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Lightning’s Nominations Make It Tough For Yzerman

Ben Bishop, Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat had a great debut with the Tampa Bay Lightning. They played so well, it earned them nominations in the Vezina and Calder awards respectively. Although this is great publicity for the team,

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Chara, Keith, Weber Named Norris Trophy Finalists

Members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association submitted ballots for the Norris Trophy

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NHL Diary: Ducks Rally Late To Eliminate Stars

Welcome to the “Morning Skate: Stanley Cup Playoffs Edition,” a daily collection of the latest

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NHL: Backes Returns After Scary Hit

St. Louis Blues’ F David Backes returned to the lineup last night after he suffered a scary hit in game two against the Chicago Blackhawks. Backes was checked in the head by D Brent Seabrook and suffered an upper

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NHL: Toews Wows In OT As Hawks Take Lead on Blues

The Chicago Blackhawks were looking more and more like they were going to suffer from Stanley Cup hangover. However, captain Jonathan Toews isn’t one to admit defeat and led his team to a 3-2 series lead against the St.

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Is Corey Crawford ‘Under the Gun’ Against The Blues?

Corey Crawford's Reputation May Be On The Line First Round Against St. Louis.

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NHL Suspends Seabrook Three Games

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook high and late hit on David Backes has cost his team dearly. Chicago will have to fight its way back without the aide of Seabrook, who has been assessed a three-game suspension for his

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Blackhawks’ Seabrook’s Hearing Set For Today

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook will have a phone hearing with the Department of Player Safety today for his hit on Blues forward David Backes during Game 2 of the teams’ First Round Stanley Cup Playoffs series. Seabrook received a

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Only On-ice Tragedy Can Change NHL Culture

So this is what the Neanderthal Hockey League has become in the 21st century: No longer are injuries described as upper body or lower body, but players are said to be simply dead or alive. And so it went

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NHL: Blackhawks Quenneville Fined $25k

Chicago Blawkhawks Joel Quenneville has been fined for a  gesture best left in private. The league didn’t like the move nor did Quenneville expect them to as he even said himself it was bush league. For more information on