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NHL Saturday: Steen powers up against Anaheim

Alexander Steen returns to the lineup for the Blues after recovering from a concussion, just in time to take on the league-leading Ducks. Elsewhere, the Jackets streak into Buffalo and the Rangers take on the Senators. 1. Can the Jackets...Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Ducks seek 9th straight win, facing Blackhawks

Friday's NHL schedule is light with only two games, but one of the games is a marquee matchup between the red-hot Anaheim Ducks, winners of eight straight games, in Chicago to face the Blackhawks. 1. Will Anaheim run its winning streak to nine games? The Ducks used a pretty simple formula to catapult themselves to the top of the NHL standings. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Kings visit Blues, Coyotes host Canucks

A focus on the Western Conference on Thursday night as the 11-game NHL schedule is highlighted by the Kings and Blues in St. Louis and the Canucks and Coyotes in Phoenix. 1. How will the Canucks respond after getting embarrassed on Wednesday? Their...Show More Summary

NHL Wednesday: Penguins host Capitals, Canucks visit Ducks

There are only three games on Wednesday's NHL schedule, but there are a pair of fun matchups including the Capitals and Penguins in Pittsburgh, followed by the Ducks and Canucks in Anaheim. 1. Will Tyler Bozak record a point for theShow More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Avalanche visit Blackhawks, Blues host Coyotes

Tuesday's 11-game NHL schedule is highlighted by the Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Colorado Avalanche in a showdown of two of the league's top teams. 1. How will Matt Read perform in his return? Read sustained a concussion, which forced him to miss six games. Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Canucks and Kings meet in battle of West playoff contenders

There's four games on the NHL schedule on Monday night, with Vancouver meeting Los Angeles highlighting the slate 1. Will Eric Staal do anything to mark his return? Staal has missed three games with a lower-body injury but is expected to return against the Calgary Flames on Monday night. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Battle in the Big Apple

Philly will try to rebound after a bad loss against a red-hot Rangers team. 1. Can Dallas stop John Tavares? The Isles captain had a hat trick and five points in New York's win over the Stars last week. He pretty much had his way with Dallas's young blueline, and another big game would mean a sixth straight loss for the Stars. 2. Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Flyers, Lightning kick off busy slate

An entertaining batch of weekend hockey begins with a matinee in Philadelphia. 1. Will Nathan MacKinnon keep skating circles around everyone? We knew the top overall pick in 2013 was good. We just didn't know he was this good. That was MacKinnon's 15th goal of the year and his eighth goal in his last nine games. Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Rangers host Stars, Canucks visit Blues

There are six games on Friday night's NHL schedule, highlighted by the Rangers and Stars facing off at Madison Square Garden and the Canucks in St. Louis to battle the Blues. 1. Will Jake Gardiner be a healthy scratch? He plays the most minutes for the Maple Leafs of anyone not named Dion Phaneuf, but on Thursday, Jake Gardiner was a healthy scratch. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Capitals face Lightning, Kings host Bruins

The Capitals look to snap a four-game losing streak facing the Lightning in Tampa Bay on Thursday night, an NHL schedule which concludes with the Bruins in Los Angeles to battle the Kings. 1. Can the Capitals end their four-game losing streak? The Capitals have been slumping recently, and enter play Thursday riding a four-game losing streak. Show More Summary

NHL Wednesday: Canadiens duel Flyers, Blackhawks host Rangers

After winning six of their last seven, including five of six on a road trip, the Flyers return home to host the Canadiens in Wednesday night. In other NHL action, the Blackhawks look to extend their point streak to 11 games as they host the Rangers. 1. Show More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Sabres postpone game with Hurricanes

The NHL has a nine game slate after the Sabres postponed their contest with the Hurricanes. 1. How will Hockey Canada's snubs perform? Claude Giroux and Martin St. Louis were all projected to make Canada's Olympic team, but both were on the outside looking in come Tuesday morning's announcement. Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Canadiens host Panthers, Avalanche host Flames

There are four games on the NHL schedule on Monday night. 1. How will Sergei Bobrovsky perform in his return? Bob hasn't played a game since Dec. 3 but will return to the crease for the Columbus Blue Jackets against the New York Rangers on Monday night. Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Rangers face bolstered Penguins squad

The Pittsburgh Penguins will get either Evgeni Malkin or Kris Letang back from injury on Friday in time for a showdown with New York. Will Ben Bishop play with a chip on his shoulder? The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender was passed up for the 2014 Winter Olympics by Team USA in favor of Jimmy Howard in a puzzling move. Show More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Ducks double up Sharks in key Western showdown

Anaheim beat San Jose, 6-3, to add to its Pacific Division lead over the second-place Sharks on Tuesday. Ryan Getzlaf scored his 20th goal of the year in the win. 1. Will the Anaheim Ducks enter 2014 with the most points in the NHL? Anaheim trails the Chicago Blackhawks by two points for the league lead entering competition on Tuesday night. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Canucks look to snap Anaheim's home streak

Anaheim is undefeated at home this season. Roberto Luongo will try to change that on Sunday. Can San Jose get out to a better start? Generally speaking, your odds of winning a game when you give up four goals in the span of 10 minutes are not good. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday schedule: Sharks look for rebound against Blackhawks

The Sharks hope to right the ship on the road against Chicago. Can San Jose get out to a better start? Generally speaking, your odds of winning a game when you give up four goals in the span of 10 minutes are not good. Antti Niemi and the Sharks learned that the hard way on Saturday when their comeback bid fell short against the Colorado Avalanche. Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Sharks do business in snowy Denver

Colorado will defend their snow-covered home turf on Saturday afternoon against the San Jose Sharks. Will Shane Doan be back to his old ways? It seems like forever since we've seen Shane Doan suit up for the Coyotes, but he'll be back in the lineup for the first time in a month on Saturday. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: Four-game slate highlighted by Jimmy Howard's return

There is a four-game slate in the NHL on Monday night. 1. How will Jimmy Howard perform? Howard hasn't played since Dec. 10 after sustaining a knee injury. Howard is expect to start Monday night's game against the Nashville Predators. Show More Summary

Winter Classic 2014: Outdoor hockey coming to Detroit

The Winter Classic is only two days away, but there is still plenty of outdoor hockey to enjoy. Here's a look at the schedule of events. The anticipation for the outdoor meeting between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs had...Show More Summary

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