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Flyers and Pens set for Outdoor Game in 2017, but does anyone care?

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Flyers and Pens set for Outdoor Game in 2017, but does anyone care?

By Mike Santa Barbara (@Mike_SB) The hockey world was abuzz when ESPN’s Scott Burnside reported Friday that the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins will likely play in one of the NHL’s 2017 outdoor games. Or maybe not? Since the NHL’s outdoor craze began, the notion that Pennsylvania’s rivals would clash in one of them eventually […]

Detroit Red Wings: the Puck Drops on Another Season

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Detroit Red Wings: the Puck Drops on Another Season

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) On Wednesday night the Detroit Red Wings opened the 2013-2014 season at Joe Louis Arena with a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Detroit returns with a number of familiar faces from the team that pushed the Chicago Blackhawks to overtime in the seventh game in the Western Conference Semifinal last year.  While […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Ding, Dong the ’13 Winter Classic is Dead

By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Friday, the National Hockey League announced the cancellation of the 2013 Bridgestone Winter Classic to be held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. The NHL’s lockout of the players has now reached 47 days. On the surface, the NHL’s decision to cancel its most important, high profile regular season game was […]

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Maple Leafs, Red Wings to Play in 2013 Winter Classic

By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk) According to multiple media outlets, the 2013 NHL Winter Classic between Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings at Michigan Stadium will officially be announced on Thursday. It has been rumoured for a while that the Maple Leafs and Red Wings would square off in what has become a New Year’s Day ritual […]

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Winter Classic: Success

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)   It was cold; it was intense; and it lived up to its hype. The 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic was one that many will most likely never forget. After the initial 1 p.m. start time was pushed back to 3 p.m. due to weather conditions, there were concerns that the […]

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A Classic Rivalry

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris)   The sound of swooshing ice skates; the slap of sticks meeting vulcanized rubber; and the water vapor protruding from the mouths of bundled up hockey players on a cold winter day are what most fans associate with ice hockey, and are a culmination of the things that bring out the […]

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Rangers Can Wrestle With the NHL Elite

By Christopher Decker (@HockeyGuy_Chris) (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images) Less than a week ago, NHL skeptics, along with fans, felt that the Rangers’ winning record was purely a result of a supposedly “easy” schedule to start the season. First of all, that’s obviously not accurate, considering they opened their season on one of […]

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Interview With Eric Lindros On His Career, Concussions, Winter Classic Reunion Rumors, More

By Justin Johnson (@JustinTHW) Special to The Hockey Guys, posted for The Hockey Writers Once every decade or so a player comes along from juniors and leaps into the NHL with the expectation that he’s going to be a truly special player. A player with the capability to dominate a game and write himself into […]