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Habs’ hypocrisy reaches new heights

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (30)Early in the first period of game 3 of the NHL’s Eastern Conference Finals with his team the Montreal Canadiens trailing the New York Rangers 2-0 in the series, the Canadiens’ resident tough guy Brandon Prust took it upon himself to do something that would stir up his teammates. Looking to set the...
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Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The NHL cracked down hard on Matt Cooke, suspending the Minnesota Wild left wing for seven games Wednesday for his knee-to-knee hit that injured Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.

Cooke was at the league office in New York for a hearing about the incident, and...

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Despite Thornton Incident, Fighting Belongs In Hockey

By Kevin Flanagan BSD Correspondent images (7)Enough already.  Enough of the holier than thou rhetoric from couch constrained columnists who live in a idyllic fantasy world where no one ever gets hurt and every kid gets a trophy.  I am tired of them climbing upon their high...
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ADAM McQUAID Q. How do you respond moving forward into Game 2? ADAM McQUAID: Yeah, there's no question that it's a tough loss. At the same time, it was a game that could have gone either way. Take the positives from it. Today is a new day. We kind of start over and just have to get ready for Game 2. Q. How emotionally and physically draining was triple overtime? ADAM McQUAID:...
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