1. NHL Makes a Joke Out of Itself by Fining Shea Weber

    Anyone visiting NHL .com today might be questioning why an article seemingly written by parody news website TheOnion.com is featured on the league's homepage...

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  2. NHL Playoffs 2012: Shea Weber Could Be Suspended for Cheap Shot on Zetterberg

    The Nashville Predators won their first game in the opening-round playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings , but it could come at a price...

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  3. Philadelphia Flyers: 6 Reasons They'll Beat Pittsburgh Penguins in 1st Round

    Pennsylvania hockey fans have waited a long two years for this matchup to happen again. In both 2008 and 2009 the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL playoffs...

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  4. NHL Draft Lottery 2012: Why the Edmonton Oilers Should Not Draft Nail Yakupov

    The Edmonton Oilers won the first overall pick for this summer's draft, despite the Columbus Blue Jackets having nearly a 50-percent shot at getting that pick. This will be the third consecutive year the Oilers selected first overall...

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  5. Philadelphia Flyers Drinking Game for Series vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

    For whatever reason, alcohol and sports have become intertwined over the years. Philadelphia Flyers fans who were lucky enough to get tickets for the first-round series against ...

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  6. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: 50 Bold Predictions for the Best Postseason in Sports

    The 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are set to take off this week. Though the beauty of the playoffs includes the possibility of hockey's intensity to produce unbelievable moments, everyone is itching to know what will happen...

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  7. The NHL's 25 Most Overpaid Players

    Last week the Montreal Canadiens fired general manager Pierre Gauthier, the man responsible for bringing Scott Gomez and his humongous contract to the team...

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  8. Updating the NHL Eastern Conference Playoff Picture with 2 Games to Go

    With two games to go in the NHL 's regular-season schedule, there are two playoff spots left in the Eastern Conference and three teams fighting for them...

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  9. Jody Shelley Makes Michael Rupp Irrelevant in Flyers Game Against Rangers

    Maybe this is why Michael Rupp did not want to fight Jody Shelley earlier this season. Late in the first period of Tuesday night's game between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers , Shelley and Rupp squared off...

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  10. NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Predicting All 16 Teams to Reach the Postseason

    We're almost there, hockey fans. The regular season's 82-game schedule comes to a close Saturday night when the Los Angeles Kings take on the San Jose Sharks at 10:30 PM ET, the latest game currently scheduled for the 2011-12 NHL season...

    Jason Sapunka Written by Jason Sapunka about over 2 years ago 21,882 reads 11 comments

  11. Danny Briere Injured After Big Hit: Will Sidney Crosby Be Targeted by Flyers?

    The Pittsburgh Penguins got their message across on Sunday night, if their message was "if you blow us out in our own arena we will injure one of your best players...

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  12. The Boston Bruins Bear and Each NHL Team's Funniest Local Commercial

    The Boston Bruins have had a rather hilarious set of commercials running locally, including a bear going around the TD Garden giving rules. One such commercial contained a Bruins fan who was with a girl wearing a Montreal Canadiens ' jersey...

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  13. Philadelphia Flyers Fight Pittsburgh Penguins: What Caused the Line Brawl?

    "It was a gutless move by their coach. It’s just gutless." That's what Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette called the Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma ...

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  14. College Hockey's 50 Greatest Players Who Did Nothing in the NHL

    College hockey season is winding down to the most exciting portion of the season. The 2012 NCAA Division I Frozen Four matchups are set , as are the Hobey Baker Award nominees...

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  15. Brad Staubitz Adding Toughness to Montreal Canadiens, but Not an Enforcer

    One man can make a difference, but Brad Staubitz is not going to change everything for the Montreal Canadiens ...

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  16. NHL Fight Videos: 20 Best Hockey Brawls That Started Before the Puck Dropped

    Last week the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers opened their game with a three-on-three brawl involving Eric Boulton, Cam Janssen, Ryan Carter, Mike Rupp, Brandon Prust and Stu Bickel...

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  17. NHL All-Name Teams: Picking the 20 Most Ridiculous Hockey Names of 2011-12

    Some hockey names just seem to fit. They roll off the tongue, sound great in highlight reels and can even seem to exude the spirit of the sport in their name...

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  18. NHL Free Agents: 1 Player Each Team Can't Wait to Get Rid of This Summer

    Looking ahead to the 2012 NHL offseason, there are many free agents who will be highly-coveted such as Ryan Suter of the Nashville Predators and Alexander Semin of the Washington Capitals...

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  19. NHL's 25 Most Jaw-Dropping Shootout Goals Ever

    When the NHL returned from the 2004-05 lockout, one of the new additions was the game-ending shootout. Now the NHL has no games ending in ties, which allows the league's best scorers to show off their skills...

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  20. Picking the Next Captain for Every NHL Franchise

    Nicklas Lidstrom wears a "C" on his chest in Detroit, having taking the reins from a man known in "Hockeytown" as "The Captain." When Steve Yzerman retired in 2006, it was the end of a 20-year stint as captain of the Red Wings...

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  21. Sean Avery Retires: Looking Back at an Impressive NHL Career

    One of the greatest hockey players of all time is moving on. Sean Avery , former New York Rangers skater, announced his retirement Tuesday on a Bravo TV segment, saying "I am officially retired, I threw my skates in the Hudson [River]...

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  22. NHL Draft 2012: The Top 50 Draft-Eligible Prospects

    Nail Yakupov is still the top prospect for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but the list behind him is constantly changing. The defenseman-heavy draft class is highlighted by some of the best talent the blue line has seen in recent times...

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  23. NHL Trade Speculation: Top 10 Goalies Who Could Be on the Move in Offseason

    Trades are done for this NHL season. Though many teams can now focus on the playoffs, there still has to be uncertainty regarding the long-term plans of certain franchises...

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  24. Each NHL Team's X-Factor Heading into the Stretch Run

    In less than two months the NHL will begin its playoffs. Finally. Some teams are ready to work towards what they've been striving for these many months. Others are trying to sort out some issues before they get to the playoffs...

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  25. NHL Could Suspend Niklas Kronwall for Hit to the Head of Jake Voracek

    Most of Niklas Kronwall's hard hits are clean. The Detroit Red Wings ' defenseman is not a dirty player and is a master of punishing opposing players who put their head down...

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