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  1. Coyotes trade Wojtek Wolski to Rangers for Michal Rozsival

    Jan 10, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT

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    The Coyotes sent forward Wojtek Wolski to the Rangers in exchange for defenseman Michal Rozsival in a surprising trade today.

  2. Around the Rink – Monday, January 10th

    Jan 10, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT

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    Chris Osgood , Paul Stastny

    Let’s take a look at tonight’s four games, including another match in the Red Wings-Avalanche rivalry and a tough one between Pittsburgh and Boston.

  3. Detroit places Pavel Datsyuk on injured reserve to make room for goalie Joey MacDonald

    Jan 10, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

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    The Red Wings placed Pavel Datsyuk on the IR to make room for minor league goalie Joey MacDonald.

  4. Alex Kovalev expected to miss a week with injured knee

    Jan 10, 2011, 3:03 PM EDT

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    kovalevinjury

    The Senators can’t buy any luck this season, much like Alex Kovalev, who is expected to miss a week or more with a knee injury.

  5. Swedes Gabriel Landeskog and Adam Larsson top mid-season rankings for 2011 NHL Entry Draft

    Jan 10, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT

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    While 2011 won’t be a “Crosby draft,” two Swedes topped the mid-season prospect rankings: OHL forward Gabriel Landeskog and Swedish Elite League defenseman Adam Larsson. Find out more about those prospects (and more) in this post.

  6. Report: Alexander Semin won’t make this week’s Florida trip

    Jan 10, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

    semininjury

    Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau announced that Alexander Semin won’t make the team’s trip to Florida this week, meaning he’s expected to miss games against the Panthers on Tuesday and a big one against the Lightning on Wednesday.

  7. Marc Crawford, John Tortorella should be in mid-season Jack Adams discussion

    Jan 10, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

    crawfordjackadams

    People should not forget the exemplary work produced by two unexpectedly successful coaches: Marc Crawford of the Dallas Stars and John Tortorella of the New York Rangers.

  8. Daniel Sedin, Jonas Hiller and Jose Theodore named NHL’s three stars of the week

    Jan 10, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT

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    danielsedinsfirststar

    The NHL named its three stars for the week of January 3-9th today, with Daniel Sedin, Jonas Hiller and Jose Theodore topping the list.

  9. Vote for the Save of the Week (January 3-9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    chrisosgoodsaveofnight

    Who made last week’s best save: Corey Crawford, Cam Ward, Peter Budaj, Jimmy Howard, Tuukka Rask or Brian Elliott?

  10. Vote for the Goal of the Week (January 3-9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

    jaybeagle

    Who scored last week’s best goal: Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Kane, Jamie Benn, Quinton Howden, the boisterous Russian WJC team, Kris Draper or Mikhail Grabovski?

  11. Saves of the Night – Corey Crawford (January 9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Aside from the occasional night off – or the even less common instance when a save or goal isn’t deemed worthy – the gang at PHT will decide which tally or stop is the best of any given night. Once those two winners are determined, we’ll share our reasoning (and most importantly, the video clip…

  12. Goal of the Night: Jamie Benn (January 9)

    Jan 10, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    jamiebenngonjan10

    No doubt about it, Jamie Benn scored the best goal of Sunday, January 9th.

  13. Nostalgic night in Chicago: Blackhawks honor ’61 squad, will build Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita statues

    Jan 10, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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    mikitaandbobbyhull

    Sunday night was a great one for Blackhawks teams from the present (5-0 win over the Islanders) and past (thanks to a heritage night in which the team announced that they would erect statues for Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita).

  14. Poll results: PHT readers think all players should be required to wear visors

    Jan 9, 2011, 11:51 PM EDT

    amusingvisorphoto

    Ultimately, PHT readers believe that NHL players should be required to wear visors.

  15. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, January 9th

    Jan 9, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

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    hillerjonasshutout

    Let’s take a look at tonight’s two latest games, including shutouts by Corey Crawford and Jonas Hiller.

  16. Video: Martin Brodeur tries to score, settles for assist on Nick Palmieri’s first NHL goal

    Jan 9, 2011, 9:37 PM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur tried to score yet another goal but missed the mark and ended up setting up Nick Palmieri’s first career NHL goal instead.

  17. Early ride on the Zamboni – Sunday, January 9th

    Jan 9, 2011, 8:59 PM EDT

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    devilsuspetlightning

    Here are recaps of Sunday’s three early games, including New Jersey’s upset win over Tampa Bay.

  18. Alexander Frolov requires season-ending surgery for torn ACL

    Jan 9, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT

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    frolovaclsurgery

    Knee surgery will end Alex Frolov’s season. Could his NHL relevance (and career) be in jeopardy?

  19. Flames GM Jay Feaster, Tom Kostopoulos disagree with six game suspension

    Jan 9, 2011, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Flames GM Jay Feaster and Tom Kostopoulos disagree with the league’s decision to suspend Kostopoulos for six games, saying the hit wasn’t illegal. Click “Read More” for the details.

  20. 2011 NHL New Year’s resolutions: Southeast Division

    Jan 8, 2011, 7:56 PM EDT

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    ondrejpavsstayfresh

    We conclude our list of recommended new year’s resolutions with the five teams in the Southeast Division.

  21. PHT’s midseason trophy picks (James O’Brien’s choices)

    Jan 8, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

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    dustinbyfuglienwinsit

    Expect some surprises in the first set of two mid-season trophy awards posts from the PHT staff.

  22. Today’s Starting Goalies – January 8th (early evening edition)

    Jan 8, 2011, 5:45 PM EDT

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    theoandrecchi

    There are a lot of different games tonight; here are the probable starters for the 7:00 pm ET contests.

  23. How HBO, NHL might top the first 24/7 series

    Jan 8, 2011, 4:50 PM EDT

    hendricks247

    It’s hard to imagine HBO and the NHL topping their first 24/7 collaboration, but here are two ways that would give them a fighting chance.

  24. Flyers squeak by Devils 2-1; Peter Laviolette will be one of All-Star team co-coaches

    Jan 8, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT

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    bouchergetssnowshower

    It might not last long if the Penguins win tonight, but the Flyers gained a slim lead for the top spot in the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference by beating the Devils 2-1.

  25. Sean Avery was expecting more hate from Dallas Stars fans

    Jan 8, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

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    seanaverybeingseanavery

    Sean Avery was impressed by the weak portions of hate cooked up Dallas Stars fans last night.

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