Found April 12, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from John Kreiser of, 0 -- Post-regulation losses by the Pittsburgh Penguins, the only team that did not lose at least once in overtime or a shootout. The Penguins won all four games they played that went beyond 60 minutes, twice in OT and twice in a shootout. 1 -- Games played without a penalty being called, matching the total for all of last season. TheToronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders played a penalty-free game on Feb. 27; the Leafs were also involved in 2011-12's only penalty-free contest (against the Edmonton Oilers). 2 -- Penalty-shot goals by rookie Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers. Huberdeau is 2-for-2; everyone else in the NHL was 6-for-28. 3 -- Victories by the Anaheim Ducks against theChicago Blackhawks in their three head-to-head meetings this season. The Ducks won 4-2 at home and 3-2 (in a shootout) and 2-1 in their two visits to United Center. Anaheim is the only team not to lose to Chicago this season. continued

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Stormed last night in Pittsburgh and today we play the Bolts.Root is just spazzing over the pun possibilities. We're going to try to avoid it, but if they total 2 goals in the game...There's going to have to be a striking twice joke. So sorry in advance. Let's get to the awards.  MOST POWERFUL OVERLORDSid shows up in a suit. He's watching.Waiting.BEST RESULTS...

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