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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Our favorite and least favorite deals under Paul Holmgren

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the …

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Hockey Hilarity: Classic Mix-up 2.0

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! You may recall a couple of months ago, Philadelphia Flyers forward Jake Voracek sent out a tweet about how he was mistaken for one Claude Giroux while hanging out in Montreal. You can read that snippet by clicking here. Well, it happened again, but this time with a twist. Claude Giroux was falsely identified as one Jake Voracek in Prague. Gotta love hockey players. Hope everyone has a nice week and comes back …

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Hockey Hilarity: Hartnell Hogan Halloween

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! A few weeks ago, Scott Hartnell was somewhere and posted this picture from his Twitter account:   Let’s face it: pretty much any picture involving Scott Hartnell and Hulk Hogan is funny. Of course he also had a message for former Flyer James van Riemsdyk who responded thusly: Then, I happened upon this tweet from van Riemsdyk yesterday and I got a pretty good kick out of it: So today, I’ll leave …

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Hockey Hilarity: 1.5 Man Advantage

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! We all know Danny Briere is playing in Germany. We also know he’s been lighting it up with Claude Giroux. We also know that Danny Briere isn’t the tallest guy in the world and he’s a real nice player to have on your power play unit. One of my personal favorite Twitter users, @ItsAFez66 had a pretty funny joke about Danny Hockey’s height as read below: Man, I really hope NHL-brand hockey comes …

Hockey Hilarity: Stanley Swag

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! You know, there used to be this professional hockey league called the NHL. That stands for National Hockey League. Back in the days where seasons didn’t get entirely cancelled, even if they were put on hold for nine days or postponed for a few months, there was this guy who played for this team called the Detroit Red Wings. His name was Steve Yzerman. He was one of the greatest players in …