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D.J. Swearinger & The Hit On Dustin Keller

Matt from Battle Red Blog explores the ramifications of D.J. Swearinger's season-ending hit on Dustin Keller and on the upcoming season.

Dallas Stars Daily Links: On Dustin Brown And Defining Kneeing

Why Dustin Brown's hit on Michal Rozsival was textbook kneeing and other news and notes from around the NHL.

Dallas Stars Daily Links: Wild Respond After Ott-Powe Fight While Stars Remain Flat

The Minnesota Wild picked up their game emotionally after a second period skirmish while the Stars did not and other news and notes from around the NHL.

Better Know An Opponent: Iowa State Cyclones

Better Know An Opponent: Iowa State Cyclones

With Head Shot Debate Raging, Fighting And Instigator Penalty Move To Back Burner

The NHL is taking the right steps in curtailing hits to the head, and should learn a lesson from NASCAR and not let vigilante justice run their sport.

Patrice Cormier with one of the dirtiest hits I've ever seen. If Lou Lamoriello has any scruples,...

Patrice Cormier with one of the dirtiest hits I've ever seen. If Lou Lamoriello has any scruples, he won't let Cormier into the organization without a really lengthy suspension.

The NHL’s general managers agreed Wednesday they will make a rule change dealing with hits to the h...

The NHL’s general managers agreed Wednesday they will make a rule change dealing with hits to the head at their major annual meeting in March. But at this point they have not agreed on how the change will be made, other than the goal is to eliminate blindside hits and perhaps contact between a shoulder and a player’s head. What the league’s GMs did agree to do when their meetings in Toronto ended Wednesday was to establish a committee that will study the issue and make a report to the GMs at the March meeting. At that point, all of the GMs surveyed at the end of Wednesday’s meeting agreed there will likely be a rule change after further discussion.

David Shoalts, The Globe & Mail

Danny Briere, Yet Another Dirty Flyer?

Danny Briere has been accused of playing dirty by Anaheim's James Wisniewski.

The Phaneuf-Okposo hit: Split-second of dirty

Assessing the legality and intent of Dion Phaneuf's brutal preseason hit on Kyle Okposo.

Naughty! Naughty! **smack of the wrist**

TSN.ca - NHL - Canada's Sports Leader   TORONTO (CP) - Payback cost Mark Messier a two-game suspension Monday. The league handed the Rangers captain the ban Monday, one day after Messier was...

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