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  1. Owner’s divorce could cause Dodgers-like headaches for Canucks

    Mar 17, 2012, 12:11 AM EDT

    Francesco Aquilini

    Too bad “Aquilini” doesn’t lend itself to legal puns like “McCourt.”

  2. Graham James: “I stand before you with regret”

    Feb 22, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT

    Graham James

    The disgraced former coach apologizes to the hockey community during sentencing hearing.

  3. Theo Fleury’s accused sexual abuser faces sentencing this week

    Feb 20, 2012, 9:48 PM EDT

    Theo Fleury

    Graham James will find out if he’ll face any more jail time.

  4. Hockey coach charged with fondling teen dies in jail cell

    Feb 10, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT

    pravilov

    Initial reports indicate that he committed suicide.

  5. Insuring concussed players could “alter hockey industry”

    Jan 31, 2012, 12:07 AM EDT

    crosbyap

    The concussion-related headaches keep piling up – even the metaphorical ones.

  6. Report: Philly cops issue warrant for suspect in Winter Classic brawl

    Jan 13, 2012, 12:46 AM EDT

    2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Philadelphia Police might know who started that ugly fight.

  7. Ugly Winter Classic brawl generates a police search

    Jan 5, 2012, 12:44 AM EDT

    2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Warning: the video in this post is tough to watch.

  8. Authorities seize $350K in fake Winter Classic gear

    Jan 3, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT

    2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Officials snatched 1,649 counterfeit items.

  9. Suing the NHL for concussions would be a challenge

    Dec 15, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    Former players would face big obstacles in a concussion-related legal battle.

  10. Matthew Barnaby won’t do jail time after pleading guilty

    Dec 13, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT

    BARNABY

    Matthew Barnaby still could face deportation, though.

  11. Ontario police press charges on man suspected of throwing banana at Wayne Simmonds

    Sep 28, 2011, 1:26 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    A 26 year old man has been charged with throwing a banana peel at Wayne Simmonds. If convicted, he could face a maximum fine of $2,000.

  12. Police expert: Dustin Byfuglien ‘high on drugs’ during arrest

    Sep 21, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

    Dustin Byfuglien

    After observing Dustin Byfuglien’s symptoms after an arrest, a Minnesota police drug recognition expert believed that the Jets defenseman was “high on drugs.”

  13. Mike Danton becomes an unlikely hero as he helps teammate survive seizure

    Sep 19, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT

    dantononthebluesap

    Mike Danton became an unlikely hero as he helped save a Swedish league teammate Marcus Bengtsson, who went into a seizure after suffering a late hit.

  14. Jets aren’t looking to trade Dustin Byfuglien, who still hasn’t been charged with BWI

    Sep 10, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

    Dustin Byfuglien

    As Dustin Byfuglien continues to wonder if he’ll receive charges for BWI or something related to a recent incident, the Jets seem to have very little interest in trading the hybrid defenseman.

  15. Milan Lucic questioned by police after shouting match with girlfriend, no charges were filed

    Sep 7, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

    Milan Lucic

    Police questioned Milan Lucic after he got into a screaming match with his girlfriend on Tuesday, but no charges were filed and there were no signs of physical harm.

  16. Dustin Byfuglien waits to find out if he’ll be charged for BWI, might have visa troubles in Canada

    Sep 2, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT

    Jets Byfuglien Arrest Hockey

    As Dustin Byfuglien awaits word on whether he’ll actually be charged with a BWI, a report indicates that the American-born player might have some trouble getting in and around Canada because of his legal issues.

  17. Michael Ryder’s brother Daniel found not guilty of holding up a convenience store

    Aug 24, 2011, 12:13 PM EDT

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    Michael Ryder

    Michael Ryder’s brother Daniel was cleared of charges related to an attempted robbery of a convenience store.

  18. Nikolai Khabibulin is home from ‘Tent City’ now

    Aug 14, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT

    Nikolai Khabibulin

    Nikolai Khabibulin was released from “Tent City” just after midnight on Saturday.

  19. Rangers to speak with Sean Avery; He says “it will all work out somehow”

    Aug 6, 2011, 11:22 AM EDT

    averyap

    Sean Avery says he thinks that his legal issues “will all work out at some point,” but the question is: will his NHL career?

  20. Mike Danton announces that his strange journey will continue in Sweden

    Jul 28, 2011, 4:39 PM EDT

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    dantononthebluesap

    Mike Danton announced that he’ll play in Sweden next season, continuing his unlikely journey from a lengthy prison sentence.

  21. Aaron Boogaard made first appearance in court but did not enter a plea today

    Jul 25, 2011, 5:44 PM EDT

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    boogaardatmemorial

    Aaron Boogaard fulfilled the first part of his obligations stemming from last week’s charges related to his involvement in his brother Derek Boogaard’s prescription drug-related death by appearing in Minneapolis court today. Aaron didn’t enter a plea during that first Monday court date, according to the Associated Press. Aaron Boogaard is accused of providing the…

  22. Aaron Boogaard receives two charges related to Derek Boogaard’s death

    Jul 22, 2011, 6:28 PM EDT

    boogaardatmemorial

    Friday brought more sad news for the Boogaard family as Aaron received two serious drug-related charges related to the death of Derek Boogaard. Click “Read More” for the details.

  23. Money matters: Canadiens win tax squabble with Montreal, Alberta won’t fund Oilers’ new arena

    Jul 14, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v Montreal Canadiens - Game Four

    The Canadiens got some tax breaks for the Bell Centre while the Oilers might not get much governmental help as they try to build a new arena.

  24. Cheers: Appeal court sides with NHL, Molson-Coors on $375M+ sponsorship deal

    Jul 12, 2011, 1:18 PM EDT

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    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    The Ontario Court of Appeals sided with Molson-Coors and the NHL, bringing their “monster” 375 million+ deal back to life.

  25. Cabbie’s revenge: Brett Sutter pleads guilty to disorderly conduct

    Jul 11, 2011, 10:10 PM EDT

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    suttermugshot

    Brett Sutter pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct charges related to an incident in which he allegedly punched a cab driver. It looks like the two parties can move on from that incident while the rest of us enjoy Sutter’s wonderful mustachioed mugshot.

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