1. Montreal Canadiens vs. Pittsburgh Penguins: Live Score, Updates & Analysis

    The Crosby and Malkin-less Pittsburgh Penguins had all the firepower they needed, scoring a half-dozen goals in a 6-4 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night at the ...

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  2. Most Devastating Injuries Heading into the 2013 NHL Playoffs

    In a Flyers broadcast earlier this week, a graphic came across the screen to explain just how badly the team has been devastated by injuries—more specifically, their defense...

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  3. Predicting the NHL's Tightest Playoff Races

    April Madness anyone? NHL fans know what I'm driving at: teams have less than 10 games remaining, and all but five teams are within reasonable striking distance of a playoff spot...

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  4. NHL Trades 2013: Winners and Losers from the Deadline

    It started slow, but the deals came fast and furious right before the NHL trade deadline passed. First, the Penguins and Ray Shero struck again, acquiring forward Jussi ...

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  5. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Buffalo Sabres: Live Score, Updates and Analysis

    History will not be caught, at least not by the 2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins, who fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 at home on Tuesday night to snap a 15-game winning streak – two wins short of tying the all-time record...

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  6. After Iginla Trade, Are the Penguins Odds-on Favorites to Win Stanley Cup?

    The first glimpse of Jarome Iginla in a black and gold Pittsburgh Penguins uniform will be a sore sight for Calgary Flames fans, the Boston Bruins and teams hoping for a Stanley Cup league-wide...

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  7. Teams That Should Be Buyers and Sellers at the NHL Trade Deadline

    The way clubs react at the trade deadline to the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins will be one of the more interesting storylines on April 3...

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  8. Biggest Disappointments of the 2013 NHL Season

    A cursory look at the 2013 NHL standings will result in a few major shocking discoveries. Chief among them, the Washington Capitals sit in 13th place in the Eastern Conference playoff race and fourth in a troubled Southeast Division...

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  9. Does the NHL Really Care About Player Safety?

    If you saw the fight or even highlights of the fight between Frazer McLaren and David Dziurzynski , you know just how scary it was when Dziurzynski was knocked out cold in the bout...

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  10. Breaking Down the Winners of the NHL Midseason Awards

    From a horrendous lockout that left everyone wondering why the NHL wasn't playing hockey to the Chicago Blackhawks' incredible streak, it's been a whirlwind two-and-a-half-month stretch for fans...

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  11. Teams That May Need a Goalie and Should Look to LA at the Deadline

    When Jonathan Bernier was selected No. 11 overall in 2006, Jonathan Quick was but a gleam in the eye of Los Angeles Kings management...

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  12. Creating a B/R NHL All-Star Team

    It seems that more and more the NHL 's brightest young stars are being illuminated on a daily basis. The stars of the league are living up to their billing, while thrilling fans with their exploits and talents...

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  13. Top 3 NHL Players to Be Targeted at the Trade Deadline

    There are 33 days and counting until the NHL Trade Deadline on April 3 in this truncated season, and all eyes are fixated on this star-laden crop of targets...

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  14. Best One-Two Scoring Punches Currently in the NHL

    There's just something about having only one superstar in your lineup that simply isn't enough to vault a team toward the Stanley Cup...

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  15. Best Scoring Defensemen in the NHL

    Erik Karlsson 's absence from the Ottawa Senators lineup and Kris Letang 's presence in the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup point to the very same truth...

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  16. Buffalo Sabres Fire Lindy Ruff After 15 Seasons

    Despite being the longest tenured head coach in the NHL , the Buffalo Sabres have parted ways with Head Coach Lindy Ruff after 15 years behind the bench, this according to the team...

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  17. Riskiest Players in the 2013 NHL Draft

    Each and every draft pick carries some inherent risk. Hockey players, like their baseball counterparts, take a bit longer to develop and contribute in a significant manner...

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  18. How the Preseason Stanley Cup Favorites Are Faring

    I hope you didn't blink, because if you did, you've already missed the first quarter of the NHL season and what an opening stanza it's been—especially in places like Boston and Chicago...

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  19. NHL Teams with the Best Chemistry

    At the beginning of the shortened NHL season, it seemed clear to me that two types of teams would succeed under this less-than-optimal format...

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  20. Predicting NHL Trades Nobody Will See Coming

    You know what the problem with Phil Kessel is? Well, maybe there's more than just one, but If I had to identify just one, it would be how blessed he is with talent...

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  21. Early 2013 NHL Season Norris Trophy Watch

    You won't find Zdeno Chara on this early Norris finalist list. Big "Z" is always solid, and his physical style of play is extremely valuable to the Bruins, but a new regime of defensemen are establishing dominance in the NHL ...

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  22. Early 2013 NHL Season Calder Trophy Watch

    One of the greatest feelings in the world for an NHL general manager, I can imagine, is for a top draft pick to actually pan out in the league...

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  23. Worst Contracts in the NHL

    The 12-year NHL contract is a thing of the past, and it will never return. You're lucky men, Zach Parise and Ryan Suter ...

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  24. The 4 Most Terrifying Enforcers in NHL History

    On-ice enforcement isn't one of the more glamorous aspects of hockey, but it's an important job. After all, who is going to protect Sidney Crosby when push comes to shove? It's James Neal or Evgeni Malkin...

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  25. Power Ranking the 5 Best NHL Sophomores

    With the Manti Te'o catfishing scandal in the news, there's a little too much conversation about hoaxes...

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