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Andrew Desjardins and His Long Road to the NHL

| Jason Feigel

Crossroads lead former Worcester Shark Andrew Desjardins to Blackhawk success BOSTON — Andrew Desjardins has negotiated his way through the back roads and turnpikes of pro hockey without the benefit of a rearview mirror. Desjardins… Read more

Thornton Happy Not to Retire Yet

| Jason Feigel

Florida Panthers’ Shawn Thornton ‘very happy to get’ extension DENVER Shawn Thornton wasn’t sure he would get a chance to play next season. If a contract didn’t come, he said, so be it. “I was… Read more

Oilers Don’t Want to be Pushed Around

| Jason Feigel

Oilers focused on ‘team toughness’ as rookie Connor McDavid returns An imposing 6-foot-4 left winger, Luke Gazdic is ready to answer the call when McDavid gets rough treatment. “My job is to make sure Connor… Read more

Ray and May 25 Years Later Still Throwing Punches

| Jason Feigel

May and Ray provide an entertaining 1-2 punch on Sabres’ broadcasts Longtime teammates on the ice, Ray and May are in their third season as colleagues on the Sabres’ television broadcasts. They add spice to… Read more

Six Years of Waiting for Payback Came to an End Tuesday Night

| Jason Feigel

Reaves says New Jersey’s Tootoo had retribution coming “It was a dirty hit on Jaskin,” Reaves said. “I see Tootoo has (Kevin) Shattenkirk, which he doesn’t think is a mismatch, but in my head, I’ve… Read more

Reactions to John Scott, All-Star

Reactions to John Scott, All-Star

| Jason Feigel

Fans voted John Scott into the All-Star game. He's confirmed going. Whether it's all in good fun, or if it tarnishes the NHL's image is being debated. There have been a myriad of reactions to… Read more

Judge Grants Summary Judgment to NHL in Complaint From Boogaard Family

| Jason Feigel

Boogard family’s claims vs NHL over blame for player’s substance abuse, death suffer legal blow U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman last week granted summary judgment to the NHL in the complaint it faced from the… Read more

Peluso Adapts Game to See More Ice Time

| Jason Feigel

Peluso branching out “I need to continue to prove it. I’m going to continue to try and grow my game,” said Peluso. “(Fighting) is a part of my game that I’ve always brought and it’s… Read more

Sean Avery: Trash Talker

| Jason Feigel

America’s Big League Trash Talkers Last June, Avery told the Players Tribune: “… To keep my job. I needed people to hate me. I needed players to come after me in order to stay motivated.”… Read more

John Scott Wants to Be Known for Being More Than a Fighter

| Jason Feigel

Scott: “The guys who say I’m just a room guy, I guess I am, but (expletive), I’m a good hockey player, too,” GLENDALE, Ariz. — In the oversimplified court of public opinion, Coyotes forward John… Read more