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Deflated Ego

Let’s talk about deflated egos. This afternoon, I was finishing up my latest NHL goalie sketch at my timeshare, the good ole Long Island Railroad, and the conductor, who looked a little like Bette Midler in Hocus Pocus, punches my ticket and says, “Is that your dog in a football helmet?” 266 more words

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The NHL playoff format is unfair to fans, why aren’t owners speaking out?

As the second round of the NHL playoffs begin, why aren’t certain owners of NHL teams speaking out about the match-up their team has?

As the Penguins play the Capitals, the two best teams in the regular season are going head-to-head. 594 more words

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Avs Could Be In For Big Changes After Dismal Season

DENVER (AP) – Defenseman Erik Johnson neatly summed up the Colorado Avalanche’s dreary season.

“Not fun,” he said. “Don’t want to go through it again.” 789 more words

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Innovations in the game of hockey: the curved stick and butterfly goaltending

Hockey, like any sport, is a game of innovation, and few advancements have provided such a lasting impact as the curved stick blade and the butterfly style of goaltending. 566 more words

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Roy Finally Shows Up as He Backstops 15th-seeded '95-'96 Avs to 3-2 Win in Game 3 Over 6th-seeded '82-'83 Oilers

The 6th-seeded ’82-’83 Edmonton Oilers were able to score very early on in Game 3 here and looked like maybe this could be another early offensive onslaught for the powerful Oilers. 385 more words

Ultimate NHL Playoff

Fighting & Scoring: Colorado Eagles' Darryl Bootland A Fan Favorite

By Mark Haas

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s an age-old hockey question.

“People ask would you rather score a goal or win a fight,” said Colorado Eagles forward Darryl Bootland. 668 more words

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