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NHL schedule: Metropolitan Division teams fight for points Friday

The NHL's schedule features 10 games Friday with the Metro teams facing in-division showdowns. Will another backup goalie stifle the Rangers? It's been a problem that's plagued the Rangers all season, and on Friday night, they'll face another backup goalie when Washington sends out Philipp Grubauer, who has already defeated the Rangers this season. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: Homecoming in Washington

Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau visits the nation's capital for the first time since being fired by the Capitals two years ago. 1. How will Bruce Boudreau's return to Washington go? Boudreau was fired in Nov. of 2011 after coaching the Capitals for almost five seasons. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Rangers defend home turf against Wild

Minnesota visits a struggling New York team, while the Vancouver Canucks host the Winnipeg Jets. Can Henrik Lundqvist rebound and right the Rangers' ship? New York's nine-game homestand was supposed to be a prime opportunity for the Rangers to make up ground in the Metropolitan division. Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Avalanche, Kings collide out west

Matt Duchene is on a hot streak for the Avalanche, but he'll have to figure out upstart Kings netminder Martin Jones on Saturday. Elsewhere, the Maple Leafs and Red Wings square off in a Winter Classic preview. Will the Maple Leafs and...Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Alex Ovechkin has chance at 400th career goal

The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin is one goal shy of 400 for his career -- will he reach that milestone against the Hurricanes on Friday night? Will Alex Ovechkin reach 400 career goals? It's been nothing short of an 'A+' season for the Capitals winger, who has been nearly a goal-a-game player, and has buoyed Washington into a playoff position. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Bruins visit Sabres, Kings vs. Sharks out west

The Sabres and Bruins meet for the first time since the John Scott-Loui Eriksson incident, while the Kings host the Sharks in a Pacific Division showdown in Los Angeles. 1. Will anything crazy happen between Buffalo and Boston? "Crazy"...Show More Summary

NHL on Wednedsday: Can Rangers hold off surging Penguins?

The Rangers are just 1-3-1 during their current nine-game home stand. Can they get a win against a shorthanded Pittsburgh team on Wednesday? 1. Can Pittsburgh's young defense continue its success against the Rangers? The Penguins are...Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Canucks push for 8 straight wins against Wild

A huge slate of games on Tuesday includes Capitals vs. the Flyers and the surging Canucks vs. the Wild. 1. Will the Flyers be able to rebound against the Capitals? Philadelphia has not had much luck against Washington this season. After losing 7-0 in their first meeting, the Flyers blew a 4-1 lead when the two teams played on Sunday. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: 4 game slate includes Pens-Leafs

There is a four-game schedule in the NHL on Monday night. 1. How will the Penguins defense corps perform? Pittsburgh will be missing its top four defenders, as Kris Letang is the latest blue liner to go down with injury. That means the club will be without Brooks Orpik, Letang, Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: No rest for the defending champions

Chicago hosts the formidable Kings just a day after getting thrashed in Toronto. 1. Can Ryan Getzlaf continue his dominance? The Ducks captain has been on a tear lately, registering at least a point in his last 13 games. He's a big reason why Anaheim is on such a tear with four consecutive wins and a 12-0-2 record at home. Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Bruins return to scene of the crime

Boston visits Vancouver for the first time since winning the Stanley Cup and setting off riots there in 2011. Elsewhere, the Maple Leafs host the Blackhawks and Ryan Strome debuts for the Islanders. 1. How does Toronto's week of doom end? Boston. Show More Summary

NHL Friday: Alex Ovechkin, Caps battle Panthers

Red-hot Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are in Florida to battle the Panthers, one of three NHL games on Friday's schedule. 1. Can Alex Ovechkin possibly one-up his four-goal game? There's hot, there's on fire and then there's what Alex Ovechkin is doing. Show More Summary

NHL Thursday: Red Wings visit Lightning, Sharks host Wild

Eleven games highlight the Thursday NHL slate, highlighted by the Detroit Red Wings in Tampa Bay to battle the Lightning and the Minnesota Wild in San Jose to take on the Sharks. 1. What will Rick Nash do against his former team? When...Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Stingy Kings battle Leafs in Toronto

Martin Jones and the Kings have shutout their last two opponents, and go for a third straight shutout on Wednesday against the Maple Leafs in Toronto, one of three games on the NHL schedule. The Ducks meanwhile try to stay unbeaten at home in Anaheim against the Wild. 1. Show More Summary

NHL Tuesday: Jarome Iginla returns to Calgary

A 12-game slate is highlighted by Jarome Iginla's first appearance in Calgary since being traded at last year's trade deadline. 1. Will the Chicago Blackhawks seek retribution on Antoine Roussel? Roussel had a hell of a game againstShow More Summary

Shawn Thornton to have in-person hearing for Brooks Orpik incident on Friday

Shawn Thornton will have an in-person hearing on Friday afternoon with the NHL Department of Player Safety. The marathon week for the NHL's Department of Player Safety will conclude on Friday afternoon in New York City, as the Department...Show More Summary

NHL Saturday: Chaos at the Garden

The game between the Bruins and Penguins quickly devolved into a nasty contest that ended with at least two concussions, one player sent to the hospital and two looming suspensions. 1. Who wins the battle at the top of the West? The Anaheim Ducks and St. Show More Summary

NHL Monday: Blue Jackets look to extend shutout streak

The Pittsburgh Penguins put an end to the Columbus Blue Jackets' shutout streak and won the game, 2-1, in the process. Elsewhere Ottawa got by Philadelphia for a shootout victory. 1. Will the Philadelphia Flyers score five goals against the Ottawa Senators? The Flyers and Senators will conclude their three game season series on Monday night. Show More Summary

NHL Sunday: Capitals close the door on Rangers

A poor effort and a 4-1 loss to Washington resulted in a players-only meeting after the game for the New York Rangers. 1. How do the Bruins respond after an emotional Saturday night? In case you've been living under a rock for the last 12 hours, the Bruins and Penguins had a bit of a scuffle on Saturday in Boston. Show More Summary

NHL schedule: Ducks conquer Blackhawks in shootout victory

The Ducks sent the Blackhawks to its third consecutive loss on Friday night. With the win and the Sharks' loss, Anaheim moved into a tie for first in the Pacific Division. 1. Who will rebound with a win tonight, the Detroit Red Wings...Show More Summary

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