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  1. 2011 NHL SuperSkills: Team Staal wins Elimination Shootout and SuperSkills Challenge

    Jan 29, 2011, 9:54 PM EDT

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    Team Staal took home the elimination shootout as Anaheim’s Corey Perry was the last man standing. Team Staal went on to win tonight’s NHL SuperSkills 33-22 over Team Lidstrom.

  2. 2011 NHL SuperSkills: Team Lidstrom wins Skills Challenge Relay

    Jan 29, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Team Lidstrom took home the title in the skills challenge relay thanks to Jonathan Toews acing the accuracy shootout portion of the relay.

  3. 2011 NHL SuperSkills – Fans choose Alex Ovechkin as winner of Breakaway Challenge

    Jan 29, 2011, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin took home the title in the Breakaway Challenge winning the NHL’s version of the slam dunk contest with a pool cue-like shot from his knees.

  4. Report: Penguins star Sidney Crosby cleared to start skating

    Jan 29, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT

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    Concussion-addled Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is cleared to resume skating for the Penguins.

  5. How does Carolina get ready for a game? Tailgating

    Jan 29, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT

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    The tailgating in Carolina is an often understated but instantly legendary aspect of hockey in the south. Let the photos take you away. Sorry, smells not included.

  6. NHL SuperSkills participants named; Chara going for fourth straight hardest shot

    Jan 29, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT

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    Can Team Staal’s Zdeno Chara take home his fourth straight hardest shot competition? Not if Team Lidstrom’s Shea Weber and Dustin Byfuglien have anything to say about it.

  7. Sights around the All-Star Game Fan Fair and fantasy draft

    Jan 29, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

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    Curious as to what’s going on around Raleigh? Here’s some of the sights around the Fan Fair. Warning, mascots ahead.

  8. Action and reaction from a whirlwind Fantasy All-Star Draft

    Jan 29, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

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    Last night’s All-Star Fantasy Draft provided lots of fun for the fans and players alike and it shows.

  9. 2011 NHL All-Star Game first event to get “cross-channel priority” on NBCUniversal

    Jan 28, 2011, 5:03 PM EDT

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    The NHL All-Star Game marks a historic moment in broadcasting for the new NBCUniversal.

  10. Bruins-Red Wings highlights NBC’s Game of the Week on February 13th

    Jan 27, 2011, 6:47 PM EDT

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    NBC’s Game of the Week for February 13th shapes up to be a classic between two Original Six teams as the Bruins visit the Red Wings.

  11. Islanders sign Matt Moulson to three-year contract extension worth $9.4 million

    Jan 27, 2011, 6:12 PM EDT

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    If you were thinking Matt Moulson might be traded at the deadline this year, think again. The Islanders have extended his deal for another three years.

  12. PHT’s All-Star Game fantasy mock draft

    Jan 27, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT

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    It’s the afternoon gala you’ve been waiting for all day. It’s the PHT All-Star Game fantasy mock draft. Joe Yerdon takes up Team Lidstrom while James O’Brien chooses for Team Staal. Join us won’t you?

  13. Ryan Getzlaf cleared to skate with team, could return to game action by February 9th

    Jan 27, 2011, 2:39 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf’s recovery from fractured sinuses is going well enough so he might be back by February 9th.

  14. What about the fighting all-stars? Carcillo and Shelley choose their own sides

    Jan 27, 2011, 2:14 PM EDT

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    While we’re busy figuring out who we think Team Staal and Team Lidstrom will have on their rosters, a pair of Flyers enforcers choose up their own all-star fighting squads.

  15. Canucks defenseman Alexander Edler to have back surgery, out indefinitely

    Jan 27, 2011, 12:58 PM EDT

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    A tough blow for the West-leading Canucks as they’ll be without Alex Edler for an undetermined amount of time after getting back surgery.

  16. Capitals sign Alexander Semin to a one-year extension worth $6.7 million

    Jan 27, 2011, 11:12 AM EDT

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    Rather than waiting until the end of the season to lock him in, the Capitals have once again signed Alexander Semin to a one-year extension mid-season reportedly worth $6.7 million.

  17. Save of the night: Roberto Luongo’s toe save preserves the victory

    Jan 27, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Aside from the occasional night off – or the even less common instance when a save or goal isn’t deemed worthy – the gang at PHT will decide which tally or stop is the best of any given night. Once those two winners are determined, we’ll share our reasoning (and most importantly, the video clip…

  18. Former Kings, Avalanche, and Sharks defenseman Rob Blake joins NHL Hockey Operations staff

    Jan 27, 2011, 10:27 AM EDT

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    Former NHL great Rob Blake goes from being feared on the ice to being feared off of it as he lands a job in the NHL front office

  19. Goal of the night: Erik Johnson’s own goal

    Jan 27, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Let’s all feel that horrible sense of embarrassment for St. Louis’ Erik Johnson who found a horrible way to score a goal… Into his own net.

  20. Riding the Zamboni – January 26th; Flames roll on, Kings win in shootout

    Jan 27, 2011, 4:26 AM EDT

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    Here’s your recap of the action from the Zamboni featuring Calgary rolling on, the Kings winning in a shootout, and Phoenix ripping up Colorado among others. Take five folks, it’s the All-Star Break now.

  21. Rookie Lee Sweatt gets Vancouver past Nashville 2-1

    Jan 27, 2011, 2:18 AM EDT

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    With all the stars on the ice in Vancouver, it’d be rookie Lee Sweatt scoring his first NHL goal and making it count big as the game-winner over Nashville.

  22. Hat Trick with Mike Milbury – Gleason’s KO is OK

    Jan 26, 2011, 11:59 PM EDT

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    This week in Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick he explains why Tim Gleason was in the clear for his knockout of Nikolai Kulemin, what Marc Savard should do, and his thoughts on Wayne Gretzky as he turns 50.

  23. Ondrej Pavelec shines as Atlanta shuts out Washington 1-0

    Jan 26, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

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    Ondrej Pavelec carried the Thrashers to victory to keep the Hurricanes at bay in the East and frustrate Washington’s struggling offense a little bit more.

  24. Carolina’s Jeff Skinner now the NHL’s youngest all-star of all time

    Jan 26, 2011, 10:11 PM EDT

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    Carolina’s Jeff Skinner is the newest all-star named to the team today. He’s also now the youngest all-star of all time.

  25. Report: Flames Craig Conroy set to announce his retirement

    Jan 26, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT

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    After a 16-year career in the NHL, after clearing waivers today Craig Conroy is reportedly set to announce his retirement.

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