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The Most Important Part of the NHL Locker Room

Look inside the locker room of any team in the NHL, and at the heart of the space you’ll find a revered staple of the Room. No, not a Bieber-trampled carpet emblem. I’m referring instead to the other cherished staple:…

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Only in New York

Hockey players will often tell you how special it is to play in New York, but I have the story to prove it. Let me take you back to 1989, to tell you about my 21st birthday party in Manhattan.

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A Junior Hockey Fighter Reflects On His Career

I swear we went from blue line to blue line just kind of holding on to each other for what felt like an entire period. Then, once the time was right, he dropped his gloves and we traded knuckles.

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The Bravest Guy I Know

I got yanked from a game recently. It was brutal. The worst part was that it was in my own home.

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Thanks for the Memories, Long Island

Thank you so much to all the Isles fans that stuck with us through thick and thin. Your loyalty meant so much to me and the team. The next chapter in my life begins now.

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Some Advice I'd Give to Professional Hockey Players

There’s nothing that can replace playing professional sports. But having a new career that excites me every day has given my life new meaning. And I know I wouldn’t be in this position if I hadn’t taken the steps I…

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Letter to My Younger Self

You’re going to play for the U.S. team for a long time. But never take anything for granted. Make the most of the opportunities you have.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25:  Ben Scrivens goalie for Team Canada makes his way onto the ice for the start of the Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Classic,  between Team USA and Team Canada at Qudos Bank Arena on June 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

The Mental Nuances of Hockey Goaltending

I guess I’m simply tired of hearing stories about youth hockey coaches throwing the tallest kid in net because they think big is automatically best.

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NHL Job Application: Wade Allison

We asked some incoming rookies a few questions so you could get to know them better. This is the NHL Job Application.

WINDSOR, ON - DECEMBER 28: Defenceman Logan Stanley #17 of the Windsor Spitfires celebrates his goal against the Sarnia Sting on December 28, 2015 at the WFCU Centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images)

NHL Job Application: Logan Stanley

We asked some incoming rookies a few questions so you could get to know them better. This is the NHL Job Application.

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Dreams, Mullets and Three-Hour Xbox Battles

With the 2016 NHL Draft kicking off tonight, we invited top prospects (and best friends) Logan Brown and Jakob Chychrun to sit down and interview one another. The only rule: No hockey cliches. This is their conversation.

PROVIDENCE, RI - OCTOBER 16: Tage Thompson #20 of the U.S. National Under-18 Team skates during exhibition NCAA hockey against the Providence College Friars at Schneider Arena on October 16, 2014 in Providence, Rhode Island. (Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images)

NHL Job Application: Tage Thompson

We asked some incoming rookies a few questions so you could get to know them better. This is the NHL Job Application.