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Time for the Bob Probert Award

by The Hockey News - November 7, 2010 9:27 AM EST

George Bazzoni, Terrace Bay, Ont. Let's Acknowledge Bob Probert! It is of great sadness that the only time we think of someone and what they’ve given is when they have left us.

Women deserve place in Hall, but not at expense of others

by The Hockey News - November 6, 2010 12:13 PM EDT

Jason Corbiere, St. Catharines, Ont. I completely agree that woman deserve a place in the Hall of Fame, but disagree that they take the spots of worthy candidates who also deserve to be there.

Two refs should always break up fights

by The Hockey News - November 6, 2010 11:55 AM EDT

Brett Martin, Riverview, N.B. It should be a priority that two referees must stand in at all times to break up a fight. I was watching the Nov.

True champions deserve recognition

by The Hockey News - November 6, 2010 11:51 AM EDT

Charles Hall, Centerville, Ohio I just received my copy of your new book We Are The Champions – The Greatest Teams of All-Time. I only wish that the Houston Aeros of the mid-70s and the Winnipeg Jets of the late-70s were included.


by The Hockey News - November 5, 2010 11:48 AM EDT

Joe Vilanova, Asbury Park N.J. Everyone says head hits are because the game is faster and the players are bigger. How about a lack of respect for your fellow players? Years ago, players would settle things with a fight, one-to-one, not by taking runs at people.

Hypocritical Holik

by The Hockey News - November 4, 2010 3:42 PM EDT

Jeffrey Higgins, Shrewsbury, Mass. I would just like to point out the irony of Bobby Holik criticizing the Devils and Ilya Kovalchuk's contract.

No points for losers

by The Hockey News - November 4, 2010 12:15 PM EDT

Brian Holland, Belle River, Ont. I don't know why there's so much debate over the point system. Here's an idea for next year: you don't get any points for losing a game.

Incorrect assumptions

by The Hockey News - November 3, 2010 3:45 PM EDT

Carl Leggieri, Alexandria, Va. Thank you, Adam Proteau, for your response regarding my question about Mike Comrie wearing No 19 as opposed to No.

Taking the fun out of hockey

by The Hockey News - November 2, 2010 3:40 PM EDT

Ely Giroux, Chazy,N.Y. Will someone please stop the madness? This year USA Hockey made a new rule: a parent must be in the dressing room at all times.

Fr. Costello belongs in Hall of Fame

by The Hockey News - October 31, 2010 2:41 PM EDT

Darrell Gibson, Seattle, Wash. I recently read the article on Father Costello in the Nov. 1 issue and enjoyed it very much. My wife, Beth, and I lived in Winnipeg in the early 1980s and her women's group was looking for a fun, family orientated promotion to raise money for their association.

Still an Avalanche or a mild snowstorm?

by The Hockey News - October 31, 2010 2:37 PM EDT

Brett Hanna, Salmon Arm, B.C. A team before the cap that ruled the hockey world with many stars, now diminished with one of the lowest salary cap hits in the NHL.

Trick or treat?

by The Hockey News - October 31, 2010 2:33 PM EDT

Emery Johnston, New London, N.H. I understand why the NHL takes Thanksgiving and Christmas off, but why Halloween? Is it because play.

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