Puck It @ The Playoffs: Home comforts for the Rangers

One game, one home win, one tied series. Continue reading “Puck It @ The Playoffs: Home comforts for the Rangers”

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The NHL is breeding the culture that makes head shots and slashes acceptable

You will all have seen the hit from Matt Niskanen that took Sidney Crosby out of last night’s game three between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals.

I’ve seen arguments ranging from it was a premeditated assault to a reactionary play to an unfortunate accident to “Crosby had it coming.” Just think how ridiculous that sounds.

Anyway, the problem isn’t the play – we’re well aware it isn’t a good play – it’s the reaction that it may or may not receive from the league. Continue reading “The NHL is breeding the culture that makes head shots and slashes acceptable”

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