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Early scoring flurry helps Hurricanes extend home-ice mastery o…

Early scoring flurry helps Hurricanes extend home-ice mastery of Panthers, 5-1

NHL.com thehockeynews.com Updated Feb 7
RALEIGH, N.C. - Riley Nash and Alexander Semin scored 87 seconds apart early in the Carolina Hurricanes' 5-1 rout of the Florida Panthers on Friday night. Brett Bellemore, Jiri Tlusty and Andrej Sekera also scored, and Jeff Skinner had two as...
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  • Emelin fined $5K for hit with butt end of stick

    Emelin fined $5K for hit with butt end of stick

    ESPN.com Feb 7
    Montreal Canadiens defenseman Alexei Emelin has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for hitting Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier with the butt end of his stick.
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  • Montreal defenceman Alexei Emelin fined for butt-ending Vancouv…

    Montreal defenceman Alexei Emelin fined for butt-ending Vancouver player

    NHL.com Feb 7
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL has fined Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin $5,000 U.S. for butt-ending Vancouver Canucks forward Pascal Pelletier during Thursday's game in Montreal. The incident occurred at 11:35 of the second period. No ...
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  • Lightning call up Namestnikov and Gudlevskis

    Lightning call up Namestnikov and Gudlevskis

    NHL.com Feb 7
    The Tampa Bay Lightning called up forward Vladislav Namestnikov and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League on Friday. Gudlevskis was recalled on an emergency basis. Namestnikov, 21, has skated in 3...
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  • Blue Jackets get forward Camper from Bruins for defenceman Parl…

    Blue Jackets get forward Camper from Bruins for defenceman Parlett in swap of minor-leaguers

    Blue Jackets get forward Camper from Bruins for defenceman Parlett in swap of minor-leaguers
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  • Ottawa Senators look to hit Olympic break holding down top-eigh…

    Ottawa Senators look to hit Olympic break holding down top-eight spot

    Ottawa Senators look to hit Olympic break holding down top-eight spot
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  • Zdeno Chara’s bed in Sochi requires a bit of an extension (Phot…

    Zdeno Chara’s bed in Sochi requires a bit of an extension (Photos)

    yahoo.com Feb 7
    Zdeno Chara is a tall man. At 6-foot-9, he's the tallest player to ever play in the National Hockey League. Such measurements require certain accommodations for the Boston Bruins' captain. Bigger sticks. Modified equipment. Hotel beds with extensions. T…
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  • Sabres place Omark on waivers, demote 2

    Sabres place Omark on waivers, demote 2

    The Buffalo Sabres have placed recently acquired left wing Linus Omark on waivers as part of a series of moves made before the start of the NHL's Olympic break.
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  • Max Pacioretty Misses Two Penalty Shots, Scores Hat Trick Anywa…

    Max Pacioretty Misses Two Penalty Shots, Scores Hat Trick Anyway

    Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty became the first player in NHL history to miss two penalty shots in one game. While I can't find the specific record, I'm pretty confident in adding that he's the first player in NHL history to miss two penalty shots in o…
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  • Highlight of the Night: Sick mitts from Maple Leafs’ McClement

    Highlight of the Night: Sick mitts from Maple Leafs’ McClement

    Toronto center Jay McClement is better known for preventing goals with his shutdown prowess, but last night in Tampa he put his hands to good use with a stunner. Toronto would go on to win the game 4-1 over the Lightning, as the Bolts saw starter Ben Bi…
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