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  1. Save of the Night – Tim Thomas (December 4)

    Dec 5, 2010, 11:00 AM EST

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    Tim Thomas made what some people are calling the save of the year with this sprawling glove stop last night.

  2. Goal of the Night – Taylor Hall (December 4)

    Dec 5, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Taylor Hall’s overtime game winner was Saturday’s most captivating goal.

  3. Riding the Zamboni – December 4 (late edition)

    Dec 5, 2010, 1:24 AM EST

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    Both the Oilers and Kings continued their modest winning streaks by beating the Blues and Red Wings, respectively.

  4. Dan Bylsma says Evgeni Malkin’s knee injury isn’t a ‘structural problem’

    Dec 4, 2010, 11:50 PM EST

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    It sounds like Evgeni Malkin’s knee injury isn’t too big of a deal, as it’s been labeled as “day to day.”

  5. Riding the Zamboni – December 4th (early edition)

    Dec 4, 2010, 11:14 PM EST

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    Here are recaps of some of tonight’s games, highlighted by Phil Kessel getting a little revenge against the Boston bruins and the Stars bringing their winning streak to six games.

  6. Pittsburgh Penguins tie Washington Capitals atop the East standings thanks to tonight’s games

    Dec 4, 2010, 10:07 PM EST

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    With a Penguins win over the Blue Jackets and a regulation loss by the Capitals against the Thrashers, Pittsburgh and Washington find themselves tied atop the Eastern Conference. Sidney Crosby scored two goals, giving him a league leading 23 on the season.

  7. Just like that, Ales Hemsky is out again (indefinitely)

    Dec 4, 2010, 9:33 PM EST

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    It sounds like Ales Hemsky’s groin injury is still an issue, as the team will keep him out indefinitely to avoid a possible hernia.

  8. Early Ride on the Zamboni – December 4th

    Dec 4, 2010, 9:00 PM EST

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    With two early afternoon games already completed, we figured it would be wise to rev up the recap Zamboni for a quick spin.

  9. Poll results: PHT readers think that Brian Burke and Ron Wilson should be fired

    Dec 4, 2010, 8:00 PM EST

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    PHT readers think that the Toronto Maple Leafs should clean house by firing both their general manager (Brian Burke) and head coach (Ron Wilson).

  10. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – December 4th (late edition)

    Dec 4, 2010, 7:30 PM EST

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    Here are the probable starters for the final two games of the night.

  11. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – December 4th (semi-early edition)

    Dec 4, 2010, 6:42 PM EST

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    Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day. It’s a race…

  12. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 3rd

    Dec 3, 2010, 6:30 PM EST

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    Check out the probable starting goalies for tonight’s six games, including yet another return by Craig Anderson.

  13. Pension Plan Fund reps say they did not receive ‘firm offer’ to sell Toronto Maple Leafs

    Dec 3, 2010, 6:05 PM EST

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    The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan reps say that they never received a “firm offer” for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Raptors. So what does that mean?

  14. Rule changes haven’t curbed concussions in the NHL this season

    Dec 3, 2010, 4:47 PM EST

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    Despite making a rule for blindside hits, the NHL is still dealing with concussions at the same disturbing pace.

  15. Western Conference teams continue to dominate the East

    Dec 3, 2010, 3:49 PM EST

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    For the sixth season in a row, the Western Conference clearly out-classes the East in the NHL.

  16. Around the Rink – Friday, December 3rd

    Dec 3, 2010, 3:00 PM EST

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    Here are some previews for tonight’s six games, including another chapter into the hateful (but one-sided) rivalry between the Blackhawks and the Canucks.

  17. Poll: Should the Maple Leafs fire Ron Wilson and/or Brian Burke?

    Dec 3, 2010, 2:06 PM EST

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    Toronto fans (and some media) are once again calling for Ron Wilson to be fired after an embarrassing loss to Edmonton. Should he be fired? What about Brian Burke? Should both or neither be canned? Let us know by voting in the poll.

  18. League fines (but doesn’t suspend) Curtis Glencross for cross-check on Keith Ballard

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:47 PM EST

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    The NHL fined – but didn’t suspend – Curtis Glencross for his cross-check on Keith Ballard from Wednesday.

  19. Lightning forward Steve Downie will see doctors today about possible broken ankle

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:33 PM EST

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    It’s possible that Steve Downie broke his ankle during the Lightning’s most recent game.

  20. Pekka Rinne to miss 2-4 weeks with injury

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:18 PM EST

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    The details regarding the exact injury – and its severity – are unclear, but Pekka Rinne’s agent reports that he’ll miss some time with an unnamed injury.

  21. Save of the Night – Ondrej Pavelec (December 2)

    Dec 3, 2010, 12:00 PM EST

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    Ondrej Pavelec stole what looked like a sure goal from Tyler Kennedy last night.

  22. Goal of the Night – Dennis Seidenberg (December 2)

    Dec 3, 2010, 11:00 AM EST

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    Dennis Seidenberg tricked Mike Smith to earn Thursday’s goal of the night.

  23. Two hat tricks in one video: Sidney Crosby’s natural, Marian Gaborik’s great night

    Dec 3, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Check out last night’s two hat tricks scored by two of the league’s most brilliant players: Sidney Crosby and Marian Gaborik. Not too surprisingly, both of their teams ended the night with wins.

  24. Video: Evidence that even Alex Ovechkin makes mistakes

    Dec 3, 2010, 9:00 AM EST

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    Alex Ovechkin actually made a mistake and looked kind of clumsy. Don’t get used to it.

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, December 2nd

    Dec 3, 2010, 1:07 AM EST

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    Here are summaries of eight exciting games in the NHL.

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