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Fleury's shutout boosts Penguins past Kings

Fleury's shutout boosts Penguins past Kings

ESPN.com NHL.com Updated 9 hours ago
Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves in his 30th NHL shutout, and Chris Kunitz had two goals in a three-point game to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 on Thursday night.
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  • Flyers Pranked By Old "Snake In The Cooler" Trick

    Flyers Pranked By Old "Snake In The Cooler" Trick

    deadspin.com 25 minutes ago
    For Halloween, the Flyers' equipment manager decided to freak out his players by sticking a plastic snake in a beverage cooler. Whole lotta f-bombs, which is the only appropriate way to react to a king cobra guarding your water.Read more...
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  • Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering repo…

    Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering report

    yahoo.com 10 hours ago
    Minnesota Wild sniper Thomas Vanek is off to a slow start. And there may be some off-ice reasons for this. On Thursday night, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported that Mark Ruff, a bookmaker, pleaded guilty to laundering a gambling debt with a …
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  • Evgeni Malkin and Justin Williams scrap, given roughing minors …

    Evgeni Malkin and Justin Williams scrap, given roughing minors after fight (Video)

    yahoo.com 11 hours ago
    Per the website hockeyfights.com, Evgeni Malkin doesn't have any regular season fights. And even after Malkin picked a scrap with Los Angeles' Justin Williams, in the Penguins 3-0 win over the Kings, this pristine record will likely stand. Both were ass…
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  • Steven Stamkos scores 2 goals, Lightning extend home success ag…

    Steven Stamkos scores 2 goals, Lightning extend home success against Flyers with 4-3 victory

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    TAMPA, Fla. - Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 on Thursday night. Vladislav Namestnikov and Jason Garrison scored the other Lightning goals. Tampa Bay has beaten the Flye...
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  • Devils record a shootout victory, party like it's 2013

    Devils record a shootout victory, party like it's 2013

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    Guess that date... The No. 1 song in the United States was "Harlem Shake" by Baauer. The No. 1 movie was "Oz, the Great and Powerful." Barack Obama was President. Give up? These were all attributes of America the last time the New Je…
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  • Scott Stevens among former NHLers up for Player Safety gig

    Scott Stevens among former NHLers up for Player Safety gig

    yahoo.com 13 hours ago
    According to Yahoo Sports’ Nick Cotsonika, former New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Stevens interviewed for a job with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. One assumes he would be hired under through the NHL’s “What Not To Do” program, which also res…
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  • Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. C…

    Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. Capitals

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The Detroit Red Wings have been on both ends of blown calls involving goals recently. “Last year we scored a goal in here against L.A., it was wrong,” recalled Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock. That’s of course a reference to the Red Wings’ goal sco…
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  • Jason Chimera's Nose Got Toasted Last Night

    Jason Chimera's Nose Got Toasted Last Night

    deadspin.com 19 hours ago
    Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera went to hit Detroit's Brendan Smith in the first period of last night's game, but he ended up hitting his face on Smith's helmet. The result was a very busted nose for Chimera.Read more...
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  • Blue Jackets' Wisniewski, Letestu go on IR

    Blue Jackets' Wisniewski, Letestu go on IR

    NHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    COLUMBUS, OHIO -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed center Mark Letestu and defenseman James Wisniewski on Injured Reserve and recalled centers Sean Collins and Brian Gibbons from the American Hockey League's Springfield Falcons, club General ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

    Rumor Roundup: Stars may be aligning for Martin Brodeur

    thehockeynews.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    It appears the Boston Bruins could look elsewhere for help at right wing. While they reportedly had interest in Buffalo Sabres winger Chris Stewart, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman claims it doesn’t appear a deal can be made at this time. Friedman claims …
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  • Did threat of appeal reduce John Moore suspension?

    Did threat of appeal reduce John Moore suspension?

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    John Moore of the New York Rangers was suspended five games by the NHL on Wednesday for his second illegal hit to the head in the span of 12 games, which doesn’t just make him a repeat offender but a borderline serial one. Why five games? It’s sorta the…
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  • WHL Roundup: Wong scores three times as Hurricanes down Raiders…

    WHL Roundup: Wong scores three times as Hurricanes down Raiders 5-2

    NHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Tyler Wong scored three times and Zac Robidoux stopped 31 shots as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the visiting Prince Albert Raiders 5-2 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League play. Jamal Watson and Andrew Nielsen also scor...
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  • NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in th…

    NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in th…

    NHL.com yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Abdelkader broke a 2-2 tie when he took a drop pass from Pavel Datsyuk and ...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • Video - Red Wings Pull Away From Capitals 00:56

    Red Wings Pull Away From Capitals

    Oct 29
    Detroit scored three goals in the third period to beat Washington 4-2.
  • Video - Penguins Erupt For Eight Goals In Win 00:58

    Penguins Erupt For Eight Goals In Win

    Oct 28
    Sidney Crosby scored two goals in Pittsburgh's 8-3 win over the Devils.
  • Video - Ladd Leads Jets Past Islanders 00:43

    Ladd Leads Jets Past Islanders

    Oct 28
    Andrew Ladd scored twice in the Jets' 4-3 win over the Islanders.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 13:54

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Oct 28
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Katie Strang pick out the best team in the NHL so far, where the Maple Leafs go from here, and compare the two top can't-miss prospects from next year's NHL draft.

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