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Hockey Hugs, Playoff Edition: The long hug goodnight; San Jose men’s choir (Puck Daddy)

By at 10 May, 2013, 3:30 pm

Hockey Hugs is a feature that celebrates the best in hugging from around the sport of hockey, because who doesn’t love a good hug now and then? Have you seen a particularly good hug photo lately? Send it to or tweet it to @Harri…


Pittsburgh Penguins’ Fleury Will Ride Bench, but for How Long? (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 9 May, 2013, 9:29 am

COMMENTARY | NHL players have already received their last paychecks of the year. The Stanley Cup playoffs are, in a way, extra work put in on their own time. And yet that’s one of the things that makes hockey so remarkable; these guys are playing for n…


Top Five Tampa Bay Lightning Losses That Changed the Season (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 2 May, 2013, 11:51 am

COMMENTARY | Every team in the National Hockey League goes through its ups and downs, but the Tampa Bay Lightning saw more downs than anyone expected in this shortened season.


NHL Awards Watch: The final rankings (Puck Daddy)

By at 30 April, 2013, 8:49 am

(Ed. Note: This is a weekly feature on Puck Daddy in which we vote on the major NHL Awards. “We” being Wyshynski, Leahy, Mooney, Yahoo! NHL editor Sam McCaig and Yahoo! NHL scribe Nick Cotsonika. Voting is completed Monday night. The results will…


NHL Playoff Power Rankings: Respect the favorites, but Stanley Cup chase is wide open (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 29 April, 2013, 3:08 pm

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks skate into the 2013 NHL playoffs as favorites. But things can change in a blink in the postseason, and all 16 teams truly have a chance to win the Stanley Cup.


2013 Stanley Cup playoffs will bring back the chills and thrills despite the shortened regular season (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 28 April, 2013, 1:47 pm

The quest for the Cup promises to be as exciting as ever for the National Hockey League teams and fans.


NHL Power Rankings: Penguins flying high to end season; Flames, Avs, Panthers stay comfy in the basement (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 27 April, 2013, 10:31 am

The Penguins end the season by edging out the Blackhawks for top position while the lowly Flames, Avalanche and Panthers look to next season to climb their way out of the basement.


Poor Home Record Won’t Bother New York Islanders (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 26 April, 2013, 9:18 am

COMMENTARY | While it’s no secret the New York Islanders have struggled at home, it may be classified to report that it really won’t matter.


Three Periods: Trophy-worthy turnaround by Oates & Ovechkin; Bruins’ bad timing; dogged Doan (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 25 April, 2013, 4:01 pm

Adam Oates deserves all the credit – and the Jack Adams Award – for the Capitals’ success and Alex Ovechkin’s MVP season; Boston Bruins stumble down the stretch; Shane Doan believes NHL can work in Phoenix; Detroit Red Wings’ playoff streak; Sidney…


Playoff Savvy Evgeni Nabokov Ready for Act 2 (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

By at 25 April, 2013, 9:38 am

COMMENTARY | At 37, you’d think age would be more of a weakness than a strength, but not for Evgeni Nabokov. It doesn’t appear he’s lost any steam over the years.