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  1. Riding the Zamboni – February 4th; Pittsburgh comes back to win, Columbus shuts out Detroit

    Feb 5, 2011, 2:09 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Detroit Red Wings

    While riding the Zamboni tonight you’ll see Pittsburgh come back to win, Columbus pitch a shutout, and more from around the league.

  2. Power play and fortunate calls help Vancouver beat Chicago 4-3

    Feb 5, 2011, 1:28 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

    The Canucks used their power play and some fortunate calls from the officials to find their way past the Blackhawks in Vancouver to flex their strength in the West.

  3. Ovechkin and Backstrom explode for four points each as Capitals take out Tampa Bay 5-2 in Southeast clash

    Feb 4, 2011, 10:34 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Washington was able to figure out Dwayne Roloson and close the gap on Southeast leading Tampa Bay with an emphatic 5-2 win tonight.

  4. Vice President of Fans? Lightning add Dave Andreychuk and Phil Esposito as team vice presidents

    Feb 4, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT

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    A couple of names from the Lightning’s recent past will move up to the front office with sweet new gigs.

  5. Evgeni Malkin leaves tonight’s game with lower body injury

    Feb 4, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Malkin

    In his first game back since missing games with a sinus infection and a troublesome knee, Evgeni Malkin leaves the game with an apparent knee injury.

  6. Jonas Hiller fatigued, will miss tomorrow’s game against Colorado

    Feb 4, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT

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    Jonas Hiller

    Jonas Hiller is feeling a bit gassed, so he sits tomorrow against Colorado. Gee, it’d be awfully nice to have Ray Emery around for this wouldn’t it?

  7. Lightning goalie Mike Smith clears waivers, next destination AHL

    Feb 3, 2011, 6:01 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay’s Mike Smith has cleared waivers and is off to the AHL next. An inglorious fall for the former Lightning starting goalie.

  8. Buffalo without Sabres? Soon-to-be former Sabres owner says he had an offer to move team

    Feb 3, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT

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    B. Thomas Golisano

    The Sabres were once made an offer they couldn’t refuse to be bought and moved out of Buffalo. Soon-to-be former owner Tom Golisano turned it down though. Gee, I wonder who would grossly overpay for an NHL team…

  9. Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick: Rick DiPietro should really know better

    Feb 3, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT

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    Rick DiPietro, Brent Johnson

    This week on Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick, Mike addresses the Rick DiPietro fight, Jordan Staal’s sucker punch on Brandon Prust, and whether or not the Rangers are a real Cup contender.

  10. Ottawa’s Jason Spezza set to return on Saturday

    Feb 3, 2011, 2:20 PM EDT

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    The struggling Senators get some good news as Jason Spezza is set to make his return to the lineup on Saturday.

  11. Penguins notes: Evgeni Malkin returns Friday; Mark Letestu out 4-6 weeks with knee surgery

    Feb 3, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

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    Evgeni Malkin

    Evgeni Malkin makes his return to the Penguins lineup on Friday night but the team finds out they’ll be without Mark Letestu for 4-6 weeks after knee surgery.

  12. Around the rink – Thursday, February 3

    Feb 3, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Is it Toronto’s night to get back at Tim Gleason? We shall see as we take a look around tonight’s action in the NHL.

  13. Video: Ask the Expert with Mike Milbury – Is Crosby vs. Ovechkin the NHL’s answer to Bird vs. Magic?

    Feb 2, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby

    This week, Mike Milbury answers your questions about the Caps offense worries, Detroit’s consistency, and whether or not Sid and Alex are the NHL’s Bird vs. Magic.

  14. Rangers Ruslan Fedotenko out 3-4 weeks following appendectomy surgery

    Feb 2, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT

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    Ruslan Fedotenko’s return to the Ranger lineup will be delayed a bit further now that he’s had his appendix removed.

  15. A bump in the road for the Peter Forsberg comeback

    Feb 2, 2011, 5:17 PM EDT

    Peter Forsberg

    Could Peter Forsberg’s wonky foot be causing him problems yet again? It’s looking that way in Denver.

  16. Former Flyers goalie Ray Emery is rounding into shape for a comeback

    Feb 2, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT

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    It was thought Ray Emery’s NHL career was over dealing with a degenerative hip condition. Instead, he’s getting into shape and ready to come back to hockey.

  17. St. Louis activates Andy McDonald from injured reserve

    Feb 2, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT

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    Washington Capitals v St. Louis Blues

    The Blues get one of their important centermen off injured reserve in Andy McDonald.

  18. Jordan Staal will play tonight against Islanders

    Feb 2, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Rangers

    After a lot of confusion, it turns out Jordan Staal will play tonight for the Penguins.

  19. Tampa Bay waives goalie Mike Smith; Do Isles clear up Nabokov mess with him?

    Feb 2, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay has put goalie Mike Smith on waivers. Is this a chance for the Islanders to clean up their issue with Evgeni Nabokov?

  20. Carolina’s Jeff Skinner named NHL Rookie of the Month for January

    Feb 2, 2011, 12:31 PM EDT

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    It’s been a good January for Jeff Skinner. He was a rookie team selection, then an All-Star Game injury replacement, and now he’s the rookie of the month.

  21. Maple Leafs sign truculent forward Mike Brown to three-year extension

    Feb 2, 2011, 11:55 AM EDT

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    The Maple Leafs love their truculence and Mike Brown is that personified. It’s no wonder they signed him to a three-year extension today.

  22. Penguins moves: No further discipline for Staal, Malkin on IR, Tangradi called up

    Feb 2, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT

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    Pens in the news today. Staal will sit for one game while Evgeni Malkin was placed on injured reserve retroactively this morning.

  23. Goal of the night: Kyle Wellwood’s concentration gets him his first with San Jose

    Feb 2, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Kyle Wellwood is an infamous Internet superstar and last night he was able to get the web going wild with his first goal as a San Jose Shark.

  24. Around the rink – Wednesday, February 2

    Feb 2, 2011, 10:43 AM EDT

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    Plenty of teams playing the back end of back-to-back games tonight. Here’s to hoping the mega snowstorm doesn’t postpone any other games tonight. At least we’ve got the battle of California to look forward to late tonight.

  25. Save of the night: Scott Clemmensen stuns Phil Kessel in overtime

    Feb 2, 2011, 9:27 AM EDT

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    Florida Panthers v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Phil Kessel had a hard enough time at the All-Star Game scoring. Scott Clemmensen made sure to keep the frustration moving along with his tremendous save in overtime.

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