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  1. Dangle and goal of the night: Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown

    Oct 16, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    L.A. Kings forward Anze Kopitar was working his magic last night in helping the Kings beat Roberto Luongo and the Canucks. Check out his sweet stick handling to get through Canucks defense to dish to Dustin Brown for Brown’s first goal of the game on the way to a 4-1 Kings win. If you’re not…

  2. Around The Rink: Saturday, October 16th

    Oct 16, 2010, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Buffalo Sabres

    Here’s your Saturday full of action across the NHL. Clear out your evening schedules because you’ve got a full night of sitting around in front of your TV/computer to soak in some hockey action.

  3. You make the call: Did Rich Peverley get a high stick on Atlanta’s tying goal?

    Oct 16, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Did Atlanta’s Rich Peverley get a stick on Dustin Byfuglien’s deflected shot which lead to Anthony Stewart’s tip-in for Atlanta’s tying goal? You make the call.

  4. Nightly Recaps – Friday, October 15th

    Oct 16, 2010, 2:10 AM EDT

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    Take a look around the league as we check out all of Friday night’s action on the ice.

  5. Penguins upset with “head shot” penalty for Kris Letang, ask NHL to look into it

    Oct 16, 2010, 12:42 AM EDT

    The Penguins are upset over a game-misconduct penalty given to defenseman Kris Letang for a hit to the head of Blake Comeau. Their problem? Comeau wasn’t even hit in the head.

  6. Rangers injury update: Drury out six weeks, Gaborik out 2-3 weeks, Prospal to have surgery

    Oct 15, 2010, 10:50 PM EDT

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    The prognosis is not good for either Chris Drury or Marian Gaborik after suffering injuries tonight against Toronto, but it may be worse for Vinny Prospal. It was a bad night to be an injured Ranger.

  7. Marian Gaborik and Chris Drury leave tonight’s game with injuries

    Oct 15, 2010, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Rangers forwards Marian Gaborik and Chris Drury both leave tonight’s game against Toronto with injuries.

  8. Could the Coyotes ownership saga finally be at an end?

    Oct 15, 2010, 8:52 PM EDT

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    The ongoing saga of the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes may finally be at an end and Matthew Hulsizer could be the savior of hockey in the desert.

  9. Goal of the night: Shawn Matthias ices the Flames

    Oct 15, 2010, 9:30 AM EDT

    Our goal of the night comes from last night’s mostly lackluster tilt between the Calgary Flames and Florida Panthers. Panthers young forward Shawn Matthias makes the most of his open-ice break with Rostislav Olesz and places a perfect shot over the shoulder of Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff. Matthias’ goal came in the third period and…

  10. Video: Johan Franzen says Fistric’s hit gave him a concussion

    Oct 15, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

    While the Red Wings got manhandled by the Dallas Stars 4-1 last night, the post game buzz wasn’t about Mike Modano or the Stars victory, but rather about Red Wings forward Johan Franzen’s claim that a hit he took from Stars defenseman Mark Fistric gave him a concussion. While that has yet to be determined,…

  11. Late-night recap: Calgary’s struggles continue, fall to Florida 3-0

    Oct 15, 2010, 3:04 AM EDT

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    While the Panthers get off their bad streak, worries continue to grow in Calgary over the Flames’ seeming lack of motivation.

  12. Dallas Stars captain Brenden Morrow talks about Mike Modano’s return

    Oct 14, 2010, 5:21 PM EDT

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    With the return of Mike Modano to Dallas as a member of the Detroit Red Wings, it’s only fair to hear from the captain of the Dallas Stars, Brenden Morrow, to hear his thoughts on the homecoming of a Stars icon.

  13. Pens defenseman Zbynek Michalek out 2-4 weeks with upper-body injury

    Oct 14, 2010, 5:19 PM EDT

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    The Penguins will be without the services of defenseman Zbynek Michalek for 2-4 weeks, delivering a tough early-season blow to their blue line corps.

  14. Devils call up three players and lose Mark Fraser 4-6 with broken hand

    Oct 14, 2010, 4:59 PM EDT

    Mark Fraser, Cody McCormick

    With Brian Rolston on LTIR, the Devils can now field a full roster of players… That is as long as they don’t go breaking their hands in a fight like Mark Fraser did.

  15. Ducks defenseman Toni Lydman cleared to play

    Oct 14, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT

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    The ailing Ducks defense gets good news today as Toni Lydman has been cleared to play. What’s next for the Ducks lineup now?

  16. Mike Modano not expecting a totally warm welcome back to Dallas

    Oct 14, 2010, 12:21 PM EDT

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    Mike Modano makes his less-than triumphant return to Dallas and he’s not expecting a warm welcome.

  17. Around The Rink – Thursday, October 14th

    Oct 14, 2010, 11:59 AM EDT

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    Here’s a look at today’s NHL action, with a couple of distinctly different homecomings mixed into the bunch.

  18. Simon Gagne set to make emotional return to Philadelphia

    Oct 14, 2010, 11:23 AM EDT

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    During the off-season when it came time for the Philadelphia Flyers to shed some salary to be able to have some spending flexibility during the summer, there weren’t a lot of candidates to be sent out of town to make it happen. One guy who stood out amongst the pack thanks to having just one…

  19. Cap relief coming: Devils Brian Rolston goes on LTIR with sports hernia

    Oct 13, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT

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    Devils high-priced forward Brian Rolston is headed to LTIR with a sports hernia injury. The Devils get the salary relief they’ve been hoping for but not in the way they wanted. So what’s next? We’ll tell you.

  20. Daniel Alfredsson good to go, will start tomorrow night against Carolina

    Oct 13, 2010, 4:53 PM EDT

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    While Senators fans were on pins and needles hoping for the best of news concerning captain Daniel Alfredsson and his “lower body injury” yesterday, they can breathe a little bit easier today as Alfredsson will start tomorrow night against Carolina. “I just felt a little soreness in one of my muscles,” Alfredsson, who was given…

  21. Rangers’ Chris Drury will return Friday, potentially steal spot on first line

    Oct 13, 2010, 4:11 PM EDT

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    Chris Drury

    Rangers captain Chris Drury will return to the lineup on Friday and be rewarded with a spot on the first line. This shouldn’t be shocking news, but in Rangers country it’s a big deal.

  22. Devils coach John MacLean chews shorthanded team out in practice

    Oct 13, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT

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    The life of a head coach in the NHL isn’t all cliche answers to a reporter’s questions and looking dapper in a suit behind the bench. Sometimes cracking a few heads in practice is part of the job, just that that part of the job doesn’t always happen three games into the season. Welcome to…

  23. Comrie healthy scratch for Penguins, Crawford starts in goal for Chicago

    Oct 13, 2010, 1:20 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Penguins v Detroit Red Wings

    A couple of eyebrow-raising lineup choices for tonight’s games in the NHL are making waves.

  24. Joffrey Lupul’s recovery from bacterial ailment is slow but improving

    Oct 13, 2010, 12:36 PM EDT

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    Ducks forward Joffrey Lupul continues to battle back patiently while dealing with a blood infection. It’s as painful and aggravating as it you’d think

  25. Jordan Staal skates this morning, still out indefinitely

    Oct 13, 2010, 10:50 AM EDT

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    Penguins forward Jordan Staal remains out of the lineup recovering from multiple off-season surgeries on his right foot. There is good news today, however, for Pens fans. Jordan Staal took to the ice for the first time this morning in Pittsburgh as Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. For the on-ice session at Consol…

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