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Joe Yerdon

  1. Coyotes’ Kurt Sauer still dealing with concussion effects from 2009 injury

    Apr 4, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT

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    Kurt Sauer

    We haven’t heard much from Coyotes defenseman Kurt Sauer since September 2009 as he’s still feeling effects from a concussion suffered in a preseason game that year. His story is terrifying and heartbreaking all at once.

  2. Vincent Lecavalier may play tomorrow night after being high sticked vs. Chicago

    Apr 4, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT

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    Vincent Lecavalier

    Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier may play tomorrow night as he has no structural damage after taking a high stick to the eye against Chicago.

  3. Senators say the season is over for Daniel Alfredsson but he’ll be back next year

    Apr 4, 2011, 3:30 PM EDT

    Daniel Alfredsson

    Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is being shut down for the rest of the season. Fear not Sens fans… He’ll be back.

  4. PHWA seeks Gary Bettman’s intervention in handling Chris Botta/Islanders credential flap

    Apr 4, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT

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    Garth Snow, Charles Wang

    The Professional Hockey Writers Association are reaffirming their position in support of exiled beat blogger Chris Botta and are asking NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman to step in and do something about it.

  5. Corey Perry, Jarome Iginla, and Jhonas Enroth named NHL’s Three Stars of the Week

    Apr 4, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT

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    Corey Perry

    Corey Perry’s monstrous play over the last week gets him named the NHL’s first star of the week. Jarome Iginla’s landmark week and Jhonas Enroth stepping into some big shoes gets them honored as well.

  6. Goal of the night: Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, and Bobby Ryan team up for a beauty

    Apr 4, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf

    What may be the NHL’s best line teamed up for one of the prettiest set up goals you’ll see all year long.

  7. Race for the playoffs: Two games with major playoff implications tonight

    Apr 4, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Ryan Clowe, Jon Quick

    There’s just two games tonight, but they’ve both got major playoff implications with the Kings looking to lock up a playoff spot and the Rangers hoping to help secure their future.

  8. Save of the night: Miikka Kiprusoff sprawls wild on Ryan O’Byrne

    Apr 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Miikka Kiprusoff

    Calgary’s Miikka Kiprusoff showed the Avalanche why when he’s on his game, he’s one of the best goalies in the league.

  9. Western playoff chaos: Flames stay alive, Blackhawks take a fall, Stars win controversially

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:28 PM EDT

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    Alex Tanguay, Jarome Iginla, Olli Jokinen

    Right when you thought things were going to get easier in the Western Conference today went and screwed all of that up.

  10. Red Wings clinch Central Division title, beat Minnesota 4-2

    Apr 3, 2011, 10:11 PM EDT

    Darren Helm

    Detroit got back something they lost out on last year: A Central Division title. By beating the Wild 4-2, the Red Wings captured the crown once again after a one year layoff.

  11. Paul Stastny’s season is over thanks to a stress fracture in his leg

    Apr 3, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Paul Stastny

    Avalanche forward Paul Stastny’s season is over after discovering a stress fracture in his leg.

  12. Sabres jump back in to seventh place, beat Carolina in overtime 2-1

    Apr 3, 2011, 8:56 PM EDT

    Marc-Andre Gragnani

    Marc-Andre Gragnani isn’t a household name in Buffalo, but it’s going to be a lot better known now after his overtime winner to vault Buffalo into seventh place after beating Carolina.

  13. Yale hockey player and inspiration Mandi Schwartz loses her battle with leukemia at 23

    Apr 3, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Mandi_Schwartz_Pose

    Yale women’s hockey player and inspiration Mandi Schwartz lost her battle with leukemia today, passing away from the deadly disease at 23 years-old.

  14. Video: Previewing next week’s NBC Game of the Week – Red Wings vs. Blackhawks

    Apr 3, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Detroit Red Wings

    Next Sunday is the final day of the regular season and NBC is closing it out with a bang featuring the Red Wings and Blackhawks as the Game of the Week. Chicago’s playoff hopes could be on the line.

  15. Video: Milbury and McGuire worry about Flyers, Red Wings, and Sabres heading into playoffs

    Apr 3, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT

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    Matt Carle, Johan Franzen

    Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire share their thoughts with who they’re worried about heading into the postseason. Fans in Detroit and Philadelphia might want to listen up. Milbury also worries about the Sabres without Ryan Miller.

  16. Video: Shootouts haven’t always been friendly to the Rangers

    Apr 3, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    The shootout was beneficial to the Rangers today, but last year it was a nightmare for New York while it proved to be the Flyers’ playoff-saving grace.

  17. Video: Milbury shows some love for the 40 year-old stars, McGuire loves the young defensemen

    Apr 3, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT

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    Teemu Selanne, Nicklas Lidstrom

    Mike Milbury shows his appreciation for three 40+ year-old stars shining in the NHL while Pierre McGuire gives it up for a pair of outstanding Western Conference young defensemen.

  18. Video: Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire talk Crosby’s comeback and Vancouver’s Cup hopes

    Apr 3, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT

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    Roberto Luongo,  Sidney Crosby

    NBC’s Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire discuss Sidney Crosby’s chances of returning for the playoffs as well as Vancouver’s Stanley Cup hopes without Manny Malhotra and Dan Hamhuis.

  19. NHL Extra: Breaking down Flyers vs. Rangers

    Apr 3, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    We break down how the Flyers and Rangers stack up against each other statistically and give you our link to watch the game with us online and chat via NHL Extra.

  20. Game of the Week preview: Rangers try to avoid repeating nightmare finish

    Apr 2, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Marian Gaborik

    Last season the Rangers missed the playoffs on the final day of the season. This year, they’re limping into the end of the season again and could end up missing out once again.

  21. New Jersey’s Zach Parise will play tonight vs. Montreal

    Apr 2, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

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    Zach Parise

    After more than five months away with a torn meniscus, Zach Parise will return to the Devils lineup.

  22. NCAA top scorer and Hobey Baker finalist Andy Miele signs with Phoenix

    Apr 2, 2011, 5:21 PM EDT

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    Andy Miele, John Muse

    Hobey Baker finalist and the nation’s top scorer Andy Miele has settled on a peculiar choice for where to sign. He’s headed to the desert to play for the Phoenix Coyotes.

  23. Bruins clinch Northeast Division title, end Atlanta’s playoff hopes 3-2

    Apr 2, 2011, 4:44 PM EDT

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    Michael Ryder, Zdeno Chara

    The Bruins locked down a top three seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs and the Northeast Division with a 3-2 win over Atlanta thanks to Michael Ryder’s penalty shot goal.

  24. NHL suspends Jan Hejda two games for elbowing Chicago’s Marcus Kruger

    Apr 2, 2011, 1:58 PM EDT

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    Jan Hejda

    Columbus’ Jan Hejda was suspended by the league for two games for his elbow to the head of Chicago rookie Marcus Kruger.

  25. Race for the playoffs: Three gigantic games highlight the West race today

    Apr 2, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT

    Dan Cleary, Shea Weber

    Three huge games stand out out west today in the Race For The Playoffs as playoff standings and hopes can all be jumbled in a big way today.

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