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Monday musings, April Fool’s Day edition

1. Having gone to school on the east coast, I have a lot of friends who are fans of the following teams: The New Jersey Devils, the New York Rangers, the Philadelphia Flyers and, of course, the Boston Bruins. Therefore, … Continue reading

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What will happen to Ryane Clowe?

Trade rumors have been following Ryane Clowe around for several weeks now, both before and after his suspension for cleverly jumping off the bench to slap at Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw. Scouts from Pittsburgh and Boston have been following … Continue reading

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Casual homophobia has no place in sports

I will rarely use this space to be serious about anything, but this is one of those rare occasions.  This month, Patrick Burke’s You Can Play Project celebrated the one-year anniversary of its inception. The organization, dedicated to the legacy … Continue reading

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Friday Five (on a Monday): Brouwer and Semin not sitting in a tree, Ryane Clowe sitting in the press box

1. Troy Brouwer on Alexander Semin, who makes his return to Washington as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday: “Some nights you didn’t even know if he was gonna come to the rink,” Brouwer said. “It’s tough to … Continue reading

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Joe Thornton on the block? Probably not, but expect changes from the San Jose Sharks

According to TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger, the San Jose Sharks are willing and ready to make a deal. Like everyone else in the world, they would like that deal to be for a top-nine forward – and with the … Continue reading

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Todd McLellan’s incessant line juggling makes me want to punt Baxter

First off, a little background. For, I don’t know, the past decade, give or take a year, the San Jose Sharks have lacked a legitimately serviceable third line. Based on the third lines iced by teams that have won the … Continue reading

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What a bad year in lockout-shortened season might mean for impending free agents

The contract year. Such a magical mystery. Do players really turn it on to a new level the season before they’re up for a new deal? Could a player that is so motivated by money really just flip a switch … Continue reading

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