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Down Goes Brown: Welcoming Mullett Arena with a history of the NHL in weird places

Coyotes fans — it’s here. The first home game of the season has finally arrived, meaning it’s time for the first NHL game ever played at Mullett Arena. Are you sick of the jokes from other fan bases yet? I’m guessing you are. You probably got there, oh, roughly three seconds after the whole plan …

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Mat Barzal signs $73.2 million contract extension with Islanders

Mat Barzal signs $73.2 million contract extension with Islanders

Mathew Barzal wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to remain on Long Island. The superstar center inked an eight-year extension on Tuesday, the Islanders announced, a deal that will reportedly pay him a $9.15 million average annual value, keeping Barzal with the team that drafted him through what will be his prime years with …

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Mike Bossy, four-time Stanley Cup champion with New York Islanders, dies at 65

Mike Bossy, one of hockey’s most prolific goal scorers and a star for the New York Islanders during their 1980s dynasty, has died. He was 65. The Islanders and TVA Sports, the French-language network in Canada where he worked as a hockey analyst, confirmed Bossy died Thursday night. A team spokesman said Bossy was in …

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