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Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburg Penguins have hancuffed each other

To the surprise of many today, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that they will be signing Sidney Crosby to a 12 year, $104.4 million contract extension. Under normal circumstances this deal would not even be questioned. Too bad for the Penguins that these are far from normal circumstances. The Sidney Crosby concussion saga has done its…
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Put your tears away for Nicklas Lidstrom

  Apparently, it’s sad that Nicklas Lidstrom is retiring. Sorry if you don’t see me balling my eyes out. Lidstrom will go down as one of the greatest defenseman to ever play the game and rightfully so. He played 20 seasons , won 7 Norris Trophies, 4 Stanley Cups, 1 Conn Smythe and, for whatever…
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The Los Angeles Kings are not on a Cinderella run

  When the 8th seed upsets the 1 and 2 seed, the general consensus is to check if that glass slipper is going to fit. Usually, it will. However, for the Los Angeles Kings, the glass slipper is way too small and delicate. The Kings are much different than your average, everyday, run of the…
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2012 NHL Playoff Hockey: Defence First, Ratings Last

NBC’s ratings were up a whopping 50% mid-way through the first round of the NHL playoffs. Savor those ratings NBC. While the first round has featured such gripping matchups as Penguins-Flyers and Washington-Boston, the Western Conference has seen, to put it nicely, its more defensively aware teams succeed. The St. Louis Blues, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville…
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The Columbus Blue Jackets stay behind the 8-ball

The non-hockey market of Columbus, Ohio will have to continue waiting for a contender. No biggie, right? It has only been 12 years. I doubt that very many people really care, but the Columbus Blue Jackets are once again left to rebuild. An expansion franchise that has never really found its way in the National…
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