Jan 31, 2011, 3:48 PM EDT
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.
Jan 31, 2011, 2:44 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby did not practice and won’t play in tomorrow’s game for the Penguins. Evgeni Malkin did practice, however, but it’s not clear if he’ll appear in that Tuesday contest against the Rangers.
Jan 31, 2011, 2:14 PM EDT
While Jordin Tootoo won’t be able to travel with the team or appear in NHL games, he was cleared to practice with the Nashville Predators again today.
Jan 31, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT
The Tampa Bay Lightning shared their new logo and jersey designs today. Check out their new look and tell us how you feel in this post’s poll.
Jan 31, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT
The NHL named its three stars for the month of January today, with Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron getting the top nod, Phoenix Coyotes Keith Yandle receiving the second star and Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne earning the third star. Here are summaries of the months for those three players, combining notes from the league’s…
Jan 31, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
Which one of last week’s best save was better: Tim Thomas, Niklas Backstrom, Roberto Luongo or Henrik Lundqvist’s stop?
Jan 31, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Who scored last week’s best goal: Mike Weaver, Brad Richards, Erik Johnson, Alex Ovechkin or Anze Kopitar?
Jan 31, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Henrik Lundqvist stopped Matt Duchene in the first penalty shot in all-star game history, earning himself the January 30th save of the night.
Jan 31, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Anze Kopitar might not fly under the radar much longer if he keeps scoring goals like he did in Sunday’s All-Star Game.
Jan 30, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT
Team Lidstrom held off Team Staal in a wild third period to win 11-10. Patrick Sharp earned the MVP while Henrik Lundqvist stopped Matt Duchene during the first penalty shot in All-Star Game history.
Jan 30, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT
The Minnesota Wild’s rookie dinner had two unexpected (and entertaining) guests: former NBA star Charles Barkely and former NFL defensive end Michael Strahan.
Jan 30, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT
Gary Bettman admits that concussions have increased, but claims that blindside hits have decreased thanks to rule changes. Click “Read More” for the details.
Jan 30, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT
Check out some interesting results from an NHLPA and CBC poll of players from 30 different NHL teams.
Jan 30, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Jeremy Roenick said that Sidney Crosby is “way more talented” than Wayne Gretzky was as he chatted on a radio show this weekend.
Jan 30, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Alex Ovechkin’s oddball goal helped him win last night’s breakaway challenge and also the January 29th Goal of the Night
Jan 30, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Even All-Stars have embarrassing moments, as you can see from Tim Thomas, Phil Kessel and Alex Ovechkin this weekend.
Jan 29, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT
Members of the Chicago FBI are willing to help find the Blackhawks’ missing Stanley Cup winning puck. Click “Read More” for the odd story.
Jan 29, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT
Here’s video and discussion of Zdeno Chara breaking his own hardest shot record with a 105.9 mile per hour slapper.
2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Zdeno Chara breaks his own record with 105.9 mph slapper in hardest shot contest
Jan 29, 2011, 9:27 PM EDT
Shea Weber beat him in the qualifying rounds and unleashed some great slappers of his own, but Zdeno Chara broke his own record for the hardest shot competition with an absurd 105.9 mile per hour effort.
2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Daniel Sedin goes 8 for 9, helps Team Staal win accuracy shooting handily
Jan 29, 2011, 8:33 PM EDT
Daniel Sedin showed that he has some talent outside of his time with his twin Henrik, going eight for nine in the accuracy shooting event to help Team Staal win 6-2 and take an 18-6 lead overall.
Jan 29, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT
Just about every talking head predicted that Michael Grabner would have a great chance of ending up the fastest skater tonight and he didn’t disappoint. The speedy New York Islanders right winger earned the fastest times of the night and helped Team Staal defeat Team Lidstrom 5-3. Full times at the bottom of this post.…
Jan 29, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT
“Multiple witnesses” claim that Mike Komisarek did not, in fact, punch a woman at a bar in a nightclub incident. Click “Read More” for the cloudy details.
Jan 28, 2011, 9:31 PM EDT
Here are the rosters for Team Staal vs. Team Lidstrom. Cam Ward was the first pick, the Sedin twins were split up and Phil Kessel became Mr. Irrelevant. Want to know the full story? Click “Read More.”
Jan 28, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT
PHT readers chose Team Staalbrien over Team Yerdstrom. Click “Read More” for poll results regarding this epic imaginary battle.
Jan 28, 2011, 5:47 PM EDT
A coin flip determined the All-Star Game coaches: Joel Quenneville will sit behind the bench for Team Staal while Alain Vigneault and Peter Laviolette will coach Team Lidstrom.
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