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  1. Pacific Division Watch (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:18 AM EST

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    James Neal, Todd Marchant

    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 Pacific Division.

  2. Anaheim Ducks make Pacific Division even more complicated with win

    Feb 13, 2011, 11:39 PM EST

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    The Ducks moved into a virtual tie for the Pacific Division lead thanks to their 4-0 win over the Oilers. Yes, the Pacific is a big, fun mess.

  3. Recaps: Canes take hold of 8th spot, Panthers slip past Sharks

    Feb 13, 2011, 8:40 PM EST

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    Cam Ward

    Here are recaps of the Hurricanes’ pull-the-tights win against the Thrashers and the Panthers’ tight win against the Sharks.

  4. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 13th (late edition)

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:51 PM EST

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    vokounandclemmensen

    Here are the remaining probable starters to conclude an oddly scheduled slate of NHL games on Sunday.

  5. Video: Don’t count out the surging New Jersey Devils

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:34 PM EST

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    Jacques Lemaire

    The Devils are one of the hottest teams in the NHL, prompting Pierre and Mike to discuss their possible (yet unlikely) playoff run along with whether or not Jacques Lemaire will coach the team next season.

  6. Video: Milbury discusses Caps’ transition, McGuire spotlights rising Coyotes

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:07 PM EST

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    Kings Capitals Hockey

    Mike Milbury discusses the Capitals’ bumpy transition to a more defensive-minded scheme while Pierre McGuire is impressed by Keith Yandle’s development and the Coyotes’ rise in the Pacific Division.

  7. Video: Nicklas Lidstrom discusses his future

    Feb 13, 2011, 3:46 PM EST

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    Nicklas Lidstrom

    Discussing Nicklas Lidstrom’s ageless game and his reflections on retirement.

  8. Video: Milbury and McGuire discuss how Islanders-Penguins game went over the line

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:49 PM EST

    Micheal Haley, Craig Adams

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss their shared belief that the Penguins-Islanders game went over the line in this video.

  9. Mario Lemieux doesn’t pull punches with statement regarding Isles-Pens situation

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:34 PM EST

    Mario Lemieux

    Penguins co-owner and former star Mario Lemieux was not shy about expressing his dissatisfaction regarding the way the NHL handled the Islanders-Penguins fallout.

  10. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 13th (early edition)

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:00 PM EST

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    Mikko Koskinen

    Here are the probable starting goalies for the 3:00 pm ET contests.

  11. Red Wings and Bruins take wildly different paths to success

    Feb 13, 2011, 8:00 AM EST

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    Patrice Bergeron, Jimmy Howard

    Both the Bruins and Red Wings are enjoying successful seasons despite employing wildly different strategies. Read about the profound differences between the two teams in this post.

  12. Is Boston back to being ‘The Big Bad Bruins’?

    Feb 13, 2011, 7:00 AM EST

    Johnny Boychuk, Jaroslav Spacek

    The 2010-11 Boston Bruins bring a mixture of toughness and skill that evokes more than a few memories of the Stanley Cup-winning Big, Bad Bruins of the ’70s.

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – February 12th

    Feb 12, 2011, 6:00 PM EST

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    Cam Ward

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

  14. Senators end 11-game losing streak by beating Oilers 5-3

    Feb 12, 2011, 5:05 PM EST

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    Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    The Senators ended their 11-game losing streak with a win against the Oilers, while possible trade targets Alex Kovalev, Ales Hemsky and Dustin Penner all did well in the game.

  15. Poll results: PHT readers think Blackhawks will miss playoffs

    Feb 12, 2011, 4:30 PM EST

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    Antti Niemi

    A slight majority of PHT readers think that the Chicago Blackhawks will miss the playoffs. Click “Read More” for the results.

  16. Under further review: NHL won’t make decisions on Pens-Isles suspensions until tonight

    Feb 12, 2011, 3:45 PM EST

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

    The NHL won’t make any decisions about supplemental discipline for the ugly incidents between the Penguins and Islanders until tonight, according to reports. Read this post to find out who will get automatic suspensions and which players will meet with the league this evening.

  17. Kings explode in third period to beat Capitals 4-1

    Feb 12, 2011, 3:22 PM EST

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    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    The Kings beat the Capitals 4-1 on the back of a three-goal outburst in the third period.

  18. This afternoon’s starting goalies – February 12

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:15 PM EST

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    Daniel Sedin, Semyon Varlamov

    Here are the starting goalies for today’s two afternoon games.

  19. Here’s your schedule for 2011 Hockey Day in Canada

    Feb 12, 2011, 11:59 AM EST

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    hdiclogo

    Want to know how you can follow Hockey Day in Canada? We have you covered, whether you live in the U.S. or Canada.

  20. Around the Rink – Saturday, February 12th

    Feb 12, 2011, 11:30 AM EST

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    Phoenix Coyotes v Chicago Blackhawks

    Here are previews for Saturday’s eight games.

  21. Goal of the Night – Cam Fowler (February 11)

    Feb 12, 2011, 10:30 AM EST

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    Tim Jackman, Curtis McElhinney

    Cam Fowler’s overtime winner moved the Ducks into fourth place in the West and earned him the February 11th Goal of the Night.

  22. Save of the Night – Kari Lehtonen (February 11)

    Feb 12, 2011, 9:30 AM EST

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    Phoenix Coyotes v Dallas Stars

    Kari Lehtonen’s insane glove save ended up being February 11th’s best stop. Check it out in this post.

  23. Northwest Division Watch (February 12)

    Feb 12, 2011, 8:30 AM EST

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    Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

    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 Northwest Division.

  24. Video: Travis Hamonic provides latest Gordie Howe hat trick

    Feb 12, 2011, 1:44 AM EST

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

    Travis Hamonic provided the latest Gordie Howe hat trick last night, with one goal, two assists and two fights.

  25. Leafs goalie bits: Gustavsson undergoes minor heart surgery, Giguere discusses 2011-12

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:56 AM EST

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    Jean-Sebastien Giguere; Jonas Gustavsson

    Maple Leafs goalie news: J.S. Giguere ponders his future with the team while Jonas Gustavsson undergoes a minor heart procedure.

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