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Denna Laing drops puck for Bruins on tragic injury anniversary (Video) By: Greg Whyshynski In the early morning of Dec. 31, 2015, Denna Laing couldn’t sleep.   Brad Marchand shuts down Twitter user’s homophobic slur By: Associated Press BOSTON — Bruins winger Brad Marchand is standing up to a Twitter user who attacked him with a homophobic […]

Action for Tomorrow (A NY Memo)

A few words about 2016 as we prepare to pass into the New Year. This year more than any other I can remember, people have been saying that they’ll be damn glad to get rid of this one and move ahead into a new one.  I can understand it a little bit.  We’ve lost a […]

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 Gary Bettman, NHL maintain baffling opposition to Olympics — a global showcase and ratings bonanza By: Scott Stinson And now, we find out how serious the NHL owners are about forcing their players to skip the next Olympics. –>   Deconstructing Gary Bettman’s labour negotiation tactics By: Eric Duhatschek Those of us who are veteran Gary […]

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Stevie “Why” By: Ryan Dixon Forgetting about the lurking threat in the Detroit Red Wings dressing room was perilously easy because it was often holed up in a quiet corner, obscured by a newspaper. In the sometimes-languid stints pro hockey players spend half-dressed before and after practice, Steve Yzerman’s attention often seemed centred on a […]

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 BUILDING VEGAS: THE SEARCH PARTY By: Gare Joyce Las Vegas’s as-yet-unnamed NHL franchise hasn’t played a game but Shane Bowers has already taken a special place in team history. It happened in September in Omaha, Neb. Scott Luce had taken in the USHL showcase, an all-star game bringing together the top prospects eligible for the 2017 […]

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Reading Royals to wear KISS themed jerseys for charity By: Josh Cooper The Reading Royals of the ECHL want to show their love of the band KISS and tie this appreciation into charity.   NHL to inspect 2018 facilities, participation still in doubt By: Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford) National Hockey League […]

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 McLellan Tirade and Punishment Wade Into Murky Area By: Ken Campbell Oilers’ coach wanted to establish accountability and close the country club, but did he go about it the right way?      Getting to know Josh Ray and Annie the service dog By: Jim Diamond It started out as a tweet of a picture of an […]

2016-17 Predictions

Todd’s predictions for the 2016-17 season! Divisions:  Metropolitan: Washington Capitals Atlantic: Tampa Bay Lightning Pacific: Anaheim Ducks Central: Nashville Playoffs (not in order): East: Washington Capitals Pittsburgh Penguins New York Rangers Carolina Hurricanes Tampa Bay Lightning Florida Panthers Montreal Canadiens Ottawa Senators West: Anaheim Ducks San Jose Sharks LA Kings Dallas Stars St. Louis Blues […]

NHL Awards

NHL Awards The NHL awards always cause a lot of debate because the parameters for consideration are a bit loose and everyone’s qualifications for the awards are a little different. So after some research and review, here are my winners for the major awards and whom I believe may actually win when the votes are […]

On Ice Violence

Most have now finished railing on the NHL for the “too lenient” suspension leveled against Chicago Black Hawks defenceman Duncan Keith for whacking Charlie Coyle in the head with his stick last week.  So it’s time to focus on the other group that has bears some responsibility for these stick fouls and illegal checks that […]