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  1. Around the Rink – October 12

    Oct 12, 2010, 12:10 PM EDT

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    After a busy stretch of games to begin the 2010-11 season, it seems like the NHL’s catching its breath a bit. There are only two games on the schedule and for fastidious hockey fans, it’s a nice situation because watching both is a distinct possibility. Let’s take a look at today’s two contests. (Start times…

  2. Vancouver Canucks edge Florida Panthers 2-1

    Oct 12, 2010, 11:42 AM EDT

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    Vancouver 2, Florida 1 You have to wonder if there was at least a small part of Roberto Luongo that felt bad for opposing goalie Tomas Vokoun. After all, just a few years ago, Luongo was the ace Florida Panthers goalie who saw more rubber than a busy highway game after game and stopped most…

  3. Should Niklas Hjalmarsson be suspended for his hit on Jason Pominville?

    Oct 12, 2010, 1:00 AM EDT

    Jason Pominville

    In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson was ejected from tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres after driving a prone Jason Pominville into the boards. As we noted earlier, Pominville left the ice on a stretcher and was diagnosed with a concussion, but also showed signs of consciousness and did not need…

  4. Regular season recaps – October 11

    Oct 12, 2010, 12:08 AM EDT

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    Note: We’ll cover the late Florida-Vancouver game tomorrow morning. New York Islanders 6, New York Rangers 4 The Rangers took a 4-3 lead late in the third period but the Islanders came storming back. Their resurgence was a little misleading because one of those goals was an empty-netter, but it was still a pretty impressive…

  5. Los Angeles Kings keep ‘Lucky’ Luc Robitaille in front office with contract extension

    Oct 11, 2010, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Jim Gregory; Luc Robitaille

    As a player, Luc Robitaille was a big part of the Los Angeles Kings’ greatest moments, especially in the ’90s. While “Lucky Luc” won’t score another goal for the franchise, the Kings still find him to be a valuable asset. It’s just that now he’s a member of the team’s front office rather than a…

  6. Jason Pominville diagnosed with concussion, but doesn’t go to hospital

    Oct 11, 2010, 8:30 PM EDT

    Jason Pominville

    The Buffalo Sabres provided a little bit of good news and bad news in regard to Jason Pominville’s status. The good news: not only did Pominville show signs of consciousness when he was carted off the ice on a stretcher, but he reportedly won’t need to go to the hospital. At least not according to…

  7. Jason Pominville leaves game on stretcher; Niklas Hjalmarsson ejected

    Oct 11, 2010, 8:15 PM EDT

    Jason Pominville

    Jason Pominville left the ice on a stretcher but was conscious. Niklas Hjalmarsson was ejected from the game and received a five-minute major penalty. Read more about the hit and tell us if you think it’s suspension-worthy.

  8. Taking a look at the Anaheim Ducks’ miserable start

    Oct 11, 2010, 7:36 PM EDT

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    Judging a team by its first three games is incredibly hasty in an 82-game season, but the Anaheim Ducks are making it pretty difficult to refrain from “fire and brimstone” talk. They haven’t just gone 0-3, they’ve been absolutely decimated. Most people assumed that their defense would be a weakness thanks to the retirement of…

  9. Today’s Starting Goalies – October 11

    Oct 11, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Whether you’re interested for fantasy hockey reasons or just want to know which goalie your team is playing in a given day, we thought it might be helpful to share our best guesses (based on various previews from newspapers and Web sites plus our own instincts) on who might start each day.

    Because of a quirky schedule, three of the seven games today already began/happened. If you want to know who’s going to play in the net for the remaining for games, though, we’ve got you covered.

