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Hockey Player Clotheslines Self After Forgetting His Stick Must Fit Through Door

All he could do was run away and leave that stick behind. It is a free stick now. Mitchell Skiba of the Alpena Flyers, a Tier III junior hockey team in Alpena, Michigan, was skating off the ice when he forgot to turn his stick vertically. Show More Summary

Grading the Pittsburgh Penguins' Stars so Far This Season

As the first semester of the 2014-15 NHL regular season comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back over the first half of the season and examine the individual performances of the Pittsburgh Penguins to this point. While the...Show More Summary

Buffalo Sabres: Revisiting the Potential for a Tyler Myers Trade

With the Buffalo Sabres crashing back to earth in a big way over the past 12 games, the focus has again turned to the upcoming offseason and beyond. The Sabres currently sit in 29th place and have looked worse than ever at times in this...Show More Summary

Battle of New York: Keys for Rangers to Best Islanders

The New York Rangers are one of the hottest teams in the NHL and have had an amazing run over the last month. Alain Vigneault's Broadway Blueshirts have won five in a row and 13 of their last 14 games, but they still sit behind the New...Show More Summary

5 Secondary Players Most Important to Pittsburgh Penguins' 2nd-Half Success

Halfway through the 2014-15 season, the spectrum of opinion is wide-open in Pittsburgh. Penguins fans could easily justify either a positive or a negative prognosis for how the season will end. The team's biggest issue has been its rash...Show More Summary

NHL Teams Under the Most Pressure to Make a Move Before the Trade Deadline

Whether it's bolstering the roster for a potential playoff run or selling off parts for picks, NHL teams have a month-and-a-half to prepare for the March 2 trade deadline. Every general manager will feel the pressure to make his team...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Flyers' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

The Philadelphia Flyers have passed the halfway mark of the 2014-15 NHL season. With that in mind, here is a look at the Flyers' award winners for the first half of the current campaign. The names of these awards are original and reflect on the history of the Flyers franchise. Show More Summary

Dave Lozo's Bag Skate: The Only All-Star Game Snub That Matters Is P.K. Subban

I tried so hard not to care. I swear. After all, it’s just the NHL All-Star Game. Who cares, right? Players barely care, so why should I? I won’t waste my time thinking about players who were “snubbed” by the NHL’s Hockey OperationsShow More Summary

New Jersey Devils' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

Though the New Jersey Devils have had a rough season so far, some individual performances are worth celebrating. There have been strong overall performances from Adam Henrique and Jaromir Jagr, comeback seasons for Scott Gomez and Jordin...Show More Summary

Carolina Hurricanes Trade Rumors: Analysis of Latest Rumors

Cam Ward could be the perfect solution to the Minnesota Wild's goaltending dilemma, Andrej Sekera might fetch a large return on the trade market and Jiri Tlusty could be shopped as a rental scorer. Even with the Carolina Hurricanes off...Show More Summary

The Best and Worst NHL All-Star Game Jerseys from the Past 25 Years

Last week the NHL unveiled its jerseys for the 2015 All-Star game, describing them as "bold" and "fresh." Naturally, when a professional sporting league markets something as bold and fresh, it generally means "so incredibly ugly that nobody has done it before." That's what happened this time around. Show More Summary

Boston Bruins' Awards for the 1st Half of the 2014-15 Season

With their shoddy results through the first 41 games of 2014-15, the Boston Bruins need valiance points to round out any cases for hardware. That said, although their postseason viability has been anything but stable, they have never strayed from lassoing distance of a decent seed. Show More Summary

NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 14 Poll

Last week, the Nashville Predators' dream season continued with yet another remarkable achievement: Unseating the Chicago Blackhawks from the top spot in our power rankings, and thereby ending that team's five-week run at No. 1. Nashville...Show More Summary

The NHL's Team of the Week for January 12

Last Saturday, the NHL announced the names that would fill out its All-Star Game roster, offering accolades to many of the players who have had strong first halves in this 2014-15 NHL season. The spectrum of this article is narrower:...Show More Summary

Steve Mason Injury: Updates on Flyers Star's Lower Body and Return

The Philadelphia Flyers will be without the services of goaltender Steve Mason for possibly the next couple of weeks. General manager Ron Hextall announced on Sunday that Mason is suffering from a lower-body injury: Hextall also said...Show More Summary

Midseason Grades for Each Line on the Boston Bruins

In the wake of several tweaks to their line combinations, the Boston Bruins have crossed the midway point of 2014-15 on a rare winning streak. That fact ought to underscore one of this team’s chief shortcomings in a mediocre 20-15-6Show More Summary

Ranking the Biggest Snubs and Surprises for the 2015 NHL All-Star Roster

The NHL announced the full roster for the All-Star Game in anticlimactic fashion on Saturday evening. The usual cast of characters—Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Claude Giroux, etc.— will all be there, but some players were selectedShow More Summary

Predicting the Starters for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game

The 2015 NHL All-Star Game will be held Sunday, Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Sportsnet reported that a draft system will be used, in which two captains select the players for both teams. That creates numerous possibilities...Show More Summary

Canadiens Honor Charlie Hebdo Victims with French National Anthem Before Game

The Montreal Canadiens paid tribute to the victims of the Charlie Hebdo shootings before Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. To honor the 12 people killed in the deadly attack, the Canadiens played the French national anthem "La Marseillaise" prior to the matchup. [, h/t Pro Hockey Talk ] Read more NHL news on

Tyler Toffoli Illness: Updates on Kings Star's Status and Return

The Los Angeles Kings have been dealt another blow in this disappointing season. Tyler Toffoli, who coming into Saturday's game is tied for the team lead in goals scored with 12, is dealing with an illness. According to the Kings' PR...Show More Summary

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