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  1. Coyotes sale potentially in big trouble

    May 6, 2010, 11:51 PM EDT

    The NHL playoffs were moving along a little too smoothly to not have a bombshell be dropped right in the middle of everything. The sale of the Phoenix Coyotes has hit yet another snag and this time it’s a big one. Sources tell TSN the city of Glendale has asked Ice Edge Holdings to return…

  2. Franzen's six point night leads Wings to 7-1 win

    May 6, 2010, 10:52 PM EDT

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    If nothing else,  tonight’s Wings-Sharks games will be remembered for the scoring touch of Detroit’s “Mule.” Johan Franzen’s four goals and six points lead the way to help give Detroit a 7-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4. It was very nearly a five goal effort for Franzen but Detroit’s first goal,…

  3. Habs comeback to stun Pens, tie series

    May 6, 2010, 10:20 PM EDT

    The Montreal Canadiens headed into the third period of Game 4 against the Pittsburgh Penguins needing to find some offense trailing 2-1 and being outshot 25-9 after two periods. They may not have been pretty goals and they may not have gone in off their own sticks or skates, but the Canadiens got the offense…

  4. Nabokov out, rout continues; Wings lead 6-1

    May 6, 2010, 9:30 PM EDT

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    Just to prove that sometimes an obvious hunch pays off, the Sharks started the second period with starting goalie Evgeni Nabokov on the bench and backup goalie Thomas Greiss in goal.  It wasn’t long into the second period until the Red Wings showed Greiss just what Nabokov was dealing with as Brian Rafalski scored on…

  5. Franzen with a hat trick in first for Detroit; Pens hold lead

    May 6, 2010, 8:38 PM EDT

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    Getting a hat trick in the playoffs is a heck of an accomplishment, just ask Dustin Byfuglien. Getting a natural hat trick in the playoffs is pretty impressive in itself and remarkable all at once and that’s precisely what Johan Franzen accomplished.  In the span of 5:36 the Red Wings delivered four straight goals to…

  6. Pittsburgh leads Montreal 2-1 after first period

    May 6, 2010, 8:01 PM EDT

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    Going into Game 4 with a myriad of off-ice distractions, the Canadiens got the jump they were looking for as Tom Pyatt got Montreal on the board first 2:34 into the game. The lead wouldn’t last long and it wouldn’t come without controversy as Maxim Talbot scored about a minute later with a little help…

  7. Jordan Staal in the lineup for Pittsburgh

    May 6, 2010, 7:18 PM EDT

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    According to Chris Stevenson of the Ottawa Sun and everyone else in Montreal for tonight’s Game 4 between the Penguins and Canadiens, Jordan Staal is in the lineup for the Penguins and is taking the spot of Mike Rupp who was scratched. We reported earlier today that Staal was hopeful to get in the lineup…

  8. Sergei Kostitsyn on the outs with Montreal

    May 6, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT

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    The last thing any team wants to have in the playoffs is a distraction. The problem the Montreal Canadiens face is that they’ve got a distraction on their team and that distraction also has a brother that plays on the same team.  Such is the case with Sergei Kostitsyn and his brother Andrei. It started…

  9. Pucktales: Conspiracy madness

    May 6, 2010, 6:47 PM EDT

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    What is it about the 2010 NHL Playoffs that has unleashed the inner conspiracy theorist amongst some of the fan bases in the league? In the first round, a lot was heard coming from Vancouver about how the Art by: Deven “Gray” Hoover of Couch TartsStory by: Joe Yerdon

  10. Habs need to take advantage of home ice

    May 6, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Amazingly, the Monteal Canadiens haven’t played all that well at home in front of their enthusiastic home crowd, something that will certain have to change if the Habs hope to avoid slipping into another 3-1 series deficit. For some reason the Candiens have yet to take advantage of the energy generated by their home crowd,…

  11. Staal says he wants to play

    May 6, 2010, 3:14 PM EDT

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    He’s still going to be a game-time decision, but if Staal had his way he’d be playing tonight against the Canadiens. Per Chris Stevenson: “We’re talking to the doctors and we’re talking to Jordan. It’s about being comfortable in the (skate) boot. There can’t be any damage to the procedure. it’s about getting comfortable with…

  12. Crosby, Sedin, Ovechkin finalists for Ted Lindsay Award

    May 6, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Just as with the Hart, Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Henrik Sedin have been named finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. Formerly known as the Lester B. Pearson award, it is given to the player voted on by members of the NHLPA as the “Most Oustanding Player” in the NHL. Here’s the NHL press release:…

  13. Red Wings make lineup changes for pivotal game

    May 6, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Mattias Ritola will make his playoff debut with the Red Wings tonight, as he replaces Jason Williams on a line with Justin Abdelkader and Kris Draper, reports Ansar Khan: “It’s real exciting. I’ve been waiting for it. It feels great to be in,” Ritola said. “I played with Abby all year when he got down…

  14. Simon Gagne to play in Game 4?

    May 6, 2010, 1:15 PM EDT

    As the Flyers took to the ice this morning, reports began to flood in that Simon Gagne — out so far with a broken toe — was on the ice and skating as he supposedly prepares to play tomorrow in Game 4 against the Bruins. The Flyers are down in the series now 3-0 and…

  15. NHL GM of the Year Finalists: Maloney, McPhee, Poile

    May 6, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT

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    The NHL has unleashed a new award upon us this year, with the NHL’s 30 general managers and a panel of executives and media voting on the NHL’s General Manager of the Year. Here are the 2010 finalists: Don Maloney, Phoenix Coyotes George McPhee, Washington Capitals David Poile, Nashville Predators You have to think that…

  16. Tom Hicks on sports: "This isn't my life"

    May 6, 2010, 12:05 PM EDT

    Tom Hicks has gone from one of the best owners in the NHL, one who was able to inexplicably make hockey a viable sport in North Texas, to one that many wish would just go away as quickly and as quietly as possible. That’s not going to happen, it seems. Hicks purchased the Dallas Stars…

  17. Are the Red Wings wearing down?

    May 6, 2010, 11:15 AM EDT

    The Red Wings have played a ton of hockey the past three years and despite what some Red Wings fans may admit, they are a bit of an older team. Combine all of the hockey played by the team and the Olympic hockey that most of the Red Wings’ players played, there’s no doubt that…

  18. Staal, Guerin game-time decisions for tonight

    May 6, 2010, 10:30 AM EDT

    Jordan Staal and Bill Guerin are both likely to be game-time decisions tonight against the Montreal Canadiens, although it appears that Staal is much closer to returning.  When he does return, he’ll use the same skates he was wearing when he was was cut by P.K Subban’s skate blade, which he says makes skating much…

  19. Red Wings sticking with Howard in net

    May 6, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Jimmy Howard hasn’t exactly played lights out for the Red Wings in the second round, allowing four goals in each of three losses to the Sharks. Yet he’s far from the reason the Sharks are ahead in this series 3-0 and the Red Wings are going to stick with their goaltender even while facing elimination.…

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