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Line Brawl Caps Vancouver’s Game 2 Win

Line Brawl Caps Vancouver’s Game 2 Win

| Ben Eklund

The Vancouver Canucks cruised to a 4-1 victory on home ice Friday night, tying up their series against the Calgary Flames at one game apiece. The Flames stole home ice advantage, for the moment, by… Read more

Habs and Nordiques Rivalry Hits Its Apex on Good Friday 1984

Habs and Nordiques Rivalry Hits Its Apex on Good Friday 1984

| Ben Eklund

Happy Good Friday to all you Followers of the Cross and lovers of the right cross. We did a retrospective piece on the brawl-filled game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators, a game that… Read more

Doan Knocks Letang out of the Game, Downie Responds

Doan Knocks Letang out of the Game, Downie Responds

| Ben Eklund

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang was knocked out of Saturday night's game after taking an awkward spill into the boards. Letang cleared the puck from the Pens' zone, then Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan finished… Read more

Revisiting the Mayhem: Flyers and Senators Throw Down in Historic Brawl

Revisiting the Mayhem: Flyers and Senators Throw Down in Historic Brawl

| Ben Eklund

The March 5, 2004 matchup between the Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators was expected to be a little physical. An incident occurred between these two teams when they met a week earlier. Martin Havlat slashed… Read more

Recapping the 2015 Trade Deadline

Recapping the 2015 Trade Deadline

| Ben Eklund

A total of 43 players were involved in 24 trades among NHL teams trying to dump salary, rebuild, or get serious about a Stanley Cup run this spring. Further down, each trade that took place… Read more

Roster Turnover is Key for Penguins Under GM Jim Rutherford

| Ben Eklund

Under Rutherford, it’s been a sizeable shakeup for Penguins On the ice, there also are differences. Ten months into his tenure, Rutherford has turned over 49 percent of the team’s roster from a season ago:… Read more

The Avs Mix It Up in Saturday Night Loss to Minnesota

The Avs Mix It Up in Saturday Night Loss to Minnesota

| Ben Eklund

Six points separated the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche in the Western Conference playoff picture going into last night's game. The 7th-place Wild had a hold of a playoff spot by one point, while the… Read more

Introducing Zach Sill, the Leafs’ Newest Addition

| Ben Eklund

Person of interest: Maple Leafs forward Zach Sill Sill worked his way up the organization and made his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils on Nov. 16, 2013. He logged 9:10 of ice time,… Read more

Line Brawl in Hershey

Line Brawl in Hershey

| Ben Eklund

Tempers flared in Hershey Saturday night, sparked in large part by Bridgeport's Brett Gallant. After a whistle in the Bears' zone, Gallant sparred with Connor Carrick, tossing a couple of uncontested gloved punches Carrick's way.… Read more

Jackman Digs at Roussel, Gets His Fight

Jackman Digs at Roussel, Gets His Fight

| Ben Eklund

Barret Jackman wasn't going to accept “no” for an answer when he challenged Antoine Roussel to a fight last night. The Blues defenseman got tangled up with Roussel in the Stars' zone — a little too… Read more