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  1. Video: Ask the Expert – Mike Milbury talks about the Sharks and Flyers postseason chances

    Mar 17, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Dallas Stars

    In this week’s Ask The Expert, Mike Milbury gives his thoughts on what the Sharks chances in the playoffs might look like and whether the Flyers can go deep with the injuries they’re dealing with.

  2. Chris Pronger is hoping to return to Flyers lineup before playoffs start

    Mar 17, 2011, 3:01 PM EDT

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    Chris Pronger is hoping his broken hand can be healed up fast enough so he can return before the start of the playoffs.

  3. NHL suspends Brad Marchand two games for elbowing R.J. Umberger

    Mar 17, 2011, 1:56 PM EDT

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    The NHL handed down a two game suspension to Bruins forward Brad Marchand for his cheap shot elbow to the back of R.J. Umberger’s head.

  4. Science wonder or bad decisions? Max Pacioretty could return for playoffs

    Mar 17, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT

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    Perhaps Max Pacioretty is made of sterner stuff than the rest of us as he’s aiming to return to action for the playoffs after suffering a broken neck and severe concussion just last week.

  5. Around the rink – March 17; Goaltending battle in Nashville highlights a busy night

    Mar 17, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

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    With 11 games set to go tonight, the goaltending battle between Tim Thomas and Pekka Rinne highlights the night with a Vezina Trophy showdown in Music City, USA.

  6. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 16

    Mar 16, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v St. Louis Blues

    Looking for tonight’s starting goalies? We’ve got ‘em for you.

  7. Rangers sign draft picks Dylan McIlrath and Ryan Bourque

    Mar 16, 2011, 6:22 PM EDT

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    The Rangers locked up two pieces to their future signing 2010 first round pick Dylan McIlrath and 2009 first round pick Ryan Bourque to entry-level contracts.

  8. Dany Heatley and Brad Marchand to have disciplinary hearings over separate cheap shots

    Mar 16, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT

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    Dany Heatley and Brad Marchand are both set to face discipline from the NHL for their separate incidents involving cheap shots last night. Is now the right time to send the message from the league?

  9. NHL’s new concussion protocol goes into effect tonight and what that means from here on out

    Mar 16, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT

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    The NHL’s new protocol for how to handle a player that may or may not have suffered a concussion from a hit goes into effect tonight.

  10. Islanders activate Rick DiPietro from injured reserve, seeks to avoid punches upon return

    Mar 16, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro is back for the Islanders after being activated from injured reserve. Will it last this time? Probably as long as Brent Johnson isn’t around.

  11. Video: Mike Milbury likes Gary Bettman’s plans to help player safety

    Mar 16, 2011, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Each week at ProHockeyTalk we’ll have NBC on NHL’s Mike Milbury join us with Hot Topics to discuss the latest stories of the week and give us his thoughts on what’s going on in the NHL. This week, Mike talks with Tiffany Simons about Gary Bettman’s five point plan to help improve player safety in…

  12. Goal of the night: Brooks Laich wheels around Hal Gill to beat Carey Price

    Mar 16, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

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    Brooks Laich made his swiftest of moves to make Hal Gill and Carey Price both look bad in Montreal.

  13. Around the rink – March 16; Caps look to make it ten in a row in Detroit

    Mar 16, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Four games in the NHL tonight highlighted by a mega-tilt in Detroit between the Red Wings and Capitals. The Caps look to extend their win streak to ten games.

  14. Save(s) of the night: Henrik Lundqvist goes glove crazy on Islanders

    Mar 16, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Henrik Lundqvist showed why he’s often the best player the Rangers have night in and night out with a pair of insane saves.

  15. Riding the Zamboni – March 15; Sharks, Kings, Coyotes win and keep West wild

    Mar 16, 2011, 2:01 AM EDT

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    The Wild West is living up to its name as three Pacific Division rivals all keep pace. Elsewhere, the Rangers got some separation in the East.

  16. Calgary’s Jay Bouwmeester breaks NHL ironman record for defensemen with 496th straight game

    Mar 15, 2011, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Jay Bouwmeester snapped Karlis Skrastins’ ironman record for defensemen tonight by playing in his 496th straight game.

  17. Capitals run win streak to nine in a row in 4-2 victory over Canadiens

    Mar 15, 2011, 11:21 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Montreal Canadiens

    The Capitals run their win streak to a season-high nine straight games and continue to keep pace with the Flyers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

  18. New Jersey moves into 10th place in East with 4-2 win over Atlanta; Reality check awaits?

    Mar 15, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT

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    The Devils rise through the Eastern Conference continued witha 4-2 win over fellow playoff threat Atlanta. Sure the Devils run is great and inspiring, but is there a reality check in their future?

  19. Goldwater Institute ready to file lawsuit against City of Glendale over Coyotes deal

    Mar 15, 2011, 8:47 PM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Phoenix Coyotes

    The saber rattling is officially done now as the watchdog group Goldwater Institute has filed a lawsuit against the City of Glendale over their proposed deal with prospective new Coyotes owner Matthew Hulsizer.

  20. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 15 (late edition)

    Mar 15, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Kings v Dallas Stars

    Here’s tonight’s starters for the later games on this evening’s docket.

  21. Desperate Wild get Clutterbuck, Stoner back tonight; Koivu a gametime decision

    Mar 14, 2011, 6:42 PM EDT

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    With the Wild desperate for goals and to stay in the playoff race, they get a potentially huge dose of good news for tonight’s game against Minnesota.

  22. ProHockeyTalk now available via NBC Sports Talk app for Android

    Mar 14, 2011, 5:42 PM EDT

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    Droid users can access ProHockeyTalk and all NBC Sports Talk sites via the NBC Sports Talk app for Android.

  23. Chris Pronger out 3-4 weeks after surgery on broken hand; Perfect timing or reason to worry?

    Mar 14, 2011, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Whether the timing works out well or not remains to be seen, but Chris Pronger will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a broken hand.

  24. Sidney Crosby speaks about his progress after his first skate since January

    Mar 14, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby spoke today after skating for 15 minutes. It was the first time he’s skated since suffering a concussion against Tampa Bay on January 5.

  25. Marketing failure – Report: If NHL returns to Winnipeg, team won’t be named Winnipeg Jets

    Mar 14, 2011, 1:57 PM EDT

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    Eager for the return of the Winnipeg Jets? One way or another you might be waiting for a long time.

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