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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Video: Mike Milbury answers your questions in Ask The Expert

    Jan 26, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    In this week’s edition of “Ask The Expert” Mike Milbury answers your questions concerning the Flyers, the Winter Classic, and hits to the head.

  7. Wayne Gretzky turns 50 today – How the Great One and 50 go hand in hand

    Jan 26, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

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    Wayne Gretzky turns 50 years-old today. Aside from making us all feel a little bit older ourselves, we look back at the career of “The Great One” and how the number 50 is an integral part of his lore.

  8. Video: Mike Milbury talks about Forsberg’s comeback and Nabokov’s mess in New York

    Jan 25, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT

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    NHL on NBC’s Mike Milbury talks with Tiffany Simons about Peter Forsberg’s return and Evgeni Nabokov’s situation with the Islanders.

  9. Could we see trades at the NHL All-Star Game Fantasy Draft?

    Jan 25, 2011, 6:38 PM EDT

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    Might we see some draft day deals go on at the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft? If it’s up to team captain Eric Staal, he’ll see what he can do to make sure he gets the guys he wants.

  10. Islanders suspend Evgeni Nabokov for not reporting to team

    Jan 25, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

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    The Islanders suspended Evgeni Nabokov for refusing to report to the team after being claimed on waivers. Drama begets drama once again on Long Island.

  11. With Enstrom out of the All-Star Game, underrated Phoenix defenseman Keith Yandle gets the call to play

    Jan 25, 2011, 3:50 PM EDT

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    Keith Yandle’s been one of the top defensemen in the league this season and now he gets to go to the All-Star Game to show off his skills.

  12. Minnesota’s Martin Havlat named as All-Star Game injury replacement

    Jan 25, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT

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    Martin Havlat’s great season is being recognized today as he was named as an injury replacement for this weekend’s All-Star Game.

  13. Evgeni Malkin will not participate in All-Star Game thanks to sinus infection

    Jan 25, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT

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    Add Evgeni Malkin’s name to the list of stars missing out on the All-Star Game this weekend. It’s becoming a virtual epidemic.

  14. Thrashers lose Tobias Enstrom for 2-4 weeks with broken finger; out for All-Star Game

    Jan 25, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT

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    Tobias Enstrom adds to the Thrashers injury woes and opens a spot in the All-Star Game all at once.

  15. Was Carolina’s Tim Gleason wrong to drop the gloves with Toronto’s Nikolai Kulemin?

    Jan 25, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

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    Leafs players are steaming mad after Carolina’s Tim Gleason knocked out Nikolai Kulemin in a fight. Leafs coach Ron Wilson isn’t quite as angry though. Huh?

  16. Goal of the night: Brad Richards fakes out Roberto Luongo big time

    Jan 25, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Henrik Sedin, Roberto Luongo, Brad Richards

    Brad Richards pulled out the ultimate fake-out in order to beat Roberto Luongo.

  17. Around the rink – Tuesday, January 25th

    Jan 25, 2011, 9:45 AM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Montreal Canadiens

    As the All-Star break approaches, teams gear up to have a few days off to recharge. Tonight though, Montreal and Philadelphia highlight the NHL schedule.

  18. Save of the night: Tim Thomas goes acrobatic to stop Alexei Ponikarovsky

    Jan 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    You guessed it, Tim Thomas of the Bruins gets our save of the night honors yet again.

  19. Riding the Zamboni – January 24th; Quick shuts out Boston, Calgary back in the hunt?

    Jan 25, 2011, 2:49 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Los Angeles Kings

    Hopping on the Zamboni tonight you’ll see Calgary streaking, the Kings shutting down Boston, and Carolina and Colorado edging it out.

  20. Vancouver crushes Dallas 7-1 in battle of Western Conference powers

    Jan 25, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Henrik Sedin, Ryan Kesler, Alexander Edler, Christian Ehrhoff

    In a Western Conference showdown, the Canucks showed the Stars who the real power is out West with a dominating performance.

  21. Senators owner Eugene Melnyk sticking by coach and GM the rest of the year

    Jan 25, 2011, 12:20 AM EDT

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    Bad news for Sens fans? Owner Eugene Melnyk says that coach Cory Clouston and GM Bryan Murray will stay with the team the rest of the year.

  22. Capitals offense asleep at the wheel in Rangers 2-1 shootout win

    Jan 24, 2011, 11:24 PM EDT

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    The Capitals offense was once again missing in action, this time not getting shots on goal and losing 2-1 in a shootout with the Rangers.

  23. Bruins star Marc Savard diagnosed with another concussion, out indefinitely

    Jan 24, 2011, 8:13 PM EDT

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    The news for Bruins star Marc Savard is not good tonight as he’s been diagnosed with another concussion after taking a hard hit against Colorado on Saturday.

  24. NBC’s Doc Emrick gives his thoughts on the intrigue of this year’s All-Star Weekend

    Jan 24, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

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    NHL on NBC’s Doc Emrick will be handling the play-by-play duties during All-Star Weekend for Versus and he talks to PHT about what he thinks of the new format for this year’s game.

  25. Peter Forsberg practices in Denver – Will he play after All-Star break?

    Jan 23, 2011, 6:53 PM EDT

    Peter Forsberg

    Peter Forsberg was on the ice yet again today in Denver and speculation is picking up he could play after the All-Star break.

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