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  1. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – November 26th

    Nov 26, 2010, 6:42 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable goalies for tonight’s remaining games, including another return by Ryan Miller.

  2. Chris Pronger falls victim to ‘The Avery Rule’ as Flames beat Flyers; did refs make the right call?

    Nov 26, 2010, 5:56 PM EDT

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    “The Avery Rule” made an unlikely appearance today, as a Flyers OT game winner was called off because Chris Pronger waved his hand in Miikka Kiprusoff’s face. Did the officials make the right call?

  3. Mike Modano admits he ‘kind of gave up’ on last few seasons with Dallas Stars

    Nov 26, 2010, 4:54 PM EDT

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    In a surprisingly honest interview, Mike Modano admitted that he “kind of gave up on” the last few seasons in Dallas.

  4. Inside the Western Conference Standings – November 25

    Nov 25, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Inside the West: a bright side to look on for the Predators, Oilers and Kings along with reason for concern for the Sharks, Wild and Red Wings.

  5. Inside the Eastern Conference Standings – November 25

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Inside the Eastern Conference: why the Flyers might be the best team in the East, the Lightning could actually get even better and how the Capitals need to earn the top seed … plus more tidbits.

  6. Video: Kimmo Timonen’s glass shattering dump-in

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:25 AM EDT

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    Check out Kimmo Timonen’s glass breaking dump-in by clicking “Read More.”

  7. Craig Anderson leaves game early with groin injury

    Nov 25, 2010, 12:10 AM EDT

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    On only his second game back from a knee injury, Craig Anderson left tonight’s game against the Canucks with a groin injury. Adam Foote also didn’t finish tonight’s contest for Colorado.

  8. Riding the Zamboni – November 24 (early edition)

    Nov 24, 2010, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Here are summaries of Wednesday night’s first 11 games, while the final two will be covered tomorrow.

  9. Videos: Sidney Crosby, Maxime Talbot and goons tease HBO’s 24/7

    Nov 24, 2010, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Check out captivating clips of the HBO 24/7 series covering the 2011 Winter Classic. One video includes commentary from Sidney Crosby and Maxime Talbot while the other includes a look into the world of enforcers Eric Godard and DJ King.

  10. Blue Jackets stay hot, Islanders without a win in last 14

    Nov 24, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro kept the NY Islanders in the game, but the Blue Jackets continued their hot play to extend the Long Island losing streak to 14 games.

  11. Minnesota and Philadelphia play shorter first period, longer second because of broken pane of glass

    Nov 24, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    An odd turn of events took place in Minnesota, as the Flyers and Wild received an earlier than usual first intermission.

  12. Now that Alex Kovalev hit 1,000 points, which European NHLer could be next?

    Nov 24, 2010, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Now that Alex Kovalev and Daniel Alfredsson hit the 1,000 point mark, who might be the next European to reach that plateau? Likely candidates include Alex Ovechkin, Ilya Kovalchuk, Marian Hossa … and the Sedin twins.

  13. Keith Ballard’s first goal came against his current landlord … Dan Cloutier?

    Nov 24, 2010, 8:32 PM EDT

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    Keith Ballard tells the story of his first NHL goal, which he scored on his current landlord Dan Cloutier, of all people.

  14. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 24 (late edition)

    Nov 24, 2010, 7:03 PM EDT

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    Take a look at which goalies are most likely to start for tonight’s four latest games.

  15. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 24 (early edition)

    Nov 24, 2010, 6:41 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable starting goalies for nine of tonight’s first 13 games. The other four will be posted shortly.

  16. Save of the Night – Ilya Bryzgalov (November 23)

    Nov 24, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Ilya Bryzgalov earned the Phoenix Coyotes seventh straight win, a shutout and last night’s best save against Edmonton Oilers rookie Taylor Hall.

  17. Goal of the Night – Lee Stempniak (November 23)

    Nov 24, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    There weren’t many goals to choose from (five, actually), but Lee Stempniak’s second was the best of November 23rd.

  18. Phoenix Coyotes take one point Pacific Division lead thanks to seventh consecutive win

    Nov 23, 2010, 11:55 PM EDT

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    Ilya Bryzgalov and the Phoenix Coyotes have ridden a 7-0-2 streak – including seven consecutive wins – to a tiny lead over the Los Angeles Kings in the Pacific Division. They did so thanks to tonight’s 5-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

  19. Wayne Gretzky admires Steve Stamkos, thinks it’s too early for 50 goals in 50 games talk

    Nov 23, 2010, 11:23 PM EDT

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    Wayne Gretzky loves Steve Stamkos’ game and his work ethic, but “The Great One” thinks it’s a little early for 50 goal in 50 game discussions.

  20. Taking a look at the Columbus Blue Jackets’ impressive month

    Nov 23, 2010, 10:41 PM EDT

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    They aren’t getting much attention for their 10-3 month, but the Columbus Blue Jackets are suddenly one of the top teams in the NHL. Here are some interesting numbers from the franchise’s impressive month.

  21. Tim Thomas eeks out Save of the Week for November 15-21

    Nov 23, 2010, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Tim Thomas’s brilliant group of saves earned him the save of the week award for November 15-21.

  22. Alex Burrows tries not to think about shoulder problems

    Nov 23, 2010, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Alex Burrows is struggling to get his game back as he returns from shoulder surgery.

  23. Alex Burmistrov narrowly edges Andreas Nodl, Henrik Zetterberg for Goal of the Week (November 15-21)

    Nov 23, 2010, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Alex Burmistrov didn’t win by much, but he just squeaked by Andreas Nodl and Henrik Zetterberg to earn the November 15-21 goal of the week award.

  24. Mike Mottau cleared to fly home to Long Island

    Nov 23, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

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    Good news for Mike Mottau: the swelling around his eye subsided enough that he was cleared to fly home to Long Island.

  25. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 23rd

    Nov 23, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable goalies for tonight’s only game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Phoenix Coyotes.

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