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Column: NHL lockout may be a blessing

Santa was a little late for hockey fans in America, but the gift of sanity finally arrived in the form of a new NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement about two weeks after Christmas and after several months of missed games — 510 in all.

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Column: Drop the pucking puck

Isn’t it ridiculous that right now, the NHL has decided to shelf its product in favor of arguing over revenue sharing with its employees? It’s more ridiculous than the replacement refs.

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Column: Bettman, NHL owners suffocating the game once again

Before the people of Vancouver took to the streets during a riot in June of 2011, lighting cars on fire and causing more than $5 million worth of damage, they stuck around to see the Boston Bruins hoist the Stanley Cup.

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Column: Another lockout looming for NHL

Great hockey moments like this will have to be put on hold for a while, as the NHL owners and NHL players appear to be heading towards another lockout, which would be the second in the last eight years.

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Column: Potential lockout could cripple NHL

I just started my junior year at Notre Dame, yet the NHL is trying to take me back to seventh grade. Here we are in 2012, just eight years removed from the last NHL work stoppage that eliminated the 2004-2005 season, and another lockout seems imminent.

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Penn State eyes outdoor hockey game at Beaver Stadium

While most Penn State fans might associate cold and snow at Beaver Stadium with a late November football game, men’s ice hockey coach Guy Gadowsky and football coach Bill O’Brien hope they’ll someday have pucks on their minds, too.

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Column: NHL needs more diversity to combat racist slurs

While it’s a topic somewhat removed now, I can’t help but shake off the nagging thoughts that came immediately after the Washington Capital’s right-winger Joel Ward ended the Boston Bruins season.

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Boston College wins NCAA hockey championship

Boston College wins NCAA hockey championship

They had their eyes on it all season. They were never caught looking past a single game, but the National Championship trophy was always in their peripherals. Now, that trophy is in their hands.

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Minnesota advances to Frozen Four with a win over UND

Minnesota advances to Frozen Four with a win over UND

Minnesota is headed back to the Frozen Four for the first time since 2005 after a 5-2 win over North Dakota on Sunday.

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Rick Nash not leaving Columbus, yet

After weeks of speculation and countless rumors making their way through the media, Columbus Blue Jackets captain Rick Nash is staying put.

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