Boston Bruins’ Shawn Thornton Suspension Had to be Upheld by NHL
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Shawn Thornton’s suspension had to be upheld by the NHL.They really didn’t have a choice. The NHL has been preaching player safety ever since Brendan Shanahan was put in charge. Thornton went out of his way to wrestle Brooks Orpik […]

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NHL LEAGUE NEWS

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Only three months after the NFL reached a landmark $765 million settlement with thousands of ex-players who sued the league over concussion-related brain injuries, 10 former NHL players have filed a class-action lawsuit claiming that the league is not only failing […]

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George Parros

Let me get straight to the point, fighting isn’t the problem in hockey. Hockey is the problem. When I saw that fighting was likely to be a hot button topic when the NHL general managers get together, I rolled my eyes […]

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  The Minnesota Wild made some news Thursday ahead of their season opener against the Los Angeles Kings, signing winger Jason Pominville to a five-year contract extension worth $28 million (per Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune). The deal […]

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An ugly week of preseason hockey just got a little worse last night. We’ve already seen Edmonton Oilers forward Ben Eager openly threaten the Vancouver Canucks after Zack Kassian broke Sam Gagner‘s jaw with his stick. Couple that with the […]

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