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  1. Report: Vincent Lecavalier will have surgery on injured hand Monday

    Nov 13, 2010, 11:25 PM EDT

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    It sounds like Vincent Lecavalier will undergo surgery on the hand he broke during Thursday’s game against the Washington Capitals.

  2. Nazem Kadri will face two-game suspension if he returns to AHL

    Nov 13, 2010, 10:50 PM EDT

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    Who knows if he’ll actually ever serve the suspension, but the AHL suspended recent Toronto Maple Leafs call-up Nazem Kadri for two games. He won’t serve that suspension unless he returns to the Marlies/minors, though.

  3. Andrei Markov leaves game against Hurricanes with injured knee

    Nov 13, 2010, 10:18 PM EDT

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    Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov left tonight’s game with what looks like a knee injury. No, sadly, this is not a re-print of a story from last season.

  4. Senators assistant coach Luke Richardson’s daughter dies

    Nov 13, 2010, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Horrible news out of Ottawa tonight: Daron Richardson died after being rushed to the hospital on Friday night. Daron was the 14-year-old daughter of former player and Senators assistant coach Luke Richardson. Here is more information about the awful situation from the Associated Press. Daron Richardson, 14, was rushed to the hospital Friday, the Senators…

  5. Anaheim Ducks get a scare after Jonas Hiller gets hit in the head with a puck

    Nov 13, 2010, 9:26 PM EDT

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    The Ducks are waiting on word regarding Jonas Hiller’s injury status after the Swiss goalie took a puck to the facemask.

  6. Bruins’ bathroom vandal comes clean; Boston’s ad staff responds with clever commercial

    Nov 13, 2010, 8:13 PM EDT

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    The Boston Bruins took a moment of fan foolishness and turned into into a great commercial. Find out more details on the situation and view the amusing video by clicking “Read More.”

  7. Injured Bruins David Krejci and Johnny Boychuk make nice progress in recovery process

    Nov 13, 2010, 7:53 PM EDT

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    Click more for an injury update on Boston Bruins skaters Marc Savard, Marco Sturm, Johnny Boychuk and David Krejci.

  8. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – November 13th (late edition)

    Nov 13, 2010, 6:35 PM EDT

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    Here are our educated (and mostly sourced) guesses for the four later games tonight.

  9. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 12

    Nov 12, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

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

  10. Boston Bruins search for pillar-kicking vandal

    Nov 12, 2010, 5:20 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins and Boston Garden officials are reportedly on the lookout for a female fan who damaged a pillar in the bathroom of the TD Garden, as you can see in this rather stunning video. Boston Bruins spokesman Matt Chmura said building officials found the damage in their postgame sweep after Saturday night’s game against…

  11. NHL will open All-Star voting on November 15th

    Nov 12, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT

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    The NHL will allow fans to begin voting for the All-Star game starters on Monday November 15. Check out the full ballot and more details by clicking on “Read More.”

  12. Devils injury update: Brodeur, Rolston in, Langenbrunner out tonight

    Nov 12, 2010, 3:48 PM EDT

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    The good news: Martin Brodeur and Brian Rolston are back.

    The bad news: Jamie Langenbrunner will miss tonight’s game.

  13. Should we call them the Cardiac Capitals?

    Nov 12, 2010, 3:30 PM EDT

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    It seems like no lead is safe against the Washington Capitals this season.

  14. St. Louis signs David Backes to five-year, $22.5 M extension

    Nov 12, 2010, 2:31 PM EDT

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    The St. Louis Blues signed power forward David Backes to a hefty five-year, $22.5M extension that will kick in next season. Click “Read More” for context on how it figures into their payroll and what kind of player Backes can be.

  15. Around the Rink – Friday, November 12th

    Nov 12, 2010, 1:20 PM EDT

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    Click “Read More” for in-depth previews of tonight’s six games.

  16. Toronto Maple Leafs call up prized prospect Nazem Kadri as they search for offense

    Nov 12, 2010, 12:24 PM EDT

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    In what some are calling a move that smells like desperation, the Toronto Maple Leafs brought up Nazem Kadri from the minors. Will the move backfire or save Brian Burke?

  17. Save of the Night: Martin Biron (November 11)

    Nov 12, 2010, 11:40 AM EDT

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    Martin Biron earned the night’s best save, but his opponent Jhonas Enroth made a great one too. You can compare and contrast the two top choices by clicking “Read More.”

  18. Goal of the Night – Mike Knuble (November 11)

    Nov 12, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    It might take you a few replays to realize how impressive Mike Knuble’s goal was last night. The man just knows how to score goals, folks.

  19. Video: Jeff Carter scores a natural hat trick

    Nov 12, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Jeff Carter scored a natural hat trick last night. Natural hat tricks are way better than fake ones, you see.

  20. Video: Alex Semin’s dominant night

    Nov 12, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The best of Alex Semin’s night in the form of two videos … click on “Read More” to watch his great assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal.

  21. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, November 11th (late edition)

    Nov 12, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Here are summaries of last night’s two late games.

  22. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, November 11th

    Nov 11, 2010, 11:59 PM EDT

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    Hop on the Zamboni everyone, it’s time to see how things shook out around the league. Here are summaries of the first eight games, with the two late ones coming tomorrow.

  23. Vincent Lecavalier expected to miss 3-4 weeks with broken hand

    Nov 11, 2010, 10:27 PM EDT

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    Tough news for Tampa Bay: Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking his hand during the second period of tonight’s loss against the Capitals.

  24. Brett Sutter charged with assault after alleged bar fight

    Nov 11, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames center Brett Sutter was arrested last night after an alleged bar fight. Click “Read More” for more details.

  25. Alex Semin steals the show as Caps bottle Lightning 6-3

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.

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