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  1. Save of the night: Lubomir Visnovsky saves Ray Emery’s day

    Mar 14, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Ray Emery made his first appearance on the ice since last February and thanks to Lubomir Visnovsky, he can say he didn’t allow a goal in his one period of relief work against Phoenix.

  2. Sidney Crosby skates for first time since missing 29 games with concussion (video)

    Mar 14, 2011, 10:55 AM EDT

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    Highly encouraging news today out of Pittsburgh where Sidney Crosby took to the ice for the first time since missing 29 straight games with a concussion.

  3. Around the rink – March 14; Sharks-Blackhawks highlight the night

    Mar 14, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Marian Hossa, Scott Nichol, Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    Three games highlight tonight’s NHL schedule and there’s none bigger than the Sharks visiting the Blackhawks in Chicago in another rematch of last year’s Western Conference final.

  4. Goal of the night: Tyler Ennis’ deke and destroy goal against Ottawa

    Mar 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Tyler Ennis, Craig Anderson

    Tyler Ennis’ second goal of the game against Ottawa is memorable and not just because it allowed me to make a Metallica pun. Destroying a water bottle is pretty awesome too.

  5. Riding the Zamboni – March 13th; Cliffs Notes edition

    Mar 14, 2011, 2:25 AM EDT

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    Michal Handzus, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Drew Doughty,  Willie Mitchell

    With the action today being sparse and spread out through the day, maybe you missed our collection of recaps. Don’t worry, we’re making like a cheat sheet and giving you the hook up.

  6. Ray Emery plays first game since 2010, Ducks dropped by Korpikoski and Coyotes 5-2

    Mar 14, 2011, 1:05 AM EDT

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    Lauri Korpikoski and Taylor Pyatt helped end Ducks goalie Dan Ellis’ night which meant Ray Emery got to play in his first game since February of last season.

  7. Win one for Rick: Sabres take out Senators 6-4 on Tyler Ennis’ two goal game

    Mar 13, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Thomas Vanek, Brian Lee

    On an emotional day, the Sabres did their part to honor Rick Martin by beating Ottawa 6-4 and hang onto the seventh spot in the East.

  8. Video: Star cams from Washington’s 4-3 overtime win over Chicago

    Mar 13, 2011, 5:46 PM EDT

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    Mike Knuble, Corey Crawford

    Check out NBC’s Star Cams to get a look at Alex Ovechkin making things happen, Mike Knuble’s work on the game-winning goal for Washington. Also see Brent Seabrook’s sudden fight with Jason Chimera.

  9. Video: Highlights of Capitals 4-3 overtime win over Blackhawks with views from net cam

    Mar 13, 2011, 4:59 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals

    Miss out on today’s NBC Game of the Week between the Caps and Blackhawks? You missed a great one. Don’t worry, we’ve got your highlights here.

  10. Video: Blackhawks visit President Obama with special Patrick Kane cam

    Mar 13, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT

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    Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks Visit The White House

    The Blackhawks visited the White House this week to recognize their Stanley Cup victory. Patrick Kane gives us a view of the ceremony we’ve never seen before.

  11. Buffalo Sabres legend Rick Martin dies at age 59

    Mar 13, 2011, 4:07 PM EDT

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    Sabres legend and member of the “French Connection” line Rick Martin has died at age 59 from an apparent heart attack.

  12. Video: Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire discuss NHL safety measures

    Mar 13, 2011, 2:36 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Montreal Canadiens

    Mike Milbury and Pierre McGuire talk about player safety in the wake of the Max Pacioretty hit earlier in the week.

  13. NHL Extra: Breaking down Capitals vs. Blackhawks

    Mar 13, 2011, 12:48 PM EDT

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    Mike Knuble, Niklas Hjalmarsson

    Check out how these two teams stack up for today’s NBC Game of the Week.

  14. Alex Ovechkin embraces leadership role in Washington

    Mar 12, 2011, 3:57 PM EDT

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    Many have wondered aloud about Alex Ovechkin’s ability to lead a team. What he’s doing this year with the Caps is proving those doubters to be foolish.

  15. Goal of the night: Pavel Datsyuk’s dangling overtime game-winner

    Mar 12, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Some nights Pavel Datsyuk makes it really easy to pick the goal of the night. This is one of those nights.

  16. Save of the not: Cam Ward robs Jason Arnott only to be let down by his defense

    Mar 12, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Jay Harrison, Tim Gleason, Cam Ward, Matt Hendricks

    Cam Ward earns our save of the night for his sick stop on Jason Arnott. Sadly for him, his defensemen did nothing to help him out after he made the save.

  17. Riding the Zamboni – March 11; Isles stun Bruins, Devils win again, Ducks roll

    Mar 12, 2011, 2:11 AM EDT

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    Ondrej Pavelec, Travis Zajac

    In a busy Friday night, the Isles and Devils keep their streaks rolling along while the Ducks stay hot and the Wings pull victory from the jaws of defeat against lowly Edmonton.

  18. Ovechkin and Capitals stay hot, win seventh straight game beating Carolina 2-1

    Mar 11, 2011, 11:54 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    The Caps stay red hot winning their seventh game in a row and take control of second place in the East while extending their lead on Tampa Bay.

  19. Blackhawks visit to the White House sees President Obama laud his hometown team

    Mar 11, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT

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    Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks Visit The White House

    The Blackhawks put the final piece of their Stanley Cup season in place after visiting the White House and President Barack Obama.

  20. Blues forward David Perron shut down for the season due to concussion issues

    Mar 11, 2011, 8:35 PM EDT

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    While Sidney Crosby is proving to be the poster boy for the concussion problems in the NHL, St. Louis’ David Perron is having his season ended thanks to the same thing.

  21. Video: Mike Milbury previews NBC’s Game of the Week Capitals vs. Blackhawks

    Mar 11, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT

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    Mike Knuble, Niklas Hjalmarsson

    Mike Milbury previews this Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week between Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals and Jonathan Toews’ Chicago Blackhawks.

  22. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 10

    Mar 10, 2011, 6:47 PM EDT

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    “Who’s in goal tonight,” you asked. Well, we’ve got the answers for you here.

  23. Chara speaks up about Pacioretty hit; Habs owner questions NHL, Canada’s Prime Minister and Donald Fehr voice concern

    Mar 10, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara speaks up about what happened with Max Pacioretty while Habs owner Geoff Molson rips the NHL, NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr misses the mark, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper adds his two cents.

  24. Around the rink – March 10; Sabres visit Bruins, Canucks face Sharks in Western showdown

    Mar 10, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT

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    With seven games going on tonight, the Sabres continue their fight for the playoffs in Boston while the Sharks and Canucks do battle in a big time Western Conference tilt.

  25. Gary Bettman calls Air Canada’s bluff on sponsorship withdrawal threat

    Mar 10, 2011, 3:28 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

    After Air Canada made waves last night threatening to withdraw sponsorship money from the NHL, Gary Bettman calls their bluff on everything.

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