DETROIT RED WINGS

Who’s The Tough Guy Now, Jordin Tootoo?

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After the Grand Rapids Griffins' final regular season game, Jordin Tootoo gave a present to a young fan, and his reaction is the best.

BOSTON BRUINS

Zdeno Chara Thinks It’s Hilarious That You’re Trying To Fight Him

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Brendan Smith almost got into a fight with Zdeno Chara. This was hilarious to one of them. Skate over here quickly, refs!

AHL

Would You Like To See The Grossest Hockey Player Selfie Ever Taken?

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During the first period of last night's Griffins game, Mitch Callahan took a slapshot to the mouth, so naturally he Tweeted a photo of it.

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The Winter Classic Looked Amazing As Expected

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The Maple Leafs defeated the Red Wings in a very exciting Winter Classic, but all we can talk about are these amazing photos.

FAIL

This Detroit Red Wings Fan Made A Winter Ass Out Of Himself At The Winter Classic

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A guy in a Detroit Red Wings sweater tried to videobomb a local reporter and got a first class trip to the icy ground courtesy of God and karma.

DETROIT RED WINGS

Antti Niemi’s Shootout Save Is The Save Of The Year

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San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi made the save of the year in last night's shutout against the Detroit Red Wings.

BARRY BONDS

Sports On TV: South Park’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments

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Edit: We're re-running this today in celebration of the 16th anniversary (to the day) of 'South Park's' first airing.

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NHL Flashback: Jeremy Piven Reflects On Growing Up As A Chicago Blackhawks Fan

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Actor and living miracle of hair growth Jeremy Piven has always reportedly been a Chicago sports fan, as John Cusack’s longtime sidekick was born in New York but raised in Evanston, Illinois.

BOSTON BRUINS

Friday Face-Off: Vote For This Week's Best Glass-Based NHL Violence

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In this week's edition of the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/friday-face-off" target="_blank">Friday Face-Off</a>, we examine the very real problem of NHL players and fans using big rectangles of glass to incapacitate each other.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

Todd Bertuzzi Brings East Bay Funk To Preseason Hockey

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The adjective the announcers use to describe this goal is Datsyukian ("of or relating to Pavel Datsyuk"), but to me it was absolutely Isaiah Riderian.

DETROIT RED WINGS

NHL Puck-Up: The Lightning Won Again

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As always, if it seems that I am less than enthusiastic about professional hockey, just keep in mind that I am a very jaded and abused St.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS

'I Went To A Wedding And A Hockey Fight Broke Out'

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While I find the ritual of marriage to be generally positive and beneficial to the advancement of mankind, I generally think weddings are stupid, overpriced and just offensive.

DETROIT RED WINGS

PENGUINS FORCE GAME 7

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The Pittsburgh Penguins did not go quietly into the night in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup FINAL (no S, I guess because that way the word is bilingual or somesuch).

DETROIT RED WINGS

THE PENGUINS ARE NOT DEAD YET

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A short-handed goal from the Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal sparked an onslaught that saw the Pens even their Stanley Kubric Steemer Tucci Cup Final series with the Detroit Red Wings after winning, <a href="http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/recap;_ylt=AsjYAUZD5CQcUdoZHzlvqhF7vLYF?gid=2009060416">4-2</a>, in Pittsburgh.

DETROIT RED WINGS

BREAKING: PEOPLE LIKE HOCKEY AGAIN

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We may have jumped the gun in burying the Stanley Cup Final as we did in <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2009/06/breaking-nobody-likes-hockey">this post</a> two days ago (and some of you said as much).

DETROIT RED WINGS

BREAKING: NOBODY LIKES HOCKEY

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While the Red Wings seem to be scoring with ease against the Pittsburgh Penguins in this year's Stanley Cup Final, the games themselves aren't scoring many viewers.

ANAHEIM DUCKS

DUCKS-WINGS GOES TO GAME 7, OCTAGON

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We love athletes that play for the love of the game, even if "play" sometimes takes the interpretation of "beat the snot from thy opponent's body," which is what happened at the end of Anaheim's <a href="http://www.nhl.com/ice/recap.htm?id=2008030236">win against Detroit</a> in Game 6.

DETROIT RED WINGS

DETROIT GOT SCREWED. IN HOCKEY, THIS TIME

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Last night, the Anaheim Ducks (they're no longer the "Mighty Ducks" since Disney sold the team to <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Samueli">this guy</a> in 2006) edged out another win against Detroit last night, but the rub was that Detroit actually scored the tying goal with under two minutes to play in regulation.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS

ANOTHER ANIMAL (RED WINGS FAN) EJECTED

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Look, I don't care if the clowns in Detroit want to litter their own ice with traditional mollusk fare, but to do it in someone else's building.


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