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  1. Video: Mike Milbury likes Gary Bettman’s plans to help player safety

    Mar 16, 2011, 11:45 AM EST

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    Each week at ProHockeyTalk we’ll have NBC on NHL’s Mike Milbury join us with Hot Topics to discuss the latest stories of the week and give us his thoughts on what’s going on in the NHL. This week, Mike talks with Tiffany Simons about Gary Bettman’s five point plan to help improve player safety in…

  2. Goal of the night: Brooks Laich wheels around Hal Gill to beat Carey Price

    Mar 16, 2011, 11:15 AM EST

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    Brooks Laich made his swiftest of moves to make Hal Gill and Carey Price both look bad in Montreal.

  3. Around the rink – March 16; Caps look to make it ten in a row in Detroit

    Mar 16, 2011, 10:15 AM EST

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    Four games in the NHL tonight highlighted by a mega-tilt in Detroit between the Red Wings and Capitals. The Caps look to extend their win streak to ten games.

  4. Save(s) of the night: Henrik Lundqvist goes glove crazy on Islanders

    Mar 16, 2011, 9:15 AM EST

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    Henrik Lundqvist showed why he’s often the best player the Rangers have night in and night out with a pair of insane saves.

  5. Riding the Zamboni – March 15; Sharks, Kings, Coyotes win and keep West wild

    Mar 16, 2011, 2:01 AM EST

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    The Wild West is living up to its name as three Pacific Division rivals all keep pace. Elsewhere, the Rangers got some separation in the East.

  6. Calgary’s Jay Bouwmeester breaks NHL ironman record for defensemen with 496th straight game

    Mar 15, 2011, 11:51 PM EST

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    Jay Bouwmeester snapped Karlis Skrastins’ ironman record for defensemen tonight by playing in his 496th straight game.

  7. Capitals run win streak to nine in a row in 4-2 victory over Canadiens

    Mar 15, 2011, 11:21 PM EST

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    The Capitals run their win streak to a season-high nine straight games and continue to keep pace with the Flyers for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

  8. New Jersey moves into 10th place in East with 4-2 win over Atlanta; Reality check awaits?

    Mar 15, 2011, 10:03 PM EST

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    The Devils rise through the Eastern Conference continued witha 4-2 win over fellow playoff threat Atlanta. Sure the Devils run is great and inspiring, but is there a reality check in their future?

  9. Goldwater Institute ready to file lawsuit against City of Glendale over Coyotes deal

    Mar 15, 2011, 8:47 PM EST

    Calgary Flames v Phoenix Coyotes

    The saber rattling is officially done now as the watchdog group Goldwater Institute has filed a lawsuit against the City of Glendale over their proposed deal with prospective new Coyotes owner Matthew Hulsizer.

  10. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 15 (late edition)

    Mar 15, 2011, 7:21 PM EST

    Los Angeles Kings v Dallas Stars

    Here’s tonight’s starters for the later games on this evening’s docket.

  11. Desperate Wild get Clutterbuck, Stoner back tonight; Koivu a gametime decision

    Mar 14, 2011, 6:42 PM EST

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    With the Wild desperate for goals and to stay in the playoff race, they get a potentially huge dose of good news for tonight’s game against Minnesota.

  12. ProHockeyTalk now available via NBC Sports Talk app for Android

    Mar 14, 2011, 5:42 PM EST

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    Droid users can access ProHockeyTalk and all NBC Sports Talk sites via the NBC Sports Talk app for Android.

  13. Chris Pronger out 3-4 weeks after surgery on broken hand; Perfect timing or reason to worry?

    Mar 14, 2011, 5:17 PM EST

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    Whether the timing works out well or not remains to be seen, but Chris Pronger will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a broken hand.

  14. Sidney Crosby speaks about his progress after his first skate since January

    Mar 14, 2011, 4:21 PM EST

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    Sidney Crosby spoke today after skating for 15 minutes. It was the first time he’s skated since suffering a concussion against Tampa Bay on January 5.

  15. Marketing failure – Report: If NHL returns to Winnipeg, team won’t be named Winnipeg Jets

    Mar 14, 2011, 1:57 PM EST

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    Eager for the return of the Winnipeg Jets? One way or another you might be waiting for a long time.

  16. Braden Holtby, Daniel Sedin, and Corey Perry named NHL Three Stars of the Week

    Mar 14, 2011, 1:24 PM EST

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    A great week for rookie goalie Braden Holtby was rewarded as he was named the NHL number one star of the week.

  17. Red Wings activate Chris Osgood from injured reserve

    Mar 14, 2011, 11:46 AM EST

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    Jimmy Howard gets himself some help finally as Chris Osgood has been activated by the Red Wings.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 11:30 AM EST

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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.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 10:55 AM EST

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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.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 10:15 AM EST

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    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.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

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    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.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 2:25 AM EST

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    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.

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

    Mar 14, 2011, 1:05 AM EST

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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.

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

    Mar 13, 2011, 8:49 PM EST

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    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.

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

    Mar 13, 2011, 5:46 PM EST

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    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.

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