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Joe Yerdon

  1. Panthers and Tomas Vokoun discussing contract extension, getting benched won’t help matters

    Jan 13, 2011, 3:34 PM EDT

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    Before the season started, Tomas Vokoun was a leading candidate to be traded by the deadline. Now he’s talking about extending his deal in Florida. One snag: He’s being benched tonight.

  2. Around the rink – Thursday, January 13th

    Jan 13, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New Jersey Devils

    Eight games are on the way tonight and for Bruins fans, they get to relive the nightmare of last year’s playoff choke job all over again as Philadelphia comes to town.

  3. NHL to fine Maple Leafs for Ron Wilson’s locker room “bounty” against San Jose

    Jan 13, 2011, 1:04 PM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Los Angeles Kings

    A suspected commonplace locker room side bet is getting the Maple Leafs in trouble with the NHL’s fun police.

  4. Goal of the night: Sean Bergenheim batters up to beat Semyon Varlamov

    Jan 13, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Sean Bergenheim

    Pitchers and catchers don’t report for spring training for another month, but perhaps the Tampa Bay Rays might want to give the Lightning’s Sean Bergenheim a call to be their next DH.

  5. Blues hunt for Kyle Wellwood runs into a roadblock

    Jan 13, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Kyle Wellwood

    The St. Louis Blues hunt for Kyle Wellwood isn’t going quite as smoothly as they were hoping.

  6. Save of the night: Marc-Andre Fleury stones Scott Gomez

    Jan 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury was a key component to helping the Penguins snapping their losing streak. His save on Scott Gomez was a prime example of why the Pens need him.

  7. Riding the Zamboni – Wednesday, January 12th

    Jan 13, 2011, 2:14 AM EDT

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    Bobby Ryan

    On a night of blowouts and shutouts, Bobby Ryan’s hat trick stands tall in Anaheim. That and more as we recap the night.

  8. Who owns the Caps? This year it’s Dwayne Roloson as Tampa downs Washington 3-0

    Jan 13, 2011, 12:24 AM EDT

    Mathieu Perreault, Brett Clark, Dwayne Roloson

    Dwayne Roloson never had a lot of success against the Caps through most of his career. Now that he’s with Tampa Bay, he’s shut them out twice. You just can’t predict hockey, can you?

  9. Video: Marc-Andre Fleury poses down after Pens beat Montreal 5-2

    Jan 12, 2011, 11:14 PM EDT

    Marc-Andre Fleury; Lars Eller

    Last week, Carey Price struck a pose after the Habs beat Pittsburgh in a shootout. After the Pens 5-2 win tonight, consider the gesture returned in full by Marc-Andre Fleury.

  10. Sidney Crosby not symptom-free from his concussion yet, no timetable for return

    Jan 12, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    The Penguins are going to have to wait a little longer on the return of captain Sidney Crosby as he’s not free of symptoms from the concussion he suffered last week.

  11. Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick

    Jan 12, 2011, 6:45 PM EDT

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    This week in Mike Milbury’s Hat Trick, he gives us his take on the Wojtek Wolski trade, the NHL All-Star Game, and what the Senators and Kings can do to right their respective ships.

  12. Canucks forward Alex Burrows and referee Stephane Auger renew acquaintances tonight on Long Island

    Jan 11, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT

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    Stephane Auger

    It’s an awkward reunion in Long Island tonight as referee Stephane Auger works his first game with Alex Burrows on the ice since the Canucks forward accused him of enacting a vendetta against him on the ice.

  13. Hold everything for Tom Poti; Severe allergies haven’t hurt his career

    Jan 11, 2011, 4:19 PM EDT

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    Tom Poti’s career has had its ups and downs with injuries, but severe allergy problems haven’t slowed him down from having a solid NHL career.

  14. Poll: What they’ll be wearing at the 2011 All-Star Game – Do you like the new all-star jerseys?

    Jan 11, 2011, 3:07 PM EDT

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    Curious what the teams will be wearing at the All-Star Game with the new format? Look no further.

  15. Around the rink – Tuesday, January 11th

    Jan 11, 2011, 2:05 PM EDT

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    St. Louis Blues v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Ready for a busy night ahead? With ten games tonight, you’d better be prepared especially when the… scorching hot Maple Leafs are involved. Is that right?

  16. NHL All-Star Game rosters announced; Let the snub talk begin

    Jan 11, 2011, 12:37 PM EDT

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    The remaining group of NHL all-stars have been announced so of course it’s time to start figuring out who got snubbed.

  17. Goal of the night: Mark Recchi makes Pittsburgh pay on the power play

    Jan 11, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Mark Recchi, Michael Ryder

    Mark Recchi might be the oldest player in the NHL, but he’s still finding ways to haunt teams he used to play for back in the day. Just ask the Penguins who saw him score the game-winner against them in the third period.

  18. Save of the night: Jaroslav Halak goes into the splits to stop Phoenix

    Jan 11, 2011, 9:15 AM EDT

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    The fans in St. Louis could break out their Halak signs for this crowd pleasing save in the splits from Jaroslav Halak on Coyotes captain Shane Doan.

  19. Riding the Zamboni – Monday, January 10th

    Jan 11, 2011, 1:19 AM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    You can’t judge a night in the NHL based on the number of games, but rather on the quality of them and tonight was a quality night. Come… Ride the Zamboni.

  20. Is it time to blow up the Blue Jackets?

    Jan 11, 2011, 12:02 AM EDT

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    With the Blue Jackets going through another major slump and falling back in the Western Conference, is it time to break up this once promising now failing group?

  21. Meltdown City: Pens blow 2-0 lead late, lose to Boston 4-2

    Jan 10, 2011, 10:56 PM EDT

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    All seemed to be going well with the Penguins leading Boston 2-0 late in the third period. A couple bad penalties and defensive plays later and the Pens end up losing by two.

  22. Islanders defenseman Mark Eaton out for the season

    Jan 10, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT

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    The Islanders can stop wondering when Mark Eaton will rejoin the blue line corps. He won’t be doing it this year after undergoing season-ending hip surgery.

  23. Chris Osgood out 6-8 weeks after sports hernia surgery

    Jan 10, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Colorado Avalanche

    Red Wings fans won’t have Chris Osgood to kick around for the next 6-8 weeks thanks to sports hernia surgery. Jimmy Howard better be ready to work a lot more.

  24. Blue Jackets send disgruntled defenseman Mike Commodore to AHL

    Jan 9, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT

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    While Mike Commodore awaits being moved out of Columbus via trade or waivers, he’ll get to spend his time in Springfield in the AHL now.

  25. Tonight’s starting goalies – January 9th

    Jan 9, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New Jersey Devils

    With the rest of tonight’s action coming up, here’s a look at who’s in goal tonight.

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