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‘He s—t his pants’: John Tortorella’s graphic reasoning for Artemi Panarin’s absence against Canadiens

John Tortorella did not hold back.  The outspoken head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets offered some graphic insight into Artemi Panarin’s absence from Tuesday’s contest against the Montreal Canadiens.  NHL Rumor Roundup: Artemi Panarin’s free-agent plans open new round of trade speculation “He’s sick, he’s sick as a dog,” Tortorella told reporters prior to the […]

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Hurricanes turn Don Cherry’s rant into ‘bunch of jerks’ T-shirt

The Hurricanes aren’t done taking jabs at Don Cherry. Carolina not only embraced the commentator’s epic rant opposing the team’s post-game win celebrations, but took it a step further by monetizing it. We’re a bunch of jerks and we have the shirts to prove it. Available later this week at The Eye. pic.twitter.com/TEefqETEau While speaking on the “Coach’s […]

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Justin Schultz injury update: Penguins activate defenseman off injured reserve

After missing the Penguins’ last 53 games,  defenseman Justin Schultz has been activated off injured reserve.  Pittsburgh announced the move Friday, though Schultz’s status for Saturday’s matchup against the Flames remains a game-time decision. He returned to practice over the past week, CBS Pittsburgh notes.  The Penguins have activated defenseman Justin Schultz from injured reserve. Schultz has missed the […]

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Could Dallas Eakins be the next head coach of the Ducks?

Bob Murray has taken over as the head coach of the Anaheim Ducks for the remainder of this season, but his aspirations to lead an NHL bench don’t extend the beyond then. Murray said he is using this opportunity to uncover the roots of the problems with his team, which currently holds a share of […]

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Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin ejected after swinging stick at Flyer

Evgeni Malkin’s first game back from injury could have gone better. The Penguins center was ejected in the third period of Monday’s 4-1 win at Philadelphia after angrily swinging his stick at Flyers forward Michael Raffl. Malkin, making his return after a five-game absence due to a lower-body injury, acknowledged the play was “dirty” but insisted the match penalty he […]

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Ducks fire coach Randy Carlyle, name GM Bob Murray as interim coach

The Ducks have fired coach Randy Carlyle, the team announced Sunday. In his place, general manager and executive vice president Bob Murray will serve as the team’s interim coach. “We thank Randy for everything he has done for the organization,” said Murray. “Leading the team to a Stanley Cup and three conference final appearances, he has […]