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Flames Return Home For Northwest Showdown With Wild

The Calgary Flames will be back on home ice tonight where they will take on the surging Minnesota Wild in an important Northwest division battle. The Flames (6-6-1) return to the […]

by · November 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames
Former Spit receives 20-game suspension for viscious hit on Ryan Murphy (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Penguins Prospect Tom Kuhnhackl Slapped with 20-games for Murphy Hit

    Last Friday night Tom Kuhnhackl was playing in his second game as a Niagara Ice Dog after a trade that brought him into the franchise from the Windsor […]

Makor Captain Stuart Percy

Leafs Leadership Movement

As announced earlier this week, the Ontario Hockey League’s Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors have named defenceman Stuart Percy as their team captain. The 18-year-old Leafs pick, drafted 25th overall at […]

by · November 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · CHL, OHL, Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
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Aaron Ekblad: Barrie’s “Exceptional” Talent

Aaron Ekblad became the first defenseman ever granted “exceptional player” status in CHL history last spring. Currently a defenseman for the Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League, Ekblad is […]

by · November 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Archives, CHL, OHL, Player Profiles, Prospects
The Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal and Sports Morality

The Penn State Child Sexual Abuse Scandal and Sports Morality

by Jas Faulkner, senior correspondent The Penn State scandal raises questions that go far beyond the scope of administrative responsibility and the particulars of defining culpability according to the letter […]

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Joe Thornton’s Offense Becoming Jumbo-Sized

Maybe Joe Thornton reads The Hockey Writers. On August 9th, I wrote an article entitled “Joey the Kid Needs Six Shooter to Tame the Wild, Wild West”.  The piece postulated […]

Tyler Seguin has just 3 goals in 14 games to start the 2013 season. (Icon SMI)

From Abdelkader to Zuccarello – 8 November 2011

Islanders’ Nabokov was pulled from net after he allowed three goals on twelve shots to be replaced by Al Montoya. Montoya seeing his first ice time since October 20th. The change in goal tendering sparked the Islanders offense as Michael Grabner scored to make it 3-2 heading into the first intermission.

by · November 8, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, San Jose Sharks
Tangradi was a fan favorite in Wilkes-Barre Scranton (Sienna Slusser)

Pittsburgh Penguins November Minor-League Update

The Pittsburgh Penguins are off to a strong start despite dealing with a number of big injuries once again this season.  They’ve compiled a 9-3-3 record and sit atop the […]

by · November 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Pittsburgh Penguins
Danielle Cella/Flickr Martin Biron

Marty Biron Continues to Play an Important Role

For the most part, there’s generally a collective groan let out by Rangers fans whenever Glen Sather announces that he’s signed a veteran free agent over the off-season. However, one […]

by · November 7, 2011 · 2 comments · New York Rangers
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Riverhawks stun the Terriers

The UMass-Lowell Riverhawks continue the Boston University Terriers woes as they defeated BU 7-1 for their first Hockey East victory (1-2 in Hockey East; 3-3-0 overall) Saturday night. That leaves […]

by · November 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · College Hockey
The Scott Arniel inspired Blue JAckets dressing room (Jeff Little/THW)

Scrutinizing The Columbus Blue Jackets Roster

Nobody saw this coming.  Not the fans, not the media, and certainly not the players, coaches, and management of the Columbus Blue Jackets.  A   record of 2-11-1, five points […]

by · November 7, 2011 · 1 comment · Columbus Blue Jackets
Peking Ducks: The Anaheim Ducks Return Home After an On-Road Roasting

Peking Ducks: The Anaheim Ducks Return Home After an On-Road Roasting

The Anaheim Ducks have just completed a seven-game tour beginning with an overtime loss in Chicago on October 25th, and ending in a 0-5 shutout loss to the Detroit Red […]

by · November 7, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks