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Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help St…

Erik Cole scores 2 goals, Kari Lehtonen has 43 saves to help Stars beat Canucks 6-3

NHL.com Updated 9 hours ago
DALLAS - On one end of the ice, Dallas Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen was stopping a breakaway. Seconds later, teammate Erik Cole fired the puck past Vancouver Canucks goalie Ryan Miller. That was a two-goal swing in a game the Stars won 6-3 o...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interfer…

    NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interference)

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-…
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  • How terrible is this goalie interference call on Nick Bjugstad?…

    How terrible is this goalie interference call on Nick Bjugstad? (Video)

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    The Florida Panthers defeated the Colorado Avalanche in overtime on Tuesday night, 4-3, on a Brad Boyes goal. This result proves that the Hockey Gods have a sense of goodness and fairness, because the Panthers were nearly jobbed by an atrocious goalie i…
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  • Ellis scores shootout winner to lead Nashville to 4-3 win over …

    Ellis scores shootout winner to lead Nashville to 4-3 win over Arizona

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Predators earned a rare shootout win. Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regul...
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  • Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes …

    Adam Lowry scores first NHL goal to power Jets over Hurricanes 3-1

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    WINNIPEG - Rookie Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg's 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Lowry's game-winning goal snapped Winnipeg's four-game losing st...
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  • Boyes scores 2:23 into overtime to lead Panthers past Avalanche…

    Boyes scores 2:23 into overtime to lead Panthers past Avalanche, 4-3.

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    DENVER - Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the back...
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  • Blues' Alex Pietrangelo shaves head in support of niece's cance…

    Blues' Alex Pietrangelo shaves head in support of niece's cancer fight (Photo)

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The NHL’s annual Hockey Fights Cancer campaign began Monday, with all 30 teams holding in-arena awareness nights through Nov. 17. St. Louis Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo has decided to show his support through his hair, well, what's left of it, afte…
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  • Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sit

    Blackhawks' Crawford (upper-body) will sit

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will not play against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday due to an upper-body injury.
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  • Los Angeles Kings pick Adrian Kempe brings power to The Hot Lis…

    Los Angeles Kings pick Adrian Kempe brings power to The Hot List

    thehockeynews.com 23 hours ago
    The big news in the prospect world right now concerns the class-action lawsuit filed against the CHL and without going into too much detail, I think this could have a dramatic effect on junior hockey. With profits and losses so extreme across the contin…
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  • Paul Maurice is dropping F-bombs, telling us to mind our busine…

    Paul Maurice is dropping F-bombs, telling us to mind our business

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    There’s a perverse joy in seeing the honeymoon end. As we’ve talked about before, the veil’s been lifted from the eyes of Winnipeg Jets fans, who have peeled off the “be happy you even have a team again” protecting this franchise and started, you know, …
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  • When Jordin Tootoo knew he needed drug rehab

    When Jordin Tootoo knew he needed drug rehab

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Back in late December 2010, Jordin Tootoo was playing his typical agitating-style, hitting seemingly everything that moved, fighting, occasionally scoring for the Nashville Predators … and then he was gone into the NHL and NHLPA’s joint substance abuse …
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hall, Nugent-Hopkins push Oilers to first win

    NHL Three Stars: Hall, Nugent-Hopkins push Oilers to first win

    yahoo.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers Scored a goal on a slick backhanded breakaway move on a penalty shot. Hall’s dogged forecheck helped lead to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ game-winner. He also assisted on Justin Schultz’s score earlier in the game. No. 2…
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  • Freak skate cut puts Stars' Patrik Nemeth out for regular seaso…

    Freak skate cut puts Stars' Patrik Nemeth out for regular season, possibly playoffs

    yahoo.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    While the Dallas Stars were in the middle of playing “stupid, garbage hockey,” as head coach Lindy Ruff put it, they lost Patrik Nemeth to a freak injury. Early in the first period, Nemeth tangled with R.J. Umberger. As both players fell to the ice, Umb…
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  • Seguin, Andersen and Stamkos named NHL's three stars of the wee…

    Seguin, Andersen and Stamkos named NHL's three stars of the week

    NHL.com Oct 20 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dallas Stars centre Tyler Seguin, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen and Tampa Bay Lightning centre Steven Stamkos are the NHL's three stars of the week. Seguin earned first-star honours after recording four goals and...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Ducks blank Blues; Quick goes wild

    NHL Three Stars: Ducks blank Blues; Quick goes wild

    yahoo.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Sami Vatanen, Anaheim Ducks The Anaheim defenseman had his first multi-goal game in the NHL, propping up the Ducks’ struggling power play with two goals in their 3-0 win over the St. Louis Blues. Fredrik Andersen made 28 saves to move to 25-…
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  • Video - Blackhawks Shut Out Flyers 00:47

    Blackhawks Shut Out Flyers

    Oct 21
    Antti Raanta recorded his second-career shutout and Patrick Kane scored two goals in the Blackhawks' 4-0 win over the Flyers.
  • Video - Ducks Blank Blues 00:48

    Ducks Blank Blues

    Oct 19
    Sami Vatanen scored two goals to lead the Ducks past the Blues 3-0.
  • Video - Blackhawks Sneak Past Predators In OT 00:41

    Blackhawks Sneak Past Predators In OT

    Oct 18
    Jonathan Toews' shorthanded goal in overtime lifted the Blackhawks to a 2-1 win over the Predators.
  • Video - Flames Burn Blackhawks In OT 01:30

    Flames Burn Blackhawks In OT

    Oct 15
    Mikael Backlund's overtime goal lifted the Flames past the Blackhawks 2-1.

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