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Official benefits: How NHL teams have been drawing and taking penalties since the lockout

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Want to know how officials have treated all 30 NHL teams since the lockout? This post takes a look at which teams enjoyed the best and worst disparities in power plays and penalties during the last six seasons. (Apologies to any conspiracy theories this might weaken.) [more]

So long to the ‘Stache: Bill McCreary will retire after Saturday

Bill McCreary - and especially his signature mustache - will be missed as the veteran referee will officiate his last game on Saturday. [more]

Is the neutral zone trap creeping back into the game?

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Darren Eliot of Sports Illustrated thinks that the neutral zone trap is starting to creep its way back into the league. Click "Read More" to find out the details. [more]