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Lions logo used by white nationalists at Virginia rally
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DETROIT (WXYZ) – The Detroit Lions are the city’s second pro sports team to see their logo hijacked by white nationalists and Nazi protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Detroit Red Wings condemn use of logo during white nationalist rally A photo, circulated in national media, got the attention of team management, for its striking similarity to […]

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NHL, Red Wings considering legal action after team logo used at white nationalist rally
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Both the NHL and Detroit Red Wings are considering legal action in the wake of reports that the team's logo was being used at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Katie Strang of the Athletic Detroit reports that NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told her the league is "offended and outraged" by this and […]

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Red Wings logo used by white supremacists in Charlottesville
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In Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday night, a collection of white supremacists and nationalists and Nazi cos-players and frightened man-babies marched on McIntire Park, taking issue with the city’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a municipal park. Many of them carried tiki torches, an item that was popularized in […]

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Sidney Crosby says Subban used 'UFC lock' on him; Nashville coach angry
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The Pittsburgh Penguins’ 6-0 rout of the Nashville Predators was as ugly on the ice as it was the scoreboard, with 100 penalty minutes shared between the two teams. Four of them came in an incident near the end of the first period, as Predators defenseman P.K. Subban was tangled on the ice with Penguins […]

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How Nashville fans used NHL's wildest party to push Predators
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Hockey fans are usually like a mood ring. The Nashville Predators fans inside and outside of Bridgestone Arena for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, however, were something different. Down 2-0 in the series, down 1-0 on home ice, knowing your goalie is struggling and knowing the Penguins are 12-2 when scoring first.

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How the Penguins came to own the draft pick used on Jake Guentzel
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The NHL draft provides very few guarantees, and the Pittsburgh Penguins are learning afresh that it’s just as important to luck out in later rounds as it is to cash in on the surefire lottery picks. With 12 goals in 21 games, forward Jake Guentzel – a native of Omaha, Nebraska, who was drafted 77th […]

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Nashville used to opening the show on the road
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The Predators began their first three playoff series away from home this year and won Game One each time on the way to their first Stanley Cup Final. Nashville has developed a comfort zone on the road and embraced the opposing atmospheres at the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference first round, the St. Louis […]

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Get used to the name Mattias Ekholm
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It’s easy to understand why most people are just starting to hear about Nasvhille Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm. For starters, he plays on the same squad as perennial Norris Trophy threats Roman Josi, P.K. Subban, and Ryan Ellis. And sure, he’s been an above-average defenseman for the better part of four seasons now, but realistically, […]

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Grading the Stars defensemen: Was it fault of young D or how they were used?
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It would be easy to give the entire group of defensemen a failing grade for the Stars in 2016-17. Dallas finished 29th in goals against at 3.17 per game, and struggled to get its transition game going. But was that the fault of the young defensemen, or the fact the team lost puck-movers Alex Goligoski, […]

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Red Wings-Avalanche matchup not what it used to be (The Associated Press)
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Detroit vs. Colorado used to invoke excitement and anticipation. The Red Wings and Avalanche had one of the best rivalries in sports 20 years ago, full of animosity, contempt and even respect. In fact, when the Red Wings play at the Avalanche on Wednesday night, there will be no playoff atmosphere.

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Alter: 5 notable playoff participants who used to play for Canadian teams
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With no Canadian teams in the playoffs, some of the attention will shift to players who used to play up north and were moved for a variety of reasons. A few of those players will get to show their former teams what they missed – or prove that trading them was the right call. Related: […]

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What if MLB teams used NHL goal horns on home runs? (Video) (Puck Daddy)
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If you’re a diehard puckhead, you’re likely struggling with the start of Major League Baseball season.  Sure, it’s fantastic to see the diamonds filled with overpriced sluggers with questionable performance enhancement history, and the stands filled with blanket-covered fans building small fires on the empty seats next to them to stay warm during April night […]

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