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Hockey

Hockey Fighting Continues to Decline, And Good Riddance

Fighting and suspensions for illegal hits are both declining in the NHL. This is not a coincidence, and further shows that hockey doesn't need brawling to be its best self.
Dave Lozo
12.28.16
down goes brown

Down Goes Brown Grab Bag: More Kids, Coddling Superstars, and Fun Trades

Another kid wins a star, how to make trades more fun, and brawling Santas highlight this week's grab bag.
Sean McIndoe
12.23.16
calder trophy

Breaking Down the Race for the Calder Trophy

Will voter bias keep Matt Murray from winning the Calder? Will voters punish Patrik Laine for having too much fun?
Dave Lozo
12.22.16
Biscuits

Biscuits Episode 7: King Nothing

Sean and Dave discuss Henrik Lundqvist getting crushed by Cody Eakin and the Rangers' lack of a reaction, the realness of the Blue Jackets and the guys try to think of one nice thing to say about the NHL.
VICE Sports
12.20.16
nhl playoffs

NHL Christmas Playoff Reality Check

Dave Lozo looks at which teams not currently in playoff position have the best chance of making the postseason.
Dave Lozo
12.20.16
down goes brown

Down Goes Brown Grab Bag: Video Replay Explanations and Expansion Flashback

Remember when Tampa Bay and Ottawa were announced as expansion teams?
Sean McIndoe
12.16.16
Hockey

The Rangers' Benching of Henrik Lundqvist Is Weird, And Risky

New York coach Alain Vigneault's decision to bench future Hall of Fame goalie Henrik Lundqvist for a week is all but unprecedented, and could backfire on the Rangers.
Dave Lozo
12.15.16
playoffs

It's Time for the NHL to Rethink Its Playoff Format

The NHL's convoluted playoff wild card set up manages to both emphasize and de-emphasize divisional matchups.
Dave Lozo
12.13.16
Biscuits

Biscuits Episode 5: When Good Hits Go Bad

Dave and Sean debate the aftermath of the Philip Larsen hit, plus Kris Russell, the Vegas logo fiasco and more.
VICE Sports
12.9.16
down goes brown

Down Goes Brown Grab Bag: Cool Kids, Retaliation Fights, and Non-Rebuilding Canucks

Should hockey players stand up for a teammate that just took a vicious hit? Should the Canucks rebuild? Read the article.
Sean McIndoe
12.9.16
NHL

Sticking Up for Teammates in Hockey Is Stupid

Starting a fight after a legal hit, or really any hit, just doesn't make any sense.
Dave Lozo
12.8.16
NHL

The Toronto Maple Leafs Will Make the Playoffs … Maybe

If Ben Affleck can start making good movies, the Toronto Maple Leafs can start making the playoffs.
Dave Lozo
12.6.16
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