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Brandon Prust dragging Montreal Canadiens down with his puerile behavior… Globe columnist Sean Gordon buries another lede

Tampa Bay just play attitude proving successful as they take 2-0 lead… Globe and Mail needs to revive The Spike! Terrance Gavan – Blogger, Savant and Crap Journalist Holy Cow… why is the Globe and Mail paying a quisling, lickspittle hack like Sean Gordon, whose coverage of the Montreal Canadiens is abysmal at best and borderline nonsense at worst. Here’s …

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Why Burke and Bettman are joined at the hip neandertals

It’s about time we addressed the real issue of fighting in the NHL TERRANCE GAVAN – SHRIKE EDITOR Gary Bettman, the ersatz commissioner of the NHL, deserves to be taken out back of the woodshed and paddled for his surly nonchalance regarding fighting in hockey. And while we’re at it, the meddlesome and hidebound Brian Burke, who is something with …

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The forgotten Highlander Cody Hodgson is thriving in Buffalo with NHL’s Sabres

GAV ON SPORTS – TERRY GAVAN Most of us know that Matt Duchene (The Haliburton Hurricane) and Cody Hodgson both started their careers at the old Dysart Barn. We congratulate The Hurricane on his selection to the Olympic Team. Indeed… we congratulate the whole Duchene family, because guess who carried the skates and manned the highway patrol which allowed Matt …

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The anachronistic Brian Burke on fighting – defending the indefensible

Brian Burke just has to shut his great gaping gob! TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITORIAL MANAGER TORONTO – I came here, like my columnist Seamus O’Bradaigh to get some answers today. Himself vanished as soon as I parked the car off to his secret “garage” for a meeting with his nefarious pair of deepthroats and I hie off to a bar …

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Toronto Maple Leafs Could Be NHL Leaders, Signings Explain Inadequacy

The NHL is packed with teams that constantly climb up and down the rankings, sign amazing talent and trade off star players. The Toronto Maple Leafs struggle year after year to put together a combination of talent that allows them to do anything more than fight for their lives when it comes down to the part that matters–the post-season. Humming and …

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N.Y. Rangers: Why a Short NHL Lockout Would Improve Their Stanley Cup Hopes

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Hudson River rivalry’s roles circa 1994-95 are halfway reversed. The New York Rangers vanquished the New Jersey Devils in the third round of the 1994 Stanley Cup playoffs on an overtime goal. The franchise’s latest …

6 NHL Teams Most Likely to Take a Huge Step Forward in 2012-13

In a perfect world, there’s quite a bit of optimism in the State of Hockey. The Minnesota Wild organization decided that it was tired of having a team that finished on the outside looking in. The playoffs, they decided, was not just for other teams. They wanted to join the party. In early July, they signed prized free agents Zach …

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NHL CBA: Don’t Just Blame Gary Bettman for Looming Lockout

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] “Nobody wants to make a deal, more than I do.” This is what NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Wednesday afternoon during his media press conference (via Renaud Lavoie of RDS) after the league made a counterproposal …