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Lightning road favorites on NHL odds for Wednesday at Colorado

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The Tampa Bay Lightning are not only a fresher team as the visitors against the Colorado Avalanche, but they’re also a solid commodity as a road favorite. The Lightning, anchored by defenseman Victor Hedman, are the -140 road betting favorite  on the NHL odds with the host Colorado Avalanche coming back at +120 for Wednesday [more]

NBCSN has the NHL’s All-Star weekend covered

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The Honda NHL All-Star Game will feature a new 3-on-3 divisional format this year, inspired by this year’s new 3-on-3 overtime format, with a prize pool of $1 million to be paid to the winning team. Pre-game coverage begins Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, hosted by Liam McHugh, alongside analysts Mike Milbury, Keith [more]

2010 NHL Free Agency: Winners and losers after day one

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After one day of free agency, you start to get a sense for just who the “winners” and “losers” will be free agency. And today, it looks like there’s more losers than anything as teams grossly overpaid for mediocre players. Our list: Winners: Pittsburgh Penguins – The Penguins lost Sergei Gonchar, but arguably upgraded on [more]

2010 NHL Free Agency: After one day, who's left?

With one day in the books in the 2010 NHL free agency period — that wasn’t really a frenzy as much as it was nutty — here’s the top free agents remaining (and their 2009-2010 cap hit) who are still looking for jobs. Forwards: Ilya Kovalchuck – 27 – $6,389,300 Pavol Demitra – 35 – [more]

2010 NHL Free Agency: Marty Turco and Evgeni Nabokov still available

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You knew this was bound to happen; with so many goaltenders hitting free agency this summer and with not that many teams in need of a starter there was bound to be some goaltenders on the outside looking in. But Marty Turco and Evgeni Nabokov? Trends build in sports, where one or two teams have [more]