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  1. Jussi Jokinen named NHL’s top star of the week; Bergeron, Bryzgalov also honored

    Jan 17, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Carolina Hurricanes v Atlanta Thrashers

    Everyone wants some Juice and Jussi Jokinen delivered as the NHL’s top star of the week.

  2. This afternoon’s starting goalies – January 17th

    Jan 17, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT

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    Cam Ward

    With a handful of afternoon games today, here’s a look at who’s in goal for the early games.

  3. Blues officially sign Kyle Wellwood out of KHL

    Jan 17, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

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    Kyle Wellwood

    The long awaited signing of Kyle Wellwood has gone down. Now the Blues wait to see if they get sniped on waivers again.

  4. Saves of the night: Nikolai Khabibulin and Jeff Petry go all out to deny the Ducks

    Jan 17, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Ladislav Smid, Nikolai Khabibulin, Jason Blake

    If you think Nikolai Khabibulin’s save on Saku Koivu is nice, defenseman Jeff Petry might’ve one-upped him.

  5. Around the rink – Monday, January 17th

    Jan 17, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Toronto Maple Leafs

    It’s a holiday Monday as we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and that means we’ve got some afternoon hockey to watch. Here’s the look around the rink.

  6. Goal of the night: Dave Bolland works the killer crossover to beat Nashville

    Jan 17, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Dave Bolland, Brent Seabrook

    If you think the Chicago Bulls are the only team that can work the crossover in Chicago, Blackhawks forward Dave Bolland has a trick he’d like to show you.

  7. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, January 16th

    Jan 17, 2011, 3:47 AM EDT

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    Rangers falling short, Blackhawks rallying, Selanne hits a milestone, and a goalie fans are calling “Borat” pitching a shutout. Very nice!

  8. Sending a message? Marian Gaborik benched during Rangers 3-2 loss to Philadelphia

    Jan 17, 2011, 1:14 AM EDT

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    With the Rangers offense sputtering of late and Marian Gaborik struggling to score goals, seeing Gaborik get benched in a 3-2 loss is one heck of a message to send to the star winger.

  9. Pascal Leclaire’s return to Ottawa lineup still unknown

    Jan 16, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Wondering when Senators goalie Pascal Leclaire will get back to action? So is coach Cory Clouston and it won’t be soon.

  10. Avs forward Ryan O’Reilly out two weeks with shoulder injury

    Jan 16, 2011, 9:20 PM EDT

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    Ryan O’Reilly’s shoulder injury will keep him out for just a couple weeks.

  11. Kings Wayne Simmonds hurts knee in silly post-hit scrum

    Jan 16, 2011, 8:25 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Los Angeles Kings

    A ridiculous scrum that occurs after a huge, clean hit by Drew Doughty results in teammate Wayne Simmonds getting hurt and the Kings aren’t happy.

  12. NBA’s Jason Richardson nearly became a hockey star

    Jan 15, 2011, 6:26 PM EDT

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    While he’s known for high-flying dunks and three-pointers for the Orlando Magic, Saginaw’s Jason Richardson nearly became a body checking goal-scoring specialist on the ice.

  13. Penguins man up and get tough, beat Boston 3-2

    Jan 15, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

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    Chris Kunitz;  Kris Letang; Jordan Staal

    The Penguins get clutch performances from Jordan Staal and Marc-Andre Fleury to hold off the Bruins in Boston.

  14. Blue Jackets place Mike Commodore on re-entry waivers looking for a half-price taker

    Jan 15, 2011, 3:16 PM EDT

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    Mike Cvik, Mike Commodore

    The Blue Jackets are doing their part to try to help Mike Commodore out of town by putting him on re-entry waivers. NHL defenseman now half-priced!

  15. Ryan O’Reilly’s diagnosis: Shoulder injury, not head or neck injury

    Jan 15, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT

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    Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly has an injured shoulder after his wicked tumble into the boards last night in Minnesota.

  16. Caps forward and Winter Classic hero Eric Fehr out 3-4 weeks with shoulder injury

    Jan 15, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT

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    The Caps will be without Eric Fehr for 3-4 weeks after he collided with teammate David Steckel in last night’s loss to Vancouver.

  17. This afternoon’s starting goalies – January 15th

    Jan 15, 2011, 12:19 PM EDT

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    Tuuka Rask

    With just one matinee start this afternoon, here’s your starting goalies for Pittsburgh and Boston.

  18. Rick DiPietro returns tonight for Islanders against Buffalo

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:58 AM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Islanders

    Much maligned Islanders starting goalie makes his return from injury tonight against the Sabres.

  19. Save of the night: Roberto Luongo stones Nicklas Backstrom on a breakaway

    Jan 15, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Washington Capitals

    Roberto Luongo kept the Capitals bad offensive luck rolling making a great stop on a breakaway opportunity by Nicklas Backstrom.

  20. Around the rink – Saturday, January 15th

    Jan 15, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    The league gets an early start with a premiere matinee game followed by a night full of intriguing match ups. Here’s your daily preview of what’s going on around the NHL.

  21. Blue Jackets win nets over $10,000 for charity thanks to fans’ “Money on the Board” effort

    Jan 15, 2011, 9:45 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Columbus Blue Jackets

    A true feel good story as the Blue Jackets win not only snapped a losing streak but also made a lot of money for charity thanks to efforts from Columbus fans.

  22. Goal of the night: Martin St. Louis turns his back on Martin Brodeur to score

    Jan 15, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    For those of you who think that moves you do in the shootout can’t happen during the game itself, Martin St. Louis has a fun trick to show you.

  23. Alex Burrows fesses up to spearing Marc Staal’s groin, vows never to do it again

    Jan 15, 2011, 8:45 AM EDT

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    In a stunning moment of clarity, Canucks forward Alex Burrows fesses up for spearing Rangers defenseman Marc Staal in the nether regions and vows to not do it again.

  24. Video: Ryan O’Reilly’s scary head-first crash into the boards

    Jan 15, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Atlanta Thrashers

    It’s amazing that Ryan O’Reilly was able to fly back to Denver after this terrifying head-first crash into the boards in Minnesota.

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, January 14th

    Jan 15, 2011, 12:54 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Washington Capitals

    Plenty of action around the league to catch up to tonight. Ride the Zamboni to get all your wrap-up action.

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