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OK, Brandon Prust. We know why hockey players fight. Why should they?

This article also appears on AllPuck.com Another pro-fighting gauntlet was laid today by an active NHL enforcer. I figured his argument was worth examining. Maybe he would...

Order is restored: A 2014-15 college hockey preview.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com The 2014 college hockey season was interesting, to say the least. The Big Ten Conference began play, which led some teams to willingly...

The birth of hockey in California is the death of ‘hockey in California’ as you know it.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com Greetings from Anaheim. It's a new day here. Literally, it just turned midnight. Figuratively, there was an important shift in the...

How would the NHL react to a Donald Sterling-type incident?

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com Would a traditionally "white league" like the NH be quick to ostracize a racist owner? You’ve probably heard the story by now. An old man...

On mascots, nicknames, and why something is better than nothing.

By J.P. Hoornstra, AllPuck.com I was talking to a former NHL executive Wednesday afternoon about mascots. We tossed around the question of where to draw...

And then there were four: How Boston College will win its sixth NCAA title.

By Ryan Stieg, AllPuck.com There’s been quite a bit going on over the past two weeks since the NCAA Regionals, most of the big stories...

One through 12, our projected Olympic hockey rankings.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com At some point, we'll stop reading about stray dogs accepting kickbacks while sitting on tandem toilets in Sochi, Russia. That's what's going on...

Five Olympic tournament MVP candidates.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com Ever since the Winter Olympics featured NHL players for its 1998 edition, four men, including three goaltenders, have taken home the...

Five first-time Olympians poised for breakout performances.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com In the spring of 1998, Dominik Hasek was 33 years old. He'd never won a playoff series in his career, almost...

Five veterans poised for one last Olympic hurrah at Sochi.

By Jason Karnosky, AllPuck.com [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRkcl_RHwoc?rel=0] The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi mark the end of an era. A few eras, actually. These players might not be...

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