  10. Welcome to the new look Pro Hockey Talk

    Oct 11, 2010, 6:10 PM EDT

    It’s been in the works for a little while now but we’re happy to show off our new look here at Pro Hockey Talk. We look nicer, we move around a little faster, we’re easier to access and show off to all your friends. Towards the top of the page you’ll see headers for our…

  11. James Wisniewski shows Sean Avery what he thinks of him

    Oct 11, 2010, 5:54 PM EDT

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    Ever get the feeling that the life of Sean Avery is never dull? You better believe it. During today’s Rangers 6-4 loss to the Islanders, early in the game Avery ran afoul of Islanders defenseman James Wisniewski and the two had an enlightened chat after the whistle. Wisniewski shared his thoughts of Avery by greeting…

  12. Devils suit up just 15 skaters against Pittsburgh this afternoon

    Oct 11, 2010, 4:08 PM EDT

    Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Trevor Gillies

    You had to know that when it was known that the Devils wouldn’t be able to afford any injuries early in the season thanks to their salary cap constraints that the hockey gods would find a way to make things interesting. It turns out that day is today as the Devils will be skating just…

  13. Chris Drury could return to Rangers lineup by Friday

    Oct 11, 2010, 3:17 PM EDT

    Chris Drury

    The Rangers have gotten off to a good start just a game into their season, but they could be getting their captain Chris Drury back by the end of the week. Larry Brooks of the New York Post got word from Rangers coach John Tortorella that Drury could very well rejoin the team by Friday.…

  14. Signings: Lilja signs with Anaheim, McGrattan signs with Boston

    Oct 11, 2010, 2:39 PM EDT

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    We’ve given you reports recently about the possible signings of Andreas Lilja in Anaheim and Brian McGrattan in Boston and if you’ve been waiting with bated breath to know if either of these guys will land with those teams, today is your big day. The Anaheim Ducks confirmed that they have signed defenseman Andreas Lilja…

  15. Ondrej Pavelec collapsed due to fainting spell

    Oct 11, 2010, 1:09 PM EDT

    Ondrej Pavelec

    With Thrashers goalie Ondrej Pavelec out of the hospital, the question about why he collapsed to the ice in Atlanta on Friday night has finally been answered. The Thrashers released this update as to what happened to Pavelec and what his immediate future holds. Ondrej Pavelec was released from the hospital yesterday following two days…

  16. Stars forward Mike Ribeiro arrested for public intoxication

    Oct 11, 2010, 12:17 PM EDT

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    Love him or hate him, Dallas Stars forward Mike Ribeiro always manages to get your attention. Either he’s pulling off highlight reel goals in the shootout or mid-game or making opposing fans scream their heads off at him for taking an apparent dive to draw a call. This time around, Ribeiro is getting noticed in…

  17. Nikolai Khabibulin’s stellar play stealing the show in Edmonton

    Oct 11, 2010, 11:49 AM EDT

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    While it’s awfully early in the season to get too excited about the play of any one player, one guy you have to think is doing especially well considering all things is Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin. After an off-season filled with more questions about whether or not he would be going to jail for drunken…

  18. Red Wings sign head coach Mike Babcock to four-year contract extension

    Oct 11, 2010, 11:13 AM EDT

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    Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock will get to deliver his death stare in Detroit for four more years. The Wings announced they’ve signed Babcock to a four-year contract extension. Babcock has been instrumental to getting Detroit to stay on top of things in the Western Conference and brought Detroit their most recent Stanley Cup…

  19. Around The Rink – October 11

    Oct 11, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Happy Columbus Day to all of you fortunate enough to have a bank holiday to sit around and watch afternoon hockey. There are three games dropping the puck before the sun sets today while you’re kicking back enjoying some lasagna to celebrate everyone’s favorite 15th Century Italian explorer. All times are eastern because that’s the…

  20. Flames’ Rene Bourque and Adam Pardy injured in 3-1 win over Kings

    Oct 11, 2010, 2:03 AM EDT

    While the Flames were able to secure their first win of the year tonight, a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings, they were able to also add a couple more names to their ever-growing injured list. Forward Rene Bourque and defenseman Adam Pardy both left tonight’s game with separate ailments and their status is,…

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