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Pat LaFontaine Leaves Job As President Of Buffalo Sabres Hockey Ops

The Buffalo Sabres released an official statement on Saturday evening announcing Pat LaFontaine’s resignation from his position as hockey operations president of the Sabres. He is due to go back to being VP of development and community affairs in the National Hockey League. LaFontaine’s brief tenure brought about several changes in the Sabres’ lineup including appointing Tim Murray as general …

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Coyotes Changing Name In 2014-2015 Season

The Phoenix Coyotes are going to look a little different in the upcoming 2014-2015 season. On Wednesday, Anthony LeBlanc, Coyotes Co-owner, President, and CEO, officially announced the team would be changing from the Phoenix Coyotes to the Arizona Coyotes. LeBlanc added that the change makes sense because the team didn’t actually play in Phoenix. The Coyotes rink, Jobing.com Arena is …

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John Tortorella On Thin Ice After Locker Room Rush

Hockey is not a calm game, and fights are pretty much the norm each time they puck hits the ice. The coaches, however, are not the usual suspects in initiating the fights. John Tortorella is apparently looking to change that fact with his infamous outbursts, and Yahoo Sports tells us that this time the NHL is giving him major heat. …

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Tomas Hertl Scores 4 Goals; Sharks Win 9-2

Most Americans probably don’t know this, but hockey season has started. The NHL began its 2013-14 regular season on October 1, leaving many people to wonder who forgot to tell them that it is football season. Regardless of whether one is a hockey fan or not, last night’s performance by Tomas Hertl was one worth witnessing. Hertl, a 19 year …

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NHL Helmet Rule Brings Some Safety To Fights

This writer will be the first to admit that sports are not her forte; yet, there has always been some kind of allure to the world of hockey. Something about a pack of grown men furiously skating on ice in pounds of padding while hitting each other, and sometimes the puck, with giant sticks is oddly captivating. While baseball, football, …

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Goalie Fight Gets Brutal In Toronto

Fights aren’t uncommon during hockey games; sometimes, that’s part of what fans pay to see. It’s a rough sport, and brawls come with the territory. But on Sunday, a fight between goalies during a Maple Leafs/Sabres game in Toronto got a little brutal as the crowd–and shocked players–looked on. It all began when Toronto’s Jamie Devane and Buffalo’s Corey Tropp …

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NFL Pro Bowl To Undergo Major Changes

Major sports all-star games have long been criticized for a lack of effort on the part of the athletes and therefore a lack of entertainment. The newest changes the NFL have made to their Pro Bowl probably won’t go too far toward remedying that situation. The most glaring change is the elimination of the traditional league format that most all …

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Goalie Gameplay Will Be Improved In NHL 14

Hockey is a most noble sport defined by the coolest goaltenders ever. I would give anything to wear that armor, and the improvements being made to EA Sports NHL 14 will bring me one step closer to Goldberg. EA says that they have improved the goalie game in NHL 14 over the last game by allowing the goalies to not …

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Phoenix Coyotes Re-Sign Mike Smith In Six Year Deal

Phoenix Coyotes and Mike Smith fans will be happy to know that he won’t be going anywhere soon. A report from today says that Smith, goalie for the Coyotes’, has re-signed with the team. The deal will see him play for the team for six more years, and his pay will be $5.7 million a year. The re-signing comes after …

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Coach Fired Via Skype: Krueger Out As Oilers Skipper

Nobody likes getting fired, but the way its done can have a huge impact on the experience. Hang around the internet long enough, and you’ll read stories about people getting fired in all sorts of creative ways: over Facebook, Twitter, text message, or even Skype. Skype was the weapon of choice for the upper management of the Edmonton Oilers NHL …

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Florida Panthers Debut New 20th Anniversary Logo

The Florida Panthers organization today announced that the NHL team’s 20th anniversary will be celebrated with a special 20th anniversary logo. In addition to the new logo, the team promises a “host of fan recognition and interactive opportunities.” The Panthers celebrations will include a tribute to original season seat holders, giveaways, collectible merchandise, a themed in-game presentation, and “visits from …

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Elisha Cuthbert Eye Roll Explained on Twitter

This week’s Eastern Conference quarterfinals match between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs went into overtime, inflaming passions and making the Maple Leafs’ loss that much more brutal. However, a couple of glances have now overshadowed the Stanley Cup playoffs. Actress Elisha Cuthbert, who is currently dating Maple Leafs Captain Dion Phaneuf, was spotted rolling her eyes at …

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