1. NHL Power Rankings: Top 10 Enforcers Currently in the NHL

    When the Pittsburgh Penguins signed Steve MacIntyre earlier this offseason, General Manager Ray Shero knew he was claiming ownership to one of the NHL 's most capable bodyguards for one of the league's most elite teams...

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  2. Hockey Fight Videos: Top 25 Best Knockouts in NHL History

    During the first day of NHL action in the 2010-2011 season, two of the NHL's biggest heavyweight fighters squared off in the Battle of Alberta...

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  3. Detroit Red Wings Need Another "Grind Line" to Make Up for Lack of Enforcer

    In the late 1980's the Detroit Red Wings were one of hockey's toughest teams. The "Bruise Brothers" Bob Probert and Joey Kocur are two of hockey's greatest all-time fighters...

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  4. Shea Weber Awarded $7.5 Million Contract Through Arbitration: Is He Worth It?

    According to a report from NHL .com, the Nashville Predators ' captain Shea Weber has a new contract worth $7.5 million for the 2011-12 season...

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  5. Philadelphia Flyers: Grading Every Flyers 2011 Offseason Move so Far

    A month has passed since the Philadelphia Flyers wild start to the 2011 offseason. Since that time, the moves that GM Paul Holmgren made have resulted in a number of mixed reactions...

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  6. NHL's 5 Most Obvious Bandwagons

    Though the NHL boasts a number of dedicated and passionate cities who support a team regardless of success, there is the unfortunate prevalence of bandwagon fans...

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  7. NHL's Best Fans: Power Ranking the Top 10 Most Dedicated, Passionate Fanbases

    During the upcoming season, the NHL will see a team move from a city which neglects hockey to a country where the sport is second to nothing...

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  8. Philadelphia Flyers' Potential 2012 Winter Classic Jerseys

    One of Bleacher Report's Featured New York Rangers Columnists, Tom Urtz Jr, recently published a potential design for the team's 2012 Winter Classic uniform...

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  9. 50 Best Hockey Fights of the 2000s

    Fighting is a part of hockey, some like it, some loathe it. Over the ten year span from 2000-2009, the leagues that hockey's best fighters call home, the NHL , AHL, and LNAH--combined for more than 25,000 fights...

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  10. Kris Draper Retires: Memory of Brutal Hit by Claude Lemieux Remains

    Kris Draper , a Selke Trophy winner and four-time Stanley Cup Champion, announced his retirement on July 26, 2011. Draper was a member of Detroit's "Grind Line" which consisted of himself, Joey Kocur and Kirk Maltby in the late 1990s...

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  11. Philadelphia Flyers: 10 Reasons They Have Gotten Better This Summer

    The Philadelphia Flyers ruined their team. Paul Holmgren is out of his mind. A cup-contending franchise set themselves back...

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  12. Philadelphia Flyers: 5 Reasons Why Ilya Bryzgalov Was the Best Goalie Option

    Heading into this offseason, the Philadelphia Flyers ' biggest need was to address a goaltending problem that had cut short many playoff runs over the past decade...

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  13. Jaromir Jagr: 5 Reasons Why He Will Help the Philadelphia Flyers

    Though some are still in shock and awe of the Philadelphia Flyers ' offseason moves, Jaromir Jagr will indeed be playing on Broad Street next season...

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  14. NHL's Top 10 Most Intriguing Teams to Look Forward to in 2011-2012

    Any NHL offseason carries a myriad of player movements which reshape every team. Hockey followers must become accustomed to a new look of several teams. With the changes to many franchises, the 2011-2012 season brings several focal points...

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  15. NHL Atlantic Division Is the Toughest After Devils Sign Boulton and Janssen

    Last season's Atlantic Division combined for 285 total fighting majors, the most of any division in the NHL ...

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  16. NHL Uniforms: The Best Jersey in the History of Every NHL Team

    Bleacher Report recently featured an article ranking the Worst Looking jersey in the history of every NHL team. On the positive side, here is a look at each team in its best-dressed version...

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  17. Philadelphia Flyers: The 6 Most Indispensable Players on Flyers Roster

    With a recent roster shakeup, the Philadelphia Flyers have moved three of their top five point-scorers from the 2010-2011 season. Among the group of unloaded players were captain Mike Richards and leading goal-scorer Jeff Carter...

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  18. Jaromir Jagr: 7 Bold Predictions for His 1st Season with the Philadelphia Flyers

    Amidst a revolutionary collection of roster moves, Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren signed Jaromir Jagr ten days ago...

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  19. Derek Jeter's 3000th Career Hit Was a Perfect Moment

    Around 2PM ET on July 9th, 2011, another moment in history was made at Yankee Stadium. Entering the afternoon game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Devil Rays , Derek Jeter had notched 2,998 career hits...

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  20. Steven Stamkos: Could Philadelphia Flyers Acquire Him Without Destroying Depth?

    Steven Stamkos has scored more goals than anyone in the NHL over the past two seasons. More than a week after the July 1 opening of free agency, the 21-year-old superstar is still an unsigned restricted free agent (RFA)...

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  21. Philadelphia Flyers: How the 2011 Unloaded Players Will Affect Their New Teams

    Not many NHL offseasons see a Stanley Cup contender trade away key parts of its team, but this is exactly what the Philadelphia Flyers did in 2011. Three of the team's top five point scorers from this past season now belong to different teams...

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  22. Ottawa Senators Sign Zenon Konopka: Are Sens the Toughest Team in the NHL?

    Zenon Konopka signed a one-year contract worth $700,000 with the Ottawa Senators . After leading the league in both fighting majors and penalty minutes in 2009-2010 with the Tampa ...

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  23. Philadelphia Flyers: The 5 Most Devastating Trades in Franchise History

    The Philadelphia Flyers ' recent rapid roster shakeups combined for an instant revolution unmatched in franchise history. Among the blockbuster moves was signing Ilya Bryzgalov and Jaromir Jagr, along with trading away Jeff Carter and Mike Richards...

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  24. Philadelphia Flyers: Dan Carcillo's 10 Most Memorable Moments

    During the 2008-2009 NHL season, the Philadelphia Flyers traded Scottie Upshall to the Phoenix Coyotes for then-NHL penalty minutes leader, Dan Carcillo...

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  25. Philadelphia Flyers: Is Simon Gagne the Next Step?

    Just one week after one of the biggest shake-ups in franchise history, the Philadelphia Flyers continued to rock the NHL world on the first day of NHL free agency ...

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