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A photographic look at this weekend's action in the National Hockey League

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Trevor Gillies #14 of the New York Islanders fights Paul Bissonnette #12 of the Phoenix Coyotes during their game on December 18, 2010 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Coyotes won 4-3 in a shootout. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Philadelphia Flyers' Jeff Carter, left, crashes into the net and New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 4-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Matt Slocum

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick watches the puck go into the net on a goal by Chicago Blackhawks' Fernando Pisani (15) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, in Chicago. The Blackhawks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

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Montreal Canadiens left wing Mike Cammalleri celebrates scoring a goal with his teammates in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. The Avs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Washington Capitals' Matt Bradley trips over Ottawa Senators' goalie Brian Elliott during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Ottawa December 19, 2010. The Caps won 3-2. REUTERS/Blair Gable

BLAIR GABLE

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Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matt Smaby (32) takes Buffalo Sabres right wing Drew Stafford (21) off his feet during the first period of an NHL game Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, in Tampa, Fla. The Bolts won 3-1. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Chris O'Meara

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Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows, 14, scores against Toronto Maple Leafs' Jonas Gustavsson, left, of Sweden, as Maple Leafs' Carl Gunnarsson, right, of Sweden, looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday December 18, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

DARRYL DYCK

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Vancouver Canucks' Alex Burrows, right, celebrates his goal as Toronto Maple Leafs' Luke Schenn skates away during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday December 18, 2010. The Canucks won 4-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

DARRYL DYCK

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Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal (12) is congratulated by Chad LaRose following Staal's goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, in Raleigh, N.C. The 'Canes won 4-2. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Gerry Broome

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Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins is shoved into the bench by Karl Azner #27 of the Washington Captials on December 18, 2010 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins won 3-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic celebrates after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, in St. Louis.

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Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) jumps out of the way of a shot as Nashville Predators goalie Mark Dekanich makes a stop in the first period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, in Nashville, Tenn. At left is Predators defenseman Shane O'Brien (55). The Kings won 6-1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Mark Humphrey

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Minnesota Wild's Marek Zidlicky, right, from the Czech Republic, and Calgary Flames' David Moss leave the ice as they collide during second period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010. The Wild won 3-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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