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  1. Goal of the Night: Linus Omark (December 16)

    Dec 17, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Linus Omark’s first “real” goal earned him the December 16 Goal of the Night award.

  2. Watch Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Jeremy Roenick on ‘The Price is Right’

    Dec 17, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Check out a sneak preview of the Price is Right appearance by Jeremy Roenick, Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.

  3. Video: P.K. Subban’s hip check on Brad Marchand

    Dec 17, 2010, 2:30 AM EDT

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    Maybe the hip check isn’t a dying art form after all? Check out this great hit by P.K. Subban on Brad Marchand.

  4. Blackhawks shore up their depth with former Canucks forward Ryan Johnson

    Dec 17, 2010, 2:07 AM EDT

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    The Chicago Blackhawks have enlisted former Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Johnson to help them deal with some injuries.

  5. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, December 16th

    Dec 17, 2010, 1:10 AM EDT

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    Check out summaries of the last two games, as the Oilers dominated the Blue Jackets and the Flames humbled their former defenseman Dion Phaneuf and the Maple Leafs.

  6. Rare good injury news for Blues: Erik Johnson’s knee injury is only a sprain

    Dec 17, 2010, 12:38 AM EDT

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    The St. Louis Blues got a rare bit of semi-good injury news today, as Erik Johnson’s knee injury is only a sprain.

  7. Another unexpected fight: Michael Cammalleri vs. David Krejci

    Dec 17, 2010, 12:05 AM EDT

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    Once again, unexpected players dropped the gloves tonight, as Boston Bruins center David Krejci fought Montreal Canadiens sniper Michael Cammalleri on Thursday.

  8. Early ride on the Zamboni – Thursday, December 16th

    Dec 16, 2010, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at summaries of the first seven of tonight’s nine games.

  9. Matt Greene missed tonight’s game after Niklas Kronwall hit left him ‘wobbly’

    Dec 16, 2010, 10:21 PM EDT

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    Matt Greene couldn’t play in tonight’s Kings-Blues game after a hit by Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall left him “wobbly.”

  10. Bruce Boudreau’s mother scolds him for his profanity-laced speech aired on HBO

    Dec 16, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Brouce Boudreau is hearing it from his mother about his profanity-laced speech, much like Rex Ryan experienced with his mother during HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks.’

  11. Security agency returns 12 of 30 autographed jerseys stolen during Pat Burns’ funeral

    Dec 16, 2010, 8:30 PM EDT

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    While 18 signed jerseys are still unaccounted for, the good news is that Pat Burns’ family received 12 of the autographed jerseys stolen during his funeral in late November.

  12. Mike Keenan says ‘Neon’ Dion Phaneuf caused some locker room issues, but praised his overall play

    Dec 16, 2010, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Mike Keenan says he enjoyed coaching Dion Phaneuf, but the former Calgary Flames defenseman wasn’t always the most popular guy in the locker room.

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 16th

    Dec 16, 2010, 6:40 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starting goalies for Thursday’s nine games.

  14. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 15th

    Dec 15, 2010, 6:38 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for tonight’s 11 games.

  15. Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa getting close to a Blackhawks return

    Dec 15, 2010, 5:52 PM EDT

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    They won’t be back tonight, but it sounds like Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane could return for the Blackhawks soon. Kane, in particular, seems like he might be way ahead of schedule.

  16. Bruce Boudreau, Dan Bylsma’s personalities may shine in HBO’s 24/7 series, which premieres tonight

    Dec 15, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Many personalities could emerge from HBO’s 24/7 series on the 2011 Winter Classic, but coaches Bruce Boudreau and Dan Bylsma might be the most vibrant ones of them all.

  17. Around the Rink – Wednesday, December 15th

    Dec 15, 2010, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Here are previews for a big slate of 11 games today.

  18. Brian Rolston clears waivers, will play for Devils tonight

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT

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    Brian Rolston cleared waivers to the surprise of just about no one today, so he’ll suit up for the New Jersey Devils. We discuss “what’s next?” after the jump.

  19. Habs expect Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek to return tonight against Flyers

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Montreal Canadiens expect to see Scott Gomez and Jaroslav Spacek back in the lineup tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers.

  20. 2011 Canadian World Junior Championship roster includes four players from last year’s silver medal squad

    Dec 15, 2010, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Take a look at Canada’s roster for the 2011 World Junior Championships: the team includes four returning members from the 2010 squad and 15 first round draft picks.

  21. 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).

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

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