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Sidney Crosby hopeful to play in Penguins-Islanders Game 1

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Sidney Crosby will visit a doctor on Tuesday to confirm whether or not he his clear to play in Game 1 of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Eastern COnference Quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders. Crosby told Josh Yohe of McKeesport Daily News on Monday that he feels well enough to play. “Yeah,” Crosby said, in a serious tone, when asked if he could be back ...

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2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Rd. 1 schedule

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The National Hockey League announced the dates, times and national broadcast information on Sunday for the 2013 Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal round, which begins Tuesday, April 30th. The Pittsburgh Penguins have the top seed in the Eastern Conference and face the eighth seeded New York Islanders, while the Chicago Blackhawks are the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference and ...

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Kings captain Dustin Brown suspended two games

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Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown has been suspended for two games, without pay, for elbowing Minnesota Wild forward Jason Pominville on Tuesday, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced today. “Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Brown will forfeit $34,324.32. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.” Brown ...

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NHL planning 6 outdoor games for next season

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The NHL is reportedly planning to play six outdoor stadium games next season, taking place in football and baseball stadiums across North America. The outdoor series of games will kickoff with the Jan. 1, 2014 Winter CLassic, set to take place in Ann Arbor, Mich., followed by games in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Vancouver. The Toronto Maple Leafs ...

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Avs’ J.S. Giguere: ‘Guys are more worried about Vegas trips than playing games’

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Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastian Giguere let out his frustration with the team following the Avs 3-1 loss Monday night to the Calgary Flames, but his coaches and teammates said Tuesday that he doesn’t need to apologize for the comments made. The 35-year-old Giguere said Monday that his teammates are more worried about taking trips to Las Vegas than playing hockey. ...

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Sidney Crosby remains sidelined but feels better

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Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby remains sidelined indefinitely and has not been cleared to practice.  He remains on a liquid diet as he recovers from a surgically repaired broken jaw, which he sustained against the New York Islanders on March 30. Crosby spoke on Monday for the first time since taking a puck to the mouth in the first period. ...

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Sidney Crosby taken to hospital after taking a puck to the face

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Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby was forced to leave Saturday’s game against the New York Islanders in the first period after taking a puck to the face.  The Penguins tweeted that he would not return to the game. Crosby was hit in the face with the puck after Brooks Orpik fired off a slap shot.  Crosby was bleeding as he ...

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Flames trade Jarome Iginla to Penguins

Jarome Iginla was traded from the Calgary Flames to the Pittsburgh Penguins late Wednesday night in exchange for prospects and a first-round draft pick, reports ESPN.com. Iginla, who spent 16 seasons in Calgary, waived his no-trade clause for the chance to join the Penguins. “He wants to win,” Penguins general manager Ray Shero said. “My expectation is that he’ll be ...

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Watch: Avs’ Matt Duchene scores just before OT clock expires

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene shot the puck at just the right time to win the game for the Avs’ 3-2 over the San Jose Sharks Sunday night. Duchene contained a deflection from teammate P.A. Parenteau’s slap shot from inside the blue line and scored his second goal of the night with .3 seconds remaining in overtime to extend the ...

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