This NHL Player Might Be the First to Take a Knee

San Jose Sharks forward Joel Ward has hinted he may join Colin Kaepernick’s protest in an upcoming game.
Mack Lamoureux
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Sidney Crosby Should Have Done Better

The superstar had a chance to speak up for black people who play and love hockey. Instead, he chose to side with Donald Trump.
El Jones
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Predators Fans Keep Tossing Dead Ducks onto the Ice in Nashville

It's like Detroit's octopus-tossing tradition, but with ducks.
Kyle Cantlon
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How Detroit's Octopus-Tossing Tradition Started

It dates back to 1952 when local fish market owner Pete Cusimano chucked the first octopus at the Red Wings' former home, Olympia Stadium. The unique custom carried on to Joe Louis Arena, and is still going strong today.
Mike Commito
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Connor Brown Has Been the Leafs' Quiet Hero

In any other season, Connor Brown's rookie campaign would have been the talk of the town.
VICE Staff
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The Art of the Hockey Fight

Hockey fights look nothing like sanctioned bouts, but is there some common ground between the goon and the warrior.
Sarah Kurchak
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Mayhem in Philly: An Oral History of the Epic Senators-Flyers Brawl

We spoke to seven players involved in the infamous 2004 Senators-Flyers fight that set an NHL record for most penalty minutes in a single game.
Mike Commito
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The Changing Face of the Mysterious KHL

The Kontinental Hockey League is making efforts to engage foreigners and shape its image in a congenial way, which will enhance its reputation among fans who know it only through a Western media filter.
Elliot McCormick
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Evgeni Malkin's Top 100 Snub Is a Damn Travesty

The omission of Malkin on the NHL's greatest 100 players list calls into question the legitimacy of the panel and the NHL. Thornton, Lundqvist, and Iginla were also passed over for inferior players.
Dave Lozo

The Bullshitter’s Guide to the NHL

We'll get you through to next spring without having to watch a single game, buddy.
Sean McIndoe

NHLer’s Dad Found Guilty of Planning to Kill His Wife and Girlfriend’s Husband

Lots of people suck at marriage. This couple is also bad at murder.
Sarah Berman
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NHL Defenceman Clayton Stoner Charged in BC Grizzly Bear Slaying

He could spend many minutes in life's penalty box.
Allison Tierney