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  1. Goal of the night: Alex Semin’s give-and-go game-winner vs. Florida

    Mar 7, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alexander Semin

    Safe to say the Caps missed Alexander Semin while he was out injured. His overtime goal against Florida showed one of the biggest reasons why.

  2. Riding the Zamboni – March 6; Caps and Sabres pull off OT stunners

    Mar 7, 2011, 2:59 AM EDT

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    It was not an exceptionally busy Sunday, but it did provide enough excitement with thrilling overtime winners for Washington and Buffalo.

  3. Jarome Iginla makes history in Calgary’s 3-2 win over Nashville

    Mar 7, 2011, 1:00 AM EDT

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    Jarome Iginla

    Jarome Iginla joined an exclusive club by scoring his 30th goal of the season tonight. Helping the Flames earn a victory is pretty sweet too.

  4. Cory Schneider’s first career shutout cools off Anaheim 3-0

    Mar 6, 2011, 11:46 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Anaheim Ducks

    As the Ducks looked to keep the winning streak going, the Canucks and Cory Schneider had other ideas to show why they’re the best in the west.

  5. The race for number one… In the 2011 NHL draft

    Mar 6, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    Sure, everyone’s focus is on the top spots in the playoffs but there’s also a futility race going on for the top pick in the 2011 draft.

  6. Video: Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury like what Tampa Bay and Washington are doing

    Mar 6, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Brooks Laich, Martin St. Louis

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury talk with Liam McHugh about what they think of the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning gearing up for the playoffs the way they’re doing.

  7. Video: Henrik Lundqvist wants to make up for last season’s failure

    Mar 6, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT

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    Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist feels rotten about how the Rangers missed the playoffs last year. He doesn’t want there to be a repeat performance of that this season.

  8. Video: Claude Giroux making a name for himself in Philadelphia

    Mar 6, 2011, 2:56 PM EDT

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    Claude Giroux, Antero Niittymaki

    Claude Giroux has taken some time to blossom in Philadelphia, but he’s emerged now and even former Flyers GM Bobby Clarke can remember his name now, unlike when he drafted him.

  9. NHL Extra: Breaking down Rangers vs. Flyers

    Mar 6, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT

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    We take a deeper look at today’s NBC Game of the Week between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers.

  10. Game of the Week preview: Rangers need to find their offense fast

    Mar 5, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Washington Capitals

    With the Rangers grip on the playoffs slipping, getting their offense back would help solve a lot of problems.

  11. Sabres hulk up against Flyers, win 5-3; Isles dispose of Blues 5-2

    Mar 5, 2011, 4:58 PM EDT

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    The Sabres headed to Philly and got the big win they were looking for thanks to the help from Jason Pominville and Thomas Vanek. The Islanders scored a win over the hapless Blues courtesy of Andrew MacDonald.

  12. Isles GM Garth Snow addresses Gillies suspension, still doesn’t get it

    Mar 5, 2011, 3:08 PM EDT

    New York Islanders Media Day

    Islanders GM Garth Snow gave his thoughts on Trevor Gillies’ 10-game suspension today and showed that he’s missing the big picture.

  13. This afternoon’s starting goalies – March 5

    Mar 5, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v St. Louis Blues

    With three afternoon games dropping the puck today, we’ll give you a look at who’s in goal for the NHL matinées.

  14. Around the rink – March 5; Key battles in Philly, Boston, and Phoenix highlight busy day

    Mar 5, 2011, 11:42 AM EDT

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    Ten games highlight the schedule today starting in the afternoon with a big game for Buffalo in Philly, then tonight with Pittsburgh in Boston and Detroit at Phoenix.

  15. Tonight’s starting goalies – March 4

    Mar 4, 2011, 6:11 PM EDT

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    Looking for tonight’s starters in goal? We’ve got them for you.

  16. David Steckel tried to apologize for hitting Sidney Crosby at Winter Classic

    Mar 4, 2011, 5:40 PM EDT

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    David Steckel’s collision with Sidney Crosby may prove to be the thing that follows him around the rest of his career. He apologized for the hit today as his new team, New Jersey, gears up to face Pittsburgh tonight.

  17. Trevor Gillies suspended 10 games for targeting the head of Cal Clutterbuck

    Mar 4, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

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    Colin Campbell weighed in on Trevor Gillies going after the head of Cal Clutterbuck and the Islanders enforcer will sit for 10 games.

  18. Semyon Varlamov expected to miss 7-10 more days; Time to ride Neuvirth the rest of the way?

    Mar 4, 2011, 2:21 PM EDT

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    The Caps figure Semyon Varlamov will be out a while longer with an apparent knee injury. It may not even matter when he returns as Michal Neuvirth has taken the starting job away.

  19. Around the rink – March 4; Devils and Blackhawks look to stay hot

    Mar 4, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v New Jersey Devils

    It’s a light Friday night in the league with just five games going on. Can the Devils keep their crazy run going and can the Rangers right their ship?

  20. NBC Game of the Week – March 20: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. New York Rangers

    Mar 4, 2011, 10:52 AM EDT

    Mark Letestu, Henrik Lundqvist

    On March 20 we’ll see the Penguins and Rangers battle for the playoffs on NBC’s Game of the Week.

  21. Save of the night: Jimmy Howard stuns Teemu Selanne

    Mar 3, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Red Wings Ducks Hockey

    Sure Jimmy Howard and the Wings didn’t win last night’s game with Anaheim, but Howard won our honor of save of the night for his tremendous stop on Teemu Selanne.

  22. Goal of the night: Bobby Ryan’s overtime penalty shot game-winner

    Mar 3, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Anaheim Ducks

    It might be debatable, and it’s definitely a rare occurrence, but Bobby Ryan’s penalty shot goal in overtime is most definitely worthy of goal of the night.

  23. Trevor Gillies returns from suspension, lays dirty hit on Cal Clutterbuck

    Mar 3, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v New York Islanders

    Islanders forward Trevor Gillies made his return from his nine game suspension last night. He celebrated it by getting right back to making yet another dirty hit. Colin Campbell, you’ve got a job to do.

  24. Riding the Zamboni – March 2; Ducks get OT penalty shot victory, Chicago wins sixth in a row

    Mar 3, 2011, 3:34 AM EDT

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    It was a light night in the NHL but not without excitement and surprises and that’s just what came from Anaheim’s shocking victory in overtime against Detroit.

  25. Bob Probert discovered to have had degenerative brain disease

    Mar 3, 2011, 12:59 AM EDT

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    Former Red Wings and Blackhawks enforcer Bob Probert donated his brain to science. Science discovered he had the same degenerative brain disease many former NFL players had.

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