St. Louis Blues Suffer Setback with Season Winding Down

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Despite being statistically eliminated from playoff contention for weeks, the Colorado Avalanche had something to play for Sunday night. Colorado prevented the St. Louis Blues from clinching a playoff spot with a 5-3 home victory. Cody McLeod, Chuck Kobasew, Jamie McGinn and the youthful talent […]

San Jose Sharks Lose Crucial Game with Season Closing

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The San Jose Sharks have been jockeying with the Los Angeles Kings for the fourth seed in the Western Conference piece of the Stanley Cup Playoffs all season, but suffered a major loss Sunday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. With a chance to gain a […]

Streaking Minnesota Wild Halted by Calgary Flames

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Streaks are very interesting in the NHL. They are rare because of the rigor of everyday play — especially in a shortened season — and cannot be predicted or planned. In the case of the Calgary Flames, their most recent streak […]

Los Angeles Kings: Defenseman Matt Greene Activated

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The Los Angeles Kings blue line was given a boost Thursday when Matt Greene was activated after going down with an injury during the Stanley Cup Champions’ first game of the season. Greene missed the last 42 games out with a back […]

Buffalo Sabres Deal Jason Pominville to Minnesota Wild

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In 2013, no team in the NHL is putting more on the line than the Minnesota Wild, while the Buffalo Sabres are mailing it in for a rebuilding effort this offseason. In order to reach the playoffs for the first time in five […]

New York Rangers: Marian Gaborik Traded to Columbus Blue Jackets

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Some trades just don’t make sense in the beginning. The New York Rangers traded star right winger Marian Gaborik to the Columbus Blue Jackets less than one hour before the NHL trade deadline. The deal will send the Rangers right wing Derek Dorsett, center Derick Brassard, defenseman John Moore and […]

Phoenix Coyotes Skate Past Los Angeles Kings in Must-Win Game

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Just when it seemed like the Phoenix Coyotes were running out of time to make a final playoff push, they do exactly what we expect from the desert based skaters: fight. Facing the Los Angeles Kings will never be the same for Phoenix […]

Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin Carries Team Closer to 8th Spot

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Despite the claim of every amateur and professional coach ever, sometimes one person can win a game. Tuesday night, Alex Ovechkin had two goals and an assists to carry the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes (5-3) even though Jiri Tlusty […]

Good, Bad and the Avs: Colorado Avalanche Lose as Only They Could

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In hockey, there’s nothing more deflating than surrendering a goal in the final two minutes of the third period, then calling it quits after an empty netter as time expires. The entire 2013 season has been an empty-net goal for […]