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  1. Get your game notes: Sabres at Penguins

    Jan 27, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT

    BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Alexander Sulzer #52 of the Buffalo Sabres and Tanner Glass #10 of the Pittsburgh Penguins reach for the puck on February 17, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Part of tonight’s NBCSN doubleheader.

  2. Veteran NHLer Sturm announces retirement

    Jan 27, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

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    Played in over 900 career contests.

  3. NHL on NBCSN: Sabres-Penguins, Sharks-Kings doubleheader

    Jan 27, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, Steve Ott

    First vs. worst and a Western showdown make for a good night.

  4. Sharks coach says playoff letdowns will motivate Thornton, Marleau

    Jan 24, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

    Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Jonas Hiller

    “The hunger grows as you get older because your opportunity for success is shorter.”

  5. TGIF: Five NHL games to watch this weekend

    Jan 24, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Steve Mason #35 of the Philadelphia Flyers take a break during the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Wells Fargo Center on October 2, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
(October 1, 2013 - Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America)

    In which we wonder why the Flyers didn’t drive a harder bargain with Steve Mason.

  6. Staying in San Jose: Sharks extend Thornton, Marleau

    Jan 24, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

    Patrick Marleau Joe Thornton

    Three more years each, taking them through 2016-17.

  7. Henrik Sedin’s ironman streak is over; Canucks back Torts

    Jan 20, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT

    Henrik Sedin

    Plus, Joe Thornton thought Saturday night in Vancouver was “great.”

  8. PHT Morning Skate: Comparing Krueger with Eakins

    Jan 15, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers' head coach Dallas Eakins, center, stands on the bench above David Perron, from left to right, Sam Gagner and Ryan Jones during third period NHL hockey action in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

    Wednesday’s collection of links.

  9. Sochi Snubs: Giroux, St. Louis and Thornton top list of Canadian Olympic omissions

    Jan 7, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

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    Dan Boyle and Brent Seabrook also failed to make the cut.

  10. Here is your 2014 Canada men’s Olympic roster

    Jan 7, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT

    Ice Hockey - Men's Gold Medal Game - Day 17

    Some notable omissions from the defending gold medalists.

  11. NHL on NBCSN: ‘Hawks host Sharks in Western battle

    Jan 5, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT

    Duncan Keith, Patrick Marleau

    Two high-powered offenses face off in Chicago.

  12. ‘It’s on us’ — Poile takes blame for published comments

    Jan 3, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

    David Poile

    Though he wishes one writer’s “judgment would have been a little bit different.”

  13. With Hertl out, rookie Nieto gets big opportunity

    Dec 29, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT

    EDMONTON, AB - NOVEMBER 15: Matt Nieto #83 off the San Jose Sharks skates against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Rexall Place on November 15, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

    The Sharks shook up their lines ahead of tonight’s game against Anaheim.

  14. Pavelski nets seventh goal in eight games, Sharks win yet another SO

    Dec 28, 2013, 12:06 AM EDT

    GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 27: Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by Brent Burns #88, Joe Thornton #19, Marc-Edouard Vlasic #44 and Jason Demers #5 after Pavelski scored a second period goal against the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on December 27, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.

    Phoenix has earned at least a point in four straight contests.

  15. Report: Tomas Hertl (knee) won’t play in Olympics

    Dec 26, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT

    tomasgettyhertl

    His entire season could be in jeopardy, so no shock.

  16. Hertl (knee) to undergo surgery next week, no timetable for return

    Dec 23, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT

    kneetokneebrownhertl

    Huge blow for the Sharks and their rookie phenom.

  17. Thornton: Hertl ‘out for a little bit’ after Brown knee

    Dec 20, 2013, 11:07 AM EDT

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    Meanwhile, Darryl Sutter says it shouldn’t have been a major penalty.

  18. Thornton’s agent doubts high cap projections will impact contract talks

    Dec 13, 2013, 9:08 PM EDT

    TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 3: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on December 3, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Sharks defeated the Leafs 4-2. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

    Meanwhile the Sharks and Boyle haven’t exchanged a “real number” yet.

  19. Get your game notes: Flyers at Blackhawks

    Dec 11, 2013, 11:15 AM EDT

    rayemeryglare

    It’s been quite the goalie carousel since 2010.

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