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  1. Matthew Barnaby must serve 500 hours of community service to drop charges

    Jul 6, 2011, 2:42 PM EDT

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    Matthew Barnaby will need to serve 500 hours of community service to drop charges related to domestic incident in May.

  2. Flyers’ summer of zaniness continues as rumors float that Max Talbot’s deal violates the CBA

    Jul 3, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT

    Maxime Talbot

    You’d think that Christian Ehrhoff or Brad Richards’ big, front-loaded deals would be the most obvious violations of the NHL’s CBA this summer. Instead it’s the Flyers’ relatively modest five-year, $9 million deal with Max Talbot that might be voided.

  3. Should the NHL be upset with the structure of Brad Richards’ new contract?

    Jul 2, 2011, 5:56 PM EDT

    bradrichardsgetty

    The NHL probably won’t contest Brad Richards’ new contract with the Rangers, but in a way, it pretty much perpetuates the same cap-circumventing loophole work that made the league come down hard on the Devils’ first contract with Ilya Kovalchuk. This post compares those deals to show that the Richards deal should get through, but carries the same spirit.

  4. Ryan O’Byrne signs two-year, $3.6M deal extension with Colorado, ends purse snatching jokes?

    Jun 30, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Ryan O'Byrne

    Ryan O’Bryne might be known to many as a purse-snatcher, but his wallet will be pretty fat after signing a two-year, $3.6 million deal with the Avalanche.

  5. Montreal police want to have a word with Zdeno Chara about hit on Max Pacioretty

    Jun 28, 2011, 1:08 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty, Zdeno Chara

    Montreal police want to speak with Zdeno Chara about his controversial hit on Max Pacioretty.

  6. Report: NHL, Molson Coors will appeal court ruling in favor of Labatt’s lawsuit

    Jun 6, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

    Cuba Gooding Jr.

    Molson Coors and the NHL plan to appeal the decision to uphold Labatt’s/Anheuser-Busch’s lawsuit regarding their exclusive beer deal.

  7. Is the NHL’s ‘monster deal’ with Molson Coors in danger after Labatt’s wins case against league?

    Jun 3, 2011, 11:42 PM EDT

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    Labatt’s contested the NHL’s “monster deal” with Molson Coors and won in court today.

  8. Matthew Barnaby served two protective orders after incident with his ex-wife

    Jun 3, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT

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    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    The Associated Press reports that Matthew Barnaby was served with two protective orders* following an alleged incident between Barnaby and his ex-wife and her boyfriend on May 13. Those two orders prohibit Barnaby from “making offensive contact” with Barnaby’s ex-wife or her boyfriend. The former NHL player and current ESPN/TSN analyst pleaded not guilty to…

  9. Flyers admit they’ve heard the conflicting reports about Nikolay Zherdev

    May 19, 2011, 7:48 PM EDT

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    Nikolay Zherdev

    It’s unclear what did (or did not) happen between Nikolay Zherdev and his wife today, but the Flyers admitted they’re aware of the conflicting reports. There does seem to be one consensus among most people, though: Zherdev’s NHL future is in serious doubt.

  10. Matthew Barnaby pleads not guilty to five charges, including felony mischief

    May 14, 2011, 6:37 PM EDT

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    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    Matthew Barnaby pleaded not guilty to five charges, including a felony criminal mischief charge that could carry a prison sentence of up to four years if convicted.

  11. Former NHL player Matthew Barnaby accused of domestic violence

    May 13, 2011, 11:44 PM EDT

    NHL All Star Player Media Availability

    Former NHL player and current TV analyst Matthew Barnaby was arraigned on domestic violence charges from an incident that took place tonight.

  12. Vincent Damphousse responds to domestic abuse charges, also accuses wife of assault

    Apr 15, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Allana Henderson, Vincent Damphousse

    Vincent Damphousse responded to charges of domestic abuse, saying that he was the victim rather than the perpetrator.

  13. Report: Witnesses deny that Mike Komisarek punched woman at Hollywood club

    Jan 29, 2011, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Mike Komisarek

    “Multiple witnesses” claim that Mike Komisarek did not, in fact, punch a woman at a bar in a nightclub incident. Click “Read More” for the cloudy details.

  14. Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington’s sentencing hearing pushed back to October 27

    Oct 15, 2010, 10:49 AM EDT

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    Former Edmonton Oilers owner Peter Pocklington has been dealing with some legal issues lately, as the man many people blame for The Wayne Gretzky Trade pleaded guilty for perjury charges in a bankruptcy case. Pocklington was supposed to find out what kind of sentence he will face – he’s hoping to avoid jail time in…

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