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  1. Early Ride on the Zamboni – Tuesday, March 1st

    Mar 1, 2011, 10:46 PM EDT

    Joni Pitkanen, Mike Santorelli, Cam Ward

    There were two common themes in tonight’s first six games: great goaltending and contenders beating possible pretenders. Click “Read More” for summaries of those contests.

  2. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, February 27th

    Feb 28, 2011, 1:17 AM EDT

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    Miikka Kiprusoff, Robyn Regehr, Jay Bouwmeester

    Here’s a rundown of the last night of games before teams decide who to keep and who to part with during Monday’s trade deadline.

  3. Jonathan Toews leads Blackhawks to big shootout win against Coyotes

    Feb 27, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT

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    Jonathan Toews, Scottie Upshall

    The Blackhawks rode Jonathan Toews’ two regulation goals and shootout winner to move into the West’s top eight. For now, at least.

  4. Riding the Zamboni – February 26; Caps comeback, Wings win in shootout

    Feb 27, 2011, 3:29 AM EDT

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    It turned out to be a pretty wild day in the NHL. Hop on the Zamboni with us to see the Caps comeback to beat the Isles, the Wings win in a shootout, and Montreal come up big against Carolina.

  5. Los Angeles Kings fight off late Colorado Avalanche surge, win 4-3

    Feb 26, 2011, 7:30 PM EDT

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    Cody McLeod, Jonathan Quick, Alec Martinez

    The Kings almost coughed up a 4-0 lead in the second half of the third period, but they eventually held off the Avalanche for an important 4-3 win.

  6. Alex Goligoski powers Stars’ 3-2 comeback win, could this justify keeping Brad Richards?

    Feb 26, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT

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    New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

    Alex Goligoski’s scored a goal and an assist to help the Stars win a big game against the Predators. Could these recent wins convince Joe Nieuwendyk to hold onto Brad Richards?

  7. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, February 25th

    Feb 26, 2011, 1:19 AM EDT

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    John Madden

    Here is a rundown of Friday’s three late games, including the Wild’s big overtime win over the Ducks.

  8. Early Ride on the Zamboni – Friday, February 25th

    Feb 25, 2011, 10:29 PM EDT

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    Erik Cole, Marc-Andre Fleury

    Here are summaries of Friday’s early games, including another Rangers laugher against the Capitals, a big win for the Hurricanes and a tough night for the resurgent Devils.

  9. Riding the Zamboni – February 24; Flyers win in OT, Stars beat Wings

    Feb 25, 2011, 2:51 AM EDT

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    Hop on the Zamboni to see the Flyers take one in overtime, the Stars snap their losing skid, and Vancouver and Los Angeles hanging tough out west.

  10. Riding the Zamboni – Sharks take out Wings, Habs upend Canucks, Devils and Coyotes keep rolling

    Feb 23, 2011, 2:22 AM EDT

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    Nick Palmieri, Mattias Tedenby, Ilya Kovalchuk

    A busy 10-game schedule yields big wins from Montreal and San Jose on the road while the Devils and Coyotes continue to roll.

  11. Michal Neuvirth, Capitals shut out Penguins for second straight game 1-0

    Feb 21, 2011, 10:40 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Michal Neuvirth and the Capitals shut out the Penguins for the second straight time, winning this game 1-0.

  12. Red Wings earn 2-1 shootout win against Wild in Todd Bertuzzi’s 1,000th game (with video)

    Feb 20, 2011, 3:44 PM EDT

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    Todd Bertuzzi celebrated his 1,000th career game in style by clinching the Red Wings’ 2-1 shootout win against the Wild.

  13. Brian Boucher helps Flyers win intense game vs. Rangers 4-2

    Feb 20, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Ville Leino

    Despite holding a 15-3 shot advantage in the third period, the Rangers lost to Brian Boucher and the Flyers in an intense game as part of Hockey Day in America.

  14. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, February 18th

    Feb 19, 2011, 12:16 AM EDT

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    Rod Brind'Amour

    Here are summaries of Friday’s seven-game slate, including a Canes-Flyers game that must have made Rod Brind’Amour proud.

  15. Riding the Zamboni – Wednesday, February 16th

    Feb 17, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    seminhat

    Here are recaps of Wednesday night’s late games, including a wild game between the Capitals and Ducks along with another disturbing loss for the Stars.

  16. Early ride on the Zamboni – Wednesday, February 16th

    Feb 16, 2011, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Minnesota Wild v Chicago Blackhawks

    Here are summaries of Wednesday night’s first five games.

  17. Riding the Zamboni – Tuesday, February 15th

    Feb 16, 2011, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak, Dion Phaneuf, Joffrey Lupul

    Let’s take a look at Tuesday’s games, including Phil Kessel’s revenge against Boston and the Stars’ continued struggles.

  18. Shootout thrillers: Sabres beat Habs, Flyers finally win against Lightning

    Feb 15, 2011, 11:00 PM EDT

    Jhonas Enroth

    Two important games ended in shootouts that were actually pretty captivating tonight, with the Flyers finally earning a win against the Lightning 4-3 and the Sabres earning a comeback victory versus the Canadiens.

  19. Riding the Zamboni – February 14; Blues surprise Canucks, Flames embarrass Avalanche

    Feb 15, 2011, 2:16 AM EDT

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    With a short ride on the Zamboni tonight, we see the Canucks injury bug continues to bite while the Flames

  20. Anaheim Ducks make Pacific Division even more complicated with win

    Feb 13, 2011, 11:39 PM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    The Ducks moved into a virtual tie for the Pacific Division lead thanks to their 4-0 win over the Oilers. Yes, the Pacific is a big, fun mess.

  21. Mid-afternoon delight: Rangers snap skid, Kings shutout Flyers, Isles win a wild one

    Feb 13, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT

    Michael Grabner, Paul Gaustad, Rob Niedermayer

    We sum things up from the other four games this afternoon featuring the Rangers snapping a losing streak, the Isles and Sabres in a wild one, the Kings locking it down against Philly, and the Jackets hanging on against Dallas.

  22. Riding the Zamboni – February 12; Tampa wins in OT, Vancouver rolls over Calgary

    Feb 13, 2011, 4:09 AM EDT

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    Brett Clark, Matt Smaby, Marc-Andre Bergeron

    Tonight’s games wrapped up with the Lightning nearly blowing a huge game against Carolina, the Canucks kept rolling against Calgary, and Mike Fisher makes his debut in Nashville against Forsberg and the Avs.

  23. Senators end 11-game losing streak by beating Oilers 5-3

    Feb 12, 2011, 5:05 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v New Jersey Devils

    The Senators ended their 11-game losing streak with a win against the Oilers, while possible trade targets Alex Kovalev, Ales Hemsky and Dustin Penner all did well in the game.

  24. Kings explode in third period to beat Capitals 4-1

    Feb 12, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT

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    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    The Kings beat the Capitals 4-1 on the back of a three-goal outburst in the third period.

  25. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, February 11th

    Feb 12, 2011, 12:01 AM EDT

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    Ilya Kovalchuk, Brian Rolston, Patrik Elias

    Here are recaps of a busy Friday night in the NHL, featuring red-hot Ilya Kovalchuk and the Devils beating the almost-as-hot Sharks and other interesting results.

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