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  1. Chara reaches out to Pacioretty but Mark Recchi thinks Montreal embellished his injury

    Mar 23, 2011, 7:29 PM EDT

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    With Boston and Montreal set to meet up again tomorrow night, Zdeno Chara has attempted to reach out to Max Pacioretty. Meanwhile, Mark Recchi sticks his foot in his mouth.

  2. Science wonder or bad decisions? Max Pacioretty could return for playoffs

    Mar 17, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT

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    Perhaps Max Pacioretty is made of sterner stuff than the rest of us as he’s aiming to return to action for the playoffs after suffering a broken neck and severe concussion just last week.

  3. Will the NHL eventually make all hits to the head illegal?

    Mar 12, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT

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    Concussions, hits to the head and other violent matters will once again dominate discussion of the spring GM meetings. In fact, Sabres GM Darcy Regier thinks that the league will eventually make all head hits illegal. Click “Read More” for the details.

  4. Poll results: PHT readers think Zdeno Chara deserved a significant suspension

    Mar 12, 2011, 10:45 AM EDT

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    Most PHT readers feel that Zdeno Chara deserved some kind of suspension for his hit on Max Pacioretty, with many wanting a significant suspension. That being said, there were more than a thousand who thought the NHL made the right call, too.

  5. John Tortorella says instigator penalty encourages dirty hits

    Mar 11, 2011, 11:53 AM EDT

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    If you ask John Tortorella for the biggest reason dirty hits are on the rise, he would tell you that the instigator penalty keeps players from policing themselves.

  6. Despite struggles, Gary Bettman will be around for a long time

    Mar 11, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    On the heels of a rough week, a report crops up that Gary Bettman signed a five-year contract extension in November.

  7. Chara speaks up about Pacioretty hit; Habs owner questions NHL, Canada’s Prime Minister and Donald Fehr voice concern

    Mar 10, 2011, 6:03 PM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara speaks up about what happened with Max Pacioretty while Habs owner Geoff Molson rips the NHL, NHLPA Executive Director Donald Fehr misses the mark, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper adds his two cents.

  8. Montreal police open investigation on Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 10, 2011, 1:13 PM EDT

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    An ugly situation is being made worse thanks to the Montreal police department opening an investigation as to what happened with Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty.

  9. Max Pacioretty speaks out on Chara hit, lack of punishment: “I am disgusted with the league”

    Mar 10, 2011, 12:36 AM EDT

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    Max Pacioretty spoke out tonight about the vicious hit he took from Zdeno Chara and he’s not happy with Chara or the NHL.

  10. Pacioretty fallout: Air Canada threatens to pull sponsorships over NHL headshot problem

    Mar 9, 2011, 10:19 PM EDT

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    If the NHL and the NHLPA can’t get their act together to curtail head shots, perhaps a major sponsor pulling their money can get everyone moving.

  11. Canadiens GM Pierre Gauthier’s non-reaction to lack of discipline for Zdeno Chara

    Mar 9, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT

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    Do you want a scathing, Mario Lemieux-like statement from the Canadiens regarding the league’s decision not to discipline Zdeno Chara for his hit on Max Pacioretty? Don’t go to Montreal GM Pierre Gauthier, then.

  12. NHL decides not to fine or suspend Zdeno Chara for hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 9, 2011, 4:12 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty

    In a surprising turn of events, the NHL didn’t fine or suspend Zdeno Chara for his brutal hit on Max Pacioretty. Vote in the poll to determine if the league made the right call or not.

  13. How the Montreal Canadiens feel about Zdeno Chara’s hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 9, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT

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    Michael Cammalleri and Carey Price weigh in on Zdeno Chara’s check on their teammate Max Pacioretty.

  14. Zdeno Chara’s hit leaves Max Pacioretty with severe concussion, fractured vertebrae

    Mar 9, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    As many feared, Max Pacioretty is suffering severe injuries from the ugly hit administered by Zdeno Chara. The Canadiens forward is out indefinitely with a severe concussion and broken vertebrae.

  15. NHL has awkward decision to make after Zdeno Chara’s wicked hit on Max Pacioretty

    Mar 9, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Zdeno Chara’s ugly hit on Max Pacioretty leaves the NHL in an awkward position of determining a lot of factors that aren’t readily apparent.

  16. Steve Moore still feels effects of notorious Todd Bertuzzi incident seven years later

    Mar 8, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Seven years after the Todd Bertuzzi incident, Steve Moore is still unable to function normally. Read about the details in this post.

  17. Max Pacioretty leaves Bruins-Canadiens game on a stretcher after brutal hit by Zdeno Chara (Video)

    Mar 8, 2011, 9:39 PM EDT

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    Max Pacioretty left the Bruins-Habs game on a stretcher tonight, as Zdeno Chara caught him with a brutal hit in an awkward spot.

  18. Did Mikhail Grabovski suffer a concussion last night? Concussion debate rages on

    Feb 16, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Mikhail Grabovski got the rough ride last night from Boston’s Zdeno Chara including getting boarded and looking dazed. He stayed in and killed the Bruins with two goals. Was he concussed though?

  19. Tyler Myers wins Goal of the Week (February 7-13)

    Feb 15, 2011, 9:26 PM EDT

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    Tyler Myers’ end-to-end rush easily won him the February 7-13th Goal of the Week.

  20. NBC Game of the Week: Detroit takes control, leads Boston 3-2 after two periods

    Feb 13, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

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    The Red Wings snapped out of their first period funk and potted two goals to take a 3-2 lead over Boston.

  21. Is Boston back to being ‘The Big Bad Bruins’?

    Feb 13, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Johnny Boychuk, Jaroslav Spacek

    The 2010-11 Boston Bruins bring a mixture of toughness and skill that evokes more than a few memories of the Stanley Cup-winning Big, Bad Bruins of the ’70s.

  22. Video: Doc Emrick and Ed Olczyk preview next week’s Game of the Week between Detroit and Boston

    Feb 6, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT

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    Here is a preview of next game’s NBC Game of the Week, as the Boston Bruins will visit the Detroit Red Wings.

  23. KHL All-Star Game yields new slap shot record; Denis Kulyash fires 110 mph bomb

    Feb 5, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT

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    You thought Zdeno Chara’s slap shot at the All-Star Game was impressive? Denis Kulyash of the KHL laughs at his meager 105.9 mph shot.

  24. Video: Zdeno Chara breaks his own record with 105.9 mph shot

    Jan 29, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

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    Here’s video and discussion of Zdeno Chara breaking his own hardest shot record with a 105.9 mile per hour slapper.

  25. 2011 NHL SuperSkills results: Zdeno Chara breaks his own record with 105.9 mph slapper in hardest shot contest

    Jan 29, 2011, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Shea Weber beat him in the qualifying rounds and unleashed some great slappers of his own, but Zdeno Chara broke his own record for the hardest shot competition with an absurd 105.9 mile per hour effort.

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