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  1. Video: Finland’s Mikael Granlund scores the goal of the year vs. Russia

    May 13, 2011, 4:57 PM EDT

    Mikael Granlund

    Finland’s Mikael Granlund, 2010 Minnesota Wild first round pick, helped beat Russia today by scoring perhaps the greatest goal we’ve seen all year.

  2. What Went Wrong: Detroit Red Wings

    May 13, 2011, 3:56 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v San Jose Sharks - Game Seven

    The Red Wings played about as good a seventh game and a series as you’re going to see but they still came up short. What went wrong? There’s not a lot to find.

  3. Video: Jeremy Roenick gives Patrick Marleau his due after scoring game-winning goal

    May 13, 2011, 12:51 PM EDT

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    Patrick Marleau

    After Jeremy Roenick took down Patrick Marleau for his performance in Game 5 against Detroit, he owned up and gave him his respect after scoring the game-winning goal in Game 7.

  4. Report: 2012 Winter Classic set for Philadelphia between Flyers and Rangers

    May 13, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

    Citizens Bank Park

    According to sources at CSN Philly, the 2012 Winter Classic is headed for Philadelphia.

  5. Michael Grabner signs five year deal with Islanders

    May 13, 2011, 11:02 AM EDT

    Michael Grabner

    After a potential Calder Trophy winning season scoring 34 goals, Michael Grabner will be staying in Long Island for five more years.

  6. Five Thoughts: Sharks and Red Wings provide a Game 7 for the ages

    May 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton

    Last night’s Game 7 gave us more than a few thoughts about what’s going on including takes on Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Antti Niemi, and Jimmy Howard.

  7. Ilya Kovalchuk helps lead Russia over Canada at World Championships 2-1

    May 13, 2011, 2:27 AM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk

    Russia came back to stun Canada in the quarterfinals of the 2011 IIHF World Championships thanks to the skills of Ilya Kovalchuk.

  8. Poll: Who will win the Stanley Cup now?

    May 13, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT

    Canucks Practice

    Now that we’re down to the Conference finals in the East and West, we want to know… Who do you have winning it all now?

  9. Sharks hang on in a classic Game 7, beat Red Wings 3-2 and move on to West finals

    May 13, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    A classic series ends in a classic Game 7 that sees the Sharks hang on to beat the Red Wings and move on to the Western Conference finals.

  10. Why Atlanta moving to Winnipeg would become a dream for the City of Glendale

    May 12, 2011, 9:15 PM EDT

    Dustin Byfuglien

    With the rumors heating up even more about the potential relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers to Winnipeg, there’s a side effect in all this that bodes especially well for the Phoenix Coyotes.

  11. Red Wings and Sharks will look to history to provide inspiration tonight

    May 12, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Lidstrom, Joe Thornton

    The NHL says “History Will Be Made” throughout the playoffs, but both the Sharks and Red Wings can learn from history when it comes to potentially historic Game 7s.

  12. Versus to air special one hour pregame show for tonight’s Game 7

    May 12, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Detroit Red Wings - Game Six

    Every big game deserves a proper warm up act and tonight Versus goes live at 8 p.m. ET with an hour long pre-game show before tonight’s Game 7 between Detroit and San Jose.

  13. Pronger problems: Chris Pronger to have back surgery to remove herniated disc

    May 11, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT

    Chris Pronger

    Turns out that Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger is going to get surgery. He’s got a herniated disc in his back and it’s got to come out.

  14. Islanders set August 1st date for referendum to build new arena

    May 11, 2011, 5:19 PM EDT

    Islanders and Nassau County Agree on New Arena Plan

    A date is set for the Islanders to have a vote on whether or not the residents of Nassau County will OK a $400 million plan to build a new arena for the team.

  15. Avalanche re-sign winger Milan Hejduk to a one-year deal

    May 11, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT

    Milan Hejduk

    The Avalanche are keeping one important and familiar face around for another year as Milan Hejduk re-signs with the team.

  16. Jaromir Jagr’s hat trick leads Czechs to eliminate Team USA from World Championships 4-0

    May 11, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

    Jaromir Jagr

    The Czech Republic led by Jaromir Jagr’s hat trick eliminated Team USA from the 2011 World Championships. Disappointing, yes, but an improvement over last year just the same.

  17. Report: Blue Jackets lost $25 million last season, $80 million over six years

    May 11, 2011, 11:28 AM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Columbus Blue Jackets

    While the NHL is busy dealing with ugly owner situations in Phoenix and Atlanta, the Columbus Blue Jackets are flying under the radar as a major money loser as well.

  18. Five Thoughts: Detroit is making life miserable on San Jose

    May 11, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Niklas Kronwall, Valtteri Filppula

    Things just got a lot more interesting in the Western Conference and if you’re the San Jose Sharks this is not at all what you wanted to have happen.

  19. Glendale city council approves $25 million payment to NHL to keep Coyotes for another year

    May 11, 2011, 2:14 AM EDT

    Coyotes-logo

    After a night filled with debates and speaking up from the citizens, the Glendale City Council voted to approve $25 million to the NHL for the second straight year to fund losses for the team to keep them in the desert for one more year.

  20. Game 7 on the way: Detroit roars back in third, beats San Jose 3-1

    May 11, 2011, 12:39 AM EDT

    Jimmy Howard

    San Jose fans are getting a sick feeling in their gut right about now as the Red Wings have come back from a 3-0 series hole to force a Game 7 after a 3-1 win in Detroit in Game 6.

  21. Eric Lindros feels rule changes have led to more concussions

    May 10, 2011, 10:36 PM EDT

    Eric Lindros

    Eric Lindros is a guy that knows a thing or two about concussions and he says the NHL’s rule changes have made it more dangerous for concussions.

  22. Pittsburgh homecoming for Jaromir Jagr? It could happen

    May 10, 2011, 8:46 PM EDT

    Jaromir Jagr

    Is it possible we could see Jaromir Jagr return to the NHL next season with the Pittsburgh Penguins? You might want to dust off that old 68 jersey just in case.

  23. What Went Wrong: Nashville Predators

    May 10, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT

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    Henrik Sedin, Shea Weber

    While it was the Predators deepest run into the playoffs, it still came up short of the Stanley Cup. Just what went wrong for Nashville? The reasons are apparent.

  24. Five Thoughts: Wrapping up on Vancouver-Nashville

    May 10, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Nashville Predators - Game Six

    Today we stress on the Canucks winning in spite of getting next to nothing from their two best forwards, Roberto Luongo’s greatness, the coming out party for Nashville as an NHL town, and who Vancouver’s secret hero could be.

  25. Uptown Sports agency opposes Sean Avery’s support of marriage equality

    May 9, 2011, 9:06 PM EDT

    Sean Avery

    Uptown Sports is an agency that has a small stable of NHL stars in their ranks. What you didn’t know is that they oppose Sean Avery’s stance to support marriage equality. Buckle up for outrage.

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