By Joe Haggerty
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James Mirtle gets in the spirit of Moneyball with the movie being released this weekend, and tracks down the Bill James of the NHL and his growing influence on the game behind the game.
Dion Phaneuf makes his living from blowing up skaters with big hits and playing over the edge at times, and the Toronto defenseman tells the Toronto Star he's mighty confused about the new boardinghead shot rules.
The Igloo is set to be destroyed in Pittsburgh, and there's at least one member of the Bruins organization who won't be sad to see it go. The Igloo is effectively where Marc Savard's NHL career was forever changed for the worse after Matt Cooke's flying blindside elbow.
Former University of Maine goaltender Jimmy Howard has painted a tribute to the Lokomotiv plane crash victims on the back his goaltender's mask this season.
It's make or break time for prospective NHL hopefuls in camps across the NHL, and that goes double in Winnipeg.
Steve Stamkos is looking to carve out a bigger leadership role with the Tampa Bay Lightning this season, and that seems to be the natural progression for the gifted scorer and playmaker.