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The Illusion of Consistency


If Dubinsky's hit deserved ejection, why is Beauchemin's heralded as a highlight play?

Grabner Suspended Two Games by NHL


The NHL Department of Player Safety has passed judgement on Michael Grabner, suspending the Islanders winger two games for a check to the head of Carolina's Nathan Gerbe.

Big Hits: How NHL Can Promote Good over Bad


Big hits are a memorable part of the game for the fans and sometimes the hitter. Given increasing safety concerns, I suggest a proactive approach for the league to explain good hits in the hopes of...

Afternoon Edition 9/17: Training camp reports, etc


Afternoon Edition Sept 17: Training camp reports, more goalie ranking, and Vinik supports Yzerman

Zeitgeist: Other Uniform Changes for 2013-14


The uniform rules changes released last week by the NHL were only the beginning. An unreleased memo obtained by Lighthouse Hockey outlines even more new and updated rules that are sure to upset and...


Op/Ed: Reflections on Matt Cooke and a Culture of Violence

The Matt Cooke/ Erik Karlsson incident was in the news again today, as Karlsson held a press conference to discuss his perspective and to alert the world to the fact that he is not...


Duncan Keith's Elbow: Another Case Against Letting the Players Police Themselves

Headshots have been around since hockey was invented. Player policing hasn't helped.

Question of the Week: Brendan Shanahan and the Suspension Videos


Question of the Week: Brendan Shanahan and our take on the suspension videos

In light of recent NHL eye injuries, Yzerman's visor request


In safety matters, the NHL has kept away from the NHL visor debate until the horrific happens. While he can't mandate it, Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has taken matters into his own hands.

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