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Police investigating Gritty over alleged punch

Police in Philadelphia are investigating a complaint that Gritty, the Flyers’ mascot, punched a 13-year-old following a photo shoot at a November event for season-ticket holders, a police spokesperson told The Philadelphia Inquirer. Chris Greenwell told the Inquirer that his son, Brandon, playfully patted Gritty on the head after the photo was taken and walked […]

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Florida Panthers to host 2021 NHL All-Star Game, reports say

The NHL All-Star Game is headed back to the Sunshine State. According to multiple reports, the Florida Panthers have been selected to host the 2021 edition of the NHL’s annual midseason showcase. It’ll mark the second time the All-Star Game will take place in Sunrise, Fla., with the Panthers also having hosted in 2003. The […]

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Carolina Hurricanes’ Justin Williams scores shootout winner in return

Some things never change. Justin Williams, the man nicknamed “Mr. Game 7” for his clutch ability to pull out the best performances in the most critical moments, did so once again on Sunday against the New York Islanders in his return debut. Called upon for the eighth round of the shootout Williams delivered with a simple five-hole […]

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NHL Power Rankings: 1-31 poll, plus hidden All-Stars for every team

The NHL All-Star Game is scheduled for Jan. 25 in St. Louis, where some of the league’s best and brightest (and available, if their schedules permit) players will be showcased. Being named an All-Star takes great numbers and some level of renown. It’s easy for worthy players to be overlooked. So for the Power Rankings […]