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  1. Former Sabres and Devils enforcer Andrew Peters retires at 31

    Feb 11, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Ference, Andrew Peters

    Calling it quits at age 31? The life of an enforcer in the NHL isn’t always so glamorous.

  2. Video: Sidney Crosby talks about his concussion

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Penguins captain Sidney Crosby talks about his concussion and the process of trying to get back on the ice after suffering one.

  3. Goal of the night: Tyler Myers goes end-to-end to beat the clock, Panthers in OT

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    What’s it like to have a 6’8″ defenseman go end-to-end in overtime to score the game-winning goal on a slap shot? Buffalo’s Tyler Myers can show you what it looks like.

  4. Around the rink – February 11th; Bruins and Sharks look to keep rolling

    Feb 11, 2011, 9:45 AM EDT

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    It’s Friday and that means it’s practically hockey night for everyone. With eight games in store tonight, we’ll see if the Red Wings can solve their offensive woes against the red hot Bruins and if the Sharks can keep the good mojo coming against the suddenly difficult Devils.

  5. Save of the night (year?): Islanders goalie Mikko Koskinen robs James Wisniewski

    Feb 11, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    New York Islanders’ Mikko Koskinen doesn’t have a household name amongst goalies but his highlight-reel save on Montreal’s James Wisniewski will at least make him the flavor of the week.

  6. Riding the Zamboni – February 10th; Flyers hang on to win, Sabres keep rolling

    Feb 11, 2011, 3:02 AM EDT

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    Danny Briere, Cam Ward

    If you were hoping for a night of close games, you got your wish as all five games were decided by one goal or in the shootout as the Flyers hang on, the Canadiens disappoint, and the Sabres keep on streaking.

  7. Jordan Staal leads Pittsburgh over Los Angeles in overtime 2-1

    Feb 11, 2011, 1:10 AM EDT

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    With a lineup that featured a gang of forwards that mostly started the year in the AHL, the Penguins held strong and beat the Kings in overtime 2-1.

  8. Ilya Kovalchuk helps Jacques Lemaire win game #600 in overtime over Toronto

    Feb 10, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT

    Ilya Kovalchuk, Jason Arnott, Mark Fayne, Henrik Tallinder

    It hasn’t always been pretty or exciting for Devils coach Jacques Lemaire, but with tonight’s 2-1 overtime win over Toronto, he’s won his 600th career game.

  9. Senators fire sale? Five other players that might draw trade interest

    Feb 10, 2011, 9:38 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    With Mike Fisher on his way to Nashville for a pair of draft picks, signs are brighter than ever that a major house cleaning is going to happen in Ottawa. But who should go and who should stay? We’ll run down a list of players that might see some action.

  10. Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick: Analyzing the Fisher trade, Cooke’s punishment

    Feb 10, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT

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    This week, Mike Milbury gives his thoughts on the Mike Fisher deal and has major kudos for Barry Trotz while also giving us his opinion on Matt Cooke’s suspension by the NHL.

  11. Alex Tanguay now day-to-day with neck strain, not a concussion

    Feb 9, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Dallas Stars

    Remember when earlier this afternoon we told you about the Flames saying Alex Tanguay was out indefinitely with a concussion? Turns out it was just a neck strain. Oopsies!

  12. Video: Mike Milbury previews NBC’s Game of the Week between Detroit and Boston

    Feb 9, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    NBC’s Mike Milbury takes a look at this Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week featuring Boston and Detroit at 12:30 p.m. ET

  13. Video: NBC gets ready for Hockey Day In America

    Feb 9, 2011, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Are you geared up for NBC’s Hockey Day In America on February 20th? Perhaps this video will help you get more excited to see what’s in store for the afternoon with both regional and national action to cover.

  14. Video: Ask the Expert – Mike Milbury tackles Atlanta attendance woes and Chicago’s struggles

    Feb 9, 2011, 4:04 PM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Edmonton Oilers

    This week, Mike addresses your questions about what’s up with Atlanta’s relocation rumors, what’s causing the Chicago Blackhawks to struggle, and how the Devils went from division winner to basement dwellers in just a year.

  15. Today’s injury wrap up: Chris Drury, Alex Tanguay, Daniel Alfredsson, and Keith Ballard

    Feb 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT

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    With a host of injuries to update here’s what’s up with Chris Drury, Daniel Alfredsson, Keith Ballard, and Alex Tanguay.

  16. Evgeni Malkin to get surgery on ailing knee, out for six months

    Feb 9, 2011, 3:09 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins

    As it was expected, Evgeni Malkin will get surgery on his torn MCL and ACL in his knee, ending his season and putting him out for six months.

  17. Freak injury gone wrong: Isles goalie Kevin Poulin out for the season

    Feb 9, 2011, 2:49 PM EDT

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    Toronto Maple Leafs v New York Islanders

    Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin’s mishap in warmups turned out to be a season-ending injury with a dislocated kneecap.

  18. NHL suspends Matt Cooke four games for hit on Fedor Tyutin

    Feb 9, 2011, 2:23 PM EDT

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    The NHL has suspended Matt Cooke four games for his brutal hit from behind on Columbus’ Fedor Tyutin. Chalk it up to a missed opportunity for the NHL to help change the culture of the game for themselves.

  19. Maple Leafs trade Francois Beauchemin to Anaheim for Joffrey Lupul and more

    Feb 9, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT

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    The Maple Leafs did defenseman Francois Beauchemin a solid by trading him to his old stomping grounds in Anaheim in exchange for Joffrey Lupul, prospect defenseman Jake Gardiner, and a conditional draft pick in 2013.

  20. Anton Volchenkov receives three-game suspension for elbowing Zach Boychuk

    Feb 9, 2011, 12:57 PM EDT

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    Anton Volchenkov will sit down for three games thanks to his targeted elbow to the head of Zach Boychuk.

  21. Matt Cooke’s dirty hit on Fedor Tyutin: Poor excuses and time for the NHL to take a stand

    Feb 9, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Penguins pariah Matt Cooke finds himself in yet another dirty hit discussion and this time the excuses don’t fly. It’s time for the league to make a stand.

  22. Around the rink – February 9; Habs visit Boston, Preds and Wings clash

    Feb 9, 2011, 11:06 AM EDT

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    A pair of games get our attention today with Montreal going to Boston and Nashville taking on Detroit in tonight’s eight game schedule.

  23. Save of the night: James Reimer reigns supreme over the Islanders

    Feb 9, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    James Reimer is doing an awfully dangerous thing in Toronto. He’s inspiring hope and playing great in goal. His save on Frans Nielsen makes him worthy of his Autobot-like nickname of “Optimus Reim.”

  24. Goal of the night: Rick Nash finds a place to put it past Marc-Andre Fleury

    Feb 9, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Wondering what Columbus’ Rick Nash has been up to lately? Apparently he’s been working on his “score from a crazy angle and put the puck in the one spot the goalie isn’t covering” shot. It came in handy last night against Pittsburgh.

  25. Riding the Zamboni – February 8th; Dirty hits dominate nightly discussion

    Feb 9, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Some nights discussion is dominated by great games and great efforts. Tonight isn’t exactly one of those nights.

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