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THERE'S LOTS OF HOCKEY LEFT TO BE PLAYED!

HOCKEY OR DIE - THERE'S LOTS OF HOCKEY LEFT TO BE PLAYED!

Ex-NHLer Andre Deveaux faces criminal charges in Sweden, proving hockey can’t always protect its “protectors”

By Adam Proteau

The news former NHLer Andre Deveaux would face criminal charges in Sweden for a blind-side, stick-swinging attack on an opponent prior to a playoff game last week isn’t entirely unexpected. Once video of the incident surfaced, there were bound to be severe repercussions for the 31-year-old, and it’s looking like being released from his contract (as he was Monday) will be the least of Deveaux’s concerns.

The day after his release from Swedish League team Rogle BK, Deveaux had a warrant issued for his arrest, the TT news agency reported. Swedish prosecutors saw what we all saw – Deveaux …read more

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes: Game 77 discussion thread

By Alex Prewitt

Before the Washington Capitals (41-25-10, 92 points) steamrolled through Madison Square Garden and left an Alex Ovechkin-shaped hole in the wall on their way out, Coach Barry Trotz penned his most drastic game-to-game line shuffle of his inaugural season, moving forwards Joel Ward and Evgeny Kuznetsov to skate beside Ovechkin, and bumping center Nicklas Backstrom onto the second line […]

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Source:: Capitals Insider

Lee Stempniak plays the Rangers for the first time since being traded

By Adam Rotter

Lee Stempniak

Since being traded by the Rangers at the trade deadline for Carl Klingberg, Lee Stempniak has 2 goals, 3 assists, a minus 4 rating and 20 shots on goal in 12 games.

Stempniak had 9 goals and 9 assists with the Rangers in 53 games.

He went from averaging 9:40 per game in 14 February games to 13:38 in 12 March games.

Stempaniak said on Tuesday (WPG):

  • That the Rangers are a good, fast team and the Jets can’t play into them by turning the pucks over.

Regehr a Masterton Trophy nominee

By JonRosen

Robyn Regehr is the Los Angeles chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association’s nominee for the 2015 Masterton Trophy, awarded annually to a player who “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” The winner of the Masterton will be selected in a poll of all chapters of the PWHA at the end of the season. Previous Kings to have won the Masterton are Dave Taylor (1991), Bob Bourne (1988) and Butch Goring (1978). Honoring the late Bill Masterton, the former Minnesota North Star who died on January 15, 1968 as the result of an on-ice …read more

Source:: LA Kings Insider

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