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Bob Suter: The Passing of an Olympic Champ

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Bob Suter, a member of the 1980 US Olympic “Miracle on Ice” Gold Medal team has passed away yesterday to an apparent heart attack.  He was at work at Capitol Ice Arena, of which he is part owner.  He was but 57. A very proud alumnus of the University of Wisconsin, Bob was a tough minded defenseman, who added much need grit to Herb Brooks’ team.  More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Everybody Deserves a Second Chance. Rangers Keeping Eye On Ryan Malone.

Former Tampa Bay Lightning Winger Ryan Malone has been taking part in Octagon Agency’s Pre-training Camp skates in Minnesota recently and has looked good at those on-ice workouts, according to Mike Russo of the More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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NHL: There’s a New Sherriff in Town

(The Canadian Press) The NHL has a new sheriff and it is Stephane Quintal.  It was announced today that Quintal is the new Senior Vice President of Player Safety.  He was in that role on an interim basis since More...

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By Chip Gianni Jr. On Sunday, September 7th, 2014
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Looking Back on Tragedy Three Years From the Lokomotiv Yaroslav Plane Crash

Three years ago the hockey world was dealt with an unimaginable tragedy. On September 7, 2011 the plane carrying players and coaching staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslav professional hockey team, in the Kontinental More...

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By Tony Griffo On Sunday, September 7th, 2014
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Henrik Lundqvist To Appear On David Letterman Show

On Monday September 8th, Ranger Goalie Henrik Lundqvist will make an appearance on the David Letterman Show, which airs on CBS (11:30 pm – 12:37 pm). var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google More...

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By Chip Gianni Jr. On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Hartford Whalers NHL Legacy

As Jean-Sabastian Giguere announces his retirement from the National Hockey League, so ends the Hartford Whalers last ties to having any former Whalers playing in the league. var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google More...

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By Chip Gianni Jr. On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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A Rare Feat: Jaromir Jagr, From Youngest to Oldest

(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Jaromir Jagr may be close to achieving a few more milestones in his illustrious hockey career, one of which being very uncommon, that few players have achieved. Jagr, made his More...

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By Tony Griffo On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Former Rangers Defenseman Carol Vadnais Passes Away at 68

Carol Vadnais was Montreal born and, like all boys born in Montreal, he longed to wear the Bleu, Blanc ET Rogue sweater of the famed Canadiens. And he did. In 1966, Carol became part of the most storied hockey More...

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By Sam Mines On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Devils Owners Receive Big Praise

Getty Images It was a special for the New Jersey Devils and the surrounding community when, according to the Star-Ledger,  Josh Harris and David Blitzer have been named the most influential people in New Jersey More...

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By Sam Mines On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Chances for Young Devils

(Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports) With the new NHL season just around the corner it’s another chance for the younger New Jersey Devils to make their mark on a team that can use all the youth help they can get. More...