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In this Dec. 23. 2011 photo, Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter (20) moves the puck up the ice during an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars Friday in Dallas

NHL Free Agents: Minnesota Wild Scoop Up Parise & Suter

It was a big day in free agency for the Minnesota Wild, as they picked up the two biggest free agents on the market in…



New York Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro (39) defends against Atlanta Thrashers center Bryan Little, right, during the first period of an NHL hockey game at Philips Arena, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Gregory Smith)

Isles at the Quarter Pole: Punchless, Lifeless, Directionless

They claim it took approximately 870 years to completely rebuild…



Rex Ryan talks to Antonio Cromartie, but Mennella wonders when Ryan will tell us who these Jets are?

Jets Seek Identity As Second Half Begins

It’s quite obvious that the Jets have not yet hit their stride…



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Islanders 2010/2011 Season Preview: Next Step a Challenge

Talk about a rough off-season—the stalled Lighthouse Project, rampant talk of relocation, no big free agent signings and, more recently, shoulder injuries that have shelved…



Reality Check: Isles Should Shoot for Connolly

Garth Snow is sitting in pretty good shape come this Friday evening at the NHL’s 2010 entry draft in Los Angeles. With the fifth overall…



HBO’s Bullies Merely Scrapes Surface of Flyers

They came, they mauled, they won two Cups, and in the process set the NHL back about 20 years. To say that HBO’s recent documentary…