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  • Shanahan taking job seriously

    The Stanley Cup has been hugged, kissed and photographed thousands of times and dented at least once since June, when the Bruins defeated the Canucks to win their first championship since 1972. Fixing the damage caused when the Cup fell off a table was...
  • Tight matchup turning into a hit

    W It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable. "Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
  • Torres gets off easy

    Torres gets off easy
    Raffi Torres got a 25-game suspension for his dirty, despicable, flying hit that knocked out Marian Hossa in the first period of Game 3 of the Blackhawks-Coyotes playoff series. But you know what? After listening to NHL sheriff Brendan Shanahan, Torres...
  • NHL's Shanahan highlights the good, not just the bad

     
    You knew it was just a matter of time before Sheriff Shanny started giving some kudos to the citizenry, instead of only putting the players in NHL lockup. Lockup being multi-game suspensions. The arrival of Brendan Shanahan’s video clips via......
  • How should NHL deal with the Wayne Simmonds-Sean Avery situation?

     
    Sean Avery of the New York Rangers was allegedly called a homophobic slur by Wayne Simmonds of the Philadelphia Flyers during a televised preseason NHL game Monday night. Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss how the league should respond......
  • Ducks' Jacques suspended for five regular-season games

     
    The NHL's response to the actions of Ducks enforcer Jean-Francois Jacques was a swift one, and a tough sanction. Jacques will miss the remainder of the preseason and the first five regular-season games as a result of the incident with......
  • Bruins' Gregory Campbell finds himself in unusual spotlight

     
    Much of the talk at the Bruins’ media session Wednesday centered on forward Gregory Campbell, whose father, Colin Campbell, has relinquished his role as the NHL's chief disciplinarian. The elder Campbell will remain a senior vice president of hockey...
  • Manny Malhotra out of Canucks' lineup; Colin Campbell no longer dean of discipline

     
    Greetings from Vancouver, site Wednesday of the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Canucks skated Wednesday morning at Rogers Arena but the Boston Bruins opted to hold meetings at their hotel before meeting the press at noon. We’ll......
  • NHL won't ban all hits to the head but will focus on boarding, charging

     
    Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday that the NHL’s general managers haven’t shown enough support for an outright ban on hits to the head but the league will continue to focus on “dangerous hits; hits when a player is vulnerable, or......
  • The Whalers Year-By-Year

    1979-80 27-34-19 (73 points) Fourth place Norris Division. Playoffs: Lost to Montreal, 3-0, in first round. Coach: Don Blackburn Leading scorers: Mike Rogers 44-61--105; Blaine Stoughton 56-44--100 Goalies: John Garrett 16-24-11; Al Smith 11-10-8 1980-...
  • Shanahan Moves Whalers To Deal. Pronger Goes For Firepower

    After weeks of ringing phones around the NHL, Whalers general manager Jim Rutherford finally did it Thursday night. He traded ``The Next Larry Robinson.'' But defenseman Chris Pronger didn't go to Winnipeg for right wing Teemu Selanne. And the trade...
  • The Hartford Whalers Historical Timeline

    November 1971 -- The World Hockey Association awards franchise to sports enthusiasts and businessmen Howard Baldwin, John Colburn, Godfrey Wood and William Barnes. January 1972 -- Jack Kelley, a successful coach at Boston University, joins the New...