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Flames Climb Out of Hole to Shock Canucks

Red Wings batter Blues, Coyotes Stop Streaking Sharks in OT

(Newser) - The Calgary Flames turned a 2-0 disadvantage into a 3-2 victory last night, capitalizing on two third-period power plays 41 seconds apart to shake Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo. The win sends the Flames to the top of the Northwest Division, and seeds them third for the Western Conference playoffs, the... More »

Sedins Team Up on Coyotes

Canucks net 3-1 win on twins' collaboration

(Newser) - Vancouver avenged last week's 2-0 loss to Phoenix by scraping together a 3-1 win out of second-chance shots, the Vancouver Sun reports. Daniel Sedin twice got the puck near enough to the Coyotes net for his twin Henrik to slip it past Ilya Bryzgalov, and Taylor Pyatt scored off a... More »

Ducks Knock Out Flames in Punchy Game

Blue Jackets pull together a swift late rally to shock Canucks in OT

(Newser) - The Ducks all but shut down the Flames last night, cruising to a 3-1 victory on 22 saves by Jean-Sebastien Giguere, the Los Angeles Times reports. The raucous contest, which included 82 minutes of penalty time for both teams, saw first blood when Mathieu Schneider scored 35 seconds in, and... More »

Canucks Add to Wounded Red Wings' Pain

Kesler stings depleted Detroit with 2 goals in 4-1 Vancouver victory

(Newser) - The Red Wings have plenty of troubles without having to watch a hometown boy return to Detroit to pile it on, but that didn't stop Ryan Kesler from making two solo charges to the net in the third period of Vancouver's 4-1 triumph. With injuries depleting the defensive line, the... More »

Habs Best Road-Weary Islanders 3-1

Ovechkin, Capitals take down Sens, Blue Jackets skate past Canucks

(Newser) - Tomas Plekanec netted two goals for the Montreal Canadiens to help the Habs beat the New York Islanders 3-1 at the Nassau Coliseum. The Islanders had just returned from a successful 2-1-2 road trip but look sluggish on their home ice; Cristobal Huet needed to stop only 17 shots to... More »

Minus Luongo, Canucks Cave to Coyotes 4-3

Phoenix drowns Vancouver in flash flood of goals

(Newser) - The Phoenix Coyotes were trailing 1-0 with less than 5 minutes to go in the second period when Peter Mueller got one past Vancouver goalie Curtis Sandford. Then two Canucks penalties within 6 seconds led to two Coyotes goals within 10, and Phoenix was well on its way to a... More »

Thornton Leads Sharks to 3-2 Win Over Stars

Canucks down Blackhawks, Coyotes skate past Kings

(Newser) - With the score knotted at 2-2 midway through the third period Milan Michalek found Joe Thornton for the go-ahead goal, giving the San Jose Sharks the lead and eventually the 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars. Thronton also added 2 assists as the Sharks won their third straight and improved... More »

Sid the Kid Collects Hardware

At 19, Crosby adds MVP honors to scoring title

(Newser) - Pittsburgh phenom Sidney Crosby was voted hockey's MVP by both writers and players, adding the Hart trophy and the Pearson award to his collection. Only Wayne Gretzky received the Hart at a younger age, edging out the 19-year-old Crosby by two months. Fellow Penguin Evgeni Malkin, at twenty, won top... More »

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