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Red-hot Flames have suddenly turned the corner
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The Calgary Flames got off to a mediocre start this season, but thanks to their red-hot play (sorry!) recently, they’ve managed to climb back into the Western Conference playoff picture. Last night’s 5-1 win over the first-place Tampa Bay Lightning was Calgary’s fifth consecutive victory. What is even more impressive is that they beat the […]

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Suddenly a part of Blackhawks' lineup blender, Artem Anisimov rolling with the changes
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For a while, Artem Anisimov didn’t have to deal with much change. He, Patrick Kane and fellow countryman Artemi Panarin clicked immediately after Anisimov was traded to the Blackhawks from Columbus, and with rare exception the three were together for the last two seasons. Even with Panarin’s trade to the Blue Jackets, Anisimov was expected to […]

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The Penguins suddenly have a goalie controversy on their hands with the Stanley Cup Final hanging in the balance
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The Nashville Predators have stormed back to even the Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, leading some to wonder if it's time for a big change for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Over the last two games, the Penguins have allowed nine goals, while Predators goalie Pekka Rinne has performed remarkably, allowing just two goals with 50 saves […]

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Mitch Marner suddenly NHL's top scoring rookie
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With Patrik Laine shelved and teammate Auston Matthews cooling, Mitch Marner has his nose out front in the rookie scoring race. Marner scored his 11th of the season, and later added his 28th assist on Nazem Kadri's 20th goal, leapfrogging Matthews to take top spot in team and rookie scoring in Monday's 4-0 win over […]

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Sabres' offense suddenly surging thanks to Eichel
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A little Eichel goes a long way. Two weeks ago the Buffalo Sabres were struggling to find the back of the net and losses were piling up. Fast forward and add a return to the lineup this week, and the Sabres are a new club with Jack Eichel back in the fold, getting two wins […]

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Suddenly surging: Are the Blue Jackets for real?
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Out with the morning skate, in with success. The Columbus Blue Jackets are one of the hottest teams in the NHL right now, riding a four-game win streak with an 8-1-1 record in their last 10 contests. No one expected much of John Tortorella’s troops this season, but Columbus has beaten the Capitals twice during […]

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Capital gains, suddenly sidelined stars
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▲ A more humane form of Capital punishment Amid the post-election fallout in D.C. and beyond, Washington’s NHL club is quietly starting to hit its stride. The Capitals dismantled the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Wednesday night, hours after the Penguins’ social media staff roasted that of the Capitals. New banners this […]

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Suddenly healthy Penguins host Isles (The Associated Press)
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The Pittsburgh Penguins regained their Stanley Cup-winning captain, and he made an immediate impact. Perhaps as early as Thursday night, when the Penguins — already 4-0-1 at PPG Paints Arena this season, and 4-2-1 overall — take on the New York Islanders. Matt Murray, who missed the first seven Penguins games as he healed from […]

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NHL Awards Watch: Vezina race suddenly wide open
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There's just two-and-a-half weeks left in the regular season, if you can believe it. So time is clearly of the essence for teams, players, and coaches looking to make their mark on the 2015-16 campaign. But if Jamie Benn has taught us anything, it's that a skater only needs a few weeks to swoop in […]

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Resurgent Ducks double up suddenly struggling Stars
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The Dallas Stars have been one of the NHL’s best teams and the Anaheim Ducks have been one of the worst, but the script is beginning to flip. The Ducks scored four first-period goals en route to a 4-2 victory over the Stars on Friday night, handing Dallas its second straight loss and seventh in […]

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