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Hockey Dad

The dog was pooping all over the floor. That’s how nervous it was in my house before Game 7 against Tampa. My three little boys were freaking out. They could barely handle it. I guess the dog knew something was…

Apr 22 2013; Ottawa, ON, CAN; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Pascal Dupuis (9) during warm up prior to game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Place. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Why We Play the Game

One leg was twice the size of the other. It was a few hours before the game. We were in Edmonton last November. I was warming up in the hallway. At some point I looked down and saw that my…

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My Year Playing Hockey in Finland

There were plenty of times when I wanted to book a flight home from Finland.

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For Fort McMurray

It was moments before one of the biggest games of my career, but all I could think about was the smoke and the fire.

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‘I Dunno, Man’: A Western Conference Finals Preview

In case you missed our Eastern Conference Preview-turned-Cops-episode, this is not your typical NHL playoff preview. This is just two guys talking hockey. Viewer discretion is advised.

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‘Oh, No. It’s the Cops!’: An Eastern Conference Finals Preview

This is not your typical NHL Playoff Preview. This is two guys sitting around talking hockey. Viewer discretion is advised.

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‘Eff You, This Is Mine’: A Second-Round Preview

This is not your typical NHL Playoff Preview. This is two guys sitting around talking hockey. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Building a D-I Hockey Program in the Desert

There are a lot of guys out there and a lot of people out there that see this program as promising. And they’re right.

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How We Built a D-I Hockey Program

When I tell people the story of the Penn State men’s hockey program, I like to say it was like going from the outhouse to the penthouse. Let me explain.

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 09:  Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings takes the ice before the game against the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena on October 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Ric Fogel/NHLI via Getty Images)

‘Whitney, Get the F*** Off the Ice’: An Eastern Conference Preview

This is not your typical NHL Playoff Preview. This is two guys sitting around talking hockey. Viewer discretion is advised.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13:  Confetti falls as the Los Angeles Kings celebrate defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime of Game Five to win the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘That Guy Can’t Handle His Booze’: A Western Conference Preview

This is not your typical NHL Playoff Preview. This is two guys sitting around talking hockey. Viewer discretion is advised.

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It’s Playoff Time

This is the best time. This is playoff time.