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  1. Tim Thomas travels long, bumpy road to 2011 Stanley Cup finals

    May 30, 2011, 3:35 PM EST

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    Tim Thomas pulled off a rare feat of being one of the best goalies in the regular season and the playoffs, but as you’ll see from this post, he needed to pull off a lot of rare feats to get to the NHL in the first place.

  2. Zdeno Chara develops into the leader the Bruins hoped he could be

    May 30, 2011, 1:00 PM EST

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    More and more, Boston’s captain Zdeno Chara is embracing the emotional side of his leadership role, according to CSN’s Joe Haggerty.

  3. Atlanta Thrashers update: Some reports indicate announcement could come Tuesday

    May 30, 2011, 12:10 PM EST

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    Thrashers Fans Rally To Keep Team In Atlanta

    Some reporters are claiming the Thrashers-to-Winnipeg announcement could be made as early as Tuesday. There is at least a hint of hope for Thrashers fans, though, as a new potential local suitor reportedly emerged late last week.

  4. Poll: Is Mark Recchi’s career Hall of Fame material?

    May 30, 2011, 10:15 AM EST

    Mark Recchi

    Even at 43 years old, Mark Recchi manages to be a useful forward for the Bruins. Does he deserve to become a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame once he retires, though? Let us know in the poll.

  5. Saint John Sea Dogs beat Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors 3-1 to win 2011 Memorial Cup

    May 29, 2011, 10:56 PM EST

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    Saint John Sea Dogs v Mississauga St. Michael's Majors

    The Saint John Sea Dogs became the first ever Memorial Cup winner from Canada’s Maritimes region thanks to their 3-1 win against the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors. It was a redemptive performance for Sea Dogs goalie Jacob DeSerres, who gave up nine goals in last year’s Memorial Cup final against the Taylor Hall and Cam Fowler-fueled…

  6. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren remains coy about goaltending options, trading Jeff Carter

    May 29, 2011, 9:21 PM EST

    Jeff Carter

    Flyers GM Paul Holmgren wouldn’t get into specifics about how the team will improve its goaltending while remaining under the salary cap. Interestingly enough, he didn’t totally shoot down the possibility of trading Jeff Carter, either.

  7. Canucks columnist preemptively fires up conspiracy talk relating to Colin Campbell and Bruins

    May 29, 2011, 6:22 PM EST

    Colin Campbell

    We’ve been waiting patiently for the first hysterical, conspiracy-laden column out of Vancouver regarding the Stanley Cup finals. Thankfully, Tony Gallagher took care of things for us.

  8. Oilers sign Ryan Jones to a two year contract extension

    May 29, 2011, 5:15 PM EST

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    Ryan Jones

    He’s traveled around a bit for such a young career, but Ryan Jones will call Edmonton his home for the next two years.

  9. Is Dennis Seidenberg Boston’s secret weapon?

    May 29, 2011, 4:14 PM EST

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    Dennis Seidenberg

    While most of the attention on the Bruins defense goes to Zdeno Chara, is the guy the Canucks should worry about actually Dennis Seidenberg? Believe it.

  10. Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs believes GM Peter Chiarelli has “put together a dream team”

    May 29, 2011, 1:11 PM EST

    Jeremy Jacobs

    Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs may not be a beloved figure in Boston, but he’s gushing today about his team and their run to the Stanley Cup finals.

  11. Former Winnipeg Jet Luciano Borsato believes a new team can work in Winnipeg

    May 29, 2011, 12:00 PM EST

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    Former Winnipeg Jets forward Luciano Borsato thinks a team in Winnipeg can absolutely work there again, whether they’re named the Jets or not.

  12. Sidney Crosby to be re-evaluated soon on concussion progress

    May 29, 2011, 12:19 AM EST

    Sidney Crosby

    Sidney Crosby will be re-evaluated soon to see how he’s progressing in his concussion recovery.

  13. Looking to go to the Stanley Cup finals? Expect to pay more than $1,000 for tickets

    May 28, 2011, 11:51 PM EST

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    If you’re looking to land tickets to the Stanley Cup finals in either Vancouver or Boston, get ready to sell your soul and other valuable things in order to get them on the secondary market.

  14. Mike Comrie and Alex Kovalev won’t be Penguins next season

    May 28, 2011, 9:34 PM EST

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    Alex Kovalev

    Wondering what the Pittsburgh Penguins might look like next season? You can start by imagining what they’ll look like without Mike Comrie and Alex Kovalev.

  15. What Went Wrong: Tampa Bay Lightning

    May 28, 2011, 7:24 PM EST

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    Tampa Bay went a lot further than many thought they’d go in the playoffs but still came up short against the Bruins in the Eastern Conference finals. We’ve got a few things that went wrong for them that led to their demise.

  16. Comparing the 2010-11 Boston Bruins to the 1989-90 version

    May 28, 2011, 5:42 PM EST

    Cam Neely

    Cam Neely = Milan Lucic and Raymond Bourque = Zdeno Chara? Not exactly, but let’s compare the current Bruins to version that made it to the 1990 Stanley Cup finals anyway.

  17. Vancouver Canucks officially confirm Manny Malhotra is cleared to play, listed as day-to-day

    May 28, 2011, 4:10 PM EST

    Manny Malhotra

    The Canucks officially cleared Manny Malhotra to play, listing him as day-to-day. The possibility of him completing his improbable comeback in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals increased substantially, so the question is: how much of a difference could he make?

  18. Report: Nathan Horton received fine from NHL for water bottle throwing incident

    May 28, 2011, 3:32 PM EST

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    Nathan Horton, Milan Lucic

    This isn’t likely to make many Tampa Bay fans feel better, but Nathan Horton was fined for his water bottle-throwing incident from Game 6 after all.

  19. Boston Bruins have the edge in all-time matchup with the Vancouver Canucks

    May 28, 2011, 2:11 PM EST

    Darcy Hordichuk, Shawn Thornton

    The Bruins have won the vast majority of their games against the Canucks in the two team’s historical rivalry.

  20. Comparing PHT editor and reader predictions to conference finals results

    May 28, 2011, 12:42 PM EST

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    This post compares the actual conference finals results of the 2011 playoffs with picks made by PHT staffers and readers.

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