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NHL Three Stars: Seguin leads Stars rally; OT heroes for Bruins…

NHL Three Stars: Seguin leads Stars rally; OT heroes for Bruins, Flyers

yahoo.com Updated 2 hours ago
No. 1 Star: Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars The NHL’s leading scorer led the Stars’ rally in a 6-5 thriller over the Edmonton Oilers. Down three goals in the second period, Seguin assisted on a Jamie Benn power-play goal; he then scored goals Nos. 24 and 25 …
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  • NHL Three Stars: Seguin leads Stars rally; OT heroes for Bruins…

    NHL Three Stars: Seguin leads Stars rally; OT heroes for Bruins, Flyers

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Tyler Seguin, Dallas Stars The NHL’s leading scorer led the Stars’ rally in a 6-5 thriller over the Edmonton Oilers. Down three goals in the second period, Seguin assisted on a Jamie Benn power-play goal; he then scored goals Nos. 24 and 25 …
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  • Voracek scores OT winner, Zepp strong in NHL debut as Flyers ed…

    Voracek scores OT winner, Zepp strong in NHL debut as Flyers edge Jets

    NHL.com yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    WINNIPEG - Rob Zepp was more than willing to work overtime to get his first NHL win. The 33-year-old rookie netminder, making his NHL debut after nearly a decade in Europe, made 25 saves and picked up the victory as the Philadelphia Flyers de...
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  • Jakub Voracek leads Flyers in 4-3 overtime win over Winnipeg Je…

    Jakub Voracek leads Flyers in 4-3 overtime win over Winnipeg Jets

    NHL.com yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    WINNIPEG - Jakub Voracek needed just 10 seconds to score the overtime winner, his second goal of the night, to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. Voracek and linemate Claude Giroux forced a Dustin Byfugli...
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  • Peters: Hurricanes' Jordan Staal could return Dec. 29

    Peters: Hurricanes' Jordan Staal could return Dec. 29

    NHL.com 10 hours ago
    NEW YORK -- Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is getting close to being 100 percent and is expected to make his season debut shortly after the holiday break, Hurricanes coach Bill Peters said Sunday. Staal sustained a broken right fibula d...
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  • Correction: Rangers-Hurricanes story

    Correction: Rangers-Hurricanes story

    NHL.com 16 hours ago
    RALEIGH, N.C. - In a story Dec. 20 about the New York Rangers' win over the Carolina Hurricanes, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Rangers player Kevin Klein. A corrected version of the story is below: Rangers beat Hurricanes 3-2...
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  • Around the League notebook for Saturday, Dec. 20

    Around the League notebook for Saturday, Dec. 20

    NHL.com 18 hours ago
    SATURDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in Caps LOS ANGELES 4, Arizona 2 Colorado 5, BUFFALO 1 Philadelphia 7, TORONTO 4 MONTREAL 4, Ottawa 1 Washington 4, NEW JERSEY 0 NY ISLANDERS 3, Tampa Bay 1 PITTSBURGH 3, Florida 1 NY Rangers 3, CAROLINA 2 (SO...
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  • Saturday's NHL Capsules

    Saturday's NHL Capsules

    NHL.com ESPN.com Dec 21 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby ended his drought with a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 45 ...
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  • Hurricanes activate F Alexander Semin from injured reserve

    Hurricanes activate F Alexander Semin from injured reserve

    NHL.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Carolina Hurricanes have activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve. General manager Ron Francis announced the move Saturday night about an hour after the Hurricanes' 3-2 shootout loss to the New York Rangers. ...
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  • Rangers edge Canes on Zuccarello's SO goal

    Rangers edge Canes on Zuccarello's SO goal

    ESPN.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    Mats Zuccarello scored in the shootout, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win.
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  • Zuccarrello, Lundqvist help Rangers rally for 3-2 shootout win …

    Zuccarrello, Lundqvist help Rangers rally for 3-2 shootout win over Carolina

    NHL.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Mats Zuccarrello scored in the shootout, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win. Henrik Lundqvist made 18 saves before stopping all three Carolina shooters i...
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  • Alex Ovechkin turns Devils around in beautiful backhand goal

    Alex Ovechkin turns Devils around in beautiful backhand goal

    yahoo.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    When Alex Ovechkin is on his game, there are few players who can combine speed, hands shot and flair like the Caps forward. And all were viewable Saturday night in this dazzling offensive display below in Ovechkin’s bid for the mythical ‘Goal of the Yea…
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  • Jake Gardiner scratched from Toronto's lineup against Philadelp…

    Jake Gardiner scratched from Toronto's lineup against Philadelphia

    NHL.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    TORONTO - Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner is a healthy scratch tonight as Toronto plays host to the Philadelphia Flyers. The move comes a day after head coach Randy Carlyle described the 24-year-old's recent play as "very erratic". I...
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  • Rangers extend backup G Talbot for 1 year

    Rangers extend backup G Talbot for 1 year

    ESPN.com NHL.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    The New York Rangers have reached a one-year contract extension with goalie Cam Talbot, keeping Henrik Lundqvist's backup away from unrestricted free agency.
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  • Boone Jenner's back creates more Columbus injury woes

    Boone Jenner's back creates more Columbus injury woes

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 20 (yesterday)
    Just when the Blue Jackets start to get hot, healthy and look like a playoff team … bam, they get hit with yet another injury. Saturday, the team announced forward Boone Jenner will the next 1-2 months with a stress fracture in his back. Though he has j…
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  • Friday's NHL Capsules

    Friday's NHL Capsules

    NHL.com Dec 20 (2 days ago)
    DETROIT - Anders Lee knocked the puck over the goal line for a split-second in the second period, and the New York Islanders went on to a 2-1 victory over Detroit on Friday night. Lee was credited with a tiebreaking goal after a replay review...
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  • Video - Filthy Top-Shelf Spinorama 00:24

    Filthy Top-Shelf Spinorama

    Dec 19
    Devils forward Patrick Elias spins around and shoots stick side to increase New Jersey's lead to 2-0 versus the Lightning.
  • Video - Crosby Practices, Could Play vs. Avs 00:53

    Crosby Practices, Could Play vs. Avs

    Dec 18
    Penguins center Sidney Crosby practiced Thursday for the first time since being diagnosed with the mumps and could return to the lineup tonight against the Avalanche.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:07

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Dec 18
    Check out some of the best goals, saves and hits from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 17:03

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Dec 16
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside react to the latest round of players diagnosed with the mumps, examine the lack of buzz about the upcoming Winter Classic and try to figure out what's gotten into the red-hot Maple Leafs.

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