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NHL Suspends Detroit Red Wings’ Niklas Kronwall One Game for Hit [VIDEO]

The Detroit Red Wings will be shorthanded for Game 7 Wednesday night, April 29th, against the Tampa Bay Lightning, after the NHL announced that defenseman Niklas Kronwall would be suspended one game for a hit he delivered in Game 6.

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Tampa Bay Lightning Beat Detroit Red Wings 5-2, Force Game 7

The Tampa Bay Lightning needed a win Monday night, April 27th, to force a Game 7 against the Detroit Red Wings and they did just that, winning 5-2 in Detroit.

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Here’s a Stanley Cup Made Entirely of Bacon [Photo]

A lot of times, following the awarding of the National Hockey League's coveted Stanley Cup, you'll see photos for days of various players drinking out of it. Well, one restaurant in Montreal has created a replica Stanley Cup that you can eat!

That's right, it's a Stanley Cup made completely out of bacon. 

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Jordan Leopold, shown while with the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, got traded to the Minnesota Wild after his daughter wrote the Wild's GM asking for the move. (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)
Jordan Leopold, shown while with the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets, got traded to the Minnesota Wild after his daughter wrote the Wild's GM asking for the move. (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)
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Hockey Player’s Daughter Writes Letter Asking Minnesota Wild to Trade for Her Dad So He Can Come Home

Professional hockey is a tough sport. It is tough not only for the players, but for management wheeling and dealing for and trying to improve their team.

You don't always get your way in trying to sign the player you want, unless you're an 11-year-old girl who is the daughter of one of the players.

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Griffins Introduce 20th Anniversary Logo for Next Season

It's hard to believe, but the Grand Rapids Griffins will take to the ice for their 20th season in 2015-16,. 20 years, are you kidding? My how the puck flies.

Last Friday, they introduced a 20th anniversary logo that will be at the forefront of their year-long celebration.

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Meet Christina, a Die-hard Chicago Blackhawks Hockey fan as she Goes to her First Blackhawks Game [Video]

There is a lot of heart in hockey. No, really, a lot of heart in the players who may be playing a very rough sport, but care deeply for their fans.

I'd like you to meet Christina, a diehard fan of the Chicago Blackhawks. Christina, who is blind, has never stopped rooting for her favorite team even though she has never seen them. What, not the Red Wings? Okay, maybe not, since she lives in Chicago. But,Christina had never even been to a game. However, things were about to change, with the help of the Blackhawks.

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Toronto Hockey Fans Help Out with U.S. Anthem When Mic Cuts Out [Video]

No matter where you are, the national anthem is a big deal.

It seems that the U.S.' national anthem is even a big deal in Canada. That's right, even in Canada!

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Griffins History: Grand Rapids Drops 4-3 Shootout to Toronto Marlies in Detroit [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffins' first outdoor game in a history dating to 1996 was a memorable one.

The Griffins dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the Toronto Marlies before 20,337 fans at Comerica Park in Detroit on Monday night

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Grand Rapids Griffins Part of Hockey History with Outdoor Game in Detroit [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffinsare playing a part in American Hockey League and National Hockey League history this week.

The Griffins' first outdoor game is against the Toronto Marlies at Comerica Park in Detroit on Monday, Dec. 30. The game is the fifth outdoor contest in AHL history.

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“Kiss Cams” at Sporting Events Capture the Best in Kissing (video)

If you have been to a Grand Rapids Griffin's Hockey Game, you're aware of the "Kiss Cam."  The video cameras following the game, will follow the crowd as well and try to get couples kissing for the video board.  It's all very cute.  Maybe you've been one of them.

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Hockey Is Back – Will You Be Watching? [Poll]

There is still some work to be done, including a vote on Wednesday, but it appears NHL hockey is set to return after a lengthy labor dispute.

Will you be watching?

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Red Wings-Maple Leafs Winter Classic to be at the Big House

If you're a hockey fan, this is great news for you.  Next season's Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs will be at Michigan Stadium, "The Big House."  And, they anticipate a record crowd of more that 110,000 fans.

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