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Hamilton man takes final swipe at Toronto Maple Leafs in his obituary

It’s not easy cheering for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who last won a Stanley Cup in 1967 and are ritually ridiculed by fans and detractors alike for having the longest championship drought in the NHL. 129 more words

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Former Hab Ribeiro gets a new start in Nashville

The Nashville Predators are hoping former Canadien Mike Ribeiro can turn things around next season, both on and off the ice.

The Predators signed the 34-year-old to a one-year, $1.05-million contract after he was bought out by the Arizona Coyotes for what GM Don Maloney called “behavioural issues.” Ribeiro had three years remaining on a four-year, $22-million contract he signed with the Coyotes. 1,503 more words

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Patrick Côté goes from NHL enforcer to jail for bank robberies

Patrick Côté, a former NHL enforcer with the Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers, has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for a pair of bank robberies on the South Shore of Montreal. 600 more words

Stu On Sports

A Handsgate Exclusive, Part III: One Squeeze For Luck, One Squeeze For Control, & One Quest For Line-mates

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A Handsgate Exclusive is my next blog-series which will tell an entirely fictitious story loosely inspired by the buttocks-grabbing controversy, AKA “Handsgate.” MAKE SURE YOU READ… 9,230 more words

National Hockey League

Trevor Linden and the new era of social media

Back when Trevor Linden was a player, any off ice issues he might have run into were fairly self contained. For example, if he chose to not sign an autograph or two, sure, the fans might be upset, but the situation would pretty much die right there. 468 more words

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Via the Detroit Red Wings twitter:

Detroit Red Wings ‏@DetroitRedWings  6m

UPDATE: The #RedWings have signed forward @LandonFerraro to a one-year deal.

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Congrats, Landon! Great news for the Wings future.

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Chiasson opens Sens bar as contract talks heat up (with video)

When one of the newest Ottawa Senators, Alex Chiasson, was introduced at the Sens sports bar launch the place went wild with cheers.

Chiasson, 23, a key piece in the recent Jason Spezza trade with the Dallas Stars, was taken aback by the thunderous ovation. 727 more words

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