Dec 23, 2010, 10:36 PM EDT
The Penguins and Capitals somehow lived up to the hype going into this contest, with Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury and Mike Green shining the brightest on Thursday night.
Dec 23, 2010, 9:36 PM EDT
Todd Richards and the Minnesota Wild have grown tired of people continuing to associate their team with the neutral zone trap. Then again, if they won more often, chances are they wouldn’t really care.
Dec 23, 2010, 8:45 PM EDT
Click “Read More” to find out how highest paid player Ilya Kovalchuk, team captain Jamie Langenbrunner and Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek reacted to the New Jersey’s decision to replace coach John MacLean with Lou Lamoriello.
Dec 23, 2010, 7:45 PM EDT
Marian Gaborik is dealing with a groin injury that has him sidelined for tonight’s game, but Rangers coach John Tortorella thinks he’ll be back by Monday.
Dec 23, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT
Here are the probable starting goalies for today’s three later games.
Dec 23, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT
Here are the starting goalies for the first 10 of today’s 13 games, including the return of Pekka Rinne.
Dec 23, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT
Dan Ellis didn’t win against the NY Islanders last night, but he made two great saves. Check them out in this post.
Dec 23, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT
We credit Danny Cleary because he actually scored the goal, but December 22nd’s best tally was all about Brian Rafalski’s beautiful pass.
Dec 23, 2010, 7:00 AM EDT
Here are some injury updates regarding Cam Ward, Patrick Kaleta and Matt Bradley.
Dec 23, 2010, 12:44 AM EDT
Let’s take a look at Wednesday’s other games, highlighted by great performances from John Tavares and Jack Skille.
Dec 22, 2010, 11:47 PM EDT
While the Thrashers are sporting a clearer vision on the ice, the team (and the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks) cleared up their ownership situation off the ice, too.
Dec 22, 2010, 11:01 PM EDT
Out goes Marian Gaborik, in comes “The Norwegian Hobbit Wizard” Mats Zuccarello. Read all about that plus updates on Matt Gilroy, Mike del Zotto and Vinny Prospal in this post.
Zetterberg comes up big as Detroit beats Vancouver in OT; Datsyuk likely out four weeks with broken hand
Dec 22, 2010, 10:41 PM EDT
The good news: Henrik Zetterberg shined as the Red Wings beat the Canucks. The bad news: Pavel Datsyuk could miss about a month with a broken hand.
Dec 22, 2010, 10:11 PM EDT
It’s unclear how significant the “upper body” injury might be, but Pavel Datsyuk left tonight’s game during the first period with whatever might be ailing him.
Crosby extends his scoring streak to 22 games while Penguins shrink Flyers’ lead with win over Panthers
Dec 22, 2010, 10:00 PM EDT
Sidney Crosby tied the second longest points scoring streak in 18 years while the Penguins won, leaving Pittsburgh only one point behind Philadelphia.
Dec 22, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT
The Canucks won’t have to make any tough decisions until around February as the team moved Sami Salo’s return date back about a month or so.
Dec 22, 2010, 6:30 PM EDT
Here are the probable starters for tonight’s four games.
Dec 21, 2010, 10:52 PM EDT
The balance of power in the Southeast shifted once again, as a Capitals win and Thrashers loss flip-flops the two teams for the division lead.
Dec 21, 2010, 9:50 PM EDT
Cam Ward ran away with the save of the week voting for the week of December 13-19th.
Dec 21, 2010, 9:07 PM EDT
The Kings plan on easing him to the lineup with a “fourth line role” but the news is good all the same: Marco Sturm is expected to make his debut with L.A. tonight.
Dec 21, 2010, 8:40 PM EDT
The success of Brad Richards (in specific) and the Dallas Stars (in general) isn’t getting much attention from the media – national or local.
Quick hits: Leafs’ outdoor practice, Czech-German WJC game postponed, Fowler becomes a human X-Mas tree
Dec 21, 2010, 8:15 PM EDT
Here are a handful of smaller stories, from the Leafs’ outdoor practice to Team Germany’s lost baggage and Cam Fowler becoming a human Christmas tree.
Dec 21, 2010, 7:40 PM EDT
For the second week in a row, Linus Omark earned the goal of the week award among PHT readers.
Dec 21, 2010, 7:20 PM EDT
The Islanders placed Rick DiPietro and Mike Mottau on the injured reserve; Mottau’s season is over.
Dec 21, 2010, 6:57 PM EDT
Bruce Boudreau’s mother didn’t like it, but Gary Bettman calls the profanity-packed speech by the Capitals’ coach part of “the ultimate reality show.”
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- Video: Controversial no-goal call on Flames 6
- Video: Crawford, Kane help Blackhawks push Wild to brink of elimination 33
- WATCH LIVE: Tonight’s Stanley Cup Playoff action 1
- Prust apologizes for all the stuff he said about referee Watson 48
- Flyers will be ‘extremely patient’ with youngsters, but ‘want a winner as soon as possible’ 22
- Here’s your Stanley Cup playoff TV schedule for tonight 16
- Holtby outduels Lundqvist as Caps take series lead 52
- Red Wings’ Devellano calls Mantha ‘very, very, very disappointing’ 66
- End of an era in New Jersey as Shero replaces Lamoriello as GM 26
- Vigneault: ‘Standards have been set’ after Ovechkin, Backstrom hits (103)
- ‘You can’t win,’ ex-NHL ref Fraser says of Prust incident (83)
- Lightning’s Bishop silences Red Wings in hard fought Game 7 (81)
- Babcock won’t discuss future yet, but sees challenges ahead for Wings (78)
- New York second: Capitals stun Rangers for 1-0 series lead (76)