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  1. Cam Fowler scores first NHL goal, leaves game with injury

    Oct 18, 2010, 12:53 AM EDT

    Cam Fowler had a game to remember scoring his first NHL goal. Unfortunately he wasn’t able to stick around to see his team win 3-2 after getting knocked out on his next shift. See the video inside this post.

  2. Being Tomas Vokoun’s backup is tough work: Clemmensen may not play til November

    Oct 17, 2010, 10:42 PM EDT

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    You think it’s hard to be a backup goalie? How about when you’re backing up Panthers goalie Tomas Vokoun who plays all the time? All of a sudden, life seems easy.

  3. Today’s starting goalies – October 17th

    Oct 17, 2010, 7:35 PM EDT

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    A look at tonight’s starting goalies in the NHL’s light schedule.

  4. Glancing at some of the best deals in hockey

    Oct 17, 2010, 6:02 PM EDT

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    In this increasingly fragmented and confusing world – not to mention a fledgling economy – getting a good deal is about more than feeling smart. Sometimes, it’s just a flat-out necessity. Just the other day, I saw the Dallas Stars advertise their delightfully pun-based promotion “Ott-toberfest.” It’s a pretty cool deal, as fans who cash…

  5. Around the Rink – Sunday, October 17

    Oct 17, 2010, 4:30 PM EDT

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    I realize that, from a box office standpoint, it makes sense that most NHL teams prefer to play on a Saturday night. It’s the most likely night that people can go out to a hockey game, since they’re off and there’s no work the next day. But from a selfish hockey fan perspective, I wish…

  6. Keith Ballard suffers ‘slight concussion'; ‘No time frame’ for return

    Oct 17, 2010, 3:42 PM EDT

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    Maybe the Vancouver Canucks have some kind of hex on them. Perhaps it’s residual bad karma from the Todd Bertuzzi-Steve Moore incident. Whatever the case may be, the Canucks blue line is dealing with injury problems yet again this season. New addition Keith Ballard is reportedly suffering from a “slight concussion” after being hit into…

  7. James Wisniewski regrets making obscene gesture toward Sean Avery, ‘hurting’ his team

    Oct 17, 2010, 2:36 PM EDT

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    Honestly, I thought the NHL went overboard in handing New York Islanders defenseman James Wisniewski a two game suspension for making the international gesture for fellatio toward Sean Avery. Sure, it was childish and embarrassing, but isn’t that how you’d describe just about every post-whistle scuffle and bit of trash talking? He simply translated that…

  8. NHL fines Sabres troublemaker Patrick Kaleta for failed headbutt on Travis Zajac

    Oct 17, 2010, 1:32 PM EDT

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    When it comes to pesky players such as Buffalo Sabres pest Patrick Kaleta, there’s a fine line between doing your job (frustrating opponents into penalties) and hurting your own team by taking bad penalties. There are times when such tomfoolery just falls flat on its face, though. Wednesday’s game against the New Jersey Devils provided…

  9. Late games recaps – October 16

    Oct 17, 2010, 1:10 PM EDT

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    We covered a ton (OK, just 10) of last night’s games, but two of the contests went past our bed times. Let’s recap those late Saturday games for your reading enjoyment. Calgary 5, Edmonton 3 For at least one night, Darryl Sutter’s off-season additions looked like shrewd moves. Alex Tanguay scored the first goal then…

  10. Save of the Night – October 16 (Ty Conklin)

    Oct 17, 2010, 12:40 PM EDT

    Ty Conklin robs Mike Ribeiro of what looks like a certain goal with a stunning save. It might not have won the St. Louis Blues the game (they ended up losing in a shootout), but it allowed them to take a point from the game. Check out that outstanding save after the jump.

  11. Goal of the Night: October 16 (Brent Burns)

    Oct 17, 2010, 12:10 PM EDT

    People throw around “Goal of the Year” praise almost like how people call a film that was released in January the movie of the year, but they might just be onto something with this stunning goal by Minnesota Wild defenseman Brent Burns. Check it out after the jump.

  12. Nightly recap – October 16

    Oct 17, 2010, 12:16 AM EDT

    We won’t be able to cover the two latest games, but there’s plenty of hockey to go around with 12 games on the docket tonight. Let’s take a look at a busy night in the NHL. Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 Read all about Brent Johnson and Sidney Crosby’s strong night here. Montreal 4, Ottawa 3…

  13. Detroit Red Wings forward Johan Franzen feels ‘much better'; could be back by Thursday

    Oct 16, 2010, 11:43 PM EDT

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    Good news for the Detroit Red Wings: it sounds like Johan Franzen isn’t too banged up. While the sniping Swedish forward did admit that the Mark Fistric hit left him with a “mild concussion,” Franzen said that he was feeling quite a bit better and it doesn’t appear that he’ll deal with too many issues.…

  14. Tomas Vokoun posts second straight shutout; Strong season could earn him a big deal

    Oct 16, 2010, 10:42 PM EDT

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    Tomas Vokoun earned his second consecutive shutout tonight, keeping the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning off of the scoreboard in a 6-0 win for the Florida Panthers. Vokoun’s contract will expire after the season, so the question is: can the talented but underrated Czech goalie make enough waves to earn one more big contract?

  15. Sidney Crosby, Brent Johnson power Penguins past Flyers; Could there be a goalie controversy in Pittsburgh?

    Oct 16, 2010, 9:21 PM EDT

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    Brent Johnson is now 3-0 while established starter Marc-Andre Fleury is 0-3 in this early season. Is it too early to wonder if there might be a goalie controversy in the Pittsburgh Penguins net? Read on for more on that and Sidney Crosby’s dominant night.

  16. Today’s Starting Goalies – October 16

    Oct 16, 2010, 7:20 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. 6:00 PM ET…

  17. NHL rescinds Kris Letang’s major penalty from last night’s game against the Islanders

    Oct 16, 2010, 7:03 PM EDT

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    From the “not that it really matters now” files: the NHL rescinded the major penalty incorrectly given to Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang in last night’s game against the New York Islanders. Here is the report, via Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The National Hockey League has rescinded the major penalty that Penguins defenseman…

  18. Report: Patrick Kane should play in tonight’s game against Buffalo

    Oct 16, 2010, 6:23 PM EDT

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    After missing Friday night’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets with flu-like symptoms, Chris Kuc reports that Patrick Kane said he’s feeling better today and should be available for the Chicago Blackhawks’ game against the Buffalo Sabres tonight. Kane played every game during the 2009-10 season, so Blackhawks fans are not particularly accustomed to the…

  19. Daly: Glendale lease deal will lead to sale of Coyotes

    Oct 16, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT

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    The NHL is excited about the prospect of selling the Phoenix Coyotes to Matthew Hulsizer. Shocking that they’d be excited about making $165 million right?

  20. Sean Avery won’t be punished by NHL for slashing Mike Komisarek

    Oct 16, 2010, 4:50 PM EDT

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    Last night’s game between Toronto and the New York Rangers saw business pick up late in the game when away from a scrum near the boards, Rangers agitator Sean Avery and Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek got to chatting. Apparently whatever was being said wasn’t to Avery’s liking and he slashed Komisarek twice, first in the…

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