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  1. You make the call: Matt Moulson’s game-winning goal, should it have counted?

    Oct 22, 2010, 12:28 AM EDT

    The Islanders and Lightning needed overtime to settle things and Matt Moulson was credited with the game-winning goal in overtime as he apparently got one slightly past Lightning netminder Dan Ellis. The goal was initially waived off by the referee who stood right over the play, but replay showed the puck apparently getting across enough…

  2. Your moment of not-zen: Jobing.Com Arena attendance tonight

    Oct 21, 2010, 10:49 PM EDT

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    If the fans in Arizona are excited about the prospect of keeping the Coyotes in town, they’ve got a very funny way of showing it.

  3. Coming soon to Edmonton Oilers games: Cheerleaders?!

    Oct 21, 2010, 9:58 PM EDT

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    They seem to mix together about as well as oil and water do, but cheerleaders are coming to Edmonton whether they like it or not.

  4. Fan grabbed by Vancouver’s Rick Rypien speaks, instantly loses everyone’s support

    Oct 20, 2010, 6:16 PM EDT

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    The fan who was attacked by Canucks forward Rick Rypien speaks out about what happened and throws around the idea of filing a lawsuit.

  5. Good news, bad news for Detroit: Franzen returns, surgery for Draper

    Oct 20, 2010, 5:19 PM EDT

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    Good news and bad news for the Red Wings as they get Johan Franzen back to action, but lose Kris Draper.

  6. Around the rink – Wednesday, October 20th

    Oct 20, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT

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    If anything else, last night proved that even in a light night of action that anything can happen. Four more games hit the schedule tonight so let’s just hope that if anyone is hitting someone else that it all happens on the ice so we can avoid anything more unseemly to discuss further. As always,…

  7. Sens GM Bryan Murray tries to inspire team, threatens trades to Minnesota

    Oct 20, 2010, 3:10 PM EDT

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    Senators GM Bryan Murray has a funny way of motivating his team – he threatens to trade them to Minnesota if they can’t get it together.

  8. NHL suspends Canucks forward Rick Rypien indefinitely pending a hearing

    Oct 20, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT

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    The NHL has handed down at least their initial word about how they’re going to handle things with Vancouver forward Rick Rypien and his grabby hands towards a Minnesota fan. The league has suspended Rypien indefinitely pending a hearing. Given what happened last night in St. Paul and the fact the Canucks play again tonight…

  9. Predators defenseman Ryan Suter placed on IR; sign forward Steve Begin

    Oct 20, 2010, 12:32 PM EDT

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    With injuries mounting in Nashville after Ryan Suter is placed on IR, the Predators fill out ranks signing Steve Begin.

  10. Jason Pominville resumes light workouts, speaks on getting hit by Hjalmarsson

    Oct 20, 2010, 11:13 AM EDT

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    Sabres forward Jason Pominville speaks out for the first time since being knocked out of action thanks to a hit by Chicago’s Niklas Hjalmarsson.

  11. Poll: What should Rick Rypien’s punishment be?

    Oct 20, 2010, 10:32 AM EDT

    What do you think the NHL will do with Rick Rypien? Vote in our poll to let us know.

  12. Goal of the night: Sedin twins connect on a beauty

    Oct 20, 2010, 9:45 AM EDT

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    SO it was a bad night for the Canucks losing to the Minnesota Wild 6-2, but they at least had a lead for a little while as Henrik Sedin connected with his brother Daniel on this beauty of a pass to put the Canucks up 1-0 less than a minute into the game. The lead…

  13. Save of the night: Miikka Kiprusoff saves the night for Calgary

    Oct 20, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Flames goalie Miikka Kiprusoff was stellar in his 34-save shutout of the Nashville Predators, and his stop in the second period was perhaps the best of the bunch.

  14. Rick Rypien’s fan attack: What they’re saying and what’s next for him

    Oct 20, 2010, 2:36 AM EDT

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    Canucks forward Rick Rypien has the support of his teammates after going after a fan in Minnesota, but that’s about all he’ll get as he’s looking at getting a stiff suspension from the NHL. But just how many games? We have a stab in the dark.

