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Mathieu Darche is retiring. Best of luck to him! [Twitter]
After Erik Karlsson's injury, cut-resistant socks have become rather popular. [SportingNews]
Sometimes Cam Ward is really good. Other times? He does stuff like this: [PHT]
In that same game Marian Hossa took a nasty elbow to the back of his head courtesy of Jannik Hansen. Malicious or not? [PHT]
Time to fire up the rumor mill: could Daniel Alfredsson be lured away from the Senators? Surely not, right? Right?! [Cross Checks]
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