Monthly Archives: September 2011

Doughty Finally Signs Long Term Deal

This summer was known as the year of the RFA.  Many young stars were in need of a new contract including Steven Stamkos, Zach Parise, and Drew Doughty.  Doughty went number two overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft and … Continue reading

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NHL Announces 2012 Winter Classic

At a press conference at Citizens Bank Park in downtown Philadelphia, Gary Bettman and the NHL announced the fifth Bridgestone Winter Classic will be held on January 2, 2012 between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers.  The Rangers and … Continue reading

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Brad Boyes Suspended for Illegal Hit

Just over a minute into Saturday’s preseason game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs, Brad Boyes delivered an illegal check to the head of Toronto’s Joe Colborne.  Colborne was fine and there was no penalty on the play.  … Continue reading

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David Perron is Concussion Free and Back With Blues

David Perron missed the final 72 games last season after suffering a concussion on November 4, 2010.  Perron got hit by Joe Thornton’s shoulder as he stepped out of the penalty box.  Perron went down instantly as Thornton picked up … Continue reading

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Wisniewski and Staubitz Face Disciplinary Hearing

Both the Blue Jacket’s James Wisniewski and the Wild’s Brad Staubitz have been suspended indefinitely pending a disciplinary hearing with Brendan Shanahan, the NHL’s Senior Vice President of Player Safety. At the end of regulation of what was a 3-3 … Continue reading

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Could Sidney Crosby Be Ready For the Regular Season?

Sidney Crosby left the January 1 Winter Classic after getting tangled with Capitals center David  Steckel.  Four days later, Crosby left a game versus the Lightning after getting hit by defenseman Victor Hedman.  He was experiencing concussion-like symptoms and hasn’t … Continue reading

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Could Jason Spezza be on His Way Out of Ottawa?

It has been made public that Brian Burke has been shopping for a first line center for some time now.  After failing to sign Brad Richards and trade for Steven Stamkos this summer, the Leafs are still without the number … Continue reading

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