  15. Nightly recap – Tuesday, October 19th

    Oct 20, 2010, 1:30 AM EDT

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    Here’s your Cliff’s Notes of Tuesday nights light night in the NHL.

  16. Dale Tallon gets his Stanley Cup ring as a 60th birthday gift

    Oct 20, 2010, 12:33 AM EDT

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    When former Blackhawks GM Dale Tallon was replaced by Stan Bowman, the team he built to become last year’s Stanley Cup champion did right by him and made sure to reward the man who helped put together most of the roster that won it all. Today, it all came to fruition as Tallon received his…

  17. Rick Rypien attacks fan in Minnesota

    Oct 19, 2010, 10:49 PM EDT

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    In the second period of tonight’s Vancouver Canucks game against the Minnesota Wild in St. Paul, Minnesota, Canucks agitator/fighting forward Rick Rypien lost his head a bit. OK, he lost his head a lot as Rypien apparently went into the stands and grabbed a fan as he was headed towards the locker room. Michael Russo…

  18. Predator goalie Pekka Rinne’s jersey is headed to outer space

    Oct 19, 2010, 10:34 PM EDT

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    While we know the stretch of the NHL to reach all parts of the globe is ever expanding, the limits of exactly where it can go are starting to reach even further than you could believe. Sure, the NHL has started their season in Europe and Japan in the past, but how about reaching out…

  19. Video: Ondrej Pavelec speaks about getting back on the ice

    Oct 19, 2010, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec returned to the ice today in practice. It was Pavelec’s first time back to action after fainting mid-game on opening night and suffering a concussion when his head hit the ice. Afterward, he spoke with the press to discuss what it was like to get back out there after his scary…

  20. Oilers Tom Gilbert fined for head shot on Flames Matt Stajan

    Oct 18, 2010, 6:31 PM EDT

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    Turns out Shane Doan wasn’t the only one making noise today regarding shots to the head. This time, Oilers defenseman Tom Gilbert was fined $2,500 for a head shot delivered to Flames forward Matt Stajan. Gilbert was penalized for interference on the play which earned him a review of the hit by the league. The…

  21. Hurricanes’ Joe Corvo not exactly a fan of their schedule

    Oct 18, 2010, 5:55 PM EDT

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    The Carolina Hurricanes start to the year has taken them across half the globe. They began the season playing in Europe, doing exhibition games in Russia and then opening the season against the Wild playing two games in Helsinki, Finland. Since coming back to North America, they’ve gone from Ottawa across to the west coast…

  22. Coyotes Shane Doan suspended for three games for head shot on Dan Sexton

    Oct 18, 2010, 4:39 PM EDT

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    Shane Doan was suspended for three games by the NHL. It’s a good first step for the NHL to show they’re serious about cutting down illegal head shots, but it’s just the first step towards improvement.

  23. Vinny Prospal out 6-8 weeks following knee surgery

    Oct 18, 2010, 3:46 PM EDT

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    Rangers playmaking forward Vinny Prospal underwent knee surgery today and the Rangers announced that he’ll be out for 6-8 weeks. Prospal’s injury status has been a bit murky lately, leading to speculation that Prospal could miss a significant amount of time this season and put his career in jeopardy. Instead, there’s a timetable squared away…

  24. Today’s moment of zen: Rick DiPietro’s Hockey Fights Cancer pink goalie pads

    Oct 18, 2010, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Do not adjust your eyes, those goalie pads are, indeed, pink and they’re for a good cause too.

  25. Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec will practice this week, may play again soon

    Oct 18, 2010, 12:52 PM EDT

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    Finally there’s more good news for ailing Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec. After Pavelec’s scary fainting spell during the Thrashers first game of the season and subsequent concussion from his fall, he’s been off the ice and not playing as he recovers. Now, according to the Blueland Blog, he’s been medically cleared to start practicing so…

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