Posts Tagged ‘Alex Burrows’

Top Line: Rangers lose another star; Penguins bound for doom; more links

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By Allan Muir

An annotated guide to this morning’s must-read hockey stories:

• The Rangers beat the Canucks 3-1 in coach Alain Vigneault’s return to Vancouver, but the big story was the clean — but very heavy — hit that injured New York’s Ryan McDonagh. The question now: How serious is the damage? The hit by Alex Burrows doesn’t look worthy of a suspension to me. What do you think?

• The Blueshirts can ill afford another injury, considering how the last one is still affecting them.

• If the Canucks fire coach John Tortorella, they will have to swallow $8 million after this season. That probably sounds like a bargain to most Vancouver fans.

• After watching some of the worst hockey he’s ever seen, Gene Collier is starting to worry about the playoff disaster looming in the Penguins’ future.

• At least there was one bright spot for Pittsburgh fans in that game.

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  • Published On Apr 02, 2014
  • The List: NHL’s most hated players

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    Many NHL fans hate Sidney Crosby

    Hockey fans are never shy about expressing their feelings, especially in Philadelphia. (Chris Szagola/CSM/Landov)

    By Allan Muir

    So Forbes came out with an article detailing America’s 10 most disliked athletes. No surprise that hockey wasn’t represented on the list. I mean, “most-disliked” simply doesn’t apply to this game. We don’t deal in anything so namby-pamby. Hockey’s all about passion, about love and hate. So here are the guys you most love to loathe.

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  • Published On Feb 07, 2013


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