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Michael Del Zotto #4 of the New York Rangers attempts to block the puck against Nick Foligno #71 of the Ottawa Senators in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2012 in New York City. The Rangers won 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Starman: The Hockey Shot Blocking Debate

Shot blocking has become a hot topic both at the NHL level as well as the NCAA level. The question being: Is shot blocking ruining the game?


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Starman: College Pucks: Michigan Vs. Notre Dame

Always fun when Michigan and Notre Dame square off in anything. This weekend it is on the ice and the Saturday night game will be shown nationally on the CBS Sports Network.


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Starman: NHL Experiments With New Rules

The NHL will hold a second annual research and development camp near Toronto next week. Dan Bylsma and Dave Tippett will coach separate teams comprised 2012 draft eligible players that will be watched by NHL brass and the media.


Ines Sainz (Franklin/AP)

Starman: The Blame Game

There has been a lot made of the recent issue regarding the New York Jets and TV Azteca reporter Ines Sainz and it has taken several different routes. This one hits close to home. I am married to an female TV sports reporter and a very good one at that.



Remembering Probert

It was back in early 1992. The Rangers had a young tough guy named Tie Domi who was well on his way to being the #1 or #2 contender for the heavyweight championship of NHL […]