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First-timers dominate NHL midseason awards

First-timers dominate NHL midseason awards

by Yahoo! Sports - January 10, 2012 5:18 PM EST

The Flyers' Claude Giroux has had plenty to smile about this season.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Halfway through the 2011-12 NHL season, some things haven't changed. A Sedin leads the league in scoring – Henrik with 49 points, his twin brother Daniel just two behind.


BTN Dynamic Dozen: Tri-City shoots back into top spot

by Yahoo! Sports - January 10, 2012 4:09 PM EST

BTN Dynamic Dozen: Tri-City shoots back into top spot
By Neate SagerDeadline deals — damn, the Regina Pats got Martin Marincin? — have changed the landscape in all three CHL leagues. But a familiar name tops the first Dynamic Dozen of the new year, with the Tri-City Americans sitting No.


BTN Dynamic Dozen: Tri-City shoots back into top spot

by Yahoo! Sports - January 10, 2012 4:09 PM EST

By Neate SagerDeadline deals — damn, the Regina Pats got Martin Marincin? — have changed the landscape in all three CHL leagues. But a familiar name tops the first Dynamic Dozen of the new year, with the Tri-City Americans sitting No.


What We Learned: Canucks vs. Bruins is both the best and worst of hockey

by Yahoo! Sports - January 9, 2012 9:43 AM EST

What We Learned: Canucks vs. Bruins is both the best and worst of hockey
By Ryan Lambert Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend's events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team.


Trending Topics: It’s only ever been Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames

by Yahoo! Sports - January 6, 2012 5:34 PM EST

Trending Topics: It’s only ever been Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames
By Ryan LambertTrending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? A thing I've always hated about commercials for sporting events is when the announcer says something like, "Wednesday, Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings take on Claude Giroux and the Flyers.


Trending Topics: It’s only ever been Jarome Iginla and the Calgary Flames

by Yahoo! Sports - January 6, 2012 5:34 PM EST

By Ryan LambertTrending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? A thing I've always hated about commercials for sporting events is when the announcer says something like, "Wednesday, Pavel Datsyuk and the Red Wings take on Claude Giroux and the Flyers.


How Sidney Crosby's lost year changed hockey

How Sidney Crosby's lost year changed hockey

by Yahoo! Sports - January 5, 2012 7:06 PM EST

Last year's Winter Classic was the beginning of the end for Sidney Crosby in 2011.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Topics: First Period Second Period Third Period Power Rankings Plus/Minus @Cotsonika Tweet Whether you're sick to your stomach about Sidney Crosby or sick of hearing about Sidney Crosby – is there any in between? – it's important to note this anniversary.


Rangers, Flyers deliver Winter Classic spectacle

Rangers, Flyers deliver Winter Classic spectacle

by Yahoo! Sports - January 2, 2012 9:38 PM EST

Brad Richards scored the winner in the third period as the Rangers knocked off the Flyers in the 2012 Winter Classic.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika PHILADELPHIA – There were 19.6 seconds left. The sky was dark and the lights were bright, beaming down on center ice where the puck waited for Philadelphia Flyers center Danny Briere with the game on the line.


What We Learned: Bryzgalov not being serious enough for my liking

What We Learned: Bryzgalov not being serious enough for my liking

by Yahoo! Sports - January 2, 2012 9:38 AM EST

What We Learned: Bryzgalov not being serious enough for my liking
By Ryan Lambert Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend's events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team.


What We Learned: Bryzgalov not being serious enough for my liking

by Yahoo! Sports - January 2, 2012 9:38 AM EST

By Ryan Lambert Hello, this is a feature that will run through the entire season and aims to recap the weekend's events and boils those events down to one admittedly superficial fact or stupid opinion about each team.


Nicklas Lidstrom: Still perfect after all these years

Nicklas Lidstrom: Still perfect after all these years

by Yahoo! Sports - December 30, 2011 3:46 PM EST

At age 41, Nicklas Lidstrom has a record-tying eighth Norris Trophy in his sights.
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika DETROIT – The calendar is about to flip to 2012, but when it comes to Nicklas Lidstrom, the Detroit Red Wings are already thinking ahead to 2013.


Beware, NHL: The Bruins are better than ever

Beware, NHL: The Bruins are better than ever

by Yahoo! Sports - December 29, 2011 4:47 PM EST

The Bruins are loaded up and down their roster, especially at the most important position with a goalie platoon of Tuukka Rask (L) and Tim Thomas (R).
By Nicholas J. Cotsonika Topics: First Period Second Period Third Period Power Rankings Plus/Minus @Cotsonika Tweet Early this season, when the Boston Bruins were suffering through their Stanley Cup hangover, one NHL general manager told me he wasn't that surprised.


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