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  1. WoburnDiaspora

    Summer 2023 NHL News (Offseason?) Thread

    Sebastian Aho 8 years 9.75m AAV extension for the Hurricanes I think that's a pretty fair deal.
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    The NHL's Falling Viewership

    The NHL has made viewing their product way, way too difficult. You have to pay for ESPN+ and deal with blackouts. Or If you want any of the RSN's you either have to pay an extra monthly fee just for the RSN or you HAVE to have Spectrum or whichever cable provider is exclusive for that RSN...
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    December NHL News

    Don't want to post the huge picture but the Nashville Pred stadium series jersey's certainly are.... something
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    Hockey "Culture" and Sexual Assault

    Danvers, MA High School Hockey is awful I wasn't sure where else to put this article. But it appears to fit with hockey culture and sexual assault. Bad things happening with the Danvers High School hockey team.
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    East Qualifying and Round Robin Game Thread

    let's give credit where it's due. Svechnikov was on fire today. And the Hurricanes out hustled the Rangers at every single moment until there were about 4 minutes left in the game. Mzarek made some nice saves in the 1st. Overall the 'Canes are doing what they do when they make the playoffs...
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    EPL 12/14-16: lIvERpOOl gEtS aLL tHE vAr cAlLs

    This VAR thing is absolutely ridiculous. The crease on his shorts was off sides which clearly gives him a huge advantage. What in the actual....
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    100% Julian Edelman

    I didn't see this being discussed anywhere (probably because the movie is on Showtime ) so I figured I would get this started. 100% Julian Edelman highlights Edelman's story that really focuses on his relationship with his dad. What I found interesting was the way they handled the 4 game...
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    East Round 1 Game Thread

    He put his left hand on the other players neck and put his weight forward so he drove the players head into the ice. It's right there in the video. He never attempted to hold up.
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    East Round 1 Game Thread

    And Ovi drove Svechnikov's head into the ice. Hurricanes got the best revenge. 5 -0 shutout. With only 8 Capital shots for the rest of the game after the above fight.
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    Bruins v. Canes

    That was a fun game to watch. The Canes are legit. First time I can say that in 10 years. Exciting times. Congrats to the Bruins for some awesome fore checking to setup that winning goal. The B's did that really well last night and it was clear the Hurricanes were not ready for it.
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    Bruins v. Canes

    I'm curious to see how this game plays out. As the lone Canes fan on this board the Hurricanes have been playing really well as of late. And their two headed normally backup goalies now magically starting goalies have been pretty terrific. The goalie stole that last game against Florida. The...
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    Expanding pro U.S. sports to Mexico?

    I used to spend a lot of time in Mexico City. For about a eight year period I spent about a solid month or more in total every year. A week or two four times a year. It is a security concern. Most higher end places have pretty heavily armored and gun toting security forces. Even coffee shops...
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    October 2018 NHL Game Thread

    The Hurricanes are super fun to watch. Tied up the game with a bit over a minute left and then won in overtime over Minnesota on the road. Of course, in typical Hurricanes fashion they out shot the other team by almost double (53 - 24) and still needed OT to win it. Aho is awesome, J. Staal...
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    9/15 Week Game Thread

    I can't tell if this Wolves team is really, really good or if Burnley is really, really bad. Because the Wolves have carried every single minute of this game. Only Burnley's keep has kept them in it .
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    July 2018 NHL News

    This will make Carolina's top four d pretty amazing Slavin - Pesce Hamilton - DeHaan I assume Faulk is going to be traded somewhere.
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    Workman's way back

    He looked good this past weekend against the Durham Bulls. His first batter was a bit shaky but after that he struck out the next two players cleanly.
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    March NHL News

    Yay, Ron Francis has been playing this long patient game that the talent he has amassed will suddenly turn a corner and be good. Unfortunately, he hasn't amassed any talent whatsoever. He has a ton of third and fourth line players with like two second (maybe 1st) line players (Skinner and...
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    Celebrating what is Wasn't exactly sure where to put this. But it's a fun read about this writer using Steve Belichick's scouting manual to watch the Pats - Titans game and his attempt to scout the Patriot's.
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    Steven Wright arrested for domestic dispute

    Yes, cut him. Totally. Wait, that's insane at this juncture. This thread is swinging back and forth like crazy. Let's take a step back, wait for actual facts come to light. Then the Red Sox will hopefully make their decision based on facts instead of conjecture.
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    EPL Week 7 Game Thread-Aguero injured

    Agreed that was awesome. And then there was that one run where the Dortmund player blew the breakaway. Pretty impressed with this game so far. Both teams playing well.