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  1. Goal of the Night – Mike Knuble (November 11)

    Nov 12, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    It might take you a few replays to realize how impressive Mike Knuble’s goal was last night. The man just knows how to score goals, folks.

  2. Video: Jeff Carter scores a natural hat trick

    Nov 12, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Jeff Carter scored a natural hat trick last night. Natural hat tricks are way better than fake ones, you see.

  3. Video: Alex Semin’s dominant night

    Nov 12, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    The best of Alex Semin’s night in the form of two videos … click on “Read More” to watch his great assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal.

  4. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, November 11th (late edition)

    Nov 12, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Here are summaries of last night’s two late games.

  5. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, November 11th

    Nov 11, 2010, 11:59 PM EDT

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    Hop on the Zamboni everyone, it’s time to see how things shook out around the league. Here are summaries of the first eight games, with the two late ones coming tomorrow.

  6. Vincent Lecavalier expected to miss 3-4 weeks with broken hand

    Nov 11, 2010, 10:27 PM EDT

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    Tough news for Tampa Bay: Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking his hand during the second period of tonight’s loss against the Capitals.

  7. Brett Sutter charged with assault after alleged bar fight

    Nov 11, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames center Brett Sutter was arrested last night after an alleged bar fight. Click “Read More” for more details.

  8. Alex Semin steals the show as Caps bottle Lightning 6-3

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:56 PM EDT

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    While Alex Ovechkin and Steve Stamkos played well, Alex Semin stole the spotlight with an impressive five-point performance that included a hat trick. Read more about an exciting game after the jump.

  9. Bruins rookie Tyler Seguin signs endorsement deal with Dunkin’ Donuts

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Hopefully Tyler Seguin isn’t too big a fan of the product he endorses, as the rookie apparently signed a deal with venerable breakfast treat company Dunkin’ Donuts.

  10. Video: Sidney Crosby tests his new stick

    Nov 11, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    Some have wondered if this raw bit of footage involves some video trickery, but either way, it’s quite a lot of fun to watch. Check out this Reebok-produced video of Sidney Crosby testing out his new stick. Trickery or not, it does seem like Crosby is taking more slappers this season. Just saying.

  11. T.J. Oshie will miss at least three months with ankle injury

    Nov 11, 2010, 8:25 PM EDT

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    Horrible news for the St. Louis Blues: T.J. Oshie is expected to miss at least three months after breaking his ankle in last night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

  12. Rangers send Dane Byers to Columbus for Chad Kolarik; Blue Jackets place Kristian Huselius on IR

    Nov 11, 2010, 7:44 PM EDT

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    Minor trade update: the New York Rangers and Columbus Blue Jackets exchanged minor league players today, as the Rangers sent Dane Byers to Columbus for Chad Kolarik. Perhaps the bigger news is that the Blue Jackets put forward Kristian Huselius on the injured reserve, retroactive all the way back to October 23. Here is a…

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 10 (late edition)

    Nov 11, 2010, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for the three latest games tonight.

  14. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 11 (early edition)

    Nov 11, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starting goalies for seven of today’s 10 games. The later games will come shortly.

  15. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 10

    Nov 10, 2010, 5:52 PM EDT

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    Take a look at the probable starters for today’s six games.

  16. Report: Marian Gaborik will play Thursday while Michal Rozsival could miss 7-10 days

    Nov 10, 2010, 5:08 PM EDT

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    The New York Rangers will have Marian Gaborik back from shoulder problems, but Michal Rozsival might miss 7-10 days with a similar injury.

  17. Philadelphia Flyers hope that James van Riemsdyk will use benching as motivation

    Nov 10, 2010, 4:12 PM EDT

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    The Flyers have made former first round pick James van Riemsdyk a healthy scratch in the last couple games. Will that motivate the budding power forward?

  18. Toronto Maple Leafs struggle on the ice, reportedly plan on replacing current president/CEO Richard Peddie

    Nov 10, 2010, 3:32 PM EDT

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    The team looks to make changes off the ice by replacing its president and CEO, but J.S. Giguere wants some changes on the ice, too.

  19. NHL makes All-Star Game format change official

    Nov 10, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT

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    It’s official: two captains will pick most of the All-Star teams in the 2011 NHL All-Star game in Carolina. Click “Read More” for the details.

  20. Around the Rink – Wednesday, November 10th

    Nov 10, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Here’s a preview of the six games on tonight’s NHL schedule.

  21. Lindy Ruff will coach in his 1,000th game tonight

    Nov 10, 2010, 12:02 PM EDT

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    A look back at the impressive – and incredibly rare – career of Lindy Ruff, who is about to coach in his 1,000th game (all with the Buffalo Sabres).

  22. Save of the Night: Carey Price (November 9)

    Nov 10, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    There were at least two other worthy candidates for the best save of last night, but Carey Price made some great ones on his way to a 35-save shutout.

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

    Nov 10, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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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.

  24. Calder Trophy Watch: League leaders among rookies

    Nov 10, 2010, 8:30 AM EDT

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

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, November 9th

    Nov 10, 2010, 2:00 AM EDT

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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.

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