Stephanie Luther

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Hockey Summer Reading List: 10 Books Every Fan Must Pick Up This Offseason

The offseason is the perfect time for fans to reflect on the “fastest game on ice.”<p>Every sport has a number of books that can serve to deepen fans’ understanding of some of the subtleties of the game, educate them on certain aspects they had not previously considered, or simply to entertain.<p>Hockey …

Bruins fan mocks Pierre McGuire dot GIF

Pantomime is the sincerest form of mockery.<p>Your viewing experience may be enhanced if you imagine him saying "A DURR DURR DURR." Because that's probably what he's actually saying.

Best GIFs From Stanley Cup Finals Game 3

Here are the best GIFs from the Bruins' 2-0 win over the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.<p>This is not how you finish a breakaway (via @BuzzFeedSports).<p>Daniel Paille's goal in the second period that made it 1-0 Bruins.<p>The great pass from Jaromir Jagr to Patrice Bergeron for the Bruins' …

2013 Stanley Cup Final: Biggest Early Takeaways from Bruins vs. Blackhawks

The daylight hours are long. The temperatures are warm and muggy. As the summer solstice looms, the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs enter their seventh week and wind toward their conclusion.<p>Three games into the final round, the Boston Bruins lead the Chicago Blackhawks two games to one in a close series …

Why Red Wings’ demise has been greatly exaggerated

For an organization supposedly on the downswing, the Detroit Red Wings certainly have won a lot of games in recent years.<p>But since back-to-back trips to the finals in 2008 and 2009 – including what was then the franchise's fourth Stanley Cup win in an 11-year span in the closest thing to a dynasty …

Red Wings are Exhibit A on how to build a dynasty

As the 2013 NHL season wound down, it looked as though the Detroit Red Wings would finish out of the playoffs for the first time in 23 years.<p>Around the league there was acknowledgment that not even the Big Red Machine, long regarded as the model for success, could avoid the inevitable decline …

Kings' Twitter genius goes wrong as Kevin Ryder makes rape comment

Letting a morning radio show host run your Twitter feed is a risky move. It didn't pay off for the Los Angeles Kings.<p>The Los Angeles Kings have the best Twitter feed of any sports team in North America, and that's not really up for debate. But they certainly gave us all something to debate on …

Jimmy Fallon does NHL awards bit, gets pretty much every name wrong (Video)

The NHL is on NBC. “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” is on NBC. You know what that means? Comedic synergy!<p>Here’s the future host of “The Tonight Show” …

2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs nightly GIF recap: Elimination avoided, except for Ducks

The Rangers and Maple Leafs avoided elimination on Sunday while the Red Wings completed their upset of the Ducks.<p>Sunday was a huge day in the NHL playoffs, with two teams trying to avoid elimination and our first Game 7 of 2013. In the day's first game, the New York Rangers scored the only goal in …

NHL begins its Stanley Cupcake assault on an unsuspecting public

If there’s anything business seminars and romantic relationships have taught us through the centuries, it’s that bribery with delectable pastries …

Top Line: Crosby awaits clearance, Kings set to defend Cup, more links

<b>By</b><b>Allan Muir</b><p><i>An annotated guide to this morning's must-read hockey stories:</i><p>• Sidney Crosby is waiting to hear from doctors if he will be cleared to …

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On sexism in sports, the last acceptable prejudice

A hockey player's dismissal of a female reporter suggests that in sports it's still okay to invalidate someone on the basis of gender or appearance.<p>What if wins above replacement considered a baseball player's looks in the calculation? OPS+, fielding, speed, positional adjustments, and other …

The 10 Strangest Personalities in the NHL

The NHL may not boast the same kind of flamboyant personalities that are prevalent in the NBA and NFL, but that doesn't mean that the league doesn't contain some weird and funny dudes.<p>You'll be hard-pressed to find teammates throwing each other under the bus—OK, not <i>that</i> hard-pressed—and providing …