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  1. Video: Penguins fighting through adversity

    Feb 6, 2011, 3:27 PM EDT

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    New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Wondering how the Penguins are holding up without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin? NBC takes a look at their team toughness.

  2. Video: McGuire and Milbury talk about the rise in fighting in the NHL

    Feb 6, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT

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    Sean Avery; Alexandre Picard;

    Pierre McGuire and Mike Milbury discuss the rise in fighting in the NHL between periods during NBC’s Game of the Week.

  3. Today’s starting goalies – February 6th

    Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT

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    Looking to see who’s starting today’s other two afternoon starts? We’ve got you covered.

  4. Capitals dominate early to take 2-0 lead, Marc-Andre Fleury keeps Penguins in the game

    Feb 6, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT

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    Matt Hendricks, John Erskine, Jay Beagle, Marcus Johansson

    The Capitals bolstered their lead to 2-0 thanks to a Marcus Johansson shorthanded goal, but it could have been worse for Pittsburgh if Marc-Andre Fleury didn’t make some huge saves.

  5. Capitals take a 1-0 lead over Penguins in physical first period

    Feb 6, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Brooks Laich

    The Capitals took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission of a physical NBC Game of the Week with the Penguins.

  6. Decision made: Peter Forsberg will make his NHL return, sign contract with Avalanche

    Feb 6, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT

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    For better or for worse, Peter Forsberg decided to resume his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche, according to Adrian Dater. Dater reports that Forsberg will not play in Monday’s game against the Phoenix Coyotes, though. Forsberg needed to make a decision (and sign a contract) by the end of today to be able to…

  7. NHL Extra: Breaking down Penguins vs. Capitals

    Feb 6, 2011, 12:20 PM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury, Alex Ovechkin

    How do the Penguins and Capitals stack up with each other going into today’s game? We break it down for you by the numbers and give you your hookup to join us for NHL Extra during the game.

  8. Around the Rink – Super Bowl Sunday Edition

    Feb 6, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Steven Stamkos, Barret Jackman

    Here are previews of today’s three hockey games. Yes, there will be hockey on Super Bowl Sunday.

  9. Washington’s young goaltending thriving while offense struggles to find its way

    Feb 6, 2011, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Washington Capitals

    While we know about how the Caps offense has struggled to get things done this year, their goaltending has been the unsung hero of the season.

  10. Save of the Night – Niklas Backstrom (February 5)

    Feb 6, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Niklas Backstrom showed off his outstanding reflexes with a pad stop that proved to be Save of the Night-worthy.

  11. Goal of the Night – Sergei Kostitsyn (February 5)

    Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Ryan Suter, Sergei Kostitsyn

    Sergei Kostitsyn scored Saturday’s Goal of the Night. Check out the video and some commentary in this post.

  12. How the Pittsburgh Penguins might deal with the loss of Evgeni Malkin

    Feb 6, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins

    With Evgeni Malkin likely done for the season and playoffs, the Penguins must move on. How will they use a sudden glut of cap space to try to fill some of that void? Read this post for some suggestions and speculation.

  13. Riding the Zamboni – Saturday, February 5th

    Feb 6, 2011, 1:40 AM EDT

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    Here are recaps of a busy Saturday night of games as the league’s playoff picture was altered once again.

  14. Peter Forsberg could make comeback decision as early as Sunday

    Feb 6, 2011, 12:40 AM EDT

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    NHL.com reports that Peter Forsberg could make a decision regarding his latest comeback attempt as early as Sunday.

  15. Are the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals headed for a first round series?

    Feb 5, 2011, 11:18 PM EDT

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    If the playoffs started tonight, the Penguins would host the Capitals in a first round series. Here is a detailed discussion of such a tantalizing scenario.

  16. Hurricanes pass Thrashers for eighth spot in East by beating them in OT thanks to Erik Cole end-to-end goal

    Feb 5, 2011, 10:12 PM EDT

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    Tim Gleason, Sergei Samsonov, Erik Cole, Eric Staal, Joe Corvo

    The Hurricanes won the latest battle against the Thrashers in what could be a race for one of the Eastern Conference’s last playoff spots thanks to an Erik Cole OT game winning goal.

  17. Lightning recall offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron

    Feb 5, 2011, 8:41 PM EDT

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    The Lightning recalled offensive defenseman Marc-Andre Bergeron from the minors. Could he give their already-potent power play a boost?

  18. Penguins-Capitals Winter Classic rematch looks a bit different this time around

    Feb 5, 2011, 8:00 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    The Caps and Penguins are both bubbling over with success of late and considering how both teams were filled with superstars, injuries aren’t slowing the Pens down while the Caps stars are finally showing up.

  19. Today’s Starting Goalies – Februrary 5

    Feb 5, 2011, 6:37 PM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Here are the starting goalies for tonight’s remaining eight games.

  20. Afternoon shutouts: Sharks, Habs, and Ducks all roll in shutout fashion

    Feb 5, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Three afternoon games bring out three shutouts courtesy of the Sharks, Canadiens, and Ducks.

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