/East/NHL points lead in the process.

  9. All-Star voting update: Crosby, Penguins and write-in candidates dominate

    Dec 14, 2010, 9:12 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang and Carey Price lead their positions in All-Star Game voting at this point in the process. Find out specifics about the fan results by clicking “Read more.”

  10. Guinness sobers up numbers for ‘Big Chill'; certifies that 85,451 fans attended event

    Dec 14, 2010, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Rather than the 113,411 people originally reported, the Guinness Book of World Records people say that the “Big Chill” brought in about 85,000.

  11. Marco Sturm trade to L.A. is now complete

    Dec 14, 2010, 7:23 PM EDT

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    The Marco Sturm to Los Angeles Kings deal is finally complete, according to Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe. Click “read more” to find out about Sturm’s potential risks and rewards.

  12. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 14th

    Dec 14, 2010, 6:15 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for today’s two games.

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 13th

    Dec 13, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

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

  14. Report: St. Louis Blues might look to trade for Alex Kovalev in early 2011

    Dec 13, 2010, 4:28 PM EDT

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    With a slew of forwards on the shelf, the St. Louis Blues are rumored to be flirting with the idea of trading for Alex Kovalev. Keep in mind it’s a rumor, not a fact, though.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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

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

    Dec 13, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    timthomastrynumber3

    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?

  20. 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?

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, December 12th

    Dec 12, 2010, 11:15 PM EDT

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    ducksbigthree

    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.

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