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  1. Goal of the Night: Derek Boogaard (November 9)

    Nov 10, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Come for the stunning clip of Derek Boogaard scoring his first goal since 2007. Stay for the great look on Bruce Boudreau’s face.

  2. Calder Trophy Watch: League leaders among rookies

    Nov 10, 2010, 8:30 AM EST


    Which rookies look like their ahead of the pack so far in the Calder Trophy race? Check out this post to find out.

  3. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, November 9th

    Nov 10, 2010, 2:00 AM EST

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    Hop on the Zamboni kids, it’s time to take a ride around the league to see how things broke down in the NHL tonight. It’s your nightly recap of the action.

  4. Michael Ryder is the latest bruised Boston Bruin

    Nov 10, 2010, 12:16 AM EST

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    It looks like Michael Ryder might join the ranks of the wounded in Boston.

  5. Ryan Miller/Martin Brodeur update: Expect to see New Jersey and Buffalo’s backups tomorrow night

    Nov 9, 2010, 11:41 PM EST

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    It looks like Johan Hedberg and Jhonas Enroth will start instead of Martin Brodeur and Ryan Miller in Wednesday’s New Jersey-Buffalo game.

  6. Dallas Stars’ lenders might appoint temporary president while team sale hangs in limbo

    Nov 9, 2010, 10:43 PM EST


    The lenders who are (more or less) acting as owners of the Dallas Stars might name an interim president for the team. The good news is that they want to maintain – or improve – the on-ice product. Does that mean that the team will keep Brad Richards around?

  7. Fight video: Mike Green vs. Brandon Dubinsky

    Nov 9, 2010, 9:48 PM EST

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    Another entry into the “unexpected fights” category: Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green gets into a skirmish with New York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky.

  8. Nikolai Khabibulin wins Save of the Week for November 1-7

    Nov 9, 2010, 9:31 PM EST

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    Nikolai Khabibulin produced the top two save of the week entries and his two stops earned the top two spots in the voting. Click “Read More” to see if PHT readers made the best choice.

  9. Versus set to premiere daily hockey show ‘NHL Overtime’ starting November 15

    Nov 9, 2010, 8:30 PM EST

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    Versus will begin airing an hour-long hockey highlights show called NHL Overtime on November 15. Click “Read More” to find out details about the program.

  10. Lightning injury news: Simon Gagne’s status still unclear, Steve Downie should play tonight

    Nov 9, 2010, 7:30 PM EST

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    Simon Gagne’s neck injury remains a “mystery” but, on the bright side, it seems pretty clear that Steve Downie will be in the lineup for tonight’s Lightning-Leafs game.

  11. Paul Mara earns the November 1-7 Goal of the Week

    Nov 9, 2010, 7:00 PM EST

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    (There is still time to vote for the Save of the Week. Click here to do so.) I wasn’t certain if he even made the best goal of that night, but apparently Paul Mara scored the best goal of the week. At least, that’s what PHT voters determined, as Mara earned more votes than the…

  12. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 9

    Nov 9, 2010, 6:00 PM EST

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    Want to know who to start in fantasy hockey or just which goalie will appear in net for each game tonight? Click “Read More” to find out.

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 8

    Nov 8, 2010, 5:47 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. There’s only one…

  14. Coaches-in-waiting most likely to land next open NHL job

    Nov 8, 2010, 5:15 PM EST

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    With various teams generating rumors about coaches getting fired, which out-of-work bench bosses might be ready to step into the league? Click “Read more” to find out.

  15. Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke gives Ron Wilson the vote of confidence

    Nov 8, 2010, 4:46 PM EST

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    Many people are calling for Toronto Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson to be fired, but Brian Burke doesn’t seem to agree.

  16. Ailing goalies: Martin Brodeur, Brent Johnson both miss practice

    Nov 8, 2010, 4:15 PM EST

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    While neither situation should leave their teams overly concerned, both New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur and Pittsburgh Penguins “backup” Brent Johnson missed practice today for their respective teams. In case you haven’t been following Brodeur’s injury situation, the future Hall of Famer is fighting off a bruised elbow after taking a harmless-looking shot from…

  17. Injury update for Phoenix-Detroit game: Rafalski in, Doan out

    Nov 8, 2010, 3:33 PM EST

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    To little surprise, Shane Doan will miss tonight’s game against the Red Wings. Detroit’s getting better news, though, as Brian Rafalski could be back tonight.

  18. 2010 Hockey Hall of Fame profiles: Devellano, Seaman (the builders)

    Nov 8, 2010, 3:00 PM EST

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    Jim Devellano; Cammi Granato; Dino Ciccarelli; Angela James

    Profiles of the Hall of Fame-worthy careers of team builders Jim Devellano and Daryl “Doc” Seaman.

  19. Montreal Canadiens waive winger Dustin Boyd

    Nov 8, 2010, 2:22 PM EST

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    The Montreal Canadiens placed marginal winger Dustin Boyd on waivers today.

  20. Raffi Torres, Mathieu Garon and Jaroslav Halak earn this week’s three stars

    Nov 8, 2010, 2:05 PM EST

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    Take a look at a summary of the accomplishments of this week’s NHL three stars: Raffi Torres, Mathieu Garon and Jaroslav Halak.

  21. Boston Bruins waive bruiser Brian McGrattan

    Nov 8, 2010, 1:45 PM EST

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    The Boston Bruins placed enforcer Brian McGrattan on waivers today.

  22. 2010 Hockey Hall of Fame profiles: Ciccarelli, James and Granato (the players)

    Nov 8, 2010, 1:10 PM EST

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    Read up on the three 2010 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees: Cammi Granato, Angela James and Dino Ciccarelli.

  23. Around the Rink – Monday, November 8th

    Nov 8, 2010, 12:15 PM EST

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    A preview for the one and only game tonight between the Phoenix Coyotes and Detroit Red Wings.

  24. Vote for the Save of the Week (November 1-7)

    Nov 8, 2010, 11:00 AM EST

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    Who made the best save of the week for November 1-7? Vote in the poll after the jump.

  25. Vote for the Goal of the Week (November 1-7)

    Nov 8, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Vote for the November 1-7 edition of Goal of the Week!

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