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  1. Charles Barkley, Michael Strahan ‘hold court’ at Minnesota Wild rookies dinner

    Jan 30, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT

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    Marcelo Godoy, Charles Barkley

    The Minnesota Wild’s rookie dinner had two unexpected (and entertaining) guests: former NBA star Charles Barkely and former NFL defensive end Michael Strahan.

  2. Gary Bettman, NHL Board of Governors discuss hits to the head, concussions

    Jan 30, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

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    Gary Bettman

    Gary Bettman admits that concussions have increased, but claims that blindside hits have decreased thanks to rule changes. Click “Read More” for the details.

  3. Crosby, Datsyuk dominate NHLPA poll; Montreal, Detroit and Edmonton face good news/bad news answers

    Jan 30, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Pavel Datsyuk; Sidney Crosby;

    Check out some interesting results from an NHLPA and CBC poll of players from 30 different NHL teams.

  4. Jeremy Roenick: Sidney Crosby is ‘way more talented’ than Wayne Gretzky

    Jan 30, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Jeremy Roenick said that Sidney Crosby is “way more talented” than Wayne Gretzky was as he chatted on a radio show this weekend.

  5. Goal of the Night: Alex Ovechkin (January 29)

    Jan 30, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Eric Staal

    Alex Ovechkin’s oddball goal helped him win last night’s breakaway challenge and also the January 29th Goal of the Night

  6. All-Star flubs: Phil Kessel’s irrelevance, Tim Thomas falls and broken sticks for Alex Ovechkin

    Jan 30, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Honda NHL SuperSkills

    Even All-Stars have embarrassing moments, as you can see from Tim Thomas, Phil Kessel and Alex Ovechkin this weekend.

  7. Catch the puck if you can: Chicago FBI joins search for Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup winning puck

    Jan 29, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Members of the Chicago FBI are willing to help find the Blackhawks’ missing Stanley Cup winning puck. Click “Read More” for the odd story.

  8. Video: Zdeno Chara breaks his own record with 105.9 mph shot

    Jan 29, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Here’s video and discussion of Zdeno Chara breaking his own hardest shot record with a 105.9 mile per hour slapper.

  9. 2011 NHL SuperSkills: Team Staal wins Elimination Shootout and SuperSkills Challenge

    Jan 29, 2011, 9:54 PM EDT

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    Team Staal took home the elimination shootout as Anaheim’s Corey Perry was the last man standing. Team Staal went on to win tonight’s NHL SuperSkills 33-22 over Team Lidstrom.

  10. 2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Zdeno Chara breaks his own record with 105.9 mph slapper in hardest shot contest

    Jan 29, 2011, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara

    Shea Weber beat him in the qualifying rounds and unleashed some great slappers of his own, but Zdeno Chara broke his own record for the hardest shot competition with an absurd 105.9 mile per hour effort.

  11. 2011 NHL SuperSkills: Team Lidstrom wins Skills Challenge Relay

    Jan 29, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT

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    Team Lidstrom took home the title in the skills challenge relay thanks to Jonathan Toews acing the accuracy shootout portion of the relay.

  12. 2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Daniel Sedin goes 8 for 9, helps Team Staal win accuracy shooting handily

    Jan 29, 2011, 8:33 PM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Vancouver Canucks

    Daniel Sedin showed that he has some talent outside of his time with his twin Henrik, going eight for nine in the accuracy shooting event to help Team Staal win 6-2 and take an 18-6 lead overall.

  13. 2011 NHL SuperSkills – Fans choose Alex Ovechkin as winner of Breakaway Challenge

    Jan 29, 2011, 8:10 PM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin took home the title in the Breakaway Challenge winning the NHL’s version of the slam dunk contest with a pool cue-like shot from his knees.

  14. 2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Fastest skater event dominated by Michael Grabner

    Jan 29, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT

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    Just about every talking head predicted that Michael Grabner would have a great chance of ending up the fastest skater tonight and he didn’t disappoint. The speedy New York Islanders right winger earned the fastest times of the night and helped Team Staal defeat Team Lidstrom 5-3. Full times at the bottom of this post.…

  15. Report: Penguins star Sidney Crosby cleared to start skating

    Jan 29, 2011, 7:37 PM EDT

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    Concussion-addled Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is cleared to resume skating for the Penguins.

  16. Report: Witnesses deny that Mike Komisarek punched woman at Hollywood club

    Jan 29, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Mike Komisarek

    “Multiple witnesses” claim that Mike Komisarek did not, in fact, punch a woman at a bar in a nightclub incident. Click “Read More” for the cloudy details.

  17. How does Carolina get ready for a game? Tailgating

    Jan 29, 2011, 6:16 PM EDT

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    The tailgating in Carolina is an often understated but instantly legendary aspect of hockey in the south. Let the photos take you away. Sorry, smells not included.

  18. NHL SuperSkills participants named; Chara going for fourth straight hardest shot

    Jan 29, 2011, 5:37 PM EDT

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    Can Team Staal’s Zdeno Chara take home his fourth straight hardest shot competition? Not if Team Lidstrom’s Shea Weber and Dustin Byfuglien have anything to say about it.

  19. Sights around the All-Star Game Fan Fair and fantasy draft

    Jan 29, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

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    Curious as to what’s going on around Raleigh? Here’s some of the sights around the Fan Fair. Warning, mascots ahead.

  20. Action and reaction from a whirlwind Fantasy All-Star Draft

    Jan 29, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

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    Last night’s All-Star Fantasy Draft provided lots of fun for the fans and players alike and it shows.

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