NHL All-Star Game

January 24, 2012 - 6:59 am
Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin was suspended without pay for three games Monday for a hit on Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek during Sunday's 4-3 Penguins overtime win. Ovechkin's hit was ruled illegal as he charged toward Michalek in the corner and left his feet to launch his body "...
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Mike Petraglia
January 27, 2011 - 11:49 am
There will be plenty of time for Tim Thomas to focus on what's at stake in the final 32 games of the regular season and hopefully, long after that. He reminded reporters of that following Wednesday night's win when asked about the second half of the season that starts following this weekend's All-...
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January 24, 2009 - 2:34 pm
MONTREAL, Quebec -- Tim Thomas has always been a work in progress when it comes to keeping his competitive emotions in check. University of Vermont coaches still talk about the Roy Hobbs-style swing that the former Catamounts netminder took at a puck in a fit of pique after surrendering a goal in...
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January 24, 2009 - 7:39 am
MONTREAL, Quebec -- Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien , who coached the Canadiens in his first NHL gig from 2003-06, defused any notion of bad blood between himself and current Habs coach Guy Carbonneau during the NHL All-Star coach's press conference this morning. Carbonneau succeeded Julien...
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January 24, 2009 - 5:27 am
MONTREAL, Quebec -- Two-time reigning Hardest Shot champion Zdeno Chara will be giving this afternoon's NHL Hardest Shot competition a little bit of a philanthropic bent when he rears back and fires his trademark heavy slapshot. Big Z issued a charitable challenge to the five other competitors in...
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January 23, 2009 - 1:52 pm
MONTREAL, Quebec -- San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton has played only one game as a visiting player at the TD Banknorth Garden , and admitted to the assembled media at the NHL All-Star Game this weekend that he's already circled the Feb. 10 statement game against the Black and Gold. PlayingÂ...
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January 09, 2009 - 6:16 am
A bit of good news/bad news here for the Bruins as -- according to media relations guru Matt Chmura -- second-year winger Milan Lucic and rookie forward Blake Wheeler were the only fresh-faced Bruins players asked to take part in the NHL All-Star Game's newly adopted Rookies vs. Sophomores Game...
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