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Dancing with Avery: Ejected from the Game

The “shocking” twist announced at the top of Dancing with the Stars last night was that there would be a double elimination. Usually these happen much later in the competition, but it was yet another attempt to shake up the … Continue reading

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Dancing with Avery: Clunky Contemporary

ABC’s Dancing with the Stars made its season 18 debut last night with 12 new stars arriving in the ballroom. From the moment former NHL player Sean Avery was introduced, he continued to look like he wasn’t thrilled to be … Continue reading

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Dancing with Avery: A Preview

As the season 18 cast for ABC’s Dancing with the Stars was announced this past week, former Red Wings / Kings / Stars / Rangers player Sean Avery made DWTS history as the first NHL’er to appear on the competition. DWTS has at … Continue reading

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Red Wings, Frozen Tide Weekend Hockeypoolza

Martin Luther King Day weekend was excellent for live hockey consumption for me. Not only did I get to see my Red Wings in action against the Rangers at MSG, I also went south to catch the annual Iron Cup … Continue reading

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Are The Red Wings Ready for a Classic?

It’s a rough season to be a Detroit Red Wings fan. On Monday the season is half over for the Wings as they play at Nashville. It’s tough to say how they’ll fare in Nashville. They lost to them earlier in … Continue reading

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Hockey Pages: Why Does the Red Wings Guy Write A Book Set Near Pittsburgh?

As I wrote the headline above, I could hear Mike, my friend in Pittsburgh, loud and clear in my head calling out “GO PENS!” People who routinely read my PuckBuddy’s posts know that the Red Wings are my primary team. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the East!

September is much grander this year than last as there was nothing stopping the NHL getting underway. The season started Monday night for me as my two favorite teams, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins, meet up for … Continue reading

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Hockey Pages: See the Light by Cassandra Carr

The Winter Olympics are months away, but you can take a trip to the Olympics early with Cassandra Carr’s See the Light. In the story we meet Jason Monroe, a New Jersey Devils defensemen and part of Team USA, and … Continue reading

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Hockey Pages: Noah by Ben Ryder

Welcome to the middle of summer, when hockey withdrawal pains can hit in full force. Luckily there are some great reads out there that will have you thinking hockey, and more importantly hockey players, through the off-season. Ben Ryder’s Noah … Continue reading

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Bracket Troubles

I don’t do well at brackets. I have enough sense to stay away from the NCAA basketball bracket madness. I do torture myself though playing the NHL Stanley Cup bracket challenge. This year was particularly bad. I know the playoffs … Continue reading

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