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Change the Culture of Domestic Violence & Be a “Vehicle for Social Change.”

No longer can we hide it or act like it doesn’t exist; there IS a domestic violence problem in professional sports leagues, and further more, a crime issue. Domestic violence, […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
You Won’t Believe this New Hockey Stick Design

You Won’t Believe this New Hockey Stick Design

On September 29th, 2014, Carbon Sports, LLC will launch a Kickstarter Fund campaign to raise the funding for production of a new stick design. Carbon Sports LLC was born in […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 9 comments · News/Commentary
Carolina Hurricanes Family Reunion?

Carolina Hurricanes Family Reunion?

Is it time for a Carolina Hurricanes family reunion?  The team is starting to look strikingly familiar to teams we have seen in the past.  Most recently, the ‘Canes announced […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
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5 Teams Poised to Take a Step Forward in 2014-15

The 2013-14 season saw a few surprises in terms of which teams proved to be successful. Some teams soared above expectations and never hit that expected midseason slump. Others regressed […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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Carolina Hurricanes Captain Eric Staal Must Step Up

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal must step up.  Way to state the obvious, right?  The 2014-15 NHL regular season hasn’t even begun and all eyes in Raleigh are on the […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 2 comments · Carolina Hurricanes, News/Commentary
Silly or iconic?  Ovechkin is slated to return to the All Stars Game this year.  Will he bring the same level of showmanship he has exhibited in the past? Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Top 3 Most Undeserving NHL Captains

In the NHL, the role of a team captain is to display traits which represent the direction of his team and the character of his fellow teammates. The captain is […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 47 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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NHL’S Culture of Safety vs. the Culture of Hockey

The NHL’s Culture of Safety is at odds with the Culture of Hockey Kids as young as six are joining traveling hockey teams. Tiny skates on their feet, tiny sticks […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, News/Commentary
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David Does It Again: Re-Signs Ryan Ellis

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile made the signings of the summer acquiring forwards Olli Jokinen, Derek Roy and Mike Ribeiro for only $4.55 million this season. All three will […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators, News/Commentary
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Who Will Step In for Stepan?

The New York Rangers were already coming into the 2014-15 NHL season with a lack of center depth. Though ineffective in the playoffs, Brad Richards was a top-line mainstay in […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Injury Report, New York Rangers
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5 Teams Poised to Take a Step Back in 2014-15

The 2013-14 season saw a few surprises in terms of which teams proved to be successful. Some teams soared above expectations and never hit that expected midseason slump. Others regressed […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 13 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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5 Things to Watch on the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings Team

Sometimes it just feels like the only thing you do is play hockey and eat — Henrik Lundqvist Between barbecuing, outdoor parties and general miscellany, summer is indeed the season […]

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Here We Go Again: Datsyuk Out 4 to 5 Weeks with Injury

The preseason is just two games old for the Detroit Red Wings, and they have already suffered three injuries. The latest is from Pavel Datsyuk on Wednesday, according to MLive.com’s […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Injury Report