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

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Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) watches for a Buffalo Sabres shot during the third period at the First Niagara Center. Jets beat the Sabres 2-1 in overtime. Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE

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A shot by St. Louis Blues' Patrik Berglund, not shown, slips past Colorado Avalanche goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere for a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in St. Louis. The Blues won 4-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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New York Islanders goalie Evgeni Nabokov, left, blocks the puck as Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes won 5-1. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Emmanuel Lozano )

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Legendary hockey players, Paul Henderson, centre, Vladislav Tretiak, left, and Yvan Cournoyer, who played in the 1972 Summit Series between Canada and the Soviet Union perform a ceremonnial puck drop for captains of the Montreal Canadiens' Brian Gionta (21) and Tampa Bay Lightning's Vincent Lecavalier (4) in Montreal, Saturday, January 7, 2012. The Habs won 3-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) expectorates water after getting a drink during a break against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Devils won 3-1. Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE

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Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonas Gustavsson (50) is upended by Detroit Red Wings center Jiri Hudler (26) at the Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat the Red Wings 4-3. Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE

Tom Szczerbowski/US PRESSWIRE

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mbus Blue Jackets left wing Vaclav Prospal (22) warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Kings at the Staples Center. The Jackets won 1-0. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

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Edmonton Oilers goalie Nikolai Khabibulin (35) faces the Dallas Stars attack during the second period at the American Airlines Center. The Stars won 4-1. Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE


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A member of the Philadelphia Flyers ice crew clears hats from the ice after Flyers centre Danny Briere (not shown) scored his third goal of the game for a hat trick against the Ottawa Senators during the overtime period of their NHL ice hockey game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 7, 2012. The Flyers won 3-2. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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Boston Bruins right wing Nathan Horton and Vancouver Canucks right wing Dale Weise fight in the first period action during their NHL hockey game in Boston, Massachusetts January 7, 2012. REUTERS/Adam Hunger

Adam Hunger/Reuters

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Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist, of Sweden, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, after the Predators defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 in an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Hornqvist had two goals in the win. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Mark Humphrey/AP

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Minnesota Wild's Mikko Koivu, left, of Finland, checks Calgary Flames' Cory Sarich during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. The Flames won 3-1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Washington Capitals right wing Mike Knuble (22) collides with San Jose Sharks defenseman Jason Demers (60) in front of goalie Antti Niemi (31), of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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