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Joe Yerdon

  1. NBC Game of the Week – March 13th: Chicago at Washington

    Feb 24, 2011, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Nicklas Backstrom, Duncan Keith

    On Sunday March 13th, NBC’s Game of the Week will feature the Chicago Blackhawks trying to earn their way into the playoffs in Washington against the Capitals.

  2. Helping the enemy? Florida trades Cory Stillman to Carolina for Ryan Carter and 5th round pick

    Feb 24, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT

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    Florida Panthers v New York Rangers

    Strange bedfellows are made this time of year when it’s coming up on the trade deadline. Florida helps out division-mate Carolina sending them Cory Stillman.

  3. Tonight’s starting goalies – February 23rd

    Feb 23, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT

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    Ryan Miller

    Who’s manning the cage for your favorite team tonight? We’ve got you covered with tonight’s starting goalies.

  4. Phoenix’s Scottie Upshall suspended two games for hit on Philly’s Oskars Bartulis

    Feb 23, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT

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    Phoenix’s Scottie Upshall knew he did a bad thing but the league is making him sit for his illegal hit on Philadelphia’s Oskars Bartulis anyhow.

  5. Confidence rewarded: Thrashers sign GM Rick Dudley to a four-year extension

    Feb 23, 2011, 5:15 PM EDT

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    The Thrashers may be struggling at the moment, but the job GM Rick Dudley’s done there in changing the culture is already noticeable. That’s why he was rewarded with a four-year contract extension.

  6. Capitals sign Matt Hendricks to a two-year extension

    Feb 23, 2011, 4:00 PM EDT

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    After playing his tail off in each game this season for the Capitals, Matt Hendricks has earned himself a nice extension with the team.

  7. Save of the night: Antti Niemi frustrates Johan Franzen and one crazy fan

    Feb 23, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Antti Niemi

    Antti Niemi kept the Red Wings and Johan Franzen from tying the game in the waning seconds with an instinctive pad save.

  8. Goal of the night: Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s incredible spin-o-rama

    Feb 23, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Nikolai Khabibulin

    You had to know Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s spin-o-rama goal was going to be goal of the night.

  9. Former Nordiques great Peter Stastny rips Avalanche management for recent trade

    Feb 23, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Peter Stastny

    Former Nordiques great Peter Stastny says Avalanche GM Greg Sherman has set the franchise back two or three years after their blockbuster deal with St. Louis.

  10. Video: Brother-on-brother crime as Eric Staal crushes Marc Staal

    Feb 23, 2011, 2:37 AM EDT

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    New York Rangers v Atlanta Thrashers

    Think the Staal family reunion might be a little awkward this summer after this huge hit from Carolina’s Eric Staal on his brother Marc? Maybe just a little.

  11. Riding the Zamboni – Sharks take out Wings, Habs upend Canucks, Devils and Coyotes keep rolling

    Feb 23, 2011, 2:22 AM EDT

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    Nick Palmieri, Mattias Tedenby, Ilya Kovalchuk

    A busy 10-game schedule yields big wins from Montreal and San Jose on the road while the Devils and Coyotes continue to roll.

  12. Awkward reunion: Avs beat Blues 4-3 as Johnson and Stewart face off against former teams

    Feb 23, 2011, 12:44 AM EDT

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    Colorado Avalanche v St. Louis Blues

    Colorado snaps their nine game losing streak while both Chris Stewart and Erik Johnson get to strike back at their former teams. For Johnson, his redemption is just a little bit sweeter.

  13. Video: Ask the Expert: Mike Milbury says there’s reason to have hope on Long Island

    Feb 22, 2011, 10:31 PM EDT

    Islanders Maple Leafs Hockey

    On this week’s Ask the Expert, Mike Milbury discusses the effect Tomas Kaberle will have with the Bruins and also whether or not Islanders fans should have hope for the future.

  14. Erik Johnson would like to make the Blues forever regret trading him

    Feb 22, 2011, 9:41 PM EDT

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    Trades are a funny thing sometimes but for Erik Johnson, he’s got nothing but payback on his mind when it comes to the St. Louis Blues.

  15. Labatt set to sue NHL over their new exclusive deal with Molson Coors

    Feb 22, 2011, 8:19 PM EDT

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    You know how the NHL signed that massive sponsorship deal with Molson Coors today? Seems that Labatt Brewery has a bit of a problem with it as they believe they’re still signed up with the league. Hello, litigation!

  16. Video: Mike Milbury breaks down Blues-Avs trade, who’s buying come deadline time

    Feb 22, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT

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    Chris Stewart, Jonathan Toews

    Mike Milbury talks about the Erik Johnson-Chris Stewart trade with Tiffany Simons as well as talking about who should be buying come deadline day.

  17. Paul Martin and Mike Green to miss tonights Penguins-Capitals battle in Pittsburgh

    Feb 21, 2011, 6:43 PM EDT

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    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    Tonight’s rivalry match-up between Pittsburgh and Washington will be missing an important defenseman for each team as Paul Martin and Mike Green will both be out of action.

  18. Afternoon delight: Moulson’s hat trick leads Isles, Toews and Kane key Hawks to victory

    Feb 21, 2011, 5:50 PM EDT

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    Florida Panthers v New York Islanders

    In a pair of President’s Day afternoon tilts, the Islanders mopped up on the Panthers while the Blackhawks came back and held on against the Blues.

  19. Dallas trades James Neal and Matt Niskanen to Pittsburgh for Alex Goligoski

    Feb 21, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT

    James Neal

    When Sidney Crosby returns from his concussion, he’ll have a fine, young scoring forward to ride shotgun with him now as the Penguins acquire James Neal from Dallas.

  20. Antti Niemi, Johan Hedberg, and Ales Hemsky named NHL Three Stars of the Week

    Feb 21, 2011, 2:41 PM EDT

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    Antti Niemi was the NHL’s #1 star of the week followed by Johan Hedberg and Ales Hemsky. The Sharks improved play out West is being carried

  21. Sheldon Souray goes unclaimed on re-entry waivers; buyout in his future?

    Feb 21, 2011, 1:46 PM EDT

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    If you thought Sheldon Souray was going to be nabbed off re-entry waivers at half price, you’re going to be awfully disappointed today.

  22. Today’s starting goalies – February 21

    Feb 21, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v Florida Panthers

    Who’s in goal for the President’s Day games? We’ve got your hook up.

  23. Report: Avalanche coach Sacco and GM Sherman safe with their jobs

    Feb 21, 2011, 12:08 PM EDT

    Joe Sacco

    In the middle of a ten game losing streak and a trade that’s causing an uproar, some wondered if Avalanche coach Joe Sacco and GM Greg Sherman would be in trouble. Sources say they’re not.

  24. Around the rink – February 21; Pens-Caps renew hostilities

    Feb 21, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    It’s President’s Day which means afternoon delight for some across the league in a light schedule today with just three games. The Pens and Caps get to be reacquainted tonight, too.

  25. Rene Bourque’s and Miikka Kiprusoff highlight Calgary’s 4-0 win over Montreal in Heritage Classic

    Feb 20, 2011, 10:24 PM EDT

    NHL Heritage Classic - Montreal Canadiens v Calgary Flames

    Rene Bourque had two goals and Miikka Kiprusoff’s fourth shutout of the year lead the Flames to victory over the Habs at the Heritage Classic.

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