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  1. Getting to know The Kid: Pittsburgh Magazine profiles Sidney Crosby

    Nov 20, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Magazine gets a peek at the “real” Sidney Crosby. Or at least as close a look as we’re going to get.

  2. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 20

    Nov 20, 2010, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable goalies for tonight’s first nine games.

  3. Around the Rink – Saturday, November 20th

    Nov 20, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at Saturday’s loaded 11-game schedule.

  4. Martin Brodeur told to rest his injured elbow for ‘approximately 10 days’

    Nov 20, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT

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    After MRI results turned up negative, doctors told Martin Brodeur to rest his elbow for “a maximum of two weeks.”

  5. Key numbers as the NHL approaches its 50,000th game

    Nov 20, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT

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    The 50,000th all-time NHL game will be played tonight. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting numbers.

  6. Blue Jackets off to best start ever, powered by Rick Nash and Steve Mason

    Nov 20, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Thanks to strong play from Rick Nash and Steve Mason, the Columbus Blue Jackets are off to their best start in franchise history.

  7. Marc Savard wasn’t ‘fazed’ by Colin Campbell e-mails, felt amazing after morning skate

    Nov 20, 2010, 12:50 PM EDT

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    Marc Savard wasn’t “fazed” by Colin Campbell’s e-mails … and might not be “fazed” by his concussion problems much longer, either.

  8. Save of the Night – Jimmy Howard (November 19)

    Nov 20, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Jimmy Howard couldn’t get the win, but he did earn Friday’s save of the night. Video of that save is available after the jump.

  9. Goal of the Night – Alex Burmistrov (November 19)

    Nov 20, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Check out Atlanta Thrashers forward Alex Burmistrov’s outstanding salt-in-the-wound goal from last night’s 5-0 over the Washington Capitals after the jump.

  10. Riding the Zamboni – November 19 (late edition)

    Nov 20, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Read all about Friday’s four late games here.

  11. Video: Jarome Iginla doubles season goals total with hat trick

    Nov 20, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    I hate to ask this but … will this be Jarome Iginla’s last hat trick in a Calgary Flames uniform? Either way, his most recent one is available int his post.

  12. More Sidney Crosby/Reebok video trickery? Check out his ‘Pyramid trick’

    Nov 19, 2010, 11:21 PM EDT

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    Once again, Reebok and Sidney Crosby team up to shoot a video that has us wondering if there was some “creative editing.” Either way, it’s an entertaining clip. Check it out by clicking “Read More.”

  13. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, November 19th (early edition)

    Nov 19, 2010, 11:02 PM EDT

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    Here are summaries of Friday’s first five games. Expect recaps of the final four on Saturday.

  14. Goal or no goal?: Refs count Chris Kunitz’s tally after lengthy review

    Nov 19, 2010, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Did the league make the right choice when they decided to count Chris Kunitz’s power-play goal after a lengthy video review process? Decide for yourself.

  15. Nashville Predators face worries at center position with David Legwand day-to-day

    Nov 19, 2010, 10:10 PM EDT

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    If David Legwand’s day-to-day injury keeps him out for a significant amount of time, the Nashville Predators might be in some serious trouble at center.

  16. Steve Stamkos loses an assist from last night’s game

    Nov 19, 2010, 9:40 PM EDT

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    Scoring changes bumped Steve Stamkos’s three goal, two assist night down to a three goal, one assist night. Somehow we think Stamkos will still have a good statistical season, though.

  17. Poll results: PHT readers agree with Olli Jokinen’s three game suspension

    Nov 19, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    PHT readers agreed with the league’s three game suspension of Olli Jokinen. For the most part, at least.

  18. Could the Islanders break the NHL record of 17 consecutive losses?

    Nov 19, 2010, 8:31 PM EDT

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    A New York Post asked if the Islanders could tie or break the NHL record for 17 straight losses. We decided to examine their schedule to gauge their chances.

  19. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 19 (late edition)

    Nov 19, 2010, 6:40 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for the four latest games of the night. The other starts can be found in the “early edition.”

  20. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 19 (early edition)

    Nov 19, 2010, 6:13 PM EDT

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    To make sure we can let you edit your fantasy hockey lineups on time, here are the starting goalies for the first five games of the night. The final four games will be covered shortly.

  21. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 18

    Nov 18, 2010, 5:57 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable starters for tonight’s five games.

  22. Atlanta Thrashers make Andrew Ladd their eighth captain

    Nov 18, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT

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    The Atlanta Thrashers decided to make Andrew Ladd their new team captain today. He’s their first captain since they traded Ilya Kovalchuk.

  23. NHL suspends Olli Jokinen three games for cross-check

    Nov 18, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT

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    The NHL decided to suspend Olli Jokinen three games for his cross-check on Wojtek Wolski. Check out the video of the hit and vote in the poll to determine if the suspension was too light, too harsh or just right.

  24. Around the Rink – Thursday, November 18th

    Nov 18, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at tonight’s five games as we take a tour around the rink.

  25. Oilers place Nikolai Khabibulin on IR; Call up Martin Gerber

    Nov 18, 2010, 3:17 PM EDT

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    The Oilers placed Nikolai Khabibulin on the IR and called up Martin Gerber to take his place. The question is, with how poorly he’s been playing, is this really bad news for Edmonton?

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