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  1. Goal of the Night – Mikhail Grabovski (February 15)

    Feb 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    grabbysave

    Mikhail Grabovski earns the Goal of the Night for February 15th.

  2. Steve Mason wins Save of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 16, 2011, 2:45 AM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Detroit Red Wings

    Steve Mason earned the Save of the Week for February 7-13th.

  3. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, February 15th

    Feb 16, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak, Dion Phaneuf, Joffrey Lupul

    Let’s take a look at Tuesday’s games, including Phil Kessel’s revenge against Boston and the Stars’ continued struggles.

  4. Bruins trade 2nd rounder to Senators for Chris Kelly

    Feb 15, 2011, 11:33 PM EDT

    Chris Kelly

    The Bruins sent their 2011 second round pick to the Senators in exchange for versatile but limited forward Chris Kelly. Read this post to find out how this might affect both teams.

  5. Shootout thrillers: Sabres beat Habs, Flyers finally win against Lightning

    Feb 15, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

    Jhonas Enroth

    Two important games ended in shootouts that were actually pretty captivating tonight, with the Flyers finally earning a win against the Lightning 4-3 and the Sabres earning a comeback victory versus the Canadiens.

  6. Tyler Myers wins Goal of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 15, 2011, 9:26 PM EDT

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    myershappy

    Tyler Myers’ end-to-end rush easily won him the February 7-13th Goal of the Week.

  7. Detroit expects to welcome back Brad Stuart’s ‘physical element’ on Thursday

    Feb 15, 2011, 8:20 PM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Detroit Red Wings

    Nicklas Lidstrom will be glad to see the return of Brad Stuart, who is expected to bring his physical style back to the Red Wings lineup on Thursday.

  8. Report: Andrew Alberts expected to miss 6-8 weeks with broken wrist

    Feb 15, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

    Andrew Alberts, Teemu Selanne

    Andrew Alberts will need surgery on his broken wrist, so he’ll likely miss six to eight weeks.

  9. Central Division Watch (February 15)

    Feb 15, 2011, 7:04 PM EDT

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    Colorado Avalanche v Nashville Predators

    Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Central Division.

  10. Tonight’s starting goalies – February 15

    Feb 15, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk, Jhonas Enroth

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s seven games.

  11. Steve Yzerman, Zenon Konopka offer different takes on Mario Lemieux’s comments

    Feb 14, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT

    Hockey Hall of Fame Induction

    Lightning GM Steve Yzerman and Islanders enforcer Zenon Konopka offer two disparate perspectives on Mario Lemieux’s much-discussed comments.

  12. Did the Bruins make a mistake by ‘rushing’ Tyler Seguin to NHL level?

    Feb 14, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Philadelphia Flyers

    With Tyler Seguin becoming a regular healthy scratch, it begs the question: did the Bruins rush him into the NHL this season?

  13. Around the Rink – Monday, February 14th

    Feb 14, 2011, 3:00 PM EDT

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    Vernon Fiddler, Michal Neuvirth

    Here are previews for today’s three games, all with some playoff implications.

  14. Brad Richards will miss Stars’ road trip with undisclosed injury

    Feb 14, 2011, 2:10 PM EDT

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    The Stars will face some rare injury turmoil this season, as Brad Richards is expected to miss the team’s three-game road trip this week.

  15. 2011 NHL Trade Deadline Cheat Sheet (February 14)

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Tomas Vokoun

    Want to play armchair GM as the trade deadline approaches? Here’s a cheat sheet.

  16. Michael Grabner, Drew Stafford and Ilya Bryzgalov named Three Stars of the Week

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Ryan Miller, Michael Grabner

    The NHL named its three stars for the week of February 7-13th: Michael Grabner, Drew Stafford and Ilya Bryzgalov.

  17. Peter Forsberg cuts his comeback short, could this finally be it?

    Feb 14, 2011, 12:28 PM EDT

    Peter Forsberg

    Peter Forsberg’s comeback is over. There’s a good chance that he’ll never play another NHL game.

  18. Southeast Division Watch (February 14)

    Feb 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Dana Tyrell, Brett Clark, Sean Bergenheim, Tuomo Ruutu

    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Southeast Division.

  19. Vote for the Save of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Niklas Backstrom, Matt D'Agostini, Nick Schultz

    Vote to decide who made the best save for the week of February 7-13: Steve Mason, Ilya Bryzgalov, Kari Lehtonen, Mikko Koskinen, Robin Lehner, James Reimer or Ondrej Pavelec?

  20. Vote for the Goal of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    villeleinogon

    Vote for the Goal of the Week for February 7-13th. The nominees are Rick Nash, Alex Ovechkin, Bobby Ryan, Mikael Samuelsson, Tyler Myers and Cam Fowler.

  21. Save of the Night – Steve Mason (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Dallas Stars

    Much like his Blue Jackets teammate Rick Nash with the Goal of the Night, Steve Mason won February 13th’s Save of the Night.

  22. Goal of the Night – Rick Nash (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Dallas Stars

    Rick Nash scored his 26th goal of the season and sixth game-winner, earning February 13th’s Goal of the Night.

  23. Pacific Division Watch (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT

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    James Neal, Todd Marchant

    With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Pacific Division.

  24. Anaheim Ducks make Pacific Division even more complicated with win

    Feb 13, 2011, 11:39 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    The Ducks moved into a virtual tie for the Pacific Division lead thanks to their 4-0 win over the Oilers. Yes, the Pacific is a big, fun mess.

  25. Recaps: Canes take hold of 8th spot, Panthers slip past Sharks

    Feb 13, 2011, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Cam Ward

    Here are recaps of the Hurricanes’ pull-the-tights win against the Thrashers and the Panthers’ tight win against the Sharks.

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