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  1. Blackhawks sign Garnet Exelby, assign him to AHL

    Nov 26, 2010, 3:46 PM EST

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    After being waived by the Blackhawks yesterday and clearing waivers today, Garnet Exelby signs a contract with Chicago. The NHL is funny.

  2. Chris Chelios to play in the KHL? It’s possible

    Nov 26, 2010, 1:38 PM EST

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    Chris Chelios

    Just when you thought Chris Chelios was done playing hockey at age 48, the KHL comes calling.

  3. This afternoon’s starting goalies – November 26th

    Nov 26, 2010, 11:49 AM EST

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    Tim Thomas

    With half the games today being played this afternoon, here’s your look at who’s getting the start in goal while the sun is still up.

  4. Around the rink – Friday, November 26th

    Nov 26, 2010, 10:51 AM EST

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    Might as well call this “Hockey Day in North America” with 13 games and the first of which starts at noon. Buckle up kids it’s going to be a long day of joy. Well, unless you were up at 5 AM to go shopping, then go grab a nap.

  5. Save of the night: Martin Gerber saves the game

    Nov 26, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Martin Gerber’s first NHL start since April 2009 treated him rudely having him make a ton of saves. This one was the one that saved the Oilers chances of winning the game in the third period.

  6. Goal of the night: Taylor Hall’s game-winning goal a thing of beauty

    Nov 26, 2010, 9:15 AM EST

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    Taylor Hall

    Edmonton’s Taylor Hall shows a good reason why he was the #1 overall selection in 2010 with his sweet third period goal that gave the Oilers the lead and the win over Colorado.

  7. Riding the Zamboni – Thursday, November 25th

    Nov 26, 2010, 12:14 AM EST

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    There might’ve been just one game tonight, but the Oilers and Avalanche made it well worthwhile with an exciting finish.

  8. Poll: When will the Islanders win their next game?

    Nov 25, 2010, 11:36 PM EST

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    The Islanders incredible losing streak has hit 14 games. How long can the failure run continue and when will they solve it?

  9. Tonight’s starting goalies – November 25th

    Nov 25, 2010, 8:03 PM EST

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    Coyotes Oilers Hockey

    With just one game on tap tonight, here are the two goalies you’ll see squaring off in Edmonton when the Avalanche face the Oilers.

  10. Vancouver’s Rick Rypien given a leave of absence to address personal matters

    Nov 25, 2010, 4:15 PM EST

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    Rick Rypien

    The Canucks have given enforcer Rick Rypien a leave of absence to attend to personal problems. Unfortunately, the Canucks have been through this with him before.

  11. So long to the Czech line? Petr Prucha waived by Phoenix

    Nov 25, 2010, 3:47 PM EST

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    The Coyotes have put Petr Prucha on waivers. Could he get a chance elsewhere or has he reached the end of the road?

  12. Poll: Blue Jackets unveil new third jerseys – Do you like them?

    Nov 25, 2010, 1:34 PM EST


    The Columbus Blue Jackets unveiled their new third jerseys. Do you think it’s a good look for the team?

  13. Goal of the night: enforcer Jody Shelley dekes and scores

    Nov 25, 2010, 10:57 AM EST

    Jody Shelley, Niklas Backstrom

    We’ve got a major soft spot for when an enforcer gets a goal. When the enforcer dekes and scores? You better believe it’s the goal of the night.

  14. Around the rink – Thursday, November 25th

    Nov 25, 2010, 10:00 AM EST

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    Happy Thanksgiving everyone. We here at PHT hope that your holiday is filled with fun, food, and family. The NHL, meanwhile, serves up a plate filled with… All right, it’s just one game tonight and it’s in Edmonton, but fear not, there’ll be plenty of leftovers on Friday with 13 games then. Today, expect news…

  15. Save of the night: Bobrovsky’s stretch stifles Minnesota

    Nov 25, 2010, 9:15 AM EST

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    Sergei Bobrovsky, Sean O'Donnell

    Watching this highlight save by Sergei Bobrovsky might hurt your legs to see.

  16. Riding the Zamboni – November 24th (late games)

    Nov 25, 2010, 4:35 AM EST

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    So you didn’t stay up late to catch the final two games of the night? Shame on you… And join us for the recaps.

  17. Will he or won’t he play? Simon Gagne questionable tonight

    Nov 24, 2010, 6:20 PM EST

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    Will Simon Gagne play tonight for the Lightning after missing 15 games?

  18. Antti Niemi to start against Blackhawks tonight – Awkward?

    Nov 24, 2010, 5:50 PM EST

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    Anaheim Ducks v San Jose Sharks

    Antti Niemi gets the nod against the Blackhawks tonight. Say, you don’t think Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane might know a few tricks do you?

  19. Blues activate Barret Jackman from injured list

    Nov 24, 2010, 4:51 PM EST

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    Chicago Blackhawks v St. Louis Blues

    Barret Jackman returns for the Blues and they couldn’t be happier to have him.

  20. Jiri Hudler’s return to Detroit isn’t going so hot

    Nov 24, 2010, 3:31 PM EST


    A lot was made of Jiri Hudler returning to the Detroit Red Wings after a year away in the KHL. How’s his return to Motown going? Well…

  21. Around the Rink – Wednesday, November 24th

    Nov 24, 2010, 2:34 PM EST

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    Logan Couture, Thornton, Dany Heatley

    After such a quiet night last night, the NHL is back with a vengeance. 13 games are on tap tonight to make sure there’s something entertaining on TV while you’re out getting loaded up to ensure you’ve got a fantastic Thanksgiving hangover. Pass the gravy!

  22. Islanders Josh Bailey “on loan” to their AHL affiliate – is it the right move?

    Nov 24, 2010, 12:02 PM EST

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    Josh Bailey

    The Islanders have sent struggling forward Josh Bailey “on loan” to their AHL affiliate. Bailey’s struggles are emblematic of what’s going wrong on Long Island this year.

  23. Philadelphia says “goodbye” to The Spectrum

    Nov 23, 2010, 7:00 PM EST


    The city of Philadelphia said its parting words for an iconic building, The Spectrum.

  24. Bruce Boudreau on Alex Ovechkin: “Big stink about a non-story”

    Nov 23, 2010, 6:20 PM EST

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    Montreal Canadiens v Washington Capitals - Game Five

    Remember that big stink we had this morning about Caps coach Bruce Boudreau and Alex Ovechkin? Yeah, nothing to see here.

  25. Ducks cleaning up the farm, swing deals with Hurricanes and Rangers

    Nov 23, 2010, 5:47 PM EST

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    The Ducks are rearranging a few things in the minor leagues and sending recently waived Ryan Carter out of town.

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