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  1. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 26th

    Jan 26, 2011, 6:00 PM EST

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    Miikka Kiprusoff, Robyn Regehr, Jay Bouwmeester

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s nine games, including the potential 500th game for Flames netminder Miikka Kiprusoff.

  2. Craig Conroy faces tough choice: AHL demotion or retirement

    Jan 26, 2011, 5:07 PM EST

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    Craig Conroy, Jessica Conroy

    Craig Conroy stares at two unsettling choices as the Flames enter the all-star break: either report to the Abbotsford Heat in the AHL or retire from hockey.

  3. Could the Phoenix Coyotes sale be in jeopardy again after failure of $100M public bond?

    Jan 26, 2011, 3:59 PM EST

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    The Phoenix Coyotes sale might be in some trouble again, as the crucial $100 million bond issue failed in public according to reports by radio station FAN 590.

  4. Jeff Skinner and Paul Stastny added to All-Star Game roster, P.K. Subban and Jamie McBain join SuperSkills contest

    Jan 26, 2011, 3:30 PM EST

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    Paul Stastny and Jeff Skinner have been added to the All-Star Game’s roster pool while P.K. Subban and Jamie McBain will appear in Saturday’s SuperSkills competition.

  5. Video: Some of Wayne Gretzky’s greatest moments

    Jan 26, 2011, 2:50 PM EST

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    As Wayne Gretzky turns 50, we celebrate his career with some of our favorite video clips featuring “The Great One.”

  6. Around the Rink – Wednesday, January 26th

    Jan 26, 2011, 2:07 PM EST

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    Rob Scuderi, Logan Couture

    Here’s a look at tonight’s nine games, as the NHL prepares for it’s final evening before the All-Star weekend.

  7. Is splitting the Sedin twins during the All-Star Game a ‘dumb idea’?

    Jan 26, 2011, 12:46 PM EST

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    Should the All-Star Game feature Sedin vs. Sedin? At least one Vancouver writer thinks it’s a bad idea.

  8. Gretzky 30 for 30 documentary ‘King’s Ransom’ will kick off NHL Network’s Film Week

    Jan 26, 2011, 12:05 PM EST

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    NHL Network will begin their Film Fest next week with the great Wayne Gretzky trade documentary “King’s Ransom.”

  9. Save of the Night – Niklas Backstrom (January 25)

    Jan 26, 2011, 10:32 AM EST

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    Niklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, Martin Havlat

    It looked like he was down and out, yet Niklas Backstrom made a surprising stop for January 25th’s Save of the Night.

  10. Goal of the Night – Mike Weaver (January 25)

    Jan 26, 2011, 9:52 AM EST

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    Artem Anisimov, Henrik Lundqvist

    Mike Weaver gets a lucky bounce to help the Panthers win Tuesday’s game while he receives the January 25th Goal of the Night.

  11. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, January 25th

    Jan 26, 2011, 12:49 AM EST

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    Montreal Canadiens v Philadelphia Flyers

    Here are summaries of tonight’s eight games, including the 1,000th home win in franchise history for the Philadelphia Flyers.

  12. Dion Phaneuf sends Dana Tyrell over the Leafs bench, but Tampa Bay gets last laugh with 2-0 win

    Jan 25, 2011, 11:43 PM EST

    Dion Phaneuf, Dana Tyrell

    Dion Phaneuf landed a big hit on Dana Tyrell that will dominate highlight clips, but the Lightning got the best of the Leafs 2-0 tonight.

  13. Pekka Rinne narrowly edges Braden Holtby for Save of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 25, 2011, 11:24 PM EST

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    Pekka Rinne barely edged Braden Holtby for the January 17-23rd Save of the Week.

  14. Report: Jason Bailey sues Anaheim Ducks for ‘multiple verbal anti-Semitic attacks’

    Jan 25, 2011, 9:41 PM EST

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    TMZ Sports reports that former Ducks prospect Jason Bailey is suing the team for anti-Semitic behavior displayed by coaches of their former affiliate the Bakersfield Condors.

  15. Is the neutral zone trap creeping back into the game?

    Jan 25, 2011, 9:09 PM EST

    Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins

    Darren Eliot of Sports Illustrated thinks that the neutral zone trap is starting to creep its way back into the league. Click “Read More” to find out the details.

  16. Jeff Carter wins the Goal of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 25, 2011, 7:54 PM EST

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    Jeff Carter

    Claude Giroux and Jeff Carter combined for an effort worthy of the Goal of the Week for January 17-23rd.

  17. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 25th

    Jan 25, 2011, 6:44 PM EST

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

  18. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 24th

    Jan 24, 2011, 5:49 PM EST

    Martin Biron

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

  19. Around the Rink – Monday, January 24th

    Jan 24, 2011, 4:41 PM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin, Brandon Dubinsky

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

  20. Making lemonade from puck burglary: Chris Pronger says he’d auction Cup finals puck for charity

    Jan 24, 2011, 3:49 PM EST

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    Chris Pronger says he’d be willing to auction off the game puck from the Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals and give the proceeds to charity.

  21. Oilers Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle will miss 2011 NHL All-Star Game with injuries

    Jan 24, 2011, 3:26 PM EST

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    Two more players will miss the All-Star Game Weekend, as injuries will keep Oilers forwards Ales Hemsky and Jordan Eberle out of the festivities.

  22. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 2:47 PM EST

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    darkandmysterioushalak

    Cast your vote in the poll to determine which goalie made the Save of the Week: Pekka Rinne, Braden Holtby, Ryan Miller, Kari Lehtonen, Mathieu Garon or Dan Ellis.

  23. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 17-23)

    Jan 24, 2011, 1:23 PM EST

    Dave Bolland

    Who scored the goal of the week for January 17-23: Mattias Tedenby, Corey Perry, Marian Gaborik, Patrice Bergeron, Jeff Carter, Colin Wilson or Nathan Gerbe?

  24. Tim Thomas, Steven Stamkos and Martin Broduer named the three stars of the week

    Jan 24, 2011, 12:54 PM EST

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    Tim Thomas

    The NHL named its three stars of the week for January 17-23rd: Tim Thomas, Steven Stamkos and Martin Brodeur.

  25. Sidney Crosby won’t attend All-Star weekend festivities

    Jan 24, 2011, 12:32 PM EST

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    We already knew that he wouldn’t play in the game, but it turns out that Sidney Crosby won’t show up for the 2011 NHL All-Star Game weekend at all as he deals with concussion problems.

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