1. NHL Recap: Stamkos Nets 50, Bryzgalov Blanks Devs, Wild West

    Alexander Radulov's imminent, er, potential return to the Nashville Predators grabbed top billing across the hockey media on Tuesday, but with no signature on paper yet, fans in the Music City will just have to wait until Radulov actually signs...

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  2. Sidney Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins Announce Thursday Return vs. New York Rangers

    The wait is over for the Penguins and Sidney Crosby as the team officially announced his return to the lineup against the New York Rangers in New York on Thursday evening. This was according to the team's official website and Twitter account ...

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  3. NHL Roundup: Landeskog for Calder; Sharks Fight On; Sabres with Two Huge Points

    Monday evening's four NHL games all carried playoff implications, with six of the eight teams either jockeying for better playoff positioning or battling to be included in the second season...

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  4. Missouri Tigers: 4 Reasons Why Mizzou Can Advance to the Final Four

    Survive and advance. That's what March Madness is all about. In Columbia, Missouri, the No. 2 Tigers await a first-round matchup with No. 15 Norfolk St...

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  5. NHL Roundup: 3 Things We Learned from Saturday's Games

    Saturday night's NHL slate featured 11 games, 22 teams and a host of storylines as the league rapidly approaches its second season...

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  6. Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby Not in the Lineup for Sunday

    Participants in the most recent edition of the "Crosby Watch" received their verdict after Penguins practice today, as captain Sidney Crosby announced he is not ready to go for the team's Sunday matinee at home against the Boston Bruins ...

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  7. NHL Playoff Predictions: Surprises Abound in the Eastern and Western Conferences

    College basketball's yearly foray into the sporting landscape commands the attention of a frenzied nation, with the passionate and casual fan captivated equally. But ask any hockey enthusiast and they'll tell you that March excites for another reason...

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  8. Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby Is Symptom Free, Targets Sunday Return

    According to multiple reports, including the Sporting News , Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby is declaring himself free from post-concussion symptoms...

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  9. Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask Injured in Home Loss to Islanders

    The injury bug has fully infiltrated the Boston Bruins . According to multiple reports, including ESPN , Bruins backup goaltender Tuukka Rask suffered an undisclosed leg injury ...

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  10. NHL Playoffs: 7 Storylines If Hockey's Postseason Began Today

    With a relatively sleepy trade deadline thankfully in the rear-view mirror, the playoff stretch kicks into full gear, and if the postseason started today, several captivating storylines would present themselves...

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  11. Evgeni Malkin: Goal of the Year Candidate vs. Tampa Bay (VIDEO)

    So spectacular was Evgeni Malkin's end-to-end goal from last Saturday, that it's worth a second look, or even a third...

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  12. NHL Trade Speculation: Why Teams Don't Need Nash or a Deadline Splash

    It's that time of year again. A time when the hockey obsessed rejoice with unbridled expectant anticipation. Call it a second Christmas, if you will. But, on Feb. 27, gifts don't come wrapped in shiny paper and a bow...

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  13. NHL Trade Deadline: Nashville Predators Acquire Veteran Defenseman Hal Gill

    According to a Nashville Predators press release, the Preds and Montreal Canadiens have reached a deal that sends Blake Geoffrion, Robert Slaney and a second-round pick in 2012 to Montreal for Hal Gill , 10 days before the official Feb...

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  14. Pittsburgh Penguins: Is Evgeni Malkin a Better Player Without Sidney Crosby?

    If the 2011-12 NHL season has taught us anything, it's that Evgeni Malkin doesn't need Sidney Crosby on the ice in order to succeed. Or is it simply coincidence that No. 71 averages 1...

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  15. NHL Standings: 7 Teams Benefiting from the Extra OT Point

    The extra point. The charity point. The three-point game. The NHL 's overtime point distribution system has a lot of names and equally as much criticism...

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  16. NHL and International Hockey's Future: Steven Stamkos and 6 Stars to Know

    One of hockey's distinguishing qualities is wrapped in the game's global nature and cross-cultural appeal...

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  17. 2012 NHL All-Star Game: No Crosby, No Ovechkin, No Problem

    In the wake of Alexander Ovechkin’s post suspension tantrum, Sidney Crosby ’s long-term concussion issues and various other player injuries, the 2012 NHL All-Star Game ’s promising glow appears slightly dimmed...

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  18. Sidney Crosby and the NHL's 13 Most Dramatic Players

    Drama manifests itself in various forms—a truth evident on a nightly basis in the NHL , as arenas from coast to coast transform suddenly from standard sheets of ice to center stage on Broadway...

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  19. Head Injuries in Sports: Lesson's from Sidney Crosby, Troy Polamalu, Marc Savard

    The Bruins' Marc Savard is no stranger to the president’s suite at TD Bank North Garden, cheering his Beantown teammates night in and night out, donning a suit rather than the iconic spoked "B" of the Boston sweater...

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