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  1. Goal of the Night – John Tavares (March 5)

    Mar 6, 2011, 8:30 AM EDT

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    Minnesota Wild v New York Islanders

    There were two amazing goals among the very good ones last night, but John Tavares ultimately edges James van Riemsdyk for the March 5th Goal of the Night.

  2. Goal of the night: Bobby Ryan’s overtime penalty shot game-winner

    Mar 3, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Anaheim Ducks

    It might be debatable, and it’s definitely a rare occurrence, but Bobby Ryan’s penalty shot goal in overtime is most definitely worthy of goal of the night.

  3. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (March 1)

    Mar 2, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Dennis Wideman, Karl Alzner

    Alex Ovechkin is looking like Alex Ovechkin again, as you can see from the overtime game-winner that ended up being the March 2nd Goal of the Night.

  4. Goal of the night: Pavel Datsyuk dangles and rips one past Jon Quick

    Mar 1, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v Los Angeles Kings

    Pavel Datsyuk makes scoring look so easy sometimes it’s not fair.

  5. Goal of the Night – Phil Kessel (February 27)

    Feb 28, 2011, 2:14 AM EDT

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    Toronto Maple Leafs v Atlanta Thrashers

    Phil Kessel produced an excellent individual effort for the February 27th Goal of the Night.

  6. Goal of the Night – Niklas Hagman (February 25)

    Feb 26, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v New York Rangers

    Niklas Hagman didn’t waiver against the Sharks during his Goal of the Night effort on Friday night.

  7. Goal of the night: Matt Martin’s catch-and-shoot goal vs. Philly

    Feb 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Aside from the occasional night off – or the even less common instance when a save or goal isn’t deemed worthy – the gang at PHT will decide which tally or stop is the best of any given night. Once those two winners are determined, we’ll share our reasoning (and most importantly, the video clip…

  8. Goal of the night: Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s incredible spin-o-rama

    Feb 23, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Nikolai Khabibulin

    You had to know Pierre-Marc Bouchard’s spin-o-rama goal was going to be goal of the night.

  9. Goal of the Night – Josh Bailey (February 21)

    Feb 22, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Josh Bailey, Bryan Allen

    Josh Bailey showed great creativity and cleverness by maneuvering around Bryan Allen for the February 21st Goal of the Night.

  10. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin juggles, Marcus Johansson scores (February 20)

    Feb 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Marcus Johansson

    Alex Ovechkin’s juggling act and aggressive rush through the Sabres defense set up Marcus Johansson’s Goal of the Night for February 20th.

  11. Goal of the Night – Matt Calvert (February 18)

    Feb 19, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Matt Calvert, Corey Crawford

    Matt Calvert might not be a household name, but he certainly showed off his skills by scoring the February 18th Goal of the Night.

  12. Goal of the Night – Alex Ovechkin (February 16)

    Feb 17, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin added another highlight reel to his vault of jaw-droppers, earning the February 16th Goal of the Night.

  13. Goal of the Night – Mikhail Grabovski (February 15)

    Feb 16, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Mikhail Grabovski earns the Goal of the Night for February 15th.

  14. Goal of the night: Alex Tanguay’s banked in goal against Colorado

    Feb 15, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Calgary Flames v Nashville Predators

    Calgary forward Alex Tanguay used good old fashion ingenuity to put one past Avalanche goalie Peter Budaj.

  15. Goal of the Night – Rick Nash (February 13)

    Feb 14, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Dallas Stars

    Rick Nash scored his 26th goal of the season and sixth game-winner, earning February 13th’s Goal of the Night.

  16. Goal of the night: Alex Ovechkin takes us to the gun show

    Feb 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Los Angeles Kings v Washington Capitals

    Sure it came in a losing effort, but Alex Ovechkin gave Caps fans a glimpse of the sort of thing they’ve been missing out on all season with his rip of a goal on Jonathan Bernier.

  17. Goal of the Night – Cam Fowler (February 11)

    Feb 12, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Tim Jackman, Curtis McElhinney

    Cam Fowler’s overtime winner moved the Ducks into fourth place in the West and earned him the February 11th Goal of the Night.

  18. Goal of the night: Tyler Myers goes end-to-end to beat the clock, Panthers in OT

    Feb 11, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

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    What’s it like to have a 6’8″ defenseman go end-to-end in overtime to score the game-winning goal on a slap shot? Buffalo’s Tyler Myers can show you what it looks like.

  19. Goal of the Night – Bobby Ryan (February 9)

    Feb 10, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Ryan Getzlaf, Bobby Ryan, Teemu Selanne

    The Ducks enjoyed the return of Ryan Getzlaf, who set up Bobby Ryan’s Goal of the Night with a beautiful backhand pass.

  20. Goal of the night: Rick Nash finds a place to put it past Marc-Andre Fleury

    Feb 9, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Wondering what Columbus’ Rick Nash has been up to lately? Apparently he’s been working on his “score from a crazy angle and put the puck in the one spot the goalie isn’t covering” shot. It came in handy last night against Pittsburgh.

  21. Goal of the Night – Now that’s teamwork between the Canucks (February 7)

    Feb 8, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Brian Elliott, Alex Burrows, Chris Neil, Chris Phillips

    The unusual nature of the Canucks’ “bench assist” earns Mikael Samuelsson and Ryan Kesler the February 7th Goal of the Night.

  22. Goal of the night: Ilya Kovalchuk scores without putting it in the net

    Feb 7, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Travis Zajac; Ilya Kovalchuk;Vladimir Zharkov; Andy Greene; Henrik Tallinder;

    How good is Ilya Kovalchuk on some nights? He can score goals without even putting them in the net.

  23. Goal of the Night – Sergei Kostitsyn (February 5)

    Feb 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Ryan Suter, Sergei Kostitsyn

    Sergei Kostitsyn scored Saturday’s Goal of the Night. Check out the video and some commentary in this post.

  24. Goal of the night: Canucks make like a video game with their passes and goal

    Feb 5, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

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    Dan Hamhuis, Troy Brouwer, Roberto Luongo

    You won’t see a better set of passes and a goal unless you’re playing against the computer on the hardest level in NHL 11. Check out what the Canucks do on Henrik Sedin’s power play goal against Chicago.

  25. Goal of the Night – Ville Leino (February 3)

    Feb 4, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Ville Leino, Mike Brodeur, Brian Lee, Ryan Shannon

    It wasn’t as easy call like Thursday’s best save, but Ville Leino’s game winner earned the February 3rd Goal of the Night.

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