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NHL Three Stars: Boyle leads Sharks over Canucks; Bruins, Pens romp (Puck Daddy)

By at 2 May, 2013, 12:56 am

No. 1 Star: Dan Boyle, San Jose Sharks

Boyle scored the go-ahead goal into a gaping net in the third period, as the Sharks took Game 1 from the Vancouver Canucks, 3-1. He previously assisted on Logan Couture’s power-play goal to tie the game.

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Wild looking to clinch; Atkinson re-signs with Blue Jackets (Puck Previews) (Puck Daddy)

By at 26 April, 2013, 4:22 pm

Back by popular demand, here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.

• He may look callow …

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NHL Three Stars: Vanek ends Penguins streak; four teams clinch playoff spots (Puck Daddy)

By at 24 April, 2013, 12:56 am

No. 1 Star: Thomas Vanek, Buffalo Sabres

Vanek scored two goals and added an assist as the Sabres snapped the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 7-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory. Ryan Miller made 40 saves.

No. 2 Star: Niklas Backstrom, Minnesota …

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Critical games for Wild, Stars; Eastern Conference clinching night (Puck Previews) (Puck Daddy)

By at 23 April, 2013, 5:05 pm

Back by popular demand, here are your Puck Previews: Spotlighting the key games in NHL action, news and views as well as general frivolity. Make sure to stop back here for the nightly Three Stars when the games are finished.

Oh noes, NBC Sports Net…

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NHL Three Stars: Howard blanks Coyotes; Canucks, Ducks clinch division titles (Puck Daddy)

By at 22 April, 2013, 11:10 pm

No. 1 Star: Jimmy Howard, Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings stayed alive in their playoff pursuit with a 4-0 blanking of the Phoenix Coyotes. Howard made 34 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and 15th of his career. Three of Detroit’s four goal…

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Praise for Brian Burke from Leafs; Stefan Matteau quits team (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

By at 22 April, 2013, 2:13 pm

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media.

• All of the EA Sports cover candidates have been released for NHL 14, fr…

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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

Good on Don Cherry for being #BostonStrong
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: Couture’s 4-point night; Brodeur records 121st shutout (Puck Daddy)

By at 19 April, 2013, 12:05 am

No. 1 Star: Logan Couture, San Jose Sharks
Couture’s 4-point night led the way as the Sharks defeated the Minnesota Wild 6-1. Martin Havlat scored twice and added an assist against his former team and goaltender Antti Niemi made 27 saves. The Sharks …

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NHL Three Stars: Ladd helps keep Jets’ playoff hopes alive; Cowen’s big hit on Skinner (Puck Daddy)

By at 16 April, 2013, 11:46 pm

No. 1 Star: Andrew Ladd, Winnipeg Jets
Ladd notched his 17th and 18th goals of the season land then tallied the shootout-deciding goal as the Jets survived a Tampa Bay comeback for a 4-3 win. The Jets captain also added an assist on Blake Wheeler’s 1…

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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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