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NHL Three Stars: Reimer backstops Leafs to playoffs; Ovechkin hits 30 (Puck Daddy)

By at 20 April, 2013, 11:52 pm

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No. 1 Star: James Reimer, Toronto Maple Leafs

The Leafs goalie made 49 (!) saves in their 4-1 victory at the Ottawa Senators, continuing his mastery of the Battle of Ontario rivals. That included 18 save…

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NHL Three Stars: Brian Elliott’s domination continues; Marleau breaks through (Puck Daddy)

By at 12 April, 2013, 12:14 am

No. 1 Star: Brian Elliott, St. Louis Blues

Yeah, so, apparently Brian Elliott is still a thing. He made 23 saves for his third straight shutout, giving the Blues a 2-0 win at the Minnesota Wild. He’s gone 189 minutes, 31 seconds without surrend…

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NHL Three Stars: Tuukka Rask, Ben Bishop pitch impressive shutouts (Puck Daddy)

By at 5 April, 2013, 12:23 am

No. 1 Star: Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins

The Bruins netminder stopped all 40 shots he faced, holding up Jaromir Jagr’s skate deflection goal for a 1-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils. He turned aside 17 shots in the first period.

No. 2 Star:…

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NHL-Highlights of Monday’s National Hockey League games (Reuters)

By at 1 April, 2013, 9:47 pm

April 1 (The Sports Xchange) – Canadiens 4, Hurricanes 1 Jeff Halpern scored his first goal in more than a year and Carey Price made 18 saves in his 300th regular-season game to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. And…

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Islanders take control early to beat rival Devils (The SportsXchange)

By at 1 April, 2013, 9:21 pm

NEWARK, N.J. — John Tavares clinched the game with his power-play goal in the third period, but the Islanders took control of their 3-1 victory over the Devils in the early minutes of the first period.

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NHL Three Stars: Tricks are for Taylor Hall, Nazem Kadri (Puck Daddy)

By at 31 March, 2013, 1:04 am

No. 1 Star: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers

Hall set an Oilers record for the fastest hat trick to start a game at 7:53, beating the three goals in 12:38 set by Wayne Gretzky in 1986, as Edmonton defeated the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0 . Devan Dubnyk ma…

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NHL-Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games (Reuters)

By at 30 March, 2013, 9:20 pm

March 30 (The Sports Xchange) – Penguins 2, Islanders 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins ran their winning streak to 15 games with a 2-0 shutout of the New York Islanders on Saturday but lost captain Sidney Crosby early in the first period when he was hit in th…

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Penguins win 15th in row after Crosby leaves with injury (Reuters)

By at 30 March, 2013, 3:33 pm

(Reuters) – The Pittsburgh Penguins ran their winning streak to 15 games with a 2-0 shutout of the New York Islanders on Saturday but lost captain Sidney Crosby early in the first period when he was hit in the face by the puck. The victory moved Pittsb…

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UPDATE 1-NHL-Penguins win 15th in row after Crosby leaves with injury (Reuters)

By at 30 March, 2013, 3:28 pm

* Crosby loses teeth, requires dental surgery * Penguins close in on consecutive wins mark (Adds detail, final score) March 30 (Reuters) – The Pittsburgh Penguins ran their winning streak to 15 games with a 2-0 shutout of the New York Islanders on Satu…

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Crosby leaves game after getting hit by puck (The SportsXchange)

By at 30 March, 2013, 12:40 pm

Pittsburgh Penguins star center Sidney Crosby left Saturday’s game against the New York Islanders early in the first period after taking a puck to his face.